Job Opportunity | Audience Development Seasonal Part Time Staff

Would you like to play a meaningful role with North America’s leading classical repertory theatre? At the Stratford Festival, we attract the world’s finest talent, offering a unique experience for staff, artists, and actors alike. If you would like to be a part of this exciting organization, we are looking for someone to fill the role of…

Audience Development Seasonal Part Time Staff (up to 25 hrs per week)

As one of the primary points of contact for our patrons, you’ll play an essential role in establishing and developing the relationship between the Stratford Festival and its patrons. Using strong sales experience you will promote customer loyalty and confidence. The primary function in your outbound capacity is soliciting for the sale of tickets or membership, cross selling and upselling and selling related items over the phone. Your strong sales skills are supported by service that is efficient, enthusiastic and professional.

Successful candidates will possess superior telephone communication, sales skills, interpersonal and problem-solving skills. Applicants should also have strong computer skills.  Previous work experience in sales and service is strongly recommended. A passion for theatre is a distinct advantage.

These seasonal positions will begin on July 2, 2013. Hours of work will be primarily 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Monday – Thursday.

Please apply with cover letter and resume by June 12, 2013 to:

Human Resources, 55 Queen Street, Stratford, Ontario, N5A 6V2 • Fax: 519.271.0626 resumes@stratfordfestival.ca (subject line: Audience Development)

We recognize that diversity in our workplace, in our audiences and on our stages, fosters a rich and creative environment. We are actively engaged in building a more diverse workforce and encourage all qualified applicants to apply. While all responses are appreciated and will be kept in strictest confidence, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

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