Crimson Coast Dance

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Office Administrator

Crimson Coast Dance Society is a non-profit Society that develops and supports contemporary dance creations, productions, performances, and educational opportunities at both grass roots and professional levels, in Central Vancouver Island, on Snuneymuxw Territory, with gratitude. The organization has an active Board of Directors, committed public sector support, and an office at the Centre for the Arts in downtown Nanaimo.

The Office Administrator reports to the Artistic Managing Director (AMD) and the Board to maintain core Society functions, and advance the Society in meeting its Mission and Mandate.

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Indigenous Youth Engagement Facilitator

Crimson Coast Dance Society’s annual Body Talk Youth dance program provides weekly career exploration mentorship in the performing arts for Indigenous and non-indigenous youth of Nanaimo, and a fun filled, empowering week of dance and cultural experiences, including performance, for all youth in the community during March Spring Break each year. The Youth Engagement Facilitator will coordinate, create, schedule, facilitate and organize activities associated with the Body Talk Program, coach the Body Talk Youth Council (“Cru”) in event planning for various events associated with the program, develop the production/performance/career skills of the Cru members, and broaden the community outreach of Crimson Coast Dance Society – especially with regard to engaging young adults in local dance initiatives. The Youth Engagement Facilitator will also document plans for this program in association with the organization. It is our goal to place a Facilitator with expertise to contextualize the activities within Indigenous protocol and practices and who will offer cultural teachings and/or practices at the weekly meetings.

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Canada Summer Jobs through February 2022

Crimson Coast Dance Society values an inclusive workplace that is reflective of our community and we encourage applications from members of diverse communities. Priority will be given to applications from candidates who self-identify as being part of underrepresented groups or as having additional barriers to entering or staying in the labour market as outlined below:

  • Visible minorities / racialized youth
  • LGBTQ2+ youth

The following positions are funded through the Canada Summer Jobs Program. Applications will only be considered if they meet the Canada Summer Jobs Programs requirements as well as the relevant qualifications and skills of the job posting.

Please submit cover letter and resume electronically by August 31st, 2021.

The positions will require some evening and weekend work and hours will vary depending on production schedule.

Contact Name: Holly Bright
Contact Email: dance@crimsoncoast.org

Digital Communications Assistant

The position of Digital Communications Assistant brings experience in digital communications and marketing within the non-profit, performing arts sector. The Digital Communications Assistant will apply skills in copy writing, graphic design, and social media, as well as team work, promoting artists from diverse cultures, procedures used to promote major performing arts events, cultural competence, marketing and publicity, and skillful debrief.

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Event Coordinator 

The Event Coordinator will bring skills in event organization, team work, working with artists from diverse cultures, and procedures used to organize a major performing arts festival, including safety and protocol, cultural competence, marketing and publicity, skillful debrief, statistics gathering and stewardship.

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