EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

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Marketing & Communications Coordinator

Closing date: June 3rd, 2020, at 4pm
Term of Employment: (16 weeks)
Compensation: $15.00/hour, at 16 hours per week
Note: As this position is partially funded through Canada Summer Jobs, applicants must be 30 years of age or under at time of hiring.

Ship’s Company Theatre in Parrsboro, Nova Scotia is seeking a dynamic individual to join our small team as a part-time Marketing & Communications Coordinator. Ship’s Company Theatre has been developing and producing new Canadian work for over 35 years offering a season that runs from July through September consisting of two Main Stage shows, various presenting activities including a Concert Series, Second Stage, Kid’s Stage, as well as hosting drama and music camps.

Reporting to the Artistic Director and General Manager, this position coordinates the Theatre’s marketing & communications while overseeing media and publicity.  The Marketing & Communications coordinator primarily focuses on our online presence and in communicating with our members and patrons. This position will take the lead when producing newsletters, press releases and media communiques, posting and responding to inquiries through social media, and in making minor updates to our website. Experience and skills are required in marketing, publicity, as well as effective communication skills. Experience working with theatre would be considered an asset. 

Please note: This part-time job requires all of the position, or at least a large portion of it, to be done remotely from the safety of the employee’s living quarters. It is required they have access to stable communication devices (phone and internet). 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Champions the Theatre’s marketing and promotion initiatives.
  • Manages the Theatre’s brand, social media and online presence, ensuring consistent messaging.
  • Oversees media and publicity, and assists with sponsorship and fundraising activities.
  • Builds positive relationships with local businesses, members, volunteers, and sponsors.
  • Seeks opportunities to reach new sponsors, increase membership & engage volunteers.

This position is a part-time position running sixteen weeks from mid-June to early October at a rate of $15/hr for 16 hrs/week. Ship’s Company Theatre seeks to continue to diversify and strengthen its organization and welcomes applications from qualified individuals of all cultural backgrounds, genders, sexual orientations, and abilities. The candidate should contribute to achieving a safe, fair, encouraging and dynamic workplace. As this position is partially funded through Canada Summer Jobs, applicants must be 30 years of age or under at time of hiring.

Interested individuals should forward a resume and cover letter by email to admin@shipscompanytheatre.com with the subject line: Marketing & Communications Coordinator.

Please forward any questions regarding this opportunity by email to the address above.

Deadline for receipt of applications is Wednesday, June 3, 2020 by 4:00pm AST.

Custodian & Facilities Coordinator

Closing date: June 3rd, 2020 at 4pm
Term of Employment: (16 weeks, with opportunity for extension)
Compensation: $13.00/hour based on 16 hours per week
Note: As this position is partially funded through Canada Summer Jobs, applicants must be 30 years of age or under at time of hiring.

Ship’s Company Theatre in Parrsboro, Nova Scotia is seeking a responsible and hard-working individual to join our small team as a Facilities Manager. Ship’s Company Theatre has been developing and producing new Canadian work for over 35 years offering a season that runs from July through September consisting of two Main Stage shows, various presenting activities including a Concert Series, Second Stage, Kid’s Stage, as well as hosting drama and music camps.

Reporting to the Artistic Director and General Manager and technical staff, the Custodian & Facilities Coordinator is responsible for maintaining a safe and sanitary working and presentation space. They will accomplish this by adhering to best practices as well as provincial and federal regulations, and will work to ensure if and when we are able to offer in-house shows again, we will be ready to go and prepared to operate within the parameters required of us. They will be expected to perform basic maintenance duties inside and outside the facility, and will play a major role in the winterization of the facility at the end of the summer season.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintaining a safe and sanitary working space and presentation space
  • Garbage, paper and recyclables collection
  • General maintenance including painting and small repairs 
  • Winterization of facility 
  • Lawn and parking lot upkeep 
  • Manage stock and supply of sanitary equipment 

This is a part-time position running sixteen weeks from mid-June to early August with an option to continue beyond this contract at a rate of $13/hr for 16 hrs/week. Ship’s Company Theatre seeks to continue to diversify and strengthen its organization and welcomes applications from qualified individuals of all cultural backgrounds, genders, sexual orientations, and abilities. The candidate should contribute to achieving a safe, fair, encouraging and dynamic workplace. As this position is partially funded through Canada Summer Jobs, applicants must be 30 years of age or under at time of hiring.

