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Job Opportunity: Accessibility Project Manager

We’re Hiring!

Eastern Front Theatre (EFT) is looking for a Project Manager for Phase Three of the Accessibility Project: Venue Audits.

The Accessibility Project is an initiative created to discover and reduce the barriers faced by underrepresented artists and audiences in accessing performing arts in Nova Scotia. For Phase Three of the project, we will be creating a standardized venue accessibility audit system for performing arts venues. Once the audit and methodology are complete, we will be piloting the audit system on a priority list of venues from our partners, Nocturne and Halifax Fringe.

The Project Manager will facilitate all aspects and execution of the project according to the timeline, and will be actively involved in every step, including, but not limited to:

  • Recruit and hire Community Consultants

  • Conduct research and compile results

  • Work collaboratively with Community Consultants to create audit, methodology, reporting, and project sustainability

  • Recruit and hire auditors with lived experience

  • Plan and execute a public awareness campaign

  • Reach out to venues to determine participants

  • Schedule audits and audit teams

  • Track payroll for consultants and audit teams

  • Distribute results and reports as audits are completed

  • Write and submit funding applications, if necessary

  • Collect feedback from partners, audit teams, venues, consultants to measure success/impact

  • Assist EFT Staff with Grant Final Report

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Able to work independently and set own deadlines

  • Effective interpersonal skills

  • Strong written communication

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Comfort with software like Zoom,, Google Suite, etc.

  • Experience managing people

  • Personal interest in the initiative is strongly encouraged

This contract is approximately one year that will run from the date of hiring to January 30, 2025. Compensation is $30/hr and we’re looking at around 260 hours spread out over the course of the year, with most of the hours occurring in the first few months. The majority of the hours will be able to be completed remotely. This contract is based in Dartmouth/Punamu’kwati’jk but is open to residents of Nova Scotia.

For this position, we will be prioritizing qualified candidates who self-identify from traditionally underrepresented communities. If you need accommodation at any stage of the application process, please do not hesitate to make a request.

Interested candidates should send a letter and resume that clearly demonstrate their interest and qualifications, to:

Elsa Pihl, General Manager

Application Deadline: Friday, December 8, 2023

We thank all applicants in advance, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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