Birthday Party Host

Date Posted: Sep 10, 2019
Application Deadline: Sep 21, 2019

Salary Range: Other
Province: Ontario
Region: Peel Region
City: Mississauga
Employee Benefits: N/A
Organization's Field/Discipline: The Arts
Job's focus: Creative & Administrative
Job Type: Part-time
Career Level: Entry level/ intern

Organization Description

Living Arts Centre

The Living Arts Centre is a not-for-profit, charitable organization that operates the premiere arts and culture facility located in the heart of Mississauga, Canada’s sixth largest city.  Dedicated to being a place for global engagement in the arts, the Centre houses a stunning landmark atrium, three presentation ready theatres, seven professional craft studios, and an attractive in-house restaurant and burgeoning catering operation.   In its 21st year of operation, with a mission to promote Arts for Life, the Centre plays host to hundreds of performing arts, educational, community, and corporate events and activities each year. The Living Arts Centre is a dynamic and accessible gathering place for creativity that welcomes more than 400,000 discerning and culturally diverse visitors annually.



Job Description

The Centre is seeking a creative, dynamic, and talented individual to join the Studio Arts team. The selected candidate will serve as the host for birthday party clients, providing an exceptional visitor experience for all party guests.  The ideal candidate has experience working with children, proven problem solving abilities, and exceptional customer service skills.  For more information regarding our programs, please visit our website at www.livingartscentre.ca.

Responsibilities
  • Ensure directional signage and banners are placed prior to clients arrival
  • Ensure that studio and party room is set up and ready for event
  • Greet client and direct them to programming studio and party room
  • Help client as required to set up party room
  • Help Art Instructor as required to setup and cleanup workshop space
  • Support Art Instructor as required to facilitate workshop
  • Direct group to party room after workshop is complete
  • Facilitate the ordering, receiving and payment of pizza as required
  • Represent the Living Arts Centre with adept customer service
  • Work within the policies and procedures set out by the Centre


Requirements:

Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 2 years of customer service
  • Minimum of 1 year experience working with children
  • Must be flexible and capable of multi-tasking with strong problem solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills 


Additional Info:

This is a part-time casual contract position requiring the successful candidate to work evenings and weekends as required by the Centre.
 
The Living Arts Centre is an Equal Opportunity Employer and operates in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code.  If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, we ask you to please inform Living Arts Centre staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.
 

How to Apply:

Qualified candidates must submit a cover letter and resume by Saturday September 21, 2019 to Katie Pennie, Acting Supervisor of Camps & Specialty Programs by email at: katie.pennie@livingarts.on.ca. Please include the title of the position in the subject line.  
 
We thank all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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