EDWARD (NED) LOACH
June 2013 – Present
Sheridan College, Oakville, Ontario
• Academic Portfolio Administrator for Sheridan College in the Performing and Visual Arts Department. Assist with management of 7 programs with the Associate Dean.
January 2012 – February 2014
360 Screenings, Toronto, Ontario
• Artistic Producer / Co-Founder for 360 Screenings, Toronto’s first immersive cinama event. www.360Screenings.com
April 2011 – April 2012
Soulpepper Theatre Company, Toronto, Ontario
• Development Special Events Coordinator for Soulpepper Theatre Company, a theatre company dedicated to presenting the greatest stories with Canadian interpretations.
• The creation of an annual events plan and critical path.
• Planning and organizing donor events, including; Opening Night receptions, guided New York Theatre weekends, Cabaret Salons, and various other donor events.
• Coordinating Corporate evenings.
• Leading the organization of major annual fundraising events for Soulpepper and/or the Young Centre.
• Maintaining event related budgets.
• Developing event related promotional materials and invitations.
• Tracking event-related activity in the Tessitura database.
January 2011 – April 2011
Soulpepper Theatre Company, Toronto, Ontario
• Associate Producer for Soulpepper Theatre Company, a theatre company dedicated to presenting the greatest stories with Canadian interpretations.
• Coordinate contracting including issuing, monitoring and liaising with Equity
• Coordinate all scheduling for the performing company, academy program and Associate Artists.
• Oversee all travel and accommodation requests and booking for non resident artists.
• Ensure accurate and timely communication between all artistic and administrative divisions of the company.
• Collaborate with the Development Department as the Producer for fundraising events.
July 2010 – November 2010
M. Rubinoff Productions Inc., Toronto, Ontario
• Company Manager of Love, Loss, and What I Wore, the Toronto production of the Off-Broadway theatrical hit.
• Attend all performances as the Producer’s representative.
• Liaise with the Production Stage Manager regarding talent, technical and theatre matters and needs.
• Liaise with Theatre personnel.
• Liaise with Canadian Actors’ Equity Association.
• Maintain box office reports.
• Maintain budget and financial records.
• Coordinate travel and accommodation for talent and creative.
• Coordinate house seat requests.
• Maintain and distribute payroll.
January 2010 – July 2010
The Freud Museum, London, United Kingdom
• Fulfilled the position of Finance/Office Administrator at The Freud Museum, a museum that celebrates the life and work of Sigmund Freud.
• Developed the Museum’s social media presence by regulating Twitter, Facebook and online tourism resource accounts.
• Wrote HTML e-newsletter to Museum’s 5000+ subscribe list.
• Initiated redesigns to the website, and kept its content up to date.
• Managed all income to the shop, processing it from the till to the bank.
• Processed invoices and cheques to suppliers, clients, and customers.
• Provided IT support to all systems and the network.
January 2009 – September 2009
The Talent House, Toronto, Ontario
• Posted as the Theatre Department Assistant and Personal Assistant to the President, at The Talent House, Canada’s largest talent agency.
• Negotiated and processed contracts.
• Inputted client contract fee information into FileMaker Database.
• Contacted clients regarding auditions.
• Frequent professional communication with clients, arts managers (national and international), and public.
• Organized meetings, took notes, and relayed important information to appropriate members.
• Compiled large headshot/résumé submissions for auditions.
• Reconciled databases and updated résumés on web resources.
Sept 2008 – Dec 2008
Smile Theatre, Toronto, Ontario
• Interned at Smile Theatre, a theatre company devoted to bringing original Canadian musical theatre productions to senior homes and hospitals.
• Managed the individual and corporate donations.
• Provided customer support to venue contacts, donors, and public.
• Provided reliable support to the General Manager.
Canadian Opera Company, Toronto, Ontario
• Development Department Administrator for the Canadian Opera Company.
• Maintained and updated donor profiles on company databases.
• Researched prospective donors and developed a record to which the company can refer.
• Managed multiple requests and tasks from coworkers on critical deadlines.
2000 – 2004
Loach Engineering, Toronto, Ontario
• Filed documents, made bank deposits, and performed clerical duties for Loach Engineering Inc.
Commercial Theatre Institute, New York City, USA
• Three day intensive on producing, co-producing, or investing in the commercial theatre – Broadway, Off-Broadway, Touring Broadway, and elsewhere.
• Topics included: Creative Development, Production Budget Analysis, Legal Aspects of Producing, Marketing, Promotions, and Press.
Luminato, Toronto, Ontario
• Team Leader for one of Canada’s largest arts festivals, and festival representative at area.
• Managed a large group of volunteers at The Harbourfront location.
• Resolved frequent spontaneous customer concerns and emergencies.
• Liaised with the Head Office regarding overall status of my location.
Toronto International Film Festival, Toronto, Ontario
• Managed the volume of ticket holders to the Varsity Theatre (one of the busier venues) ensuring that capacity is not exceeded.
• Upheld a high level of excellence while solving customer concerns.
• Provided safety precautions during screening of films.
2004 – 2006
Toronto Youth Wind Orchestra, Toronto, Ontario
• Played 1st trombone in “Canada’s premiere youth ensemble” which is comprised of high-school and university students from Toronto and surrounding area. In May of 2006, this ensemble toured to Carnