Job Posting.

Apply by May 27, 2019

The Development & Marketing Assistant is responsible for providing organizational and administrative support to the Managing Director and Production and Outreach Manager for a variety of development programming and communications initiatives including this summer’s Porch View Dances. PVD engages individuals of all ages in a community-based dance event, the Development & Marketing Assistant’s responsibilities include:

• Supporting donor and sponsor development and general marketing of our annual summer programming (Porch View Dances)
• Researching funding opportunities from private and public organizations
• Preparing and implementing strategies for Kaeja d’Dance’s annual donor campaign
• Assisting with research and completion of donor and sponsorship applications with small to medium business enterprises and community foundations
• Assisting with the creation of a variety of communications materials, including media releases
• Processing and organizing company, marketing, and performance materials
• Production support at Porch View Dances and Heart of the Park
• Other administrative and production related duties

• Must have open availability during Production Week for Porch View Dances from July 15-July 21, 2019 (both days and evenings)
• Must be available the following five Saturdays from 10am-8pm to assist with Heart of the Park: June 29, July 6, July 13, July 27, August 3
• Intermediate to Advanced computer competency in word processing, spreadsheets, database management, and the Internet
• The candidate must have a high level of initiative, be able to work independently and as a team player, and feel comfortable talking to strangers about our work and company
• Strong research and problem-solving skills
• Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
• Excellent organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines
• Comfortable working with volunteers, and a commitment to good customer service
• Comfortable working in non-profit setting with an interest in the performing arts

This position is funded by Canada Summer Jobs, which creates paid work positions for youth. Applicants must be:
• Under 30
• Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or been conferred refugee status
Note: CSJ is now open to all youth under 30 – applicants do not need to be students.

Apply by May 27
Please email your cover letter and resume to Yolanda Ferrato, Managing Director,

Posted by: Kaeja d'Dance
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