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Company Manager
Job Type: Contract
Job Start Date: 11/07/2022
Location: Fall for Dance North
City: Toronto
Hiring Organization Name: Fall For Dance North
Hiring Organization Description:

About FFDN

Fall for Dance North (FFDN) is Toronto’s premier international dance festival. The 8th annual festival will take place from Sep 17 – Oct 9, 2022 in a hybrid (online/offline) format.

FFDN’s mission is to elevate the popularity of dance by presenting a diverse, world-class dance festival of established and emerging talent from Toronto, Canada and around the globe through accessible ticket prices. FFDN aims to support Canada’s professional dance community, create an inclusive atmosphere and inspire and educate new audiences and seasoned dance patrons. To learn more about FFDN and its team members please visit https://www.ffdnorth.com/info/about-us

Hiring Organization Website: https://ffdnorth.com/


Job Description:

About the Role:
Reporting to the Artistic Director and Executive Producer, the Company Manager will work with all levels of the programming and production team, and act as a link between the festival and the local and touring artists/companies. The Company Manager will work closely with the Festival Coordinator to implement festival-wide scheduling, prioritize and execute project tasks and plans, and manage detailed communication with artists and partners, in an ever-evolving, hands-on environment.

Responsible for:
Working with FFDN’s artistic team, act as a liaison between, and as overall support for all artists, livestream director(s), co-presenting partners, venue partners, etc.
Working with FFDN’s General Manager, assist with the procurement of appropriate travel/working documents for any international artists/companies
Create and distribute Welcome Packages and accompanying materials for all parties, and prepare and send timely schedules and communications to all parties throughout the project timelines
Attend and support the rehearsal, tech, and production weeks of in-person and live streamed performances, from Sep 17 – Oct 9, respectively (exact dates/venues TBD)
Complete daily activity reports during tech and production weeks
Liaise with all venue partners to confirm timelines and details with artists, and with FFDN’s artistic and production teams, further coordinate and supervise additional tasks (i.e. equipment rentals, design rentals and repair, volunteer coordination, etc.)
Support the development and planning for artist talks, workshops, and other additional residency activities
Attend, coordinate, and supervise all FFDN artist/company activities (i.e. performances, artist talks, workshops, select rehearsals, etc.)
Arrange travel details for artists/companies (if required), i.e. city-to-city and local ground transportation, accommodation, per diem, freight, etc.
Support FFDN’s artistic team with tasks related to the production of any behind-the-scenes audio/video materials about the project
Support the overall festival team in other tasks or assignments as they arise, liaising with other FFDN departments, such as Marketing, Ticketing, and Advancement, as required
Liaise with the Director of Production to confirm studio spaces for rehearsals and warm-up space (as needed)
Support FFDN’s artistic team with tasks related to the production of any behind-the-scenes audio/video materials for the project
Support Health & Safety officer with Covid-19 related on-site procedures (as needed)
Support the overall festival team in other tasks or assignments as they arise, liaising with other FFDN departments, such as Marketing, Ticketing, and Advancement, as required

Requirement:

Start Date: July 11, 2022 (flexible)
End Date: October 9, 2022 (plus 1-2 post-festival meetings and approximately 10 hours of wrap up)
Location: Toronto and surrounding area
Hours/Schedule: Part-time between July until mid-Sep (120 hours), Full-time (2 weeks) Sep 26 – Oct 9. Official festival dates are Sep 17 – Oct 9, 2022.
FFDN’s offices are located at 20 Dundas St. West, 9th floor. Staff continue to work remotely with some in person meetings and gatherings in accordance with government issued workplace health and safety guidelines. As a condition of employment, all FFDN staff are required to be fully vaccinated.

Qualification:

Desired Experience/Skills:

2-3 years experience working in the performing arts in a production and/or administration related position
Well-organized and detail-oriented
Clear communication and strong writing skills
Adaptable personality – ability to problem solve, embrace ​flexibility ​and ​versatility, ​while ​working ​in ​a high-paced, evolving environment
Familiarity with dance sector or the dance community of Toronto is an asset
Driver’s license is an asset

Remuneration:

Remuneration: $5,200 + HST as applicable

How to Apply:

Please send a cover letter outlining your suitability and interest for this position and your CV/resume (PDF format only) to: hr@ffdnorth.com. Subject line: Company Manager. Please indicate where you saw the job posting in your application.

FFDN thanks all applicants in advance for their interest in this position. We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. FFDN is committed to being an equal opportunity employer and building a diverse workplace so we encourage all qualified applicants to apply. Please do not hesitate to contact Aviva Fleising at gm@ffdnorth.com or 416-907-4334 to request an accommodation or if you have any questions or concerns about your application. Interviews may be conducted throughout the posting period. However, no offers will be made until after the application deadline.

Application Deadline: 11/07/2022

Application contact Information:

hr@ffdnorth.com



Last date to apply: Monday July 11th, 2022

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