Artist Liaison

City of Brampton - Brampton, ON (30+ days ago)

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Job Description:
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ARTIST LIAISON

PRIMARY FUNCTION:
Under the direction of the Supervisor, liaise with and between performing arts groups and in-house technical staff to ensure superior service and comfort for artists.

Gather information from show folder
Coordinate duties with Stage Manager
Meet and greet artists upon their arrival at the designated venue
Escort artist and respond to all inquires
Check supplies and tidy the green room, kitchen and dressing rooms before and after performance
Open and setup green room and necessary dressing rooms prior to the artist’s arrival
Upon the artist’s request, coordinate and complete necessary wardrobe duties including but not limited to: steaming and ironing clothing, minor repairs, and laundry and stain removal.
Set up and prepare food, beverages and other rider requirements
Ensure sufficient water and towels are available for artist on stage
Confirm information regarding complimentary tickets set aside by the artist. Communicate this information to Front of House and Box Office personnel.
Confirm information regarding expected backstage guests, access to dressing rooms, etc. with appropriate personnel (artist or production managers). Communicate guests’ names with FOH, Box Office, Security and the Stage Manager.
Assist with merchandise sales, when necessary
Report all concerns, accidents and incidents to immediate supervisor for follow up and take appropriate action
Understand, adhere to, and enforce Corporate Policies & Procedures, Confidentiality Guidelines, Emergency Procedures and Health and Safety Standards for all participants and staff
Attend meetings/training as required
Performs other duties as assigned

SELECTION CRITERIA:
Smart Serve Certified
Minimum 1 year experience in a hospitality or performing arts theatre related environment
Valid, non-probationary Ontario Class G driver’s license and ability to obtain City of Brampton Vehicle Operator’s Permit
Current Standard First Aid / CPR C / AED from an accredited organization
Exceptional customer service and communication skills

** Various tests and/or exams may be administered as part of the selection criteria.

Job status: Part time

Hourly Rate: $16.00

Applications must be received by January 27, 2020

Alternate formats will be provided upon request.

If this opportunity matches your interest and experience, please apply online by clicking the button above, by January 27, 2020. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate(s) will be required, as a condition of employment, to execute a written employment agreement. A Criminal Record Search will be required of the successful candidate at their own expense to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.

Please be advised, the City of Brampton uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e. testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the Job Competition and your application will be removed from the Competition.

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