Date Posted: Oct 13, 2020
Application Deadline: Applications will be reviewed beginning Nov 4
Salary: $37,500-$40,000, commensurate with experience
Region: Metro Toronto Area
Desired Start Date: November 30, 2020
Kaeja d’Dance – Established in 1991, Kaeja d’Dance is an award-winning Toronto based dance company that is renowned for creating provocative contemporary dance works, dance films and empowering education, community & outreach programs.
At the heart of Kaeja are two dynamic energies – Co Artistic Directors Karen & Allen Kaeja. The company collaborates with international and local dance artists, composers, musicians, stage & costume designers to create performances that push the boundaries of Canadian contemporary dance and infuse local and international communities with exciting new experiences both on and off the stage.
With over 160 original works including commissions here and abroad, the company develops innovative performance platforms for professional and community dance artists provoking collaborative relationships between the body and the everyday.
Kaeja d’Dance is seeking a Project and Communications Manager to join our small, vibrant team and help us build audience and engagement and deliver exciting artistic and community-focused projects. The PCM is responsible for developing effective communications strategies to our many stakeholders including audiences, community participants, donors and for executing these strategies from start to finish. This includes, but is not limited to: updating and maintaining the website, designing posters and flyers, and editing short video trailers. The PCM will also manage the coordination of our events and performances including community workshops and the annual Porch View Dances festival. It is an exciting opportunity for an individual who is highly-organized, motivated, has a flare for design, a passion for live performance, and works well independently and in collaboration with our team.
COMMUNICATIONS & DESIGN (30%) Ongoing
EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMMING (15%) Ongoing
COMMUNITY & PARTNERSHIPS (15%) Project-Specific
GENERAL ADMIN SUPPORT (10%) Ongoing
This is a full-time position M-F, 37.5hr/week. Occasional over-time/evening or weekend work as needed during production times.
We are open to applicants from a wide range of education backgrounds and lived experience for this position. We are seeking individuals with training and expertise in communications, community engagement, and project leadership. Experience working in the arts or other creative industries will be considered an asset. Individuals who feel they have the skills and competencies required to meaningfully contribute to this position are encouraged to apply.
Kaeja d’Dance is committed to continue work to reduce barriers to participation in our events and employment. We welcome and encourage applications from all who are legally able to work in Canada, including those who self-identify as Indigenous, Black, People of Colour, and/or LGBTQ2S+ and/or any other minority.
While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Name: Yolanda Ferrato