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Thank you for your interest in working with Artscape on the Artscape Daniels Launchpad team.

Artscape is an equal opportunity employer. We work proactively to be fair, equitable and inclusive, and to build diversity into our teams, creative communities, programs and services.

Unless otherwise specified, include in your response a cover letter, your salary expectations, your professional resume and where you discovered the opportunity.

Applications will be received in confidence via careers@artscape.ca. Please note your name and the job title in the email subject line.

Lead Studio Technician (Digital Media Lab)

Artscape Daniels Launchpad

Full-Time

Job Title: Lead Studio Technician (Digital Media Lab)
Position Type: Full-time
Location: Artscape Daniels Launchpad, 130 Queens Quay E
Department: Creative Studios
Reporting to: Manager, Creative Studios
Direct Reports: None
Indirect Staff:  Part Time Studio Technicians

Overview and Purpose

Artscape Daniels Launchpad (ADL), Toronto’s first creative entrepreneurship centre, will be opening later in the year. The ADL Creative Studios department is composed of specialized studio facilities covering a wide range of creative disciplines, including textiles and fashion, fine metals and jewellery, digital media, woodworking, electronics, digital fabrication, and photography. Each studio in the department is specially designed to achieve optimum use of state of the art creative equipment.

The Lead Studio Technician is responsible for the safe, efficient, and effective functioning of the Digital Media Lab (including the Photography Studio, Sound Recording Studio, VFX Studio, Edit Suites), based upon established Artscape Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), and under the direction of the Manager, Creative Studios.  Responsibilities include appropriate use of the Studios by members, providing both operational and member support for the creative use of tools and equipment, health and Safety, creative/technical learning programs, ensuring a safe and inclusive environment, supporting the execution of products, and facilitating creative learning pathways to other ADL studios and services.

The Lead Studio Technician will report directly to the Manager, Creative Studios, and will collaborate frequently with other Studio Technicians, as well as other departments such as Operations, Memberships, Events, Programs, and Partnerships.

This position is ideal for a highly creative, imaginative candidate with strong technical and creative knowledge, interpersonal skills, with an interest in and aptitude for providing both operational and practitioner support. To  be successful in this role, you’ll be an expert in understanding photography studios, sound recording studios, VFX studios and editing suites.

Responsibilities

– Lead the installation of studio equipment for the Photography Studio, Sound Recording Studio, VFX Studio and the Edit Suites
– Perform maintenance, storage, and cleaning of Photography, Sound Recording, VFX/video production, editing/post-production tools, equipment, and studio spaces – ensuring health and safety standards are complied with, and in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)
– Facilitate the delivery of member creative projects by providing effective instructional support for use of tools and equipment within the studios. Equipment includes, but is not limited to the following:
Photography: cameras and video cameras (DSLR, mirrorless, large format), lenses, lighting (LED, Strobe, Chimera, soft boxes, bounces, light meter), backdrops, tripods, mics, and sound mixing/monitoring
Sound Recording: mics, cabling, stands, A/D interfaces, mixing boards, patch bays, outboard/software compressors, filters, EQs, plugins, time code generator, monitors, cue headphone monitoring, mac/PC computers, data management, recording software (Pro Tools, Logic), and instrument backline (drums, guitar/bass amps, keyboards)
VFX Studio: video switchers, mixing boards, mics, lighting (LED, Strobe, Chimera, soft boxes, Fresnel lenses, cycloramas, Kino, barn doors, bounces, light meter), SSD recorders, routers, patch bays, ISO recording, time code sync gen, video cameras (broadcast, mirrorless, DSLR), monitors, headphones, mac/PC computers, data management,  recording software (Pro Tools, Logic, FCPX), and AR/VR development kits
Edit Suites: monitors, mixers, headphones, mics, A/D interfaces, mac/PC computers, data management, and recording software (Pro Tools, Logic, FCPX, Adobe Creative Suite)
– Fully understand, and help communicate to members and staff, Health and Safety standards and protocols, appropriately tracking necessary documents and processes for both members and staff (adhering to JOHSC compliance)
– Collaborate with ADL’s technical consultants and in-house staff to develop studio-specific operations checklists and manuals maintaining compliance with internal procedures and health, safety and building regulations
– Contribute to the development of technical curriculums for the Studio Technical Programs, and based on these curriculums, provide technical instruction and evaluation of members on the safe, efficient, and effective use of tools and equipment within the Studios
– Keep an up-to-date inventory of all materials and equipment within the Studios, ensure all materials are in compliance with the Ontario Health and Safety Act, and facilitate sales to members, as well as tracking, and ordering of materials
– Propose Standard Operating Procedures to the Manager, Facilities & Studios to be finalized and rolled out to all technical staff
– Maintain and track training of Standard Operating Procedures for Studio spaces for all users
– Facilitate a sign in-out and/or rental system for equipment
– Collaborate on creating and maintaining a database of external technical specialists as a resource for members
– Monitor member capacity in the Studios and update booking calendars making suggestions for process efficiencies and optimizing studio time for members across studio disciplines
– Serve as a point of contact for member inquiries regarding bookings and technical issues pertaining to the studios
– Provide technical support for, and connect members to, Launchpad staff and resources (including other Launchpad studios)
– Maintain a respectful and mindful studio culture in shared spaces that emphasizes best practices, professionalism, proper stewardship of equipment and resources, and upholds all Artscape policies and procedures
– Gives direction to Studio Technicians on behalf of the Manager, Creative Studios
– Responsible for staying current on traditional and digital equipment, tools, materials, and processes
– Identifies efficiencies and improvements in work processes that benefit organization-wide
– Undertake administrative duties as required

