Job Opportunities | Childminders | Food Prep/Customer Service

Would you like to play a meaningful role with North America’s leading classical repertory theatre? At the Stratford 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:

Childminders (3 positions)

Reporting to the Company Manager and working closely with the Stage Management teams, you will supervise minor children that have been contracted to perform onstage roles. Childminders are expected to attend all rehearsals as required, and all performances of the productions for which they are contracted.

Past experience working as a Childminder is preferred but not expected. Qualified applicants will be required to produce a clear current criminal reference check, for the vulnerable sector, as part of the recruitment process.

1st  contract – March 26-September 20, 2014 – King John – 1 Childminder

2nd contract – March 11-October 11, 2014 – A Midsummer Night’s Dream  – 2 Childminders

You must have the ability to work flexible hours during the week and weekends which includes daytime and evenings and some holidays. There is the possibility of a show extension up to three (3) weeks. You are required to fulfill the entire contract period.

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 11, 2014 to:

Human Resources
Stratford Festival
55 Queen Street
Stratford, Ontario N5A 6V2
E-mail: resumes@stratfordfestival.ca
Subject: Childminder

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Would you like to play a meaningful role with North America’s leading classical repertory theatre? At the Stratford 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…

Food Prep/Customer Service – Food and Beverage department

Reporting to the Greenroom Chef, this casual position is responsible for providing both superior customer service in the Greenroom and assistance to the Greenroom staff with the daily food preparation and clean-up. Applicants must be flexible, have the ability to juggle multiple tasks, manage their time effectively and genuinely enjoy the service aspect of this position. Previous experience in a fast-paced food service or retail environment is an asset. Past experience with a POS system is preferred. Applicants must be able to create and support a positive environment and remain calm and patient during busy service times.

This seasonal casual position will start immediately and end October 12th. Successful candidates must be able to fulfill the entire contract period. The successful candidate must be available to work days and evenings during both weekdays and 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 11, 2014.

Human Resources
Stratford Festival
55 Queen Street
Stratford, Ontario N5A 6V2
E-mail: resumes@stratfordfestival.ca
Subject: Food Prep/Customer Service Representative

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Job Opportunity | Telesales Revenue Manager

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…

Telesales Revenue Manager-Audience Development department

Reporting to the Director of Audience Development this position will motivate, coach and support telephone representatives to achieve sales and fundraising targets, in both membership and ticket sales. This will be achieved by developing effective calling scripts, managing the telesales lists, motivating and coaching representatives and ensuring all calling is compliant with calling standards and legislation.

You will have recent sales or fundraising experience and have demonstrated your management skills by motivating, coaching and developing staff and by achieving sales targets. Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, as well as discretion, integrity and diplomacy, are critical. Familiarity with or an interest in theatre or the arts is essential. You are expected to work two evenings per week, however weekends may also be required.

This is a full time position beginning early 2014.

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 January 10, 2014 to;

Human Resources
Stratford Festival
55 Queen Street
Stratford, Ontario N5A 6V2
E-mail: resumes@stratfordfestival.ca
Subject: Telesales Revenue Manager

Job Opportunity | Props Builder – Production department

Would you like to play a meaningful role with North America’s leading classical repertory theatre? At the Stratford 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…

Props Builder – Production department

As a Props Builder you should have a broad range of props construction experience in a professional theatre environment. The ideal candidate will have 8+ years of experience in both sculpture and carving skills. You should be organized, have the ability to pay great attention to detail and possess effective time management skills. Examples of your ability to troubleshoot and work well under pressure will be required.

As a Props Builder you will be expected to interact with other production staff, designers, and craftspeople, therefore good interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment  is essential. This position can be physically strenuous and require some heavy lifting.

Applicants must have a post-secondary education in Fine Arts or Theatre Production.

A portfolio demonstrating skills and a list of three professional references is required.

This is a one season contract position. Position will be begin January 13, 2014 and end May 9, 2014 with a possible extension.

