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Drama Outreach Coordinator

Website Manitoba Theatre for Young People

Deadline: May 20, 2024

MTYP is seeking an individual to join its team as the School’s Drama Outreach Coordinator. This is a 0.8 position, working 4 days a week , responsible for overseeing all aspects of the Drama Outreach Program that encompasses workshops, residencies, satellite programs, and other special activities. The Drama Outreach Coordinator also aids in the teaching of workshops to children, youth and adults (educators and professionals), while supporting the School’s programming and administrative functions.

Reporting to the School Director, the Drama Outreach Coordinator fulfills various artistic and educational functions, as well as administrative, financial, human resource, communications and community relations responsibilities.

To be a successful in this role, Candidates should be highly organized, creative and have strong written and verbal communication skills, work well with moderate levels of supervision, and appreciate opportunities for collaboration with fellow team members. Those who thrive in busy environments working towards the successful completion of multiple projects would do well in this position.

Additionally requirements for success:

  • Minimum high school diploma coupled with at least three years of experience working in administrative roles.
  • Proficiency with standard Window applications and aptitude for learning new computer programs and databases.
  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines.

Candidates with the following experience or knowledge in addition to the above will be preferred:

  • Degree or diploma from a university or college in theatre and/ or theatre arts education.
  • Supervisory, management, or leadership experience.
  • Contract negotiation and administration.
  • Prior knowledge of and comfort collaborating with Manitoba’s School Divisions,
  • Familiarity working within CRM databases.
  • Aptitude and appreciation for customer service and sales principles.

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This is a full-time, 4 days/week, permanent position.  The annual salary is $35,000, prorated to a 0.8 FTE. The compensation package also includes an opportunity to participate in the MTYP health plan (pending eligibility as determined by the provider), matching RSP program, and vacation days provided, accrued annually at a rate of 6%, equally 12 days for a .8 FTE role.  Standard hours of work are 9am- 5pm Monday-Thursday, during the majority of the calendar year. A requirement to work evenings and weekend will be present during peak activity and in support of various School Programs. This position will be required to perform their work functions onsite at MTYP’s facility.

Anticipated start date is July 8, 2024.

If you are interested in joining the MTYP team and feel you have the experience, qualities and skills to work in this role for one of Winnipeg’s key arts organization, please forward a cover letter that further speaks to why you would make an excellent fit for this opportunity, along with your resume and three references, by May 20, 2024 to:

Spenser Payne
School Director
Manitoba Theatre for Young People

MTYP welcomes applications from people with disabilities.  Accommodations are available upon request during the assessment and selection process.

All offers of employment with MTYP are contingent on provision of a clear criminal and vulnerable sector check.

We thank everyone for their interest but please be advised that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

MTYP aspires to be a theatre where children and youth always see themselves reflected, weather it is on our stage, in our classrooms or in any of the spaces where our artistic and administrative activities take place. Accordingly, equity, diversity and inclusion are factored into all decisions at MTYP. We welcome artistic submissions from people of all identities, ethnicities and abilities and encourage everyone to see out employment or volunteer opportunities at MTYP when available.

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