Minimum Qualifications/ Requirements 

Experience:
– 3-5 years practical experience as a studio technician in photography, sound recording, VFX/ video production, post-production studio spaces, and/or an equivalent combination of professional experience and training
– Must possess strong knowledge of art, design, creative studio production, and experience in various technical studio needs
– Must possess a high level of experience, knowledge, skills, and expertise, in the tools, equipment, and processes used in both sound recording and VFX/video production studios, with an aptitude and willingness to quickly learn the skills necessary to effectively serve as technician for a photography studio and post-production edit suites
– Technical knowledge in one or more of the following is a major asset: music theory, musicianship (knowledge of one or more instruments) and musical performance, woodworking, electronics, fashion/textiles, and metalworking/jewelry
– Comfortable juggling multiple and/or conflicting priorities, and a rigorous and empathetic communicator, collaborator, and troubleshooter
– Experience using software, and digital design tools associated with the sound recording, VFX/ video production, photography, post-production industries, such as Pro Tools, Logic, FCPX, Capture One, plugins, amp modelling, and Adobe Suite, as well as strong knowledge of Microsoft Office
– Defaults to planning and processes, but comfortable in chaos and rapid timelines
-Fluent in verbal and written English, with knowledge of a second language considered an asset
-Strong ability to assist members working in an interdisciplinary manner from concept to fabrication
-An understanding and interest in the research and work necessary to create more sustainable practices in this field, including familiarity with wide range of materials
-Experience with digital fabrication technologies related to art and design practice, and general electronics experience
– This position will require moving and lifting of raw materials and equipment up to 50 pounds
– This position also requires the willingness to work evenings and weekends when requested

Interpersonal Skills:
– Proven experience and commitment to customer service in facilities with high volume use, as well as highly organized, with clear written and verbal communication
– Experience in and commitment to fostering a collaborative and inclusive work environment supporting a diverse range of practices and backgrounds
– Proven track record of working well with people from diverse cultural backgrounds, professional training, and aesthetic sensibilities in a creative environment

To Apply

Please respond with:
– Specify where/how you found out about the opportunity
– Your salary expectations
– A resume
– A cover letter outlining the qualifications and experience you would bring to the position and how you found out about the employment opportunity

Please note: Submissions must include all requirements listed above, including your salary expectations. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

Attention: Human Resources
Artscape
Suite 224, 171 East Liberty Street
Toronto, ON M6K 3P6
careers@artscape.ca (please note your name and the job title in the email subject line)

Artscape is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity and inclusiveness in all its work. We work proactively to be fair and equitable in practice and to build diversity into our teams, creative communities, programs and services. In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, accommodation will be provided at any point throughout the hiring process, provided the candidate makes their accommodation needs known to Artscape.

