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Arts and Heritage Facilitator

Closes on Thursday, July 07, 2022
Canadian National Exhibition
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Internship
Organization Name
Canadian National Exhibition
Job Title
Arts & Heritage Facilitator
Job Type
Internship
Location
210 Princes’ Blvd, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Posting Date
06/22/2022
Application Deadline
07/07/2022
Job Start Date (Expected):
08/19/2022
Compensation
0
Target Audience
  • Current Students
  • Recent Graduates
  • 0–5 Years of Experience
Job Category
  • Archives
  • Knowledge Management
  • Library – Academic
  • Library – Public
  • Library – Special
  • Museums
  • Records Management
Job Description
Looking for a summer job that’s fun, by the waterfront and gets you access to one of Toronto’s most iconic events? Come join our team at the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE)!

The CNE, often affectionately referred to as The Ex, is Canada’s largest community event and one of the top ten agricultural fairs in North America. With something for everyone, our event offers a wide variety of attractions and interactive entertainment experiences including: concerts, midway rides and games, shopping, exhibits, tech and gaming hubs, food and wacky treats!

The CNE fair is a cherished tradition, attracting approximately 1.5 million visitors annually over the course of its 18-day run. Be a part of this summer tradition and help us inspire Canadians and create memories.

MAJOR ACTIVITIES:
• Advanced customer service
• Problem solving skills
• Provide information to guests about the CNE and the installed exhibit in an enthusiastic and informative manner
• Actively look for ways to engage guests
• Ensure the gallery area is properly maintained and presentable at all times
• Identify and deescalate situations requiring attention to appropriate personnel
• Answer basic questions from guests regarding programming, attractions, facilities and services
• Protect the art from direct contact with the public

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Available to work all 18 days of the fair (August 19 – September 5, 2022), including evenings and weekends
• Interest in photography, and digital art is strongly encouraged
• Previous customer service or museum/gallery experience is required
• Able to attend Mandatory Orientation and Job Specific Training Sessions
• Problem solving skills in addition to advanced customer service interaction

SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES:
• Mature, reliable and responsible
• Excellent Public Speaking and Problem Solving Skills
• Friendly Disposition
• Good Judgment
• Able to work with minimal supervision
• Advanced customer service
• Excellent communication skills

SPECIAL CONDITIONS:
• Ability to stand for extended periods of time
• Must be comfortable with crowds
• Please note there will be flashing lights, moving images and loud noises
• Low light environment
• Potential light and auditory sensitivities
• Please provide a cover letter with your application

All Applicants Please Provide 3-References at Interview

Please include the public link to your posting if available
https://jobs.lever.co/theex/7564b13c-25ca-4580-b6bb-a672242776a6
Application Process
https://jobs.lever.co/theex/7564b13c-25ca-4580-b6bb-a672242776a6