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Volunteer Opportunity (Calgary): Administrative Assistant – Swallow-a-Bicycle Theatre

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Volunteer Opportunity (Calgary): Administrative Assistant – Swallow-a-Bicycle Theatre

Swallow-a-Bicycle TheatreMotivated & organized individual for volunteer position of Administrative Assistant.

Now entering its 10th year, Swallow-a-Bicycle Theatre continues to grow. In order to keep up with the increasing demands of an emerging professional theatre company and charitable organization, we require administrative support to help achieve our creative goals.

We are seeking individuals who are enthusiastic about theatre and the performing arts, and who wish to learn more about running a small, not-for-profit arts organization. Applicants should be able to work both in a collaborative team and independently, with motivation and initiative. Previous administrative experience and computer skills are considered an asset.

This volunteer opportunity is well suited to emerging artists and arts administrators seeking experience and training with regards to the business and operations of a theatre company.

Some of the Administrative Assistant’s responsibilities could include: public funding applications, developing and maintaining company archives, website and social media maintenance, publicity and marketing, researching new revenue sources, volunteer/box office coordination, and event planning. A specific list of responsibilities will be developed in collaboration with the successful applicant, based on the company’s needs and the applicant’s interests.

Hours are negotiable; the estimated time commitment is 5-10 hours / week, with a preference for some daytime availability. The term of this volunteer position is open-ended, beginning in August 2016.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: July 18th, 2016 at 11:59 pm.
Applicants should send a CV and cover letter to: info@swallowabicycle.com.

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