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MTYP Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

MTYP aspires to be a theatre where children and youth always see themselves reflected, whether it is on our stage, in our classrooms or in any of the spaces where our artistic and administrative activities take place.  Accordingly, equity, diversity and inclusion are factored into all decisions at MTYP.  We welcome artistic submissions from people of all identities, ethnicities and abilities and encourage everyone to seek out employment or volunteer opportunities at MTYP when available.

Current Opportunities

For opportunities within our theatre school department please e-mail [email protected] with a resume and areas of interest.”

We are currently hiring a Digital Communications Coordinator.

Opportunity:

Digital Communications Coordinator

Seasonal/Term:  January 5 – June 25, 2021

28 Hours per week; $22/hour

Potential opportunity for subsequent seasonal engagement (term for future seasons TBD).

Manitoba Theatre for Young People is one of the largest theatres for young audiences in Canada and plays a leading role in theatre in the country. MTYP has the privilege of being located in Treaty 1, in the traditional territory of the Anishinaabe, and the homeland of the Métis Nation, operating out of the first purpose-built facility for theatre for young audiences in Canada, situated at the Forks in Winnipeg. Known for its new works and commitment to creation, MTYP is also a hub for touring companies from across Canada and around the world and itself has toured for 15 – 19 weeks each year. In addition to its productions and touring, MTYP also operates a Theatre School that enjoys the participation of 1,600 students annually and is the proud home of the Native Youth Theatre educational program for Indigenous youth.

MTYP is seeking an individual to join its team as Digital Communications Coordinator. This seasonal contract position will act as MTYP’s digital specialist, and in conjunction with the Director of Marketing, will develop and implement MTYP’s social media strategy. Reporting to the Director of Marketing, this position will also write and produce copy for marketing materials, media releases and for the MTYP website.  The Digital Communications Coordinator will maintain a high level of integrity in the delivery of all MTYP communications ensuring the brand and reputation of the organization is well-represented through a variety of platforms. This position will also assist MTYP’s Director of Development with social media and website updates, as well as some research.

A full job description for this role is available here.

To be successful in this role, candidates should be highly organized, goal oriented, have strong written and verbal communication skills, and work well with moderate supervision. Those who thrive in busy environments working towards the successful completion of multiple projects would do well in this position.  Experience and comfort in working with various social media channels, and the use of WordPress are essential.

During the pandemic, we are anticipating that the successful applicant will work primarily from home, but there will be occasions where working in the office becomes imperative. MTYP has a robust Infectious Disease Management System established and requires all individuals performing work onsite to comply.  To support the remote work components of this position, the applicant should have access to a personal computer and internet connectivity.

Standard hours of work are anticipated to be 9 am – 5 pm, four days a week.  Establishment of the precise work schedule will be completed in consultation with the successful candidate.  Alternate configuration of the weekly schedule is also possible and will considered should the successful candidate request.  Applicants should also be aware that, depending on the activity of MTYP, variations to the number of hours worked in any given week may occur, but shall not, by the conclusion of the term, be less or greater than the total hours for the engagement per the currently structured schedule.

If you are interested in joining the MTYP team and feel you have the experience, qualities and skills to work for one of Winnipeg’s key arts organizations in this capacity, you are encouraged to apply.  Please forward a cover letter that further speaks to why you would make an excellent fit for this opportunity, along with your résumé and three references, by Friday, December 18, 2020 to:

Greg Klassen

Director of Marketing

Manitoba Theatre for Young People

[email protected]

We thank everyone for their interest but please be advised that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Please further note that all offers of employment with MTYP are contingent on provision of a clear criminal record and vulnerable sector check.

MTYP aspires to be a theatre where children and youth always see themselves reflected, whether it is on our stage, in our classrooms or in any of the spaces where our artistic and administrative activities take place. Accordingly, equity, diversity and inclusion are factored into all decisions at MTYP. We welcome artistic submissions from people of all identities, ethnicities and abilities and encourage everyone to seek out employment or volunteer opportunities at MTYP when available.

Professional Auditions

For information on MTYP auditions, please contact: Katie German, Artistic Associate at Manitoba Theatre for Young People at [email protected]

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