Event Attendant

Date Posted: Jan 11, 2018
Application Deadline: Jan 25, 2018

Salary: TBD
Province: Ontario
Region: Metro Toronto Area
City: Toronto
Organization's Field/Discipline: The Arts
Term: Part-time
Career Level: Entry level/ intern

Organization Description

Civic Theatres Toronto

In 2015, Toronto’s City Council approved the consolidation of the governance and operations of the St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, The Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, and Toronto Centre for the Arts into one new organization under the direction of a City appointed board called Civic Theatres Toronto.

The mandate of Civic Theatres Toronto is to provide quality performance and event facilities and to promote its contribution to the artistic, cultural and social vitality of Toronto and its communities. The Board of Directors of Civic Theatres Toronto is responsible for overseeing the business affairs of the three venues.

 



Job Description

Employment Opportunity
Event Attendant
Civic Theatres Toronto
Toronto, Canada
 
Civic Theatre Toronto’s Events Department has an opportunity for an enthusiastic, resourceful team-player who thrives in a fast paced, hands-on, competitive environment in the role of “Event Attendant”.  This is a part time casual hourly position. This role consists of working evenings and weekend hours as required.
 
This position is a member of IATSE Local B-173, but is exempt from the sign up requirement. Events are staffed solely at the discretion of Sony Centre. Full details are outlined in the
CBA.
 
KEY ACTIVITIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
Under the direction of the Manager, Events, or designate, the responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
  • General event set up and tear down
  • Run registration/check-in desks for corporate or VIP events
  • Crowd control and organization for artists meet and greets
  • Serving and working bars for events and general food and beverage service as needed
  • General event clean up, including clearing food and beverage items throughout and after event is complete
  • Backstage dressing room and crew catering set up and tear down
  • Liaising with clients to ensure events are executed to their satisfaction
  • Interacting and greeting patrons in various customer service roles
  • Accepting and organizing deliveries
JOB SPECIFICATIONS:
  • Independent judgment and problem solving skills to assess and resolve situations quickly, discretely and with minimal disruption to performances and/or events
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills to communicate effectively and
  • diplomatically with patrons, clients and staff
  • Crowd management skills, including ability to coordinate orderly movement and maintain
  • safety of large numbers of people in states of high emotion
  • Coordination and planning skills, excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Knowledgeable in safety and emergency response procedures to identify, assess and
  • resolve patron problems
  • Smart Serve Certified and legal age to serve alcohol in Ontario
 THE ORGANIZATION:
 
In 2015, Toronto’s City Council approved the consolidation of the governance and operations of the St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, The Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, and Toronto Centre for the Arts into one new organization under the direction of a City appointed board called Civic Theatres Toronto. 
 
The mandate of Civic Theatres Toronto is to provide quality performance and event facilities and to promote its contribution to the artistic, cultural and social vitality of Toronto and its communities. The Board of Directors of Civic Theatres Toronto is responsible for overseeing the business affairs of the three venues.
 
HOW TO APPLY:
 
Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume for confidential consideration to jobpostings@sonycentre.ca.  Please include ‘Event Attendant’ in the subject line.
 
No phone calls please. 
 
Civic Theatres Toronto thanks all applicants in advance. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
CTT is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environment in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). The Human Resources department will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of the hiring process.  
 
CTT is committed to building a more diverse workplace and encourage all qualified applicants to apply.
 
Date Posted:  January 11, 2018
Application Deadline:  January 25, 2018
Start Date: ASAP
 
 

Contact Info:

Email: jobpostings@sonycentre.ca
Website: http://www.sonycentre.ca/about-us/employment-opportunity

EMPLOYER LOGIN

Login to post a job now, or to manage your existing posts.

 
Forgotten password?
Register (new user).