FESTIVAL OF NEW DANCE COORDINATOR JOB OPENING

Jul. 27, 2021

FESTIVAL OF NEW DANCE

WE ARE HIRING!

TITLE: FESTIVAL OF NEW DANCE COORDINATOR

Type: Full-Time

Contract Schedule: 8 weeks, 30hrs/week (Aug 16 - Oct 10, 2021)

Compensation: $6,000.00

ORGANIZATIONAL OVERVIEW

Neighbourhood Dance Works (NDW) has an outstanding 40-year history as the premier presenter of dance in the heart of Newfoundland and Labrador. A respected leader in the cultural milieu, we spearhead a wide range of programs that have etched an indelible mark on the cultural life of our province. Since 1981, NDW has dedicated its resources to the development of a vibrant artistic dance scene, supporting artists who represent a plurality of practices. We commit to the creation, dissemination and collaboration of new dance experiences through workshops, residencies, collaborations, commissions, critical discourse and presentation through the Festival of New Dance (FND) and seasonal mainstage events. This year the 30th Anniversary Festival of New Dance will take place from Oct 4 - 9, 2021, in St John’s, NL with the LSPU Hall as our festival headquarters.

TITLE: FESTIVAL OF NEW DANCE COORDINATOR
Type: Full-Time / Contract
Schedule: 8 weeks, 30hrs/week (Aug 16 - Oct 10, 2021)

Compensation: $6,000.00
Reports to: Artistic Director, General Manager

TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES (CARRIED OUT ALONGSIDE FND STAFF AND VENUE TECHNICIANS)

Venue, Production and Technical Support

  • ●  Oversight of production logistics for each performance and venue (i.e. coordinate technical and production staff, arrange artist’s props, set pieces as needed, develop and implement production and technical schedules, site set-up and management)

  • ●  Support the set- up of the Box Office (in collaboration with LSPU Hall staff) and manage complimentary tickets

  • ●  Liaise with the FND Technical Director for additional equipment rentals as needed

  • ●  Oversight of dressing room set-up and craft services

    Artist’s Logistic

  • ●  Develop and oversee artist’s schedules, travel itineraries, ground travel, transportation of artist’s cargo

  • ●  Oversight of artist’s hospitality and accommodation logistics

  • ●  Coordinate artist’s rehearsal times and prepared master rehearsal schedule

    Programming and Community Engagement and General Admin

● Oversight of programming logistics and community engagement initiatives during FND
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  • ●  Oversight of artist contracts for FND outreach

  • ●  Coordinate and oversee FND workshop schedule, planning and delivery

  • ●  Coordinate and oversee FND merch and sales (alongside FND Volunteers)

  • ●  Coordinate technician’s craft services, FND receptions and social events

  • ●  General FND Admin (i.e. liaise with all FND Staff and public as needed)

    QUALIFICATIONS

  • ●  Exceptional ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks, by establishing and achieving goals in a timely manner;

  • ●  Proven ability to work and liaise productively and positively with staff, board of directors, stakeholders, community partners and volunteers;

  • ●  Strong knowledge of live performance technical and production needs, as well as video-conferencing platforms;

  • ●  Excellent verbal and written communication skills and a keen eye for detail;

  • ●  Exceptional work ethic, interpersonal skills, integrity, diplomacy and discretion;

  • ●  Creative thinker who demonstrates leadership.

    ASSETS

  • ●  Background in production management and working with a technical production team;

  • ●  Previous work experience in the cultural and non-profit sector with a focus on performing arts

    management and event planning;

  • ●  Knowledge of the regional cultural industry and essential services related to artistic

    programming, live performance and technical production;

  • ●  Valid Driver’s license and access to a vehicle when required.

    Please send expressions of interest and resume to: ndw.hiring@gmail.com Submission Deadline: July 30th, 2021.

    Interviews will occur during the week of August 3rd-5th, 2021. Selected candidate will be notified by August 6th, 2021.

    Neighbourhood Dance Works is an equal-opportunity employer committed to fair and accessible employment practices. Upon request, suitable accommodations are available during the application and/or hiring process. We are committed to reflecting the diversity of our community and country and welcome submissions from individuals of all genders, cultures, ethnicities, sexual orientations, and physical abilities.

    We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. For all inquiries please contact ndw.director@gmail.com or call 709-722-3663

 

Job Date: 
Monday, August 16, 2021 - 9:30pm to Sunday, October 10, 2021 - 9:30pm
Job Type: 
Pay: 
Paid
Phone: 
709-722-3663