Call for On Cue Creative Administrator

by On Cue Performance Hub

July 9, 2024 in Industry News

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
POSITION(S): Creative Administrator(s)
Deadline: July 31, 2024

On Cue Performance Hub is Regina’s newest non-profit organization in the performing arts. Its mission is to strengthen Regina’s performing arts community, afford greater public access to the full range of performing art forms, and increase the career viability of performing artists. It is committed to programming and practices that raise up emerging artists and artists from marginalized communities (Indigenous peoples, newcomers, people of color, Deaf, disabled, LGBTQ2SP+ people) by providing them with space on Regina stages. For more information see our website at oncueregina.ca.

On Cue Performance Hub is looking for a Creative Administrator who will be contracted as the full-time chief administrator for the organization. Alternatively, On Cue will consider hiring two part-time contracted employees charged with carrying out the following responsibilities and working with the OCPH Steering Committee of artists to realize the organization’s mission, objectives, and vision. This person or persons will be resident in Regina, and in their planning and day to day efforts, they will embrace and advance On Cue’s values and aspirations for Regina’s performing arts community and its contribution to the broader community.

Responsibilities: 

  • Manage day-to-day operations;
  • Advise the Steering Committee and subcommittees regarding initiatives and policies;
  • Participate in committee meetings and provide regular written reports;
  • Support and mentor On Cue artists and companies;
  • Implement and oversee communications, promotions, and marketing strategies (including the website, box office, merchandising and on demand components)
  • Cultivate an ongoing relationship with sponsors;
  • Oversee the organization's finances and liaise with the Chair and Treasurer to develop annual budgets, provide regular financial reports, secure annual audited statements, and monitor and report on grant and sponsorship funding;
  • In consultation with the Steering Committee, plan and oversee OCPH’s annual programming;
  • Develop and secure contracts and memoranda of agreement with artists and companies supported by OCPH;
  • Hire, contract, and supervise staff, contract personnel, and interns;
  • Work with the Executive to secure private as well as public funding at municipal, provincial, and national levels;
  • With the Steering Committee, cultivate a network of volunteers and supporters, organizational and agency partners and good working relationships with venues and others integral to On Cue’s community;
  • Create a safe, respectful, and supportive creative and work environment that represents the values of the organization;
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Steering Committee.

Qualifications:

On Cue aspires to create a mentorship environment in which our Creative Administrator(s) is supported in acquiring the skills and experience that will empower them to not only lead our organization but also become a leader in our performing arts community. We recognize that candidates may not already have all of the following qualifications, but ideally they will have:

  • An undergraduate degree, preferably in a discipline associated with the performing arts;
  • Experience in one or more areas associated with the production of a performing art form;
  • Experience in the management of a non-profit arts organization;
  • Experience working within a non-profit governance structure;
  • Strong verbal, writing and electronic communications skills and experience;
  • Demonstrated experience in managing websites, box office sales, merchandizing and materials for on demand release;
  • Creative skills such as graphic design (for websites, merchandize, signs and brochures), video editing, etc;
  • Fundraising experience such as creating grant applications, soliciting sponsorships, and securing private donations;
  • Experience with financial management, including related electronic management programs;
  • Experience in preparing formal contracts and memoranda of agreement as well as management of contracted artists, technicians or other personnel;
  • Familiarity with Regina’s performing arts community.

On Cue Performance Hub strongly encourages applications from individuals who self-identify with any of the following priority groups: Indigenous peoples, people of colour, newcomers, 2SLGBTQIA+, Deaf, disabled, age or gender diverse communities.

Timelines:

Interviews of short-listed candidates will take place in August with the successful candidate or candidates ideally taking up their position or positions in September 2024.

Compensation:

This posting is for a contracted position or positions, possibly renewable. Remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications and responsibilities assumed, within the limitations of available grant funding. 

To Apply:

Send a letter detailing your interest in undertaking the duties listed above as well as your relevant qualifications in word or pdf format. The letter should be received no later than July 31, 2024 and accompanied by a detailed CV and contact information for three individuals who have agreed to serve as references, also in word or pdf format. Shortlisted candidates may be asked to provide additional materials and participate in an interview. Send all materials electronically to the attention of:

Mary Blackstone, Chair
Steering Committee 
On Cue Performance Hub
chair@oncueregina.ca

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