Job Posting 84431

Project Manager
The AFC
Work From Home - From Anywhere
Anywhere
closes in 65 days (Wed, 31 Aug)
full time  •  $34.00 - $38.00 / hour

CANADA PERFORMING ARTS WORKERS’ RESILIENCE FUND (CPAWRF) PROJECT

JOB POSTING 

The AFC is the lifeline for Canada’s entertainment industry, helping Canadian entertainment professionals maintain their health, dignity and ability to work when they are at their most vulnerable due to injury, illness or other personal hardship. Our Emergency Financial Aid program has delivered more than $2 million to help people meet their basic needs since March 2020.

The AFC is an encouraging, respectful, and collegial workplace where we take pride in our work and live the organization’s values. These positions offer the opportunity for meaningful community service within a collaborative and supportive team.

The Government of Canada, through the Department of Canadian Heritage, recently announced the Canada Performing Arts Workers’ Resilience Fund (CPAWRF), a $60 million fund to assist organizations to provide programs to improve the economic, career, and personal circumstances of independent and self-employed workers in the live performance sector whose work opportunities continue to be impacted by the pandemic. The AFC has received funding that will allow us to deliver direct financial assistance to approximately 7,000 individual performers, technicians, and other industry members. We are seeking program staff with excellent communication skills, a passion for supporting the performing arts, and a dedication to serving community members with compassion and dignity.

Technical requirements: Reliable internet access is required, and some physical privacy is needed for client calls and sensitive discussions, and to store confidential material. A separate fee will be paid to compensate for the use of personal computers (must be equipped with a microphone or a headset), and internet.

Title: Project Manager

Hours: Full-time (40 hours/week)

Contract Dates: ASAP - March 31, 2023 (with possible extensions to June 30th, 2023)

Salary range: $34-$38/hour

Number of positions available: 1

 

Responsibilities:

The Project Manager will assist the Project Director on the startup, launch, implementation and wrap up of this new initiative. This position will coordinate multiple facets of this project. As this is a new project, the duties and responsibilities may change and vary as the project evolves, and would include, but not be limited to:

  • Provide project support from project startup and implementation through wrap-up
  • Maintain documentation of program systems and processes and liaise with staff members, partners, and third parties to respond to any issues 
  • With external support, maintain and troubleshoot project systems and processes
  • Provide point of contact for vendors and suppliers
  • Assist Project Director to:
    • Coordinate project resources and staff
    • Maintain integrity of financial controls and systems
    • Ensure proper financial records and other key documentation are maintained
    • Create and provide reports on program and financial activity as required 
    • Work with accountant and auditor to ensure completion of successful audit for project fiscal year-end
  • Ensure project team has operational infrastructure, IT and tools required for their jobs
  • Ensure prompt and accurate delivery of payments by implementing and overseeing regular reports of successful applicants from the application database to our payment partner
  • Ensure project is conducted according to schedule

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of project management experience or equivalent coordination roles
  • Proficient with remote work solutions (Microsoft Teams and Office 365)
  • Database skills (data entry, reporting) 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, comfortable coordinating across teams/organizations
  • Administrative experience, basic finance experience (coordinating documents, maintaining budget documents, creating basic reports), high level of accuracy and detail with data
  • Strong, proactive organizational skills and ability to take initiative and work independently within project parameters
  • Strong communication skills (spoken and written); French proficiency is an asset
  • Working knowledge of and/or experience in the Canadian live performance sector is an asset

This is a multi-position posting. Please read the information for each position and see the How To Apply section to access our Job Application Portal.  

There is no application deadline. Submissions will be reviewed on a rolling basis, with some positions starting right away. You are welcome to apply to multiple positions with one application.

All positions are remote, and hours and contract lengths vary; please see below for more information. All candidates must be currently eligible to work in Canada for all employers.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Submit all applications via our Job Application Portal

All applications are confidential. 

The AFC invites applications from qualified individuals in all regions of Canada. Applications from members of racialized groups, Indigenous persons and other equity-deserving groups are encouraged for these positions. There is an opportunity for voluntary self-identification in the Job Application Portal. We invite you to share any important identities you hold that shape your identity/experience in a way you would like known by The AFC.  

The AFC is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals and welcomes and encourages applicants with disabilities. Reasonable accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please reach out to , and a staff member will be in touch. 

 

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