Lead Studio Technician (Textiles & Fashion, Fine Metals & Jewelry)

Artscape Daniels Launchpad

Full-Time

Job Title: Lead Studio Technician (Textiles & Fashion, Fine Metals & Jewelry)
Position Type: Full-time
Location: Artscape Daniels Launchpad, 130 Queens Quay E
Department: Creative Studios
Reporting to: Manager, Creative Studios
Direct Reports: None
Indirect Staff:  Part Time Studio Technicians

Overview/Purpose

Artscape Daniels Launchpad (ADL) is the first Creative Entrepreneurship Centre that will be opening in Toronto later in the year. The ADL Creative Studios department is composed of specialized studio facilities covering a wide range of creative disciplines, including textiles and fashion, fine metals and jewelry, digital media, woodworking, electronics, digital fabrication, and photography. Each studio in the department is specially designed to achieve optimum use of state of the art creative equipment.

The Lead Studio Technician is responsible for the safe, efficient, and effective functioning of the Fashion & Textiles and Metalworking & Jewelry Studios, based upon established Artscape Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), and under the direction of the Manager, Creative Studios.  Responsibilities include appropriate use of the Studios by members, providing both operational and member support for the creative use of tools and equipment, health and Safety, creative/technical learning programs, ensuring a safe and inclusive environment, supporting the execution of products, and facilitating creative learning pathways to other ADL studios and services.

 The Lead Studio Technician will report directly to the Manager, Creative Studios, and will collaborate frequently with other Studio Technicians as well as other departments such as Operations, Memberships, Events, Programs, and Partnerships.

This position is ideal for a highly creative, imaginative candidate with strong technical and creative knowledge, interpersonal skills, with an interest in and aptitude for providing both operational and practitioner support. To be successful in this role, you’ll need an expert understanding and command of art and design processes pertaining to the fashion, textiles, metalworking, and jewelry disciplines.

Responsibilities

– Lead the installation of equipment for the Fashion & Textiles and Metalworking & Jewelry Studios
– Perform maintenance, storage, and cleaning of specialized textiles, metalworking, and jewelry tools, equipment, and studio spaces, ensuring health and safety standards are complied with, and in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)
– Facilitate the delivery of member creative projects by providing effective instructional support for use of tools and equipment within the studios to ensure appropriate use of the studios by members in the following labs:
Fashion & Textiles: knitting, sewing, and weaving machines (including digital Jacquard loom), and screen-printing and dyeing tools
Metalworking & Jewelry: polishing, grinding, steaming, vulcanizing, wax injecting, casting, sandblasting, and welding tools and equipment
– Fully understand, and help communicate to members and staff, Health and Safety standards and protocols, appropriately tracking necessary documents and processes for both members and staff (adhering to JOHSC compliance)
– Collaborate with ADL’s technical consultants and in-house staff to develop studio-specific operations checklists and manuals ensuring compliance with internal procedures and health, safety and building regulations
– Contribute to the development of technical curriculums for the Studio Technical Programs, and based on these curriculums, provide technical instruction and evaluation of members on the safe, efficient, and effective use of tools and equipment within the Studios
– Keep an up-to-date inventory of all consumable and non-consumable materials and equipment within the Studios, ensure all materials are in compliance with the Ontario Health and Safety Act, and facilitate consumable sales to members, as well as tracking, and ordering of consumables
– Create, maintain, and review Standard Operating Procedures for Studio spaces
– Facilitate a sign in-out and/or rental system for equipment
– Collaborate on creating and maintaining a database of external technical specialists as a resource for members
– Monitor member capacity in the Studios and update booking calendars
– Serve as a point of contact for member enquiries regarding bookings and technical issues pertaining to the Studios
– Provide technical support for, and connect members to, Launchpad staff and resources (including other Launchpad studios)
– Maintain a respectful and mindful studio culture in shared spaces that emphasizes best practices, professionalism, proper stewardship of equipment and resources, and upholds the Respect in the Workplace policy of Artscape Daniels Launchpad
– Gives direction to part-time Studio Technicians on behalf of the Manager, Creative Studios
– Responsible for staying current on traditional and digital equipment, tools, materials, and processes
– Identifies efficiencies and improvements in work processes that benefit organization-wide
– Undertake administrative duties as required

