Programming and Venue Coordinator, Yukon Arts Centre


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Programming and Venue Coordinator – Yukon Arts Centre


The Programming and Venue Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that the programming and venue needs of Yukon Arts Centre and artists are satisfied (pre-event planning, event management including FOH duties, set-up/strike, technical requirements, post event follow up, rental and programming contracts).


1. Education/Experience:

Graduation from a recognized theatre technical programme (college or university) and one (1) year of basic arts administration experience (contracts, filing, cheque requisitions, hotel/travel booking).

An equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience may be considered. Or some experience similar to working in retail, theatre setting, tourism, front line work or project/event management as these skills are readily transferable to this position.

2. Knowledge:

  • Basic computer knowledge, in particularly in interfacing laptops and projection (PC and MAC)
  • Basic knowledge of recruitment and performance management principles and practices
  • Good working knowledge of all Box Office/Bar Software (Theatre Manager, Bar POS, etc.) and ticket scanners

3. Skills:

  • Basic theatre technician skills
  • Basic office administration skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Good customer service skills
  • Effective problem-solving-skills

4. Abilities:

  • Ability to work well with other technical staff and Yukon Arts Centre Staff.
  • Ability to work effectively with staff, partners and clients.
  • Ability to schedule casual employees and volunteers.


Status: Full Time, Flex Time, 40 hours per week – PSAC Bargaining Unit Position

Rate of Pay: $24.12/hour during six-month probation period, increasing to $25.10/hour upon completion of a successful probationary period.

Benefits: Access to benefit program after 3 months employment and staff RRSP matching program.

Application Deadline: December 20, 2021
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Email resume and cover letter to Michele Emslie at