Coordinator and Company Manager – English Section

The National Theatre School of Canada (NTS) believes in employment equity and is committed to providing a workplace that is inclusive and accessible to all. For NTS, it is imperative that the diversity of our community be reflected in our staff, who must likewise be comfortable working with and for people of all walks of life. We strongly support the right to employability and greatly encourage applications from Indigenous people, people of colour, and those of all other ethnic and cultural affiliations, regardless of age, gender, sexual orientation, and disability.

Coordinator and Company Manager – English Section

Reporting to the Artistic Director of the English Section of NTS, the Coordinator and Company Manager - English Section will be responsible for coordinating and executing all administrative tasks pertaining to the English Section’s professional training programs. This resourceful, organized and creative individual will be the first administrative contact for the Section. They will work closely with the Program Directors, who run the professional training programs, as well as the Coordinator of the Acting Program and the English Section’s associate artists and full-time teaching artists. The successful applicant will also work closely with other departments and programs within the school, including the Student Services Office, the Department of External Relations and NTS’s administrative team, and maintain a close relationship with the Coordinator of the French Section to ensure consistency in services offered and procedures and methods adopted...

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Job Description

Main tasks

· Support Program Directors in the preparation and completion of all teaching artist contracts;
· Schedule Section-wide or School-wide pedagogical events or tasks in concert with the Program Directors and NTS's administrative team;
· Coordinate the welcoming of guest teaching artists and facilitate their access to resources such as teaching equipment, building access cards, meeting rooms and studio space;
· Provide logistical and administrative support to visiting teachers throughout their stay at the NTS;
· Support the Manager of Training and Administrative Support in tracking and communicating details related to the travel and accommodation of visiting faculty;
· Provide Program Directors and full-time teaching artists with logistical and administrative support to ensure the delivery of their programs and classes;
· Support Program Directors in their end-of-term duties, assisting in the coordination of student evaluations and student-teacher meetings;
· Liaise with the Student Services Office during the admissions process to facilitate each program’s selection process and clear communication between the school and applicants;
· Coordinate activities during the auditions process;
· Coordinate Program or Section events and activities such as field trips, film lab projects and cultural outings;
· Work closely with the Coordinator of the French Section to ensure collaborative coordination of the two sections and harmony of services and procedures;
· Coordinate national and international academic and professional exchanges with other theatre schools and professional theatres;
· Participate, in close collaboration with the Department of External Relations, in the development of communications related to training programs and other training activities;
· Revise and correct marketing/communication texts for the English Section;
· Provide up-to-date information for the website and other promotional tools to the Department of External Relations;
· Share special content from the Section with the Department of External Relations for the School's social networks...

Profile

· University degree or college diploma, ideally in a field related to administration or communications or professional theatre equivalent
· Minimum of three years' experience in a comparable position;
· Excellent command of English with superior oral and written skills, with functional French abilities;
· Excellent work organization and priority management skills;
· Attention to detail, thoroughness, discretion, and autonomy;
· Collaborative, empathetic, flexible, and resilient personality;
· Understanding of and interest in the theatre training sector and the well-being of the next generation of artists.

This position is permanent, full-time, 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday, and requires occasional after-hour and weekend attendance...

What we offer

· A caring, dynamic, creative, and motivating work environment;
· A competitive salary with an agile work schedule;
· An advantageous number of vacation days, plus two paid weeks during the holidays, with some bonified public holidays;
· A comprehensive group insurance plan, employee assistance program and telemedicine;
· A very advantageous defined benefit pension plan;
· A free parking space at the Saint-Denis pavilion;
· The privilege of working daily with a dedicated team, exceptional artists from across Canada and over 170 talented students; all in a bilingual, diverse, and inclusive work environment!

How to apply?

Please send your CV and motivation letter to cv@ent-nts.ca 

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

We are committed to providing a workplace that is inclusive and accessible to all and believe in the right to employability. That’s why we support accessibility and employment equality; we encourage people of all ages, genders, sexual orientations, and ethnicity, as well as Indigenous people, people with disabilities, and people of colour, to apply.

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