 Minimum Qualifications/Requirements 

Experience:
– 3-5 years as a studio technician in fashion & textiles and/or metalworking & jewelry studio/lab spaces, and/or an equivalent combination of professional experience and training
– Must possess strong knowledge of art, design, creative studio production, and experience in various technical studio needs
– Must possess a high level of experience, knowledge, skills, and expertise, in the tools, equipment, and processes used in either Fashion & Textiles Studios and/or Metalworking & jewelry Studios, with an aptitude and willingness to quickly learn the skills necessary to effectively serve as a technician in both studios
– Technical knowledge in one or more of the following is a major asset: sound recording, photography production, multimedia production, woodworking, electronics, and digital fabrication
– Comfortable juggling multiple and/or conflicting priorities, and a rigorous and empathetic communicator, collaborator, and troubleshooter
– Experience using software and digital design tools associated with the textiles, fashion, metal working, and jewelry industries, such as AutoCAD and Adobe Suite, as well as strong knowledge of Microsoft Office
– Defaults to planning and processes, but comfortable in chaos and rapid timelines
– Fluent in verbal and written English, with knowledge of a second language considered an asset
– Strong ability to assist members working in an interdisciplinary manner from concept to fabrication
– An understanding and interest in the research and work necessary to create more sustainable practices in this field, including familiarity with wide range of materials
– Experience with knit, print, and weave technology related to fashion and design practice, general sewing and textiles construction experience
– This position will require moving and lifting of raw materials and equipment up to 50 pounds
– This position also requires the willingness to work evenings

 Interpersonal Skills:
– Proven experience and commitment to customer service in facilities with high volume use, as well as highly organized, with clear written and verbal communication
– Experience in and commitment to fostering a collaborative and inclusive work environment supporting a diverse range of practices and backgrounds
– Proven track record of working well with people from diverse cultural backgrounds, professional training, and aesthetic sensibilities in a creative environment

To Apply

Please respond with:

– Specify where/how you found out about the opportunity
– Your salary expectations
– A resume
– A cover letter outlining the qualifications and experience you would bring to the position and how you found out about the employment opportunity

Please note: Submissions must include all requirements listed above, including your salary expectations. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

Applications will be received in confidence by mail or email and should be forwarded to:
Attention: Human Resources
Artscape
Suite 224, 171 East Liberty Street
Toronto, ON M6K 3P6
careers@artscape.ca (please note your name and the job title in the email subject line)

No phone calls please. We thank all applicants, however only those being considered for an interview will be contacted directly.

Artscape is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity and inclusiveness in all its work. We work proactively to be fair and equitable in practice and to build diversity into our teams, creative communities, programs and services.

In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, accommodation will be provided at any point throughout the hiring process, provided the candidate makes their accommodation needs known to Artscape.

About Artscape

Artscape is a not-for-profit urban development organization that makes space for creativity and transforms communities. Our work involves clustering creative people together in real estate projects that serve the needs of the arts and cultural community and advance multiple public policy objectives, private development interests, community and neighbourhood aspirations and philanthropic missions. artscape.ca

Lead Studio Technician (Woodworking, Digital Fabrication, and Electronics)

Artscape Daniels Launchpad

Full-Time

Job Title: Lead Studio Technician (Woodworking, Digital Fabrication, and Electronics)
Position Type: Full-time
Location: Artscape Daniels Launchpad, 130 Queens Quay E
Department: Creative Studios
Reporting to: Manager, Creative Studios
Direct Reports: None
Indirect Staff:  Part Time Studio Technicians

Overview/Purpose

Artscape Daniels Launchpad (ADL), Toronto’s first creative entrepreneurship centre, will be opening later in the year. The ADL Creative Studios department is composed of specialized studio facilities covering a wide range of creative disciplines, including textiles and fashion, fine metals and jewelry, digital media, woodworking, electronics, digital fabrication, and photography.  Each studio in the department is specially designed to achieve optimum use of the creative equipment.

