Program & Communications Coordinator

The Toronto Children’s Chorus is seeking an experienced, creative, and highly motivated Program & Communications Coordinator to join its team. Working closely with the Director of Operations, Artistic Director, and Choir Conductors, this role supports the delivery of the artistic education and performance program of the TCC. The Program & Communications Coordinator is responsible for managing communications, rehearsals (virtual and in-person), performances (when feasible), camps (when feasible) and re-auditions across the TCC’s choral programs.

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.

Responsibilities Overview:

Operations (60%)

  • Communicate with choristers’ families, conductors and other artistic staff regarding choir operations.
  • Assist with content creation for weekly choir e-memos.
  • In collaboration with the Director of Operations, assist at select in-person rehearsals, concerts and events. Help to organize and facilitate choir workshops and socials.
  • Build and maintain the season calendar for all choirs and manage access.
  • Work with the Artistic Director and Director of Operations to prepare dress rehearsal and concert schedules.
  • Oversee the creation and maintenance of choir lists and registration/withdrawal status.
  • Prepare and manage re-audition and new audition schedules.
  • Liaise with rehearsal and performance venues.
  • In consultation with the Main Choir Uniform Coordinator, manage uniform needs.
  • Attend regular staff meetings.
  • Other duties, as required.

Communications (40%)

  • Strategically manage and oversee all online properties including website and social media channels.
  • Create content for social media channels.
  • Design and implement a communication plan for all concerts.
  • Create and send regularly recurring email communications, including our monthly e-newsletter.
  • Maintain and update contact lists, including audiences, alumni and other stakeholders.
  • Identify opportunities to enhance the organization’s visibility in existing or new communities.
  • Design and/or liaise with designers on print and electronic marketing materials.
  • Compile and design concert programs.
  • Develop and manage a communication plan for our annual SingLoo! Fundraiser.
  • Assist with the preparation of grant applications.
Requirements:
  • University bachelor’s degree, diploma in Arts Administration or previous 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, choristers, parents 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, Constant Contact, Adobe CS, WordPress, social media platforms, and comfortable with learning how to use new software and technology tools.
  • Photography skills a significant asset.
What We Offer:

Now in its 44th season, the Toronto Children’s Chorus is recognized as one of the finest treble choirs in the world. The Chorus is committed to the enrichment of children’s lives through the discipline, teamwork, and unique camaraderie of fine choral singing. The unparalleled music education and life-changing opportunities to perform exceptional music in local, national, and international venues helps to promote the personal welfare, growth, and a portfolio of life skills that prepare children to become effective citizens. The TCC offers our team a relaxed, friendly workplace of administrative and artistic professionals, who are passionate about children, performance and music education. In addition, we offer:

  • Professional development opportunities 
  • Upgraded office systems to allow for flexible work options and connectivity 
  • Lieu days to compensate for periods that require additional hours (always discussed in advance)
  • A two-week vacation, plus an annual holiday office closure in December
  • Health benefits 
  • A complimentary ticket for all TCC-produced concerts

We welcome applicants who share these values and are enthusiastic about being part of a dynamic, non-profit organization with all the charms and challenges of charitable work!

To Apply:

The deadline to apply for this position is November 10, 2021. Interested and qualified applicants are asked to submit a cover letter and resume to:

Dominic Eboña

Director of Operations | dominic@torontochildrenschorus.com 

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

We thank everyone who takes the time and makes the effort to apply. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone inquiries please.

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.