IF YOU -
- have a passion for the arts
- have an enthusiastic, professional attitude
- are a team player
- believe quality really does matter
- are creative and self-motivated
- can communicate effectively
- we want you!
Please state which position you are interested in. All resumes will be kept for a maximum of three (3) months. Only those we are interested in interviewing will be contacted. All submissions are strictly confidential.
For further questions regarding employment opportunities at the Stratford Festival please contact Nancy Altenburg Human Resource Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Education Department of the Stratford Festival is seeking an energetic, self-motivated and highly organized individual to join our team in the role of Education Coordinator in full time, permanent capacity. Reporting to the Director of Education, you will be responsible for organizing, coordinating and executing education and enrichment programs. You will organize &/or conduct workshops, courses, presentations, conferences and ancillary events relating to the Festival playbill. In addition, the Coordinator will take leadership on developing and executing the digital connection between the Festival and the teachers and students that it serves. Activities in this realm will include researching and writing of copy for Stratford Festival publications and web content. You will be responsible for curating the Education web pages (in collaboration with the Marketing Manager, Digital) and creating digital study guides and resources. You will also be responsible for providing support for marketing initiatives to develop student audiences for the films. The digital initiatives will involve liaising with Archives staff and with digital media coordinators in school boards. more...
Applicants must possess an undergraduate degree in English, Drama or Fine Arts or have equivalent training together with some experience developing digital media materials. You have excellent written, organizational and problem solving skills. Experience in public speaking, the ability to communicate effectively – both verbally and in writing – are essential. Proficiency in the Microsoft Office environment is required. You will also be experienced in all forms of social media and digital learning. Preference will be given to candidates with experience working with or teaching students (both adults and children) in an educational &/or recreational setting. Some travel, evening and weekend work is required.
We recognize that diversity - in our workplace, in our audiences and on our stages fosters a rich and creative environment. We are actively engaged in building a more diverse workplace and encourage all qualified applicants to apply by March 2, 2015 to;
Subject line: Education Coordinator
Social Marketing Coordinator- 1 year contract
Reporting to the Digital Marketing Manager, this role involves management of integrated social marketing campaigns and the Festival’s online community to drive conversions, revenue, membership and audience engagement. The Coordinator will drive strategic social marketing initiatives, create content, deploy promos/offers, investigate new social media platforms, carry out competitive bench-marking and report and analyze detailed social media statistics. This position will work collaboratively with multiple internal stakeholders to coordinate projects and implement strategies. more...
The Festival is seeking a web savvy strategic thinker who is a social media enthusiast with a passion for participating in digital communities, creating and sharing content. The successful candidate will need to demonstrate:
• Strong knowledge of current social media platforms, trends and technologies
• Proven ability to strategize and execute marketing campaigns
• Effective copy editing skills and ability to develop digital content
• Ability to collect, analyze and report digital statistics.
• Active interest in social networking and online communities
• The ability to work independently and collaboratively with multiple stakeholders
• Discretion, diplomacy and tact in dealing with all stakeholders
• Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task
• Solid relationship building skills
We recognize that diversity - in our workplace, in our audiences and on our stages - fosters a rich and creative environment. We are actively engaged in building a more diverse workforce and encourage all qualified applicants to apply by Jan 30, 2015 to:
55 Queen Street
Stratford, Ontario N5A 6V2
Subject: Social Marketing Coordinator
Intermediate Developer, Application Development & Analytics department
This position plays an integral role within the Application Development and Analytics team. You are required to be a detail oriented and organized analytical thinker to design, develop, maintain and troubleshoot software applications and operations throughout the organization.
You must have a solid understanding of the following programs; .NET/ASP.NET (C#) development using Visual Studio; HTML, CSS, JQuery; responsive design concepts; user interface design; MS SQL Server 2008/2012 (T-SQL); data modeling; performance monitoring & tuning; content management systems. more...
A post-secondary education in either Computer Science or Computer Programming is preferred along with the following;
- Extensive knowledge & experience with object oriented programming in an n-tier environment
- Able to analyze and interpret complex systems & understand their structure and functions in order to facilitate development, integration and problem solving
- Maintenance of existing functionality & implementation of new features while ensuring data security & minimizing business downtime
- Familiarity with all phases of the software development life cycle
- Demonstrates logical thought process through appropriate and inquisitive questioning
Skills & Experience Considered an Asset:
- Experience with source control in a team development environment
- Experience with SharePoint and/or other Microsoft Dynamics products
- Experience with Tessitura (performing arts CRM)
- Knowledge of box office, not for profit and arts business processes
We recognize that diversity- in our workplace, in our audiences and on our stages- fosters a rich and creative environment. We are actively engaged in building a more diverse workplace and encourage all qualified applicants to apply by January 30, 2015 to;
Junior Accountant - Finance department
Reporting to the Comptroller you will be expected to assist with the daily operations within the Finance department. Your responsibilities will include account reconciliations and analysis; management of accounts receivable and collections; preparation of reports for both internal and government departments; assist with preparation for year-end audit, assist with internal control procedures and evaluations; and assist with vacation coverage within the Finance department when required.
As a qualified applicant you will have a post-secondary education in Accounting including intermediate to advanced Excel skills. Clear oral and written communication with a strong attention to detail is expected. Currently pursuing an Accounting designation and experience with Microsoft GP Dynamics and Tessitura would be considered an asset. Familiarity with or an interest in theatre or the arts would be ideal.
This is a full time, one year contract with the possibility of an extension.
We recognize that diversity - in our workplace, in our audiences and on our stages fosters a rich and creative environment. We are actively engaged in building a more diverse workplace and encourage all qualified applicants to apply by January 30, 2015 to;
Subject: Junior Accountant