The Lead Studio Technician is responsible for the safe, efficient, and effective functioning of the Woodworking, Digital Fabrication, and Electronics Studios, based upon established Artscape Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), and under the direction of the Manager, Creative Studios. Responsibilities include appropriate use of the Studios by members, providing both operational and member support for the creative use of tools and equipment, health and Safety, creative/technical learning programs, ensuring a safe and inclusive environment, supporting the execution of products, and facilitating creative learning pathways to other ADL studios and services.

The Lead Studio Technician will report directly to the Manager, Creative Studios, and will collaborate frequently with other Studio Technicians (both part-time and full-time), as well as other departments such as Operations, Memberships, Events, Programs, and Partnerships.

This position is ideal for a highly creative, imaginative candidate with strong technical and creative knowledge, interpersonal skills, with an interest in and aptitude for providing both operational and practitioner support. To be successful in this role, you’ll need an expert understanding of woodworking, digital fabrication, and electronics.

Responsibilities

– Lead the installation of equipment for the Woodworking, Electronics, and Digital Fabrication Studios
– Perform maintenance, storage, and cleaning of woodworking, digital fabrication, and electronics tools, equipment, and studio spaces, while ensuring health and safety standards are met and in accordance with (SOP)
– Facilitate the delivery of member creative projects by providing effective instructional support for use of tools and equipment within the studios to ensure appropriate use of the studios by members in the following labs:
Woodworking: jigsaws, drills, sanders, routers, band saws, mitre saws, drill presses, scroll saws, and panel saws
Electronics: oscilloscope, multimeter, function generator, microscope, waveform generator, breadboard, driver set, Arduino, and Raspberry Pi
Digital fabrication: laser cutters, 3D printers, vacuum formers, and vinyl cutters
– Fully understand, and help communicate to members and staff, Health and Safety standards and protocols – appropriately tracking necessary documents and processes for both members and staff (adhering to JOHSC compliance)
– Collaborate with ADL’s technical consultants and in-house staff to develop studio-specific operations checklists and manuals ensuring compliance with internal procedures and health, safety and building regulations
– Contribute to the development of technical curriculums for the Studio Technical Programs, and based on these curriculums, provide technical instruction and evaluation of members on the safe, efficient, and effective use of tools and equipment within the Studios
– Keep an up-to-date inventory of all materials and equipment within the Studios, ensure all materials are in compliance with the Ontario Health and Safety Act, and facilitate consumable sales to members, as well as tracking, and ordering of consumables
– Propose Standard Operating Procedures to the Manager, Creative Studios to be finalized and rolled out to all technical staff
– Monitor member capacity in the Studios and update booking calendars
– Serve as a point of contact for member enquiries regarding bookings and technical issues pertaining to the Studios
– Provide technical support for, and connect members to, Launchpad staff and resources (including other Launchpad studios)
– Maintain a respectful and mindful studio culture in shared spaces that emphasizes best practices, professionalism, proper stewardship of equipment and resources, and upholds the Respect in the Workplace policy of Artscape
– Gives direction to part-time Studio Technicians on behalf of the Manager, Creative Studios
– Responsible for staying current on traditional and digital equipment, tools, materials, and processes
– Identifies efficiencies and improvements in work processes that benefit organization-wide
– Undertake administrative duties as required

