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Technical Director - Centre for Social Innovation

This is a Temporary, Part-time position.

Category: Technical
Province: Toronto, Ontario
Position: Technical Director
Deadline: December 27, 2016
Posted: December 7, 2016

Job Description / Duties

The Technical Director will:
 Report to Director of Logistics
 Attend weekly logistics meetings on Wednesday evenings from 6:30pm – 8:30pm
 Attend all Toronto For Everybody events and full team meetings
 Determine the necessary technical supports, such as lighting, sound, staging, and
special needs, necessary for events and performances presented at the facility in
advance of event
 Liaise with Logistics and Programming Directors to ensure all technical programming
needs are being met
 Responsible for multiple walk-throughs of venue with Logistics Director and
production partner to ensure all power needs are met and challenges are resolved
 Create and manage and source list of equipment rentals based on programming
needs
 Assist in recruiting, training and assignment of volunteer or paid technical staff
 Assist with the preparation and control of production budgets
 Supervise and assist with set and stage construction and management
 Advise production manager, lighting and sound designers, on the technical
specifications, cost and usage of technical equipment required for the event, and
supervise the implementations of approved technical designs

Additional Information

The time commitment:
 November 2016 to March 15, 2017
 10-15 hours of work per week, executed in-person and remotely
 Available as much as possible between February 19-26, 2017
 The end date of the agreement is subject to flexibility, with two weeks’ notice

Salary: $750 honorarium + CSI membership

Contact Information

Niya Bajaj
Director of
Logistics
niyab@torontoforeveryone.com

Employer Profile

CENTRE FOR SOCIAL INNOVATION

The Centre for Social Innovation (CSI) was founded in 2004 in Toronto and is one of the first co-working spaces in the world. We are a non-profit social enterprise that is home to over 1000 social mission organizations working across every sector to foster a world where we put people and planet first. We are absolutely thrilled to have this unique opportunity for city building to honour the legacy of Honest Ed’s and celebrate the future of Toronto by bringing together the best this city has to offer. Toronto for Everyone embodies our work fuelling a new economy that is inclusive, collaborative and solutions driven.

TORONTO FOR EVERYONE

Toronto for Everyone (T4E) is the city we want to co-create. A place where we all belong, where we can see ourselves--our cultures, our ideals, our history--in the very fabric of our city. We believe that Toronto can be the global model for inclusivity, community and social innovation. Honest Ed’s may be closing its doors, but Ed’s legacy is his unique ability to foster community can carry on. For years, Ed opened his doors to immigrant families, hosted street parties and gave away free turkeys. Now it’s time for us to carry the torch through all of our city and community building initiatives, starting with TO4E this February 23-26, 2017.

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