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Who's hiring in Toronto? Google, Medieval Times and more...

Some of the more interesting employment opportunities we've spotted this week include:

Medieval Times is holding auditions to find a new king, lord chancellor and princess for its long running jousting and dinner show. The Exhibition Place venue wants capable actors in fit physical condition, and who can successfully improvise a scene should the situation call for it. All actors also need to be able to affect a believable British accent. Likewise, experience with horseback riding is a definite asset, though not required; Medieval Times will train capable candidates. Applications are due September 13, with auditions being held shortly thereafter.

Google Canada is adding an additional ad solutions engineer to its Toronto office. Working with the gTech Ads team, the person who takes on this role will be responsible for assisting a small group of advertising clients with their technical needs, as well as advising them on best practices when it comes to the Google ad platform. Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or related technical field, and three years of programing experience. Candidates with experience writing Java, Python or PHP will be prefered.

The Writers Guild of Canada is hiring an administrative assistant. The position involves helping the WGC’s executive director and executive assistant as needed, as well as overseeing other administrative duties like scheduling meetings and maintaining clear and thorough records. The organization is looking for someone with three years of administrative experience and the usual collection assortment of excellent writing and oral skills. The deadline to apply is this Friday, September 4.

Lastly, the MasterCard Foundation is hiring a research, evaluation and learning coordinator. Reporting to the organization’s director and deputy director, the individual that takes on this role will be relied upon to complete a variety of administrative duties, including answering calls and emails, coordinating travel arrangements and schedule meetings. MasterCard is looking for someone with two years of administrative experience, a proactive, positive attitude and an excellent sense for the details. Resumes should be submitted by September 25.

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