2021 Canada Summer Jobs

Job Posting

The Vernon & District Performing Arts Centre (VDPAC) Society has received federal funding for the following 8-week position to start IMMEDIATELY to September 10, 2021:

Job Description: Marketing Assistant (MA):

  • Assist VDPAC’s Marketing Director with research & assembly of searchable databases cataloguing national & western Canada booking agents & promoters; local & regional, established & emerging artists; & cultural community organizations with public programming in support of VDPAC’s ongoing community engagement initiatives;
  • Work includes direct contact with artists, industry & community representatives;
  • Assist, conduct & compile results of a VDPAC survey to help support the safe, confident and comfortable return of audiences to live public performances, post COVID-19 pandemic.

Qualifications:

Must be 15-30 years of age, a Canadian resident, with strong computer & social media skills; able to quickly learn new programs, if required, with previous experience with PC databases & Excel software being a definite asset.

Must be outgoing with a friendly, positive demeanor with strong, clear written & oral communication skills, willing to make frequent online & telephone inquiries; must have thorough research skills, be accurate, analytical & details-oriented. Flexible hours are possible (to 35hrs/week) for this 8-week position.

Must be COVID-19 free & not under any Public Health Order to self-isolate or quarantine. Onsite wearing of a mask may be required, with strict sign-in/out & PHO-compliant workplace safety protocols & best practices in place. VDPAC offers a fast-paced, hybrid on-site/remote access staff & work environment, as required.

To Apply:

Please apply immediately by email to: [email protected]; Or in-person with an updated resume & covering letter stating the position, qualifications, related experience & complete contact information, delivered to:

Ticket Seller (Box Office)

Vernon & District Performing Arts Centre Society

3800-33rd Street, Vernon, BC (No phone calls please)

VDPAC Society is an equal opportunity employer. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates invited for an interview can be contacted. Thank you!

2021 Canada Summer Jobs

Job Posting

The Vernon & District Performing Arts Centre (VDPAC) Society has received federal funding for the following 8-week position to start as soon as possible after August 15, 2021:

Job Description: Ticket Agent (TA) Trainee:

  • With VDPAC’s box office staff, train in all functions of Theatre Manager software to set-up and conduct online & in-person ticket sales for public events, both for those hosted by VDPAC & on behalf of box office clients;
  • Train to: update event seating plans, conduct online transactions, process online admissions for streamed programming, provide IT support for online audiences, conduct weekly email blasts to over 8,000 subscribers; and to complete all box office operations, including superior customer service practices, daily reports, deposits, refunds & security precautions;
  • Work includes direct contact with the public & with event client representatives.

Qualifications:

Must be 15-30 years of age, a Canadian resident, with proficient & accurate computer skills; able to quickly learn new programs, with previous experience with Outlook, OneNote & Excel software as definite assets.

Must be outgoing with a calm, friendly, positive demeanor & clear oral communication skills, willing to make timely, follow-up online & telephone inquiries; must work professionally & courteously with co-workers in a close-quarters environment. Flexible hours are possible (to 35hrs/week) for this position. VDPAC offers a fast-paced, safe workplace environment.

Must be COVID-19 free & not under any Public Health Order to self-isolate or quarantine. Onsite wearing of a mask may be required, with strict sign-in/out & PHO-compliant workplace safety protocols & best practices in place. Goal is to add this candidate as a permanent PT casual member of Ticket Seller staff to start following this initial 8-week term.

To Apply:

Please apply immediately by email to: [email protected]; Or in-person with an updated resume & covering letter stating the position, qualifications, related experience & complete contact information, delivered to:

Ticket Seller (Box Office)

Vernon & District Performing Arts Centre Society

3800-33rd Street, Vernon, BC (No phone calls please)

VDPAC Society is an equal opportunity employer. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates invited for an interview can be contacted. Thank you!