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Old Fire Hall Venue Coordinator - Yukon Arts Centre

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: Management
Province: Whitehorse, Yukon
Position: Old Fire Hall Venue Coordinator
Deadline: May 31, 2016
Posted: May 16, 2016

Job Description / Duties

This is a unique opportunity for a self-motivated and engaging individual who is passionate and knowledgeable about the arts to lead the team in this fantastic venue and to help shape its role in the Territory. You will be vital in creating and maintaining the positive image of the Yukon Arts Centre, building its reputation with the public and maintaining the highest standards of quality and patron care.

This position offers flexible hours, group insurance plan and RRSP contributions. In addition you will be located in one of the most beautiful places in Canada with ready access to hiking and biking trails, hundreds of kilometers of cross country ski trails, downhill skiing, canoeing and kayaking . This position is part of our Collective Agreement with the Public Service Alliance of Canada. The annual salary falls between $45,573 and $47,424.

The Old Fire Hall is animated by wide variety of clients and events; from Jazz Concerts to theatre performances to weddings and public lectures. The Coordinator is the liaison with everyone who uses the facility and ensures that they receive guidance and support from set-up through strike. Managing the day to day activities will include scheduling of the facility and support staff, maintenance of the facility and its equipment and most importantly building a positive relationship with the community.
The Coordinator, in partnership with the YACC Technical Director will develop, manage, track and report on the Old Fire Hall budget and will prepare an annual report on the activity in and around the facility.

The Old Fire Hall Venue Coordinator reports directly to the YACC Technical Director and will work closely with the YACC programming staff.

Qualifications / Required Skills

The Coordinator will have excellent communication and relationship building skills. The work is challenging and requires excellent time management and the ability to maximize the impact of the available resources. Basic computer literacy and the ability to use Microsoft Office are required.

The successful candidate will have college level training in any of the following: theatre technology, stage management, arts management or venue management with at least one year’s experience in one of those roles or equivalent experience.
This is a full time position and requires a willingness to work flexible hours as dictated by the needs of the job. Evening and weekend work will be necessary.

Salary: . The annual salary falls between $45,573 and $47,424.

Contact Information

Josh Jansen
Technical Director
Yukon Arts Centre


or by mail to:
Box 16
Whitehorse, YT
Y1A 5X9

Applications will be accepted until 31 May 2016.

We thank all interested applicants in advance, but will only be contacting those selected for an interview.

Employer Profile


The Yukon Arts Centre is a not for profit charitable organization that is dedicated to the development of the arts as important cultural, social and economic force in the Yukon. In support of these goals the Yukon Arts Centre operates a flexible multi-purpose venue in downtown Whitehorse and in summer programmes the adjacent Wharf.

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