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Job ( Edmonton): Program Director – CAPPIES


Job Posting – Cappies Program Director (Paid, Part-Time, Contract)

The Cappies of Greater Edmonton seeks a program director for September 1, 2019

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Recruitment and registration of all Cappies member schools. Communication with both member schools and Cappies Inc.
  • Organize formal training day for all Cappies critics. Provide on-going and informal training for schools/critics throughout the school year.
  • Liaise with Cappies Inc. and Initiate system setup for Cappies awards.
  • Schedule critic teams and mentor teachers to attend Cappies shows.
  • Attend all Cappies shows to provide support and administrative services.
  • Edit and submit student critic reviews to the Edmonton Journal.
  • Schedule Cappies Voting Day and ensure Cappies voting rules and regulations are adhered to.
  • Assist Cappies Board of Directors with Gala preparations.
  • Varied hours according to program schedule (averages 14 hours/week)
  • Largely self-directed with some weekend and evening work required


  • Journalism experience and some training in Theatre, Communication, and Writing.
  • Interest and/or experience in Theatre
  • Ability and enthusiasm for working with students.
  • Experience or training in editing
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (PowerPoint, Word, Excel)
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills
  • Positive attitude and eagerness to learn and ability to take initiative

Working Conditions:

  • Remuneration – Salary is commensurate with experience
  • Schedule – varied hours according to program demands (averages 14 hours/week)
  • Some weekend and evening work will be required
  • Supervision – Largely self-directed, attend and present directors report at board meetings
  • Travel in greater Edmonton area is required – must have vehicle

Deadline for applications May 30, 2019

How to Apply:

Please your email resume and cover letter to Linette Smith –

Thank you for your application. Please note, only candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted directly.

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