Communications & Program Coordinator

Position Summary

The Toronto Children’s Chorus (TCC) is seeking a creative and highly motivated Communications & Program Coordinator to join its team. Working closely with the Program Manager, Director of Operations, and Artistic Director, this role supports the marketing and delivery of the artistic education and performance program of the TCC. The Communications & Program Coordinator is responsible for maintaining communications with all stakeholders, with a focus on social media, and assisting with the Chorus’s daily programming. The role requires someone who enjoys the challenge of a busy artistic environment and who is equally comfortable dealing with the public, media, artists, government agencies, and volunteers.

Organization Description

The Toronto Children’s Chorus is internationally recognized as one of the leading choral ensembles for children, performing with an artistry that inspires audiences and critics alike. The TCC provides life-enhancing experiences through the study and performance of the choral art and stands as a model in the international children’s choir movement. The TCC has flourished for forty-five years through the dedication and artistic leadership of its founder Jean Ashworth Bartle, CM, OOnt, for three decades, followed by 14 seasons under the leadership of Elise Bradley, MNZM.

The TCC is excited to begin this current season with newly appointed artistic director Zimfira Poloz, one of the most celebrated children’s choral conductors in the world.

Primary Responsibilities

Communications
  • Strategically manage and create engaging content to the TCC’s social media platforms.
  • Ensure consistency of TCC branding and image in all communications.
  • Execute the season communication plan for all concerts, performances, and other events, and work in collaboration with the Program Manager to create upcoming communication plans.
  • Create and send regularly recurring email communications, including our monthly e-newsletter.
  • Maintain and update contact lists, including audiences, alumni, and other stakeholders.
  • Research and identify opportunities to enhance the organization’s visibility in existing or new communities.
Operations

Working in conjunction with the Director of Operations & Program Manager:

  • Assist with content creation for weekly choir e-memos.
  • Oversee the maintenance of choir lists and registration/withdrawal status.
  • Manage re-audition and new audition schedules.
  • In consultation with the Main Choir Uniform Coordinator, manage uniform needs.
  • Other operations and program duties, as required.

Position Requirements

  • University bachelor’s degree, diploma in Arts Administration ideally, or equivalent experience in an arts-based or education-based organization.
  • Minimum 1-2+ years of experience in the nonprofit sector.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including strong writing, editing, and proofreading.
  • Strong interpersonal skills in dealing with staff, choir families, and stakeholders.
  • Ability to plan, manage competing priorities, track and meet deadlines, and execute a variety of tasks and responsibilities.
  • Work independently, and proactively seek to assist others by identifying solutions.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and Google Suite programs, Canva, and social media platforms.
  • Competent in Constant Contact, Adobe Creative Suite, and Airtable a major asset; or willing to learn how to use new software and technology tools.
  • Experience with photography an asset.

The budgeted salary range for this position is $35,000-$38,000, commensurate with experience. This position is a one-year, full-time contract with the opportunity to renew after a successful year-end performance review. Employee benefits are available after a successful 3-month probation period.

To Apply:

The deadline to apply for this position is Friday, October 14, 2022. Qualified candidates should submit a resume and cover letter in a single PDF format, by email to:

Dominic Eboña, Director of Operations

careers@torontochildrenschorus.com

In the email subject line, please include “Communications & Program Coordinator” followed by your first and last name. 

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The TCC is committed to reflecting the diversity of our community. We believe in equity and inclusion and strongly encourage submissions from all qualified individuals regardless of gender, age, race, sexual orientation, and physical ability. If you require an accommodation, please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.