Some of the more interesting employment opportunities we've spotted this week include:
Mealshare, the Vancouver-based non-profit which arrived in Toronto this past week, is looking for an individual to spearhead its operations in Ontario
. The role involves fostering new partnerships with local restaurants, as well as finding charities for the organization to partner and work with. Additionally, community outreach is a significant part of this role.
Several organizations are looking for candidates with social media and communications expertise.
First, is the Linden School, a non-profit organization devoted to meeting the learning needs of young girls. The school is looking for a well-rounded communications coordinator
to manage its social media channels—including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram—as well as its WordPress website. Those considering applying for this position should be aware that the school is looking for someone with design skills. Whoever takes on this role will be expected to take photos of the school's staff and students, as well as create visual ads in Adobe Illustrator.
Second, the Luminato Festival is hiring a director of communications
to manage all of the organization's internal and external messaging. The festival is looking for a candidate that has at least eight years of experience working at a public relations firm, company or non-profit organization. Additionally, they would like to hire someone that already has contacts within Toronto's major publications; those who have connections to national and international media outlets are preferred.
Speaking of Luminato, the festival is also in the process of searching for a new director of marketing.
This role involves creating sales and marketing materials that will help raise awareness of the festival both domestically and internationally. Those intending to apply for this position should have five years of experience working in the not-for-profit sector.
Another venerable local festival looking for help is the Toronto International Film Festival. They're seeking a director of visitor experience
. The person that takes on this role will be expected to oversee the organization's ticketing, retail and concessions services. The role also involves significant training and mentoring.
Finally, Arts Starts (an organization that pairs professional artists with local residents in an attempt to inspire community building projects) is hiring a part-time administrative manager
. Do you know of a job opportunity with an innovative company or organization? Let us know!