Three Job Opportunities

Would you like to play a meaningful role with North America’s leading classical repertory theatre? At the Stratford Shakespeare Festival, we attract the world’s finest talent, offering a unique experience for staff, artists, and actors alike. If you would like to be a part of this exciting organization, we are looking for someone to fill the role of… 

Customer Service Representatives-

Stratford Shakespeare Festival Exhibition
The successful candidates will welcome patrons to the exhibit, sell tickets and merchandise while sharing knowledge regarding the exhibit displays and other activities related to the Exhibition and the Stratford Shakespeare Festival.

As the ideal candidate you will have some experience in customer service, dealing with cash and a POS system and the ability to work both independently and in a positive team environment.  Strong communication, interpersonal and problem solving skills along with an enthusiasm for the Stratford Shakespeare Festival is expected.  Preference will be given to candidates that can complete the full contract period from April 23 to November 9th. You are expected to have the ability to work flexible hours including day, evening, holidays and weekend shifts.

We recognize that diversity- in our workplace, in our audiences and on our stages- fosters a rich and creative environment. We are actively engaged in building a more diverse workplace and encourage all qualified applicants to apply by February 29th to;

Human Resources
Stratford Shakespeare Festival
Fax: 519-271-0626
55 Queen Street
Stratford, Ontario N5A 6V2

E-mail: resumes@stratfordshakespearefestival.com
Subject: Exhibit Customer Service

Student Gardener-Facilities department
Student Gardeners will work under the direction Head Gardener. You will share in the responsibilities of maintaining the Festival gardens, grounds and properties. The grounds consist of extensive perennial beds, annuals, rose and carpet beds and the lawns that surround all the Festival Theatre buildings.

Duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Perform general grounds and plant maintenance to include: grass cutting, raking, edging, weeding, trimming, watering and care for the lawns, gardens and hanging plants
  • Clean up and removal of trash, leaves and debris from the grounds
  • Power washing the sidewalks and parking surfaces
  • Painting of exterior fixtures, handrails, etc
  • Assistance with the development of new flower beds
  • Perform physical labour

This position is suitable for a student either currently attending school or registered to attend in the Fall of 2012.

You must be able to work flexible hours including days, weekends and holidays. Past experience operating powered equipment such as leaf blowers, grass trimmers and lawn mowers with an interest in gardening and ground care are preferred.  Excellent verbal communication skills are expected as interaction with the public is required.

You will be expected to begin in the Spring and conclude August 30th with the possibility of an extension into the Fall on weekends.

We recognize that diversity- in our workplace, in our audiences and on our stages- fosters a rich and creative environment. We are actively engaged in building a more diverse workplace and encourage all qualified applicants to apply by February 29th, 2012  to;

Human Resources
Stratford Shakespeare Festival
Fax: 519-271-0626
55 Queen Street
Stratford, Ontario N5A 6V2
E-mail: resumes@stratfordshakespearefestival.com
Subject: Student Gardener

Front of House Manager-Studio Theatre

Commences mid April until October 28, 2012

The successful candidate will act as the House Manager at the Studio Theatre and the Studio Theatre Annex and be available to cover when necessary as the House Manager at the Avon Theatre. This position is responsible for ensuring the delivery of exceptional customer service by all front line staff and the well being of our patrons. A clear knowledge of all Health and Safety practices at either theatre spaces is expected. You will interface extensively with patrons and other Front of House staff and liaise with facilities, production and artistic personnel.

Candidates are expected to possess excellent communication, interpersonal and problem-solving skills along with an enthusiasm for handling patron needs and concerns. Exceptional customer service skills are expected. Standard First Aid and CPR certification are requested. Applicants should have a strong desire to work with patrons, and possess a good knowledge of the City of Stratford and area. Working knowledge in Excel and Word software packages is important and current working knowledge in Tessitura is preferred but not expected. Evening, weekend and holiday work is required.

We recognize that diversity- in our workplace, in our audiences and on our stages- fosters a rich and creative environment. We are actively engaged in building a more diverse workplace and encourage all qualified applicants to apply by February 29th to;

Human Resources
Stratford Shakespeare Festival
Fax: 519-271-0626
55 Queen Street
Stratford, Ontario N5A 6V2
E-mail: resumes@stratfordshakespearefestival.com
Subject: Studio House Manager

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