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Deadline: 5 pm on July 19, 2019

Fall for Dance North (FFDN) is Toronto’s premier international dance festival.

FFDN’s fifth anniversary festival will run from October 2-6, 2019 . Our organization respects the dignity and independence of all people and is dedicated to creating equitable opportunities for the public to enjoy and benefit from the festival. Our festival has a vibrant and growing team, eager to work with the next generation of arts workers.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Working closely with the FFDN’s Artistic and Production Teams, the Festival Coordinator will assume company management responsibilities for select festival artists across multiple venues. This opportunity will give the successful candidate a chance to exercise managerial skills, contributing to the smooth operation of the fifth edition of FFDN.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
-Act as the main liaison between the FFDN Team and local festival artists (3-4 dance companies)
-Work with FFDN Team to schedule local festival artist activities, including performances, artist talks, master classes, rehearsals, etc.
-Ensure local artists receive all pertinent information regarding their performance at FFDN
-Execute ground logistics plans between venues (for example, distribution of materials to all venues)
-Support Executive and Associate Producers with company management tasks

DESIRED SKILLS/EXPERIENCE
-Performing arts/events management experience (for example, production, event and/or stage management)
-Very well organized and detail oriented
-Clear communication and writing skills
-Ability to problem solve, embrace ​flexibility ​and ​versatility, ​while ​working ​in ​a high-paced, evolving environment
-Driver’s licence (G class) required

CONTRACT TERM
August - mid October. Part time during prep period. Full-time during festival week (Sept. 30-Oct. 6)

HOW TO APPLY
Interested candidates are invited to apply with a short cover letter and resume by 5 pm on July 19, 2019. Please email Christina Giannelia, FFDN’s General Manager: christina@ffdnorth.com. Subject line: Festival Coordinator FFDN 2019 Application
FFDN thanks all applicants in advance for their interest in this position. We are an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and to building a diverse workplace. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply.

Posted by: Fall for Dance North Inc.
For more information: https://www.ffdnorth.com/careers

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