Minimum Qualifications/Requirements

Experience:
– 3-5 years as a studio technician in woodworking, digital fabrication, and/or electronics studio/lab spaces, and/or an equivalent combination of professional experience and training
– Must possess strong knowledge of art, design, creative studio production, and experience in various technical studio needs
– Must possess a high level of experience, knowledge, skills, and expertise, in the tools, equipment, and processes used in both woodworking and digital fabrication studios, with an aptitude and willingness to quickly learn the skills necessary to effectively serve as a technician in an electronics studio
– Technical knowledge in one or more of the following is a major asset: sound recording, photography production, multimedia production, fashion & textiles, and metalworking & jewelry
– Comfortable juggling multiple and/or conflicting priorities, and a rigorous and empathetic communicator, collaborator, and troubleshooter
– Experience using software, programming, and digital design tools associated with the woodworking, digital fabrication, and electronics industries, such as AutoCAD, Rhino, Solidworks, 123D Suite, Arduino (IDE), Raspberry Pi, open source coding, and Adobe Suite, as well as strong knowledge of Microsoft Office
– Proven experience and commitment to customer service in facilities with high volume use, as well as highly organized, with clear written and verbal communication
– Defaults to planning and processes, but comfortable in chaos and rapid timelines
– Fluent in verbal and written English, with knowledge of a second language considered an asset
– Strong ability to assist members working in an interdisciplinary manner from concept to fabrication
– An understanding and interest in the research and work necessary to create more sustainable practices in this field, including familiarity with wide range of materials
– Experience with woodworking and digital fabrication technologies related to art and design practice, and general electronics experience
– This position will require moving and lifting of raw materials and equipment up to 50 pounds
– This position also requires the willingness to work evenings and weekends when requested

 Interpersonal Skills:
– Proven experience and commitment to customer service in facilities with high volume use, as well as highly organized, with clear written and verbal communication
– Experience in and commitment to fostering a collaborative and inclusive work environment supporting a diverse range of practices and backgrounds
– Proven track record of working well with people from diverse cultural backgrounds, professional training, and aesthetic sensibilities in a creative environment

To Apply

Please respond with:

– Specify where/how you found out about the opportunity
– Your salary expectations
– A resume
– A cover letter outlining the qualifications and experience you would bring to the position and how you found out about the employment opportunity

Please note: Submissions must include all requirements listed above, including your salary expectations. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

Applications will be received in confidence by mail or email and should be forwarded to:
Attention: Human Resources
Artscape
Suite 224, 171 East Liberty Street
Toronto, ON M6K 3P6
careers@artscape.ca (please note your name and the job title in the email subject line)

No phone calls please. We thank all applicants, however only those being considered for an interview will be contacted directly.

Artscape is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity and inclusiveness in all its work. We work proactively to be fair and equitable in practice and to build diversity into our teams, creative communities, programs and services.

In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, accommodation will be provided at any point throughout the hiring process, provided the candidate makes their accommodation needs known to Artscape.

About Artscape

Artscape is a not-for-profit urban development organization that makes space for creativity and transforms communities. Our work involves clustering creative people together in real estate projects that serve the needs of the arts and cultural community and advance multiple public policy objectives, private development interests, community and neighbourhood aspirations and philanthropic missions. artscape.ca

Manager, Sales and Marketing

Artscape Daniels Launchpad

Full-Time

Job Title: Manager, Sales and Marketing
Position Type: Full-time
Location: Artscape Daniels Launchpad, 130 Queens Quay E
Reporting to: Managing Director in the first instance and then Director, Memberships and Marketing
Direct Reports: Digital Marketing Coordinator, Assistant Sales Managers

Overview/Purpose

Artscape Daniels Launchpad (ADL), Toronto’s first creative entrepreneurship centre, will be opening later in the year. The ADL Creative Studios department is composed of specialized studio facilities covering a wide range of creative disciplines, including textiles and fashion, fine metals and jewelry, digital media, woodworking, electronics, digital fabrication, and photography.  Each studio in the department is specially designed to achieve optimum use of the creative equipment.

The Manager, Marketing & Sales will be responsible for the management and delivery of sales and marketing initiatives for, Artscape Daniels Launchpad’s memberships, programs, events and services. The Launchpad membership campaign is currently underway with a ramp-up to take place in early fall 2018 with a goal of reaching 1,000 plus members by year-end Launchpad programs are already being delivered with a goal of reaching 3,500 participants in 2018 and accelerating in 2019 to 7,500 plus and delivered at ADL and other venues across Toronto and Southern Ontario. As part of the ADL team you will play a critical role in the development and expansion of this ground-breaking cultural sector project in Toronto as we prepare to open this fall. This position will report to the Managing Director, Artscape Daniels Launchpad (ADL)and will work collaboratively with Artscape’s Marketing and Communications team and other Artscape teams. The successful candidate will have a start-up approach, strong sales experience and marketing savvy to grow Artscape Daniels Launchpad into a successful model and highly-regarded name.

