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Job (Calgary): Outreach Coordinator and Chief Community Builder – Inside Out Theatre

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Job (Calgary): Outreach Coordinator and Chief Community Builder – Inside Out Theatre

 

Position: Outreach Coordinator, Community Builder

Timeframe: September 15th 2017 – December 30th 2017
*With the potential to renew contract in 2018, funding dependent.

Rate: 10hrs/week at $25/hr

Deadline to submit:

September 1st, 2017

What you will do:

Working closely with the Artist Director, you will lead the community outreach and community building activities for our Good Host Audience Inclusion program, our community based drama programs, and our professional productions and presentations.

You will create and enact an outreach strategy that will reach members of various communities and will engage Calgarians with and without disabilities. You will be the primary public contact for inquiries and feedback related to our programming. You will be Inside Out’s number one ambassador.

You will be tasked with creating ways for those connected to Inside Out to become their own community built on shared experiences and shared values.

This is a new position, your first task will be to collaborate with the Artistic Director to envision just how the position can take shape.

Flexibility to work both at the Inside Out office and independently offsite, the Inside Out office is in the Arts Commons building in downtown Calgary.

We’re looking for someone who:

  • Is Kind, Welcoming, and Personable.
  • Has a sincere interest in increasing inclusion and accessibility and a love of the arts.
  • Is comfortable and reliable working independently.
  • Is comfortable reaching out to people and groups in person, by phone, and digitally.
  • Is comfortable, maybe even excited by, using social media to build community.
  • Has experience with arts-based community engagement and/or promotions and marketing.
  • Has a familiarity with Microsoft Office, experience with basic graphic design tools (ie Canva, Mailchimp) an asset.
  • We value Accessibility and Equity:

If you are interested in applying but there is a barrier or hurdle holding you back, whether due to a disability or any other reason, please let us know. We will work with you to remove or overcome any barrier you may be facing. We aspire to have our company, it’s employees and volunteers, reflect the community we work with.

About Inside Out Theatre:

Inside Out Theatre is a disability theatre company in Calgary. We offer community based drama programs to adults with disabilities that foster a love of theatre, the joy of community, and the rewards of self expression.

We make new plays created by artists with disabilities and their allies that insist on and celebrate their valuable place in the public sphere.

And we work to improve accessibility for audience members with disabilities or who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing, and to ensure their equity and dignity in attending performing arts in Calgary.

For more info please visit www.insideouttheatre.com

Contact:

To apply please e-mail a letter to Col Cseke that explains why you’d like to join us and what about you would make for a community builder. You can also attach a resume if you like.
E-mail [email protected]

Or if you prefer you can call Col at 403-828-4801

 

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