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BTW has 2 positions currently open:

Box Office CoordinatorAssistant Artistic Director

ants. Interested candidates are invited to submit a letter of interest and resume, on or before June 22,    Job Posting: Box Office Coordinator

Black Theatre Workshop (BTW) is currently seeking a Box Office Coordinator to coordinate our box office and school tour. They will work with the Managing Director and are responsible for the overall logistical and organizational aspects of the school tour and communications with schools. This could include on-site visits and developing relationships with stakeholders.

The tasks and responsibilities shall include but not be limited to:

  1. A. School Sales & Box Office
  • -Coordinate all aspects of school sales for group bookings.
  • -Plan and execute all aspects of the box office in liaison with the various venues.
  • -Take ticket reservations including in-coming reservations, reservation sheets, confirmation calls, telemarketing campaigns.
  • -Contact potential groups and target audience markets for group sales.
  • -Manage box office issues that may arise, answer questions and solve problems.
  • -Collect and process data from Audience Surveys.
  • -Manage the Box Office on site at events, including complementary tickets for openings.
  • -Coordinate and train volunteers and ushers when needed.
  • -Establish new box office initiatives.
  1. B. School Tour Coordination
  • -Liaison with schools to facilitate the dissemination of BTW production information.
  • -Develop and maintain strong relationships with school representatives and coordinate visits and workshops in the schools as requested.
  • -Be responsible for the logistical and organizational aspects of the school tour.
  • -Contribute ideas and suggestions in the overall program process.
  • -Liaise with the Producer and Stage Manager to ensure that information needed is organized and shared.
  • -Prepare study guides for productions as needed.

Requirements:

  • -Interest in theatre or the arts
  • -Excellent communication skills (in English and French)
  • -Proficient with Microsoft office programs
  • -Able to work in a fast passed environment with tight deadlines
  • -Able to work in person from our Montreal office

Salary range: $18-20/hour for 35 hours a week

8-9 month contract

Start date by August 12, 2024

Applicants must be eligible for Emploi Québec Employment Subsidies (Currently unemployed , on Employment Insurance or on welfare) and hold a letter stating this fact (Lettre d’admissibilité à la mesure Subvention salariale).

Please visit:

https://www.emploiquebec.gouv.qc.ca/uploads/tx_fceqpubform/00_Fiche_SubventionSalariale-F2434.pdf

How to apply 

Black Theatre Workshop is committed to reflecting the diversity of our community. We value diversity in our workforce and encourage applications from all qualified applicants.

Interested candidates are invited to submit a letter of interest and resume, on or before July 28, 2024 to admin@theatrebtw.ca 

Job Posting: Assistant Artistic Director

Black Theatre Workshop (BTW) is currently seeking an Assistant Artistic Director to work with the Artistic Director in support of reviewing and organizing artistic submissions, season planning and curation, grant writing, copywriting and editing and reviewing program goals. This is also a learning opportunity for someone with a keen interest in Artistic Leadership to work closely with our Senior staff.

Responsibilities of the Assistant Artistic Director

  • -Collaborate with and support the Artistic Director, contributing to the companies, programming, planning, budgeting of events and activities.
  • -Collect and manage artistic submissions.
  • -Serve as front line project manager for various artistic projects including workshops, readings, and special events.
  • -Serve as casting director for productions including writing and releasing casting breakdowns, arranging auditions and coordinating with directors.
  • -Liaise with project collaborators to establish their interest in and availability for projects.
  • -Attend showcases, readings, and equivalent productions whenever possible to scout new talent.
  • -Liaise with artists to maintain and update files including bios and head shots for productions.
  • -Represent BTW at various industry, fundraising, community engagement, and artistic events when requested.
  • -Conduct and document project evaluations with project collaborators and project participants
  • -Assist the Artistic Director with their tasks, which could include working on grants, editing written materials and reviewing program goals.

 Qualifications and key competencies

The ideal candidate will have:

  • -5-10 years of professional experience in performing arts, which could include any of the following: directing, choreographing, playwriting, dramaturgy, producing, facilitating, teaching, stage managing and/or production managing.
  • -Demonstrated interest in community outreach and audience development.
  • -Exceptional problem-solving, attention to detail, completing work in a timely manner and multitasking.
  • -A strong understanding of the foundations of producing and developing new work.
  • -Excellent written and oral communication skills in English; professional fluency in French required.
  • -Proficiency in MS Office with expertise in Microsoft Word and Excel.

Traits and characteristics

  • -Confident and outgoing personality
  • -Relationship builder
  • -Respect for confidentiality
  • -Exceptional interpersonal skills

Salary range: $20-22 /hour

Hours: 20 hours a week, includes 2 weeks paid over the winter holidays.

Contract from September 2024-April 2025.

How to apply

Black Theatre Workshop is committed to reflecting the diversity of our community. We value diversity in our workforce and encourage all applicants who are interested in becoming an arts administrator to apply. This position could be a learning opportunity for someone who is motivated and on the job training or mentoring will be provided, as needed.

Interested candidates are invited to submit a letter of interest and resume to the Managing Director via email at admin@theatrebtw.ca

Application deadline August 16 , 2024. This posting will remain open until filled.

If you would like to volunteer with Black Theatre Workshop, please go here.

If you are an actor and would like to submit your Headshot & C.V. please go here.

Black Theatre Workshop

Black Theatre Workshop is Canada’s longest running Black theatre company and is committed to reflecting Black culture and community by developing and providing visibility for Black Canadian artists. Black Theatre Workshop is an award-winning English-speaking theatre company based in Montreal, Quebec.

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