Responsibilities

– Manage the delivery of marketing initiatives to support the sales and revenue targets of Launchpad and recommend and implement new initiatives based on market success.
– Implement sales pipeline procedures to engage with potential and current members.
– Implement marketing tactics in the pre-launch period and develop ongoing marketing strategies for membership, programs and events post-launch.
– In collaboration with the marketing team, develop, maintain and grow Artscape Launchpad’s online and offline presence, including monitoring and maintaining website and social media channels; sorting and archiving digital assets; overseeing Launchpad’s sponsored events; and copy writing and editing.
– Achieve marketing and sales objectives by implementing and evaluating advertising, merchandising, and trade promotion programs; developing field sales action plans.
– Manage marketing operations and systems and coordinate the delivery of programs and training activities, including event logistics, development and management of sales portals (such as Salesforce), and participant registrations and communications alongside the programming department.
– Coordinates sales promotions with Artscape venue team to meet sales targets for rental spaces.
– Manage budgets for marketing and sales campaigns for ADL.
– Ensure adherence to established brand guidelines and positioning (in alignment with Artscape brand) in the development of all marketing materials, out of house design projects and public and internal requests for information.
– Develop, maintain and drive content marketing strategies for ADL and its revenue-generating activities.
– Contribute to and participate in the realization of ADL’s overarching vision and mission

Minimum Qualifications/Requirements

Experience:
– Minimum Bachelor’s degree in marketing and/or sales or the equivalent mix of education and experience

Language:
– Fluent in written and spoken English. French and/or another second language would be considered an asset.

Technical Skills:
Essential:
– Advanced skill level in Microsoft Office Professional applications, email marketing software and list management (Mailchimp or similar).
– Highly skilled in data analysis: familiarity with Google Analytics including the use of keyword optimization, goals and campaigns; understanding of SEO.
– Experience in digital/social advertising best practices, benchmarking and analysis.
– Clear understanding of sales cycle and the ability to close sales opportunities
Highly Desirable:
– Experience using Salesforce and/or other database management
– Familiarity with event venue rental business and competitors to Launchpad in Toronto
– Intermediate skills in Adobe Creative Suite including InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator; experience with WordPress or other CMS; basic HTML

Skills and Experience:

– Minimum 5 years of professional experience in marketing, strategic marketing and sales or parallel discipline(s).
– Demonstrated experience in marketing processes, developing marketing plans and creating marketing materials.
– Demonstrated networking and relationship management skills
– Excellent written, verbal and visual communication skills
– Demonstrated experience in social media marketing and web analytics
– Experience in copy writing skills and content development and managing approval process
– Strong project management experience, including preparation and oversight of project timelines, ensuring projects are completed on time, on brief, on budget
– Truly “lives online” and understands a vast array of digital tools in the marketplace with proven ability to manage and engage social media communities; use of Hootsuite or other management tools an asset
– Proven sales and customer service engagement
– Proven development and execution of marketing and sales campaigns
– Understanding of CASL, AODA and plain language guidelines
– Understanding of branding and brand development an asset
– Design and production experience an asset
– Experience with PR campaigns an asset
– Experience working in a not-for-profit environment is an asset but not a requirement

Interpersonal Skills:
– Thrives in a fast-moving, entrepreneurial and collaborative environment
– Highly organized, detail-oriented and a strong multitasker
– Self-motivated, takes initiative
– Confident, personable and persuasive communicator
– Able to synthesize and communicate complex ideas

To Apply

Please respond with:

– Specify where/how you found out about the opportunity
– Your salary expectations
– A resume
– A cover letter outlining the qualifications and experience you would bring to the position and how you found out about the employment opportunity

Please note: Submissions must include all requirements listed above, including your salary expectations. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

Applications will be received in confidence by mail or email and should be forwarded to:
Attention: Human Resources
Artscape
Suite 224, 171 East Liberty Street
Toronto, ON M6K 3P6
careers@artscape.ca (please note your name and the job title in the email subject line)

No phone calls please. We thank all applicants, however only those being considered for an interview will be contacted directly.

