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JOB POSTING: Outreach Coordinator

Black Theatre Workshop (BTW) is currently seeking an Outreach Coordinator to organize the Theatres events and fundraisers as well as execute the fundraising plan, maintain the database and handle box office when appropriate.

Responsibilities of the Outreach Coordinator:

  • Working with Senior Staff to organize and execute the Theatre’s events and fundraisers.
  • Create and organise task calendars for each event.
  • Coordinate the information needed for marketing purposes.
  • Solicit programme ads, event sponsorships or in-kind donations when appropriate.
  • Network with relevant target markets or potential groups for event sales.
  • Organize and manage event mailings.
  • Coordinate and train volunteers for events as needed.
  • Execute the details of the fundraising plan.
  • Coordinate and expand the Theatre’s fundraising drives.
  • Process and acknowledge all donations.
  • Develop and/or maintain records, and maintain strong relationships with Theatre donors, potential donors and supporters.
  • Research, identify and pursue prospective new individual and corporate donor contacts.
  • Organize the ticket reservation systems and box office including taking reservations or ticket sales when needed.
  • Manage box office issues that may arise, answer questions and solve problems.

Qualifications and key competencies

  • Experience in a non-profit or arts-based organization is a plus
  • Proven aptitude for planning
  • Knowledge of the local and national theatre landscape would be a plus
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English; professional fluency in French required

Traits and characteristics

  • Foresight to envision and champion new ideas and concepts
  • Confident and outgoing personality
  • Relationship builder
  • Respect for confidentiality
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills

Salary range

$18 /hour

20 hours a week

2 weeks paid Winter Holiday break

2 weeks summer vacation (additional summertime off can be arranged)

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 a arts administrator to apply. This position has the opportunity to be a learning opportunity for someone who is motivated and on the job training or mentoring will be provided.

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

This posting will remain open until filled. Starting date in November 2022.

 

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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.