Join our team!

As part of the Canada Summer Jobs program, re:Naissance Opera is hiring a MARKETING ASSISTANT and a FUNDRAISING ORGANIZER for 8 weeks starting June 15th, 2020. To apply, please email your resume or CV to and include a short statement on your professional goals.


Dates: June 15 - Aug. 10

Remuneration: $15 / hr, 35 hours a week.

This candidate will have excellent written and verbal communication skills and proofreading skills. Studies in creative writing, fundraising and marketing are beneficial but not required. They will be comfortable working in Google Suite and in collaboration with the Executive Producer, the FUNDRAISING ORGANIZER will:

- Compile/update sponsorship materials and customize proposals from pre-existing team materials to generate institutional funding for re:Naissance Operas annual campaign, including support for unrestricted general operating, special projects, and event sponsorships.

- Serve as initial proof-reader for Institutional Partnership proposals and reports, developed by other team members.

- Generate select annual corporate membership renewals.

- Write production collateral (artist bios, opera descriptions, etc.) in collaboration with other members of the Development team.

-Write production specific post- performance stewardship letters.

-Coordinate networking events and prospecting performances in collaboration with other team members, including invitation mailing and response tracking, special event logistics, and event attendee follow up as assigned.

-Coordinate fulfillment of institutional sponsor agreements with donors/staff.

-Coordinate corporate discount ticket offers with marketing and ticket departments.

-Work as the first point person in all sponsorship listings, including production sponsorship listings.

-Collect, track, and archive all sponsorship materials for the season.

-Process VIP subscriptions, ticket exchanges, and single ticket requests through effective coordination with the Ticket department, as assigned.

-Provide general administrative support to supervisor and coworkers in the unit: coordinate and prepare proposal materials; respond to phone inquiries, type/proofread correspondence, order supplies, prepare fax/email/messenger items.

-Complete special projects, assist with department-wide special events throughout the season, and perform other duties, as assigned.


Dates: June 15 - Aug. 10

Remuneration: $15 / hr, 35 hours a week.

The candidate will have excellent verbal and written communication skills and be comfortable working with Google Suite, Facebook Pages, Instagram. Knowledge and experience with Wix (website builder) and TikTok are a plus. Studies in marketing and business management are an asset but not required. In collaboration with the executive producer and marketing manager, the MARKETING ASSISTANT will:

-Provide support for the Marketing Manager.

-Proactively manage schedules and prepare for meetings as directed .

-Work on short- and long-term Marketing initiatives.

-Liaise with other staff, departments, and agencies .

-Provide support in preparing data and presentations .

-Field department inquiries and serve as a central point of contact for correspondence and communication .

-Assist with events as requested .

-Coordinate department activities .

-Collaborate with marketing staff on various department activities including promotions, research, and events .

-Coordinate department calendars, meetings, presentations, functions and other activities .

-Generate a range of sales and customer reports .

Contribute to the development and maintenance of various customer surveys. .

-Assist the Director in spending analysis and budget projection .

-Accurately code and track department invoices .

-Other duties and projects as assigned.

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