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 November 30, 2013 to:

Human Resources
Stratford Festival
55 Queen Street
Stratford, Ontario N5A 6V2
E-mail: resumes@stratfordfestival.ca
Subject: Props Builder

Job Opportunity | Marketing Coordinator

The Stratford Festival is North America’s leading classical repertory theatre, entertaining more than half a million people each year. We attract the world’s finest talent, offering a unique experience for staff, artists and actors alike. If you would like to be part of this exciting organization, we are looking for someone to fill the role of…

Marketing Coordinator

You will be responsible for coordinating and implementing marketing initiatives in support of direct marketing, advertising and promotional programs.

You will be expected to work with marketing managers to implement marketing plans aimed at building patron loyalty and increasing ticket sales.  Activities will include writing promotional copy; liaising with external organizations on promotional relationships; selecting prospects from the Festival’s database & compiling targeted lists; setting up and deploying email; coordinating mailings; planning and implementing promotional events and preparing flyers, posters and inserts in coordination with our graphic design studio.

Experience using a customer relationship database and e-mail system (ie Tessitura and mail2) is a mandatory qualification. You must demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong analytical skills, and a proven marketing background. The ability to manage multiple projects is important. A creative flare along with a passion for the arts is necessary.

This is a one year contract which reports to the Associate Director of Marketing.

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 October 4, 2013 to:

Human Resources
Stratford Festival
55 Queen Street
Stratford, Ontario N5A 6V2
E-mail: resumes@stratfordfestival.ca
Subject: Marketing Coordinator
Fax: 519-271-0626

Job Opportunity | Director of Marketing and Digital Media

The Stratford Festival is North America’s leading classical repertory theatre, entertaining more than half a million people each year. We attract the world’s finest talent, offering a unique experience for staff, artists and actors alike. If you would like to be part of this exciting organization, we are looking for someone to fill the senior role of…

Director of Marketing and Digital Media

We are currently seeking a highly accomplished and motivated individual with proven strategic, management and tactical skills to lead our Marketing and Digital Media team. You will be responsible for meeting aggressive ticket sales targets in excess of $36 million per year and directing the Festival’s advertising and online presence. You will develop and execute an annual marketing plan designed to retain, develop, diversify and grow our audiences through digital media, advertising, in-house publications and direct marketing.

You have a highly successful track record in developing and executing marketing activities closely linked to tickets sales and to building an audience base. You have keen insight into current and emerging digital and social media trends, along with the ability to swiftly implement effective strategies. You have a proven ability to motivate and manage a team of professional staff and outside contract agencies.

This full-time position is located in Stratford.

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 October 15, 2013 to:

Human Resources
Stratford Festival
55 Queen Street
Stratford, Ontario N5A 6V2

E-mail: resumes@stratfordfestival.ca

Subject: Director of Marketing and Digital Media

Fax: 519-271-0626

 

Job Opportunity | Director of Audience Development

The Stratford Festival is North America’s leading classical repertory theatre, entertaining more than half a million people each year. We attract the world’s finest talent, offering a unique experience for staff, artists and actors alike. If you would like to be part of this exciting organization, we are looking for someone to fill the senior role of…

Director of Audience Development

We are currently seeking a dynamic leader with exceptional management and organizational skills who will take overall responsibility for building audience loyalty and ensuring an extraordinary experience for our 500,000 visitors each year. You will liaise with the Director of Marketing and Digital Media on the annual direct marketing plan and develop and introduce services designed to increase audience loyalty.  You will oversee the Box Office, Front of House, Food & Beverage and Theatre Store operations, and ensure that revenue targets are met in these areas. You will lead a team of front-line managers to help deliver a customer experience that exceeds patron expectations.

You must possess strong communication and leadership skills and be able to motivate the Festival’s 250 customer-facing employees. Your experience and training in customer service excellence and customer loyalty is essential to your success in this position. A background in Marketing, Communications or Customer Loyalty is required.

This full-time position is located in Stratford.

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 October 15, 2013, to:

Human Resources
Stratford Festival
55 Queen Street
Stratford, Ontario N5A 6V2

E-mail: resumes@stratfordfestival.ca

Subject: Director of Audience Development

Fax: 519-271-0626