WORK WITH US

Be a part of influencing the artistic evolution of contemporary Indigenous performing arts and culture.

 

WORK WITH US

Be a part of influencing the artistic evolution of contemporary Indigenous performing arts and culture.

 

EXCITING NEW ROLE!
Red Sky Performance
Invites applications for the position of

PRODUCTION
CO-ORDINATOR

Red Sky Performance is one of Canada’s most dynamic, award-winning, contemporary Indigenous performance companies, always on the leading-edge, creating original contemporary Indigenous performance in dance, theatre, music, and media. Red Sky has proud and solid roots in Toronto’s vibrant community where we develop new creations that illuminate themes, aesthetics, and values of importance to Indigenous peoples. We have created, produced, presented, and toured works of artistic merit and relevance, helping to raise the artistic ceiling through our productions in Canada and worldwide for urban, rural, and reserve communities.

Production Coordinator
Red Sky is seeking a full-time Production Coordinator for a one-year term, with the possibility of extension.

The Production Coordinator is a newly created position responsible for the direct support for Red Sky’s productions, operations and overall administration. This position will enable the Production Coordinator to develop new skills and extend his or her knowledge of production coordination in arts and culture within one of Canada’s leading Indigenous organizations.

The Production Coordinator requires a deep commitment to and engagement with Red Sky’s artistic goals and company ethos, as well as a strong sense of responsibility and an excellent
work ethic. Under the expert mentorship of the Managing Director, the Production Coordinator will assist Red Sky in moving forward to achieve its vision: To create inspiring experiences of contemporary Indigenous arts and culture.

Acting as the “hub”, the Production Coordinator is a dynamic, action-oriented position acting as the primary liaison for booking agents, presenters, schools and communities regarding the company’s touring activity; undertaking all aspects of tour coordination including scheduling, budgeting, logistics, travel, accommodation, cargo and artist liaison; assisting with the marketing and community projects such as REDTalks, our engagement cycle, and other events.

The Production Coordinator is provided with opportunities to create multi-platform social media content involving audio and video live recording and editing, music and photography database, and Red Sky’s video library.

As an Indigenous arts organization, we believe that a cultural connection is important for effective communication within our office and artistic environment and the Production Coordinator will reflect this.

As an integral part of the Red Sky team, the Production Coordinator will work with us to develop processes and outcomes that have integrity, depth of meaning and experience, and a tangible cultural sensibility that is uniquely Red Sky.

To learn more about Red Sky Performance, visit our website: redskyperformance.com We invite qualified candidates to submit a detailed resume and cover letter, outlining qualifications and describing why you are suited to the position.

The Production Coordinator will be chosen for her or his unique synergy of skills and self-identified professional development targets.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Three-year university or college degree in areas including: humanities, event management, art industries, cultural sector and/or not-for-profit sector.
  • Demonstrated track record in production coordination and arts administration.
  • High level of professionalism and ability to interface with senior-level professionals.
  • Excellent communication, analytical, and motivational skills.
  • Experience with strategic planning, goal and target setting.
  • Ability to work independently and manage a number of projects in a deadlinedriven environment.
  • Knowledge of the landscape of Aboriginal media arts in Canada an asset.
  • We encourage candidates of Aboriginal ancestry to apply.

Salary is commensurate with experience.

How to submit:

A cover letter and CV should be sent to the Managing Director, Catherine Baldwin.

By email to: md@redskyperformance.com
Position Closing Deadline: July 20, 2017 11:59pm

The Production Coordinator position is made possible by: