Education and Outreach

Job Posting – Palace Grand Pilot Season Producer

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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.

Key responsibilities

  • 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

Essential qualifications

  • 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, kdubois@kiac.ca.

A detailed job description is available upon request

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