2 positions currently available
Summer Programming Assistant
The Programming Assistant works closely with KIAC programming staff under the direction of the Executive Director. This position will assist with the Yukon Riverside Arts Festival, the Summer Art Camp, the Confluence and ODD Galleries and with ongoing community programming.
The successful candidate must meet the Canada Summer Jobs student requirements: be between the ages of 15 and 30 years old, have been a student in the preceding year and be returning to full time studies in the fall.
Interested candidates should have at least one year of post-secondary education, familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite, a background in the arts, and excellent communication and organizational skills. For additional information, please see the detailed job description.
Duration: 12 weeks, 35 hours a week from June 3rd to August 23th
Wage: $14.50 an hour
Closing Date for Applications: May 24th 2013, 4:30 pm
For a detailed job description, please email Karen at kdubois[at]kiac.ca.
Please submit complete applications to the attention of Karen DuBois, Executive Director and email to kdubois[at]kiac.ca.
Resumes may also be dropped off in person at KIAC (2nd and Princess) during business hours, Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm.
Palace Grand Pilot Season Producer
Dawson City Arts Society seeks a dynamic and highly motivated individual to implement a season of pilot shows as part of a practical market-research project designed to test the feasibility of summer-long performing arts programming in the iconic Palace Grand Theatre.
-Utilize information gathered in Palace Grand research conducted this year by DCAS to inform activities for a pilot season
-Communicating with performers, agents or producers to organize logistics for pilot season
-Preparing performer contracts
-Managing relationships with sponsors, suppliers, performers, staff
-Recruiting and supervising technical and front of house staff to assist with equipment requirements, ticket sales, concession and volunteer management
-Facilitating client and audience feedback strategy to gauge success of pilot performances. Consolidate and report results to funders
-Develop and implement a marketing plan for the series
-Enthusiasm for theatre, music and the arts
-Solid administrative and project management skills
-General knowledge of the technical aspects of theatre and music productions
-Experience coordinating events and volunteers
-Marketing/promotion skills and experience
-Excellent communication skills
-Outstanding organizational and time management skills
-Ability to use Excel spreadsheets and other office software
-Willingness and ability to seek and obtain sponsorships
-Research and reporting skills and experience
Duration: June 3rd to Sept. 26th, 2013
Hours: 30 hours a week, ability to work outside of normal office hours.
Wage range: $20 to $25 an hour, depending on qualifications
Closing Date for Applications:May 27th, 2013 at 4:30 pm
Please submit completed cover letter and resume to the KIAC Office or to the Klondike Outreach Office. Attention: Karen DuBois, Executive Director, firstname.lastname@example.org
A detailed job description is available upon request