Business Development Coordinator, Anvil Centre Theatre


City of New Westminster


Oct. 1, 2016

Organization Description: 

Located at the centre of Metro Vancouver, the City of New Westminster delivers a broad spectrum of urban services to over 66,000 residents. We have earned a proud reputation for civic leadership, service delivery and outstanding employee relations.


Job Description: 

Great City, Great Work, Great Future!

Business Development Coordinator, Anvil Centre Theatre

DEPARTMENT: Anvil Centre
STATUS: Temporary Full-time (2 Year Term) 
UNION: Exempt
HOURS OF WORK: 37.5 hours per week (Non-standard work hours as required)
SALARY: $60,755 to $67,036 annually (plus benefits)


The City of New Westminster has earned a proud reputation for civic leadership, service delivery and outstanding employee relations. We offer our employees great work-life balance; competitive salaries and benefit plans (including pension); education and training opportunities; and challenging and rewarding work. 
A 2-year temporary full-time opportunity exists within Anvil Centre, the showpiece civic facility located in the heart of downtown New Westminster. We are in search of an experienced sales, booking and marketing professional with a solid background in a similar role within the cultural, performing arts, entertainment arena. You are well connected in the arts and entertainment industry and have a solid background in booking venues, facility rental practices, marketing, preparing proposals and sales contracts for cultural venues within the performing arts industry. You are a savvy sales & marketing professional with the talent to build solid and long lasting business relationships. You have the proven ability to cultivate new business as well as maintaining existing business. You are well versed in the Ungerboeck event booking management system, setting up client account and booking of production and other theatre events. In this temporary position, you will also be responsible for the creation of proposals and contracts for various productions and theatre events that reflect guest expectations and to support improved revenue capture. You have a solid understanding of theatre and event logistics, including but not limited to theatre technical requirements, A/V requirements; theatre conversions i.e. set-up/take down of events/productions and the timing considerations related to these activities; catering requirements and ability to provide price quotes to clients for all of these related production and event charges. You will also provide sales support to Conference Services as required. You will maintain seamless communication with the Anvil Centre team to ensure accurate and complete access of all key documents, correspondence and business records. You have a proven ability to maintain highest level of professionalism in activities, personal presentation and representation. This temporary opportunity may have the future potential to become a permanent position. If the position description sounds like you, and you are ready to take on this exciting challenge, we would love to hear from you.


• Grade 12 completion supplemented by post-secondary education, preferably a degree / diploma in a related discipline. Minimum 2 to 5 years of experience in the arts and theatre facility or the event/performing arts industry, specifically in the theatre sales & booking and operations process.
• Proven skill set in professional sales & marketing, ideally in the performing arts industry. 
• In-depth working knowledge of the performing arts and entertainment industry, facility rental practices and event/production management.
• Prior experience in the performing arts industry which includes but not limited to arts, theatre and music.
• Ideally you are well connected in the fields of Theatre, Music, Comedy and Film.
• Knowledge of Social Media and ability to provide support when required.
• Superior customer service and relationship building skills. 
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal. 
• Highly self-motivated with the ability to work independently and within a team setting. 
• Proficient in use of computers, with working knowledge of MS Office, Windows, and preferred knowledge of the Ungerboeck event booking management system.
• Ability to work non-standard work hours as required.
• Valid driver’s license for the province of British Columbia.
• Ability to pass a Police Information Check.

How to Apply: 

If you want to be part of a diverse organization committed to service, innovation and excellence, we want to hear from you!
Apply by sending your resume quoting competition #16-82, by October 1, 2016 to the Human Resources Department, City of New Westminster, 511 Royal Avenue, New Westminster, BC, V3L 1H9, Fax: (604)527-4619 or e-mail to

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

The City of New Westminster is committed to employment equity.
We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals


SALARY: $60,755 to $67,036 annually (plus benefits)

Contact Name: Human Resources Department City of New Westminster
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: (604) 527-4605

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