Employment Opportunities

About the PuSh International Performing Arts Festival

PuSh is Vancouver’s mid-winter performing arts festival, presenting acclaimed local, national and international artists and their work. In a spirit of innovation, the PuSh Festival engages and enriches audiences with adventurous contemporary performance, while promoting cultural exchange and development. The PuSh Festival’s short history is one of rapid growth and success. PuSh has learnt how to make the most of limited resources, driven by a grassroots appreciation of how exceptional artists can change lives and change societies. 2014 Festival attendance topped 30,000, and PuSh Festival’s annual budget is $1.7 million.

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Audience Services Associate

Posted August 15, 2014

About the position

Reporting to the Audience Services Manager, the Audience Services Associate is responsible for courteous and efficient processing of PuSh Pass sales via pushfestival.ca, and the financial integrity of the Box Office.

This is a full-time, seasonal employment position.

Qualifications

  • The PuSh Festival office works on a Mac platform and uses FileMaker Pro as its database system; familiarity with Mac, FileMaker Pro and, at minimum, an intermediate level facility with Excel is preferred.
  • Minimum 3 years of previous Box Office related experience with the ability to multitask and think quickly on ones feet. Previous arts administration experience, Front of House experience, and/or experience with a not-for-profit highly recommended.
  • A self-starter who works well as part of a team but is able to work with little or no supervision at times.
  • Highly organized with excellent time management skills.
  • Superior customer services skills.
  • Friendly, personable and outgoing.

Applications

To apply for this position, please email your resume to search@pushfestival.ca with the subject line “Audience Services Associate” by 4pm Friday, August 29, 2014. In your cover letter, let  us know what excites you about the posting and tell us why the position at PuSh is the right step for you and your career. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Interviews will be scheduled for the week of September 1, 2014.

Desired start date will be September 15, 2014 and will terminate on or around February 21, 2015. PuSh is an equal opportunity employer.

Deadline: 4pm Friday, August 29, 2014

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Accessibility Program Coordinator

Posted August 15, 2014

About the position

Reporting directly to the Audience Services Manager, the Accessibility Program Coordinator is responsible for managing all the elements of the ticket accessibility program and other related tasks as required.

This is a full-time, seasonal employment position.

Qualifications

  • The PuSh Festival office works on a Mac platform and uses FileMaker Pro as its database system; familiarity with Mac, FileMaker Pro and, at minimum, an intermediate level facility with Excel is preferred.
  • Minimum 3 years of previous Box Office related experience with the ability to multitask and think quickly on ones feet. Previous arts administration experience, Front of House experience, and/or experience with a not-for-profit highly recommended.
  • A self-starter who works well as part of a team but is able to work with little or no supervision at times.
  • Highly organized with excellent time management skills.
  • Superior customer services skills.
  • Friendly, personable and outgoing.

Applications

To apply for this position, please email your resume to search@pushfestival.ca with the subject line “Accessibility Program Coordinator” by 4pm Friday, September 12, 2014. In your cover letter, let us know what excites you about the posting and tell us why the position at PuSh is the right step for you and your career. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Interviews will be scheduled for the week of September 15, 2014.

Desired start date will be October 6, 2014 and will terminate on or around March 13, 2015. PuSh is an equal opportunity employer.

Deadline: 4pm Friday, September 12, 2014

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