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Executive Director

The Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Society is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Executive Director. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the successful candidate will be charged with the responsibility for ongoing management of the Performing Arts Centre in conjunction with the Artistic Director.

Qualified candidates will be those who can demonstrate knowledge and ability in the field of arts facility management. Strong leadership and interpersonal skills, along with successful experience working with boards or committees, funders, governmental agencies and community stakeholders, are qualities essential for this position.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate experience managing operating and capital budgets in excess of $800,000 dollars per year; proven success with fund development, including grant writing and establishing and maintaining relationships with donors and sponsors. The candidate is expected to build and foster positive partnerships within the organization and with other cultural and community organizations.

Also required is experience in successfully negotiating and managing contracts; hiring, training and supervising facility staff; event and facility scheduling; advertising and marketing activities, metrics and systems. An understanding of event ticketing and associated software systems will be an asset.

This 30 hour per week position offers a competitive remuneration and benefits package.

Please send a cover letter and resume to Sigrid-Ann Thors, President, care of pamela@ticketseller.ca quoting "VDPAC ED application" in the subject line.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those advancing in the process will be contacted.

Summer Student Employment

We are currently accepting applications for summer student employment. Both positions should comply with the guidelines set out by Canada Summer Jobs:

  • Was registered as a full-time student during the preceding academic year
  • Intends to return to school on a full-time basis during the next academic year
  • Is a student in a secondary, post-secondary, vocational or technical program;
  • Is between 15 and 30 years of age at the time of intake/selection
  • Is a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident
  • Is legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations; and
  • Is not working 30 hours or more per week at another job

SUMMER STUDENT PROMOTIONS ASSISTANT
Employment:
9 weeks (Monday to Friday, 35 hours per week)

Job Description:
The selected student will assist with the creation of promotion materials for the Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Society's 2016/2017 presentation season. Created materials will include press releases, descriptive blurbs, brochures, posters, handbills, newspaper ad mats, point of sale advertising, lobby displays, direct mail promotion, website, and window advertising. The materials will support the Society's Summer Children's programming, Dance Series, Theatre Series, Kids' Theatre Series, and Special Presentation Series. The work will predominantly take place at a computer work station within the theatre's administrative office, using a combination of Adobe Creative Suite (Indesign, Illustrator and Photoshop) and Microsoft Office software. The Student will also be producing some of the physical promotional materials utilizing our commercial grade printer and cutter.

Some Fields of Study related to this job include (but not inclusive):
Journalism, Graphic Design, and Visual Arts.

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