JOB POSTING: Outreach and Publicity Assistant (for Reconciliation projects)
Theatre for Living and Hello Cool World Media are looking for an Outreach and Publicity Assistant for their projects on Reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities. Theatre for Living is touring šxʷʔam̓ət (home) - an audience interactive play on Reconciliation. Hello Cool World Media is doing outreach and promotions for Indian Horse, a film based on the Richard Wagamese book, on the experience and trauma of going to Residential School. The film is going to launch on Orange Shirt Day on September 30th!
We encourage Indigenous people to apply for this position, as the lived experiences of being Indigenous is invaluable in the Outreach and Publicity Assistant job.
This is a unique opportunity to do work on two different social justice projects! The role will begin with Hello Cool World from July - October, and at Theatre for Living from October to mid-March 2018.
Outreach and Publicity Assistant job qualifications:
Hello Cool World needs (30 hours/week July 1st - August 15th, 40 hours/week August 15 - Oct 15):
The ideal candidate will be comfortable doing everything from serving food during a photoshoot, to working alongside the creative directors and clients to collaborate on project direction.
Must Have Experience & Skills
Superhero candidate qualifications (not essential, but a plus):
Theatre for Living Outreach and Publicity Assistant job qualifications:
Oct 15, 2017 - March 11, 2018, 40 hours/week
The assistant will primarily support the activities of the Outreach Coordinator, getting the word out and fostering community connections around the project.
The ideal candidate will have experience working with grassroots organizations, First Nations communities, as well as knowledge of the local cultural community. Excellent communications, networking and problem-solving skills are assets, as well as a passion for innovative cultural work, and social justice issues.
The Outreach and Publicity Assistant agrees to the following in support of the Outreach Coordinator:
* denotes a task shared by all Theatre for Living Staff
It is understood that the Assistant Outreach/Publicity Coordinator may do some work outside the Theatre for Living offices as necessary.
Please email your resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org •
Or mail it to:
Theatre For Living, 323 – 350 East 2nd Ave.
Vancouver, BC Canada V5T 4R8
Attention to: David Ng, Outreach Coordinator
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