HP3-Production Coordinator-House of PainT

Position: HP3 – Production Coordinator – House of PainT

Contract Term: 26 Weeks  Start Date: ASAP  End Date: After 26 Weeks

Work Schedule: 4 business days per week (32 hours)  Location: Westboro / Remote

Summary: Reporting to the Executive Director and the Program Officer, supporting the organization in coordinating production logistics to deliver programming, as well as maintaining internal databases. This is a combination administrative and on-site labour position. Successful candidate will provide direct administrative support to the Executive Director and support the team in producing the House of PainT Festival as well as satellite events around the city.

The Opportunity:
● Update and maintain project plans and production schedules, manage and organize internal databases
● Manage necessary licensing, permitting, safety, and security in line with budget
● Support the Executive Director in developing programs to elevate urban artists
● Assisting in project planning as needed
● Contribute to programming decisions
● Participate in the implementation of health and safety practices in the office and program settings
● Assist with program administration including preparation of program support materials, scheduling, and evaluation
● Maximizing accessibility within program delivery
● Carry out other duties as needed to support the administration, development, and success of the organization.

Skills and Qualifications Required:
● Strong written and verbal communication
● Willing to work outdoors
● Proven leadership, strong interpersonal skills, ability to work independently and as part of a team
● Excellent organizational and time managements skills, detail oriented
● Experience in effectively using G Suite, Slack, and Dropbox, or similar software
● Enthusiasm for community-engaged arts and culture
● Creative problem-solving skills
● Access to reliable transportation (yes, biking, car sharing, and public transportation count!)
● Ability to safely lift up to 50 pounds
● Demonstrated adherence to COVID-19 safety measures and a commitment to ongoing risk mitigation

Assets that will be considered:
● Experience working in festivals or live events as an artist, producer, or labourer
● Bilingualism or multilingualism is an asset, especially French. Fluency in Spanish and/or Arabic are also valuable
● Knowledge of the Ottawa arts and culture sector
● G class Ontario Driver’s license (or equivalent) with a clean abstract
● Smartserve certification
● Knowledge of audio, lighting, and video equipment relevant to theatre or concert production is an asset

Additional Qualifications Required:
Eligible to participate in Ontario’s Job Creation Partnership (JCP) program by meeting the following criteria:
• You are a resident, living in Ontario
• You are not a full time student (part time students are eligible)
• You are not leaving employment to participate (working less than an average of 20 hrs/week is considered unemployed
• You also must meet, and provide documentation for, at least one of the following criteria:
1. Previously employed in Canada in any five of the last ten calendar years and earned income in excess of $2000 in each year, OR
2. Previously established an Employment Insurance benefit claim (regular benefits within the last three years or maternity/parental within the last five years)

$600 (gross per week)/$18.75 an hour provided by the Province of Ontario.

What’s next?
Forward your resume and cover letter to [email protected] Please note, only selected candidates who meet the JCP eligibility criteria will be contacted for an interview; applicants must indicate how they meet the eligibility in their email and/or cover letter. To learn more about the JCP program, please click here.