Artscape is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity and inclusiveness in all its work. We work proactively to be fair and equitable in practice and to build diversity into our teams, creative communities, programs and services.

In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, accommodation will be provided at any point throughout the hiring process, provided the candidate makes their accommodation needs known to Artscape.

About Artscape

Artscape is a not-for-profit urban development organization that makes space for creativity and transforms communities. Our work involves clustering creative people together in real estate projects that serve the needs of the arts and cultural community and advance multiple public policy objectives, private development interests, community and neighbourhood aspirations and philanthropic missions. artscape.ca

Business Operations

Artscape Daniels Launchpad

Short Term Consultancy

Job Title: Business Operations
Position Type: Short Term Consultancy
Location: Artscape Daniels Launchpad, 130 Queens Quay E
Reporting to: Manager, Business Operations
Start Date: ASAP

Overview/Purpose

Term: September 15 to November 15 2018

Artscape Daniels Launchpad (ADL), Toronto’s first creative entrepreneurship centre, will be opening later in the year. The ADL Creative Studios department is composed of specialized studio facilities covering a wide range of creative disciplines, including textiles and fashion, fine metals and jewellery, digital media, woodworking, electronics, digital fabrication, and photography. Each studio in the department is specially designed to achieve optimum use of state of the art creative equipment.

The Launchpad Business Operations Consultant will report directly to the Manager, Business Operations and will collaborate frequently with the Studio Technicians (both part-time and full-time). The intern is responsible for setting up and deploying a lean and comprehensive off-the-shelf POS and Retail Management System for the different categories of consumables needed in the studios.

Further more, the consultant will be involved in two more projects related to the development of the Print Shop Business Model and the back end support system to the Rental Cage for Studios equipment.

For more information about Artscape Daniels Launchpad, please visit www.artscapedanielslaunchpad.com

Responsibilities

The scope of work, as currently envisioned, but subject to review based on possible changes on the needs of the project includes:

– Identify and analyze software requirements
– Identify a commercial off-the-shelf software for Launchpad POS and Retail System
– Build and categorize the products database in collaboration with the Studios Technicians
– Set up multiple terminals for credit card payments in the studios
– Set up integrated inventory management system
– Set up re-order management system
– Set up comprehensive sales and cost tracking report
– Set up End-of-Day procedures
– Develop Print Shop Business Model

This position might be for you if:

– You are enthusiastic, professional and self-motivating, with a ‘can-do’ attitude’
– You are adaptable and capable of finding creative solutions
– You are detail-oriented, with excellent organizational and communication skills
– You are comfortable working with a wide range of personalities
– You can make decisions on the basis of the information you have, even if that isn’t the whole picture
– Relevant Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience

Prior relevant work experiences in similar projects is a plus

To Apply

Please respond with:

– Specify where/how you found out about the opportunity
– Your salary expectations
– A resume
– A cover letter outlining the qualifications and experience you would bring to the position and how you found out about the employment opportunity

Please note: Submissions must include all requirements listed above, including your salary expectations. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

Applications will be received in confidence by mail or email and should be forwarded to:
Attention: Human Resources
Artscape
Suite 224, 171 East Liberty Street
Toronto, ON M6K 3P6
careers@artscape.ca (please note your name and the job title in the email subject line)

No phone calls please. We thank all applicants, however only those being considered for an interview will be contacted directly.

Artscape is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity and inclusiveness in all its work. We work proactively to be fair and equitable in practice and to build diversity into our teams, creative communities, programs and services.

In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, accommodation will be provided at any point throughout the hiring process, provided the candidate makes their accommodation needs known to Artscape.

About Artscape

Artscape is a not-for-profit urban development organization that makes space for creativity and transforms communities. Our work involves clustering creative people together in real estate projects that serve the needs of the arts and cultural community and advance multiple public policy objectives, private development interests, community and neighbourhood aspirations and philanthropic missions. artscape.ca