SUPERVISOR, HALL RENTALS
Competition Number: J1023-1126
Department: Popular Music & Variety
Status: Full-Time, Term
Hours: Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (35 hours per week),
days, evenings, weekends, and holidays)
Annual/hourly salary: $61,200 – $76,500 (position with benefits and pension plan)
Closing date: December 10, 2023
Introducing the National Arts Centre
The National Arts Centre (NAC) is Canada’s bilingual, multi-disciplinary home for the performing arts. The NAC presents, creates, produces, and co-produces performing arts programming in various streams—the NAC Orchestra, Dance, English Theatre, French Theatre, Indigenous Theatre, and Popular Music and Variety—and nurtures the next generation of audiences and artists from across Canada. The NAC is located on the traditional, unceded, unsurrendered territory of the Anishinabe Algonquin Nation.
At the National Arts Centre, we believe the performing arts are vital to the human experience. A house of dreams for the Canadian performing arts, we work with artists and arts organizations from across this land to revitalize our sector.
Curious to learn more? Read our 2023-2026 Strategic Plan, The Journey Ahead.
Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, Anti-Racism and Accessibility
We are on a journey, committed to ensuring that equity, diversity, inclusion, accessibility, anti-racism and reconciliation with Indigenous peoples will guide our actions.
The NAC welcomes applications from candidates who can help us meet our vision, and contribute to the diversity of lived experiences, perspectives, and approaches. When you join the NAC, you will be part of an inclusive community working hard to dismantle barriers to employees’ well-being, access, potential, and success. The NAC actively seeks candidates who identify as women, Indigenous, Black, Persons of Colour (IBPoC), members of 2SLGBTQIA+ communities, and people with disabilities. We encourage you to self-identify in the recruitment process.
Reporting to the Producer, Popular Music & Variety, the Supervisor, Hall Rentals, is responsible for the creation and execution of all rental contracts, managing financial settlements with rental clients, and providing all front facing service on behalf of the NAC to prospective new clients and select current clients that includes but is not limited to liaising with box office, merchandise sales, security, front of house teams, and VIP services. While the Supervisor often directs an event-based and/or contract team, they predominantly work independently, with a small team, and are self-directed.
• Manage all contracting for all performance rentals at the NAC;
• Respond to all new inquiries from prospective performance hall clients;
• Provide financial support to rental clients including final settlement reporting and invoicing;
• Work with other internal teams to provide the best service to our performance rentals including services through box office, security, front of house, marketing, and production;
• Provide in-person, on-site support to performance rentals during events;
• Target new and prospective performance hall rental clients in the NCR and strategize with the Producer to secure new clients;
• Target new opportunities for the rentals department to diversify its revenue streams with current clients;
• Support the overall rentals division as required;
• Supervise duties of a small team of contract show coordinators when required by the size of the show or event. These show coordinators report to the Producer, PMV.
• Must have at least two (2) years in a similar position that could include Event Management or Producing or B2B sales;
• Fluency in both official languages is required.
• Advance computer software knowledge including MS Office;
• Understanding of basic financial statements and strong skills working with Excel;
• Basic understanding of contracts;
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to interact effectively with guests and employees;
• Good organizational skills, initiative and autonomy in a fast-paced environment;
• Ability to work well independently with little supervision;
• Knowledge of the National Capital region community organizations and key stakeholders;
• General understanding of executing and planning performing arts, music, and public events;
• Experience in sales will be considered an asset;
• Experience working with a unionized environment will be considered an asset;
• Ability to work within an irregular schedule to meet business needs (evenings, weekends and statutory holidays);
• Physical work will be required (setup of tables, chairs, signage, etc);
• Must be able to lift up to 30 lb on a regular basis;
• Must be able to exert well-paced mobility for up to 8 hours.
Who can apply:
Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens.
As part of NAC’s interview process, in-person interviews may be required. Please ensure to have the most up-to-date information on your résumé including your current email address.
The National Arts Centre (NAC) is committed to inclusive employee recruitment and selection. The NAC welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. If you require accommodation during the selection process, please inform us as soon as possible and we will make every effort to fulfill your accommodation request.
The successful candidate will be required to provide the original or a certified true copy of their education credentials as appropriate, along with proof of a valid Background Check as a condition of employment.
While we appreciate all applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted by us.
How to apply:
Please submit your cover letter and résumé online through the “Career Opportunities” section of our website at https://nac-cna.ca/en/careers.
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