Interested individuals should forward a resume and cover letter by email to admin@shipscompanytheatre.com with the subject line: Custodian & Facilities Coordinator

Please forward any questions regarding this opportunity by email to the address above.

Deadline for receipt of applications is Wednesday, June 3, 2020 by 4:00pm AST.

 

Office Administrative Assistant

Closing date: June 3rd, 2020 at 4pm
Term of Employment: (16 weeks, with opportunity for extension)
Compensation: $15.00/hour based on 32 hours per week
Note: As this position is partially funded through Canada Summer Jobs and Nova Scotia Student Skills, applicants must be 30 years of age or under at time of hiring and must be a student returning to school in the fall of 2020

Ship’s Company Theatre in Parrsboro, Nova Scotia is seeking a dynamic individual to join our small team as an Office Administrative Assistant. Ship’s Company Theatre has been developing and producing new Canadian work for over 35 years offering a season that runs from July through September consisting of two Main Stage shows, various presenting activities including a Concert Series, Second Stage, Kid’s Stage, as well as hosting drama and music camps.

Reporting to the Artistic Director and General Manager, the Office Administrative Assistant works closely with the General Manager on multiple tasks with a large focus on the organization’s information with memberships, donors and sponsors. As part of the administrative team, the assistant strives towards detailed work that helps with engaging sponsors, patrons and volunteers to ensure community investment, revenue growth, and excellent patron services. Effective communication skills and an ability to work independently are necessary skills for this position. 

Please note: This full-time job requires all of the position, or at least a large portion of it, to be done remotely from the safety of the employee’s living quarters. It is required they have access to stable communication devices (phone and internet). 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage membership campaign
  • Sponsorship and donor communication and organization
  • Fundraising assistance
  • File organization
  • Artist communication and packages
  • Assist in day-to-day office tasks

This position is a full-time position running twelve weeks from mid-June to end of August at a rate of $15/hr for 32 hrs/week. This arrangement may be modified to be a longer part-time contract if necessary. Ship’s Company Theatre seeks to continue to diversify and strengthen its organization and welcomes applications from qualified individuals of all cultural backgrounds, genders, sexual orientations, and abilities. The candidate should contribute to achieving a safe, fair, encouraging and dynamic workplace. As this position is partially funded through Canada Summer Jobs and Nova Scotia Student Skills, applicants must be 30 years of age or under at time of hiring and must be a student returning to school in the fall of 2020

Interested individuals should forward a resume and cover letter by email to admin@shipscompanytheatre.com with the subject line: Office Administrative Assistant.

Please forward any questions regarding this opportunity by email to the address above.

Deadline for receipt of applications is Wednesday, June 3, 2020 by 4:00pm AST.

 

PRODUCTION OPPORTUNITIES

Production Team

The Ship’s Company Theatre is always on the look out for new members to join our production crew.  Positions include Stage Managers, Assistant Stage Managers, Production Managers, Technical Directors. Carpenters & Venue Technicians.

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ARTIST OPPORTUNITIES

Auditions

As a member of PACT, The Ship’s Company Theatre holds General Auditions in Halifax every year. The exact dates change from year to year. Depending on our season we may hold additional auditions or see out artists for play development opportunities.  Opportunities are posted here, our newsletter, CAEA EDrive, Theatre Nova Scotia and our Facebook page.

 

Script Submissions

We support the work and development of emerging and established writers in addition to along with the artists who bring their words to life. We seek to discover stories in close conversation with our times, our region and our country, that help us see the world anew.

A NOTE FOR AGENTS

We are more than happy to read submissions and proposals sent by agents on behalf of their clients, through our Unsolicited script reading process.

DISCLAIMER

Please note that SCT is a small team. As such, our resources are limited, and it may take a while for us to reply.

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