EXCITING AND CHALLENGING OPPORTUNITY: PROGRAMMING AND PRODUCTION ASSISTANT

The Yukon Arts Centre is a not for profit charitable organization that is dedicated to the development of the arts as an important cultural, social and economic force in the Yukon.  We intend to be a model for the development of the arts in the north and a stimulus for a vibrant and creative Territory.

We are seeking a like-minded team player who can help us achieve our goals: an enthusiastic, innovative but precise individual who will assume a one year term position as Programming and Production Assistant.

Reporting to the Artistic Director, the Programming and Production Assistant provides support to the Artistic Director, Community Programming Director, Marketing and Development Director and the Technical Director.  General Duties include (but are not limited to):
• Assist the Artistic Director in the selection and engagement of artists
• Presentation coordination
• Assist the Community Programming Director and Artistic Director in maximizing the impact of visiting artists on the community.
• Ensure timely and effective internal communications
• Assist in the preparation of grant applications and reports
• Assist in marketing YAC presentations

The Programming and Production Assistant acts as liaison between the Programming team and the rest of the organization.  Regular communication with staff and accurate, up to date record keeping and report generation are key functions of this position.

Applicants should have a minimum college diploma or university degree in theatre production or management (or equivalent experience); a high level of competency in Microsoft Office. Fluency in English, written and spoken is required. French is an asset but not required.

Detailed position description available upon request.
To apply, please forward your resume in confidence to:
Al Cushing
CEO
Yukon Arts Centre
at
ceo@yac.ca
or by mail to
Box 16
Whitehorse, YT
Y1A 5X9

Deadline for application: 12 May 2014

We thank all interested applicants in advance, but will only be contacting those selected for an interview.