Organization: Studio 180 Theatre
Application deadline: Tuesday, August 3, 2010
Position: Audience Development Coordinator
Term: Two‐year contract, part‐time
Salary: $20,500 for year one, $22,000 for year two
Location: Bloor/Spadina (office) & Berkeley Street Theatre
Start date: September 3, 2010 TBC
The Audience Development Coordinator will be responsible for all direct contact with our current audience including coordinating Studio 180’s in‐theatre presence, broadcast e‐mails and mail campaigns; overseeing events planning; implementing donor and audience building programs; and helping develop and ensure consistent branding online and elsewhere. This position will report to Studio 180’s General Manager.
Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
- Continuing to refine and build upon our database;
- Creating, disseminating and assessing results of online and print surveys and focus groups;
- Organizing all special events and working with Board Fundraising Committee to plan for a 10th Anniversary Season fundraising event;
- Sitting on the Board Fundraising Committee and assisting in development of a long‐term donor retention and cultivation strategy;
- Coordinating in‐lobby profile activities and front‐of‐house displays for each production;
- Coordinating thank you campaigns for current donors and multiple ticket buyers;
- Overseeing customer service initiatives at theatre;
- Tracking statistics about website traffic, audience activity and company profile;
- Strategizing content for all outreach and communication tools with the Core Artistic Team.
- Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
- Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to develop and sustain collaborative working relationships
- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
- An understanding of fundraising principles and practices including donor cultivation
- Ability to host events, lead post‐performance talkback sessions and moderate panel discussions
- Proven project management experience an asset
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Mac platform) and/or iWork & File Maker Pro an asset
- Familiarity with Wufoo & Google Analytics an asset
- Knowledge of Toronto theatre, including challenges and opportunities for audience development
This is a part‐time, two‐year contract. For the 2010/11 season, the term will run from September 2010 to June 2011; for the 2011/12 season, the term is to be determined based on Studio 180’s production schedule. For the 2010/11 season, the position calls for part‐time hours (21 hours a week) from September to December and for May and June. The ability to work more hours (up to 40 hours a week), including evening and weekends at the theatre, will be required during performances in January and April of 2011.
We thank all applicants. Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Send submissions to:
Studio 180 Theatre
19 Madison Avenue, Suite 2‐180
Toronto, ON M5R 2S2
E‐mail: email@example.com (please use subject: Audience Development Coordinator Search)
Studio 180 is a Toronto‐based theatre company with the mission to produce socially relevant theatre that provokes public discourse and promotes community engagement. Studio 180 is a not‐for‐profit, registered charity that produces under the Canadian Actors’ Equity Association’s Independent Theatre Agreement.
Studio 180’s 2010/11 season:
- Parade by Alfred Uhry and Jason Robert Brown Co‐produced with Acting Up Stage Berkeley Street Theatre Upstairs, January 2011
- Our Class by Tadeusz Slobodzianek, English version by Ryan Craig In association with Canadian Stage, part of the Berkeley Street Project Berkeley Street Theatre Downstairs, April 2011
Studio 180 Theatre’s Core Artistic Team is Joel Greenberg (Artistic Director), C. Derrick Chua, Jessica Greenberg, Mark McGrinder and Kimwun Perehinec.