Job (St. Albert): Professional Program Presenter – St. Albert Cultural Services Department

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Job (St. Albert): Professional Program Presenter – St. Albert Cultural Services Department

Are you looking for an opportunity to work in a fast paced, creative, dynamic and energetic environment? Here in St. Albert, a city rich in arts and heritage, St. Albert has superior cultural opportunities for the enjoyment and learning of many. The Cultural Services Department strives to provide positive experiences in several areas, including visual and performing arts, as well as the Arden Theatre, International Children’s Festival and St. Albert Children’s Theatre.

As the Professional Program Presenter you will be responsible for professional arts presenting of events and programs. These include the Arden Theatre Professional Series, the Arden Theatre’s Family Series, artistic programming for the Northern Alberta International Children’s Festival and select performances for Servus Place, as well as performing arts presenting components of special projects.

This position will manage all artist logistics and budgets related to all presentations. The incumbent will build relationships within the local and regional arts community and build a strategic artistic and business plan to utilize City performing arts spaces/venues. This position is responsible for researching and acquiring of grant, individual donor and sponsorship opportunities and will collaborate with the team on the promotional and technical requirements of presenting activities.

QUALIFICATIONS
The successful candidate will have an undergraduate degree or Arts Administration college diploma in a related field. The incumbent will possess strong communication skills and will also demonstrate experience in theatre management, contractual negotiations, budgeting and financial management. Applicants will be well versed in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Agresso and have basic theatrical lighting and sound knowledge. Past experience working with presenting associations such as CAPACOA (Canadian Arts Presenting Association), ATAA (Arts Touring Alliance of Alberta) would be considered an asset.

HOURS OF WORK
Standard hours of work will be 72 hours bi-weekly. There will be requirements to work some evenings and weekends.

SALARY
$65,454 – $79,635 per annum. In addition, the City of St. Albert offers a generous and comprehensive flexible benefit package.

All successful applicants will be required to obtain a criminal record check. Qualified candidates are invited to forward their cover letter and resume, quoting Comp. 12/69T by April 13, 2012 to:

Human Resource Services
The City of St. Albert
216, 7 St. Anne Street
St. Albert, Alberta T8N 2X4

Fax: (780) 459-1729

Online applications:
www.stalbert.ca/employment

We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. However, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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