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We're hiring three summer student positions, a containR Art Park Production Assistant, Fluid Festival Production Assistant and Marketing Assistant.

Springboard Performance is a non-profit organization devoted to connecting artists, mediums, audiences and community through physical contemporary creation and public space manipulation. Our activities include: containR – a pop-up arts and community installation built from recycled shipping containers, currently installed in Sunnyside and soon to animate East Village Junction; the Fluid Movement Arts Festival – an annual contemporary performance and dance festival of regional, national and international artists; and Interrarium Creative Residency for professional artists at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity.

Springboard has a supportive, artistic and fluid working environment ideal for post-secondary students balancing multiple responsibilities and creative passions.

DEADLINE TO APPLY:  May 14, 6pm MST


CONTAINR ART PARK PRODUCTION ASSISTANT

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain containR events schedule
  • Act as the containR liaison and on-site representative at scheduled events
  • Involvement in City, partner, renter and artist communications
  • Coordinate, train and lead volunteers onsite
  • Liaise with containR technical team
  • Collaborate with Springboard marketing and communications team.
  • Connect with community about containR and seek out connections

Qualifications:

  • Enthusiastic, open-minded creative thinker with strong interpersonal skills. 
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to work independently and in collaboration with a group.
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills are essential.
  • Excellent writing and speaking skills.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office, Google and social media platforms.
  • The ability to work remotely as well as some evenings and weekends at containR Art Park in Sunnyside and containR at East Village Junction is essential.
  • Interest in the arts and linking cultural, sustainability, and community organizations is an asset.

FLUID FESTIVAL PRODUCTION ASSISTANT

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain master Fluid Festival event schedule.
  • Assist the marketing team with gathering and organizing information and images for marketing and publicity.
  • Coordinate artist itineraries, accommodations, schedules and contracts.
  • Training of event volunteers.
  • Collaborate with the office team.

Qualifications:

  • Enthusiastic, open-minded creative thinker with strong interpersonal skills. 
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to work independently and in collaboration with a group.
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills are essential.
  • Excellent writing and speaking skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Google Platform.
  • Interest in the performing arts, production or pursuing a career related to the arts or non-profit sector is an asset.

SPRINGBOARD MARKETING ASSISTANT

Responsibilities:

  • Support public relations and the execution of the Springboard’s marketing strategy. 
  • Assist in administration and monitoring of social media platforms, writing and creating social media, blog and newsletter content.
  • Research and collection of information for media and hospitality documents.
  • Assist in communications with event partners, renters, audiences, city event liaisons, community members, and artists.

Qualifications:

  • Enthusiastic, open-minded creative thinker with strong interpersonal skills. 
  • Excellent communication skills, ability to work independently and in collaboration with a group.
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills are essential.
  • Excellent creative writing skills are required for this position.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Google Platform
  • Working knowledge of online distribution and social media platforms (Mailchimp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram).
  • Mobile Photography skills is an asset.
  • Graphic design skills and experience with Adobe Creative Suites (Photoshop, Illustrator and Indesign) is an asset.

All three positions are part of the Canada Summer Jobs Employment Program, with 25-35 hours per week. The negotiable start date is May 15th, 2017, with shifts available until the end of October. The successful candidate will have a flexible schedule as the position requires some evening and weekend hours. The candidate must be able to work remotely and at containR in Sunnyside and East Village Junction locations.

The total funding for the position is $4392. Applicants must be a returning full-time post-secondary student. Springboard is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified parties.
 

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to pam@springboardperformance.com with subject ATTN: Summer Student Job before 6pm MST, May 14, 2017.