Summer Position: Audience Services & Marketing Assistant

          April 22nd, 2016

          Opportunity: Audience Services & Marketing Assistant

          Carousel Theatre for Young People (CTYP) is an award-winning Theatre for Young Audiences company in Vancouver, BC. Each season more than 40,000 young people and their families benefit from CTYP’s distinctive programming. CTYP produces a Mainstage Season of Literary Classics, runs a Teen Shakespeare Program, a year-round Drama School for Young People (ages 3 to 17 years) and a community facility rental program. CTYP plays a unique role in the theatre ecology of our community; it is the only theatre company in BC that produces a fully professional season of Mainstage programming especially for young people.

          CTYP welcomes applications for the position of Audience Services & Marketing Assistant for the summer Teen Shakespeare Program and the BEE Stage. This is a Canada Summer Jobs funded position, is contingent upon receipt of funding, and the successful candidate must meet the criteria of the program as listed below.

          Role Description

          Reporting to the Marketing & Operations Manager, the Audience Services & Marketing Assistant is responsible for supporting a marketing and sponsorship plan for the Teen Shakespeare Program, and supporting the BEE Stage. The position is full-time (35 hours/week) from May 16, 2016 – August 26, 2016. Evenings and weekends will be required.


          • Support the marketing strategy for engaging new audiences with the Teen Shakespeare Program (TSP) incorporating a variety of media including, but not limited to, social media and print
          • Plan and execute an interactive component for audience members on-site during the run of TSP and BEE Stage
          • Research sponsorship opportunities
          • Distribute print collateral
          • Recruit volunteers and assist with supervision
          • Assist with Front of House and audiences services duties for TSP and the BEE Stage
          • Compile marketing statistics, create archives, update tracking spreadsheets and prepare a final report
          • Other duties as required


          • Experience in marketing, communications/publicity, theatre or related field
          • Excellent communication skills, strong writing skills
          • Proficiency in various social media platforms including, but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube
          • Proficiency in Microsoft Office. Adobe Creative Suite, InDesign, and Photoshop are an asset
          • Excellent organizational, time-management, and multi-tasking abilities
          • Ability to take initiative, thrive in a busy team environment and work flexible hours
          • Display professionalism and maturity
          • Interest in working in the arts sector. Knowledge of the non-profit sector an asset

          This position is funded by the Canada Summer Jobs program which requires candidates to:

          • Be legally entitled to work in Canada;
          • Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or have refugee status in Canada
          • Be between 15-30 years of age at the start of employment
          • Be a full-time student who is returning to full-time studies in the fall
          • Be willing to commit to the full duration of the work assignment
          • Not have another full-time job
          • Not be attending full-time classes while carrying out this job

          How to apply:

          Send a cover letter and resume to by April 29, 2016 at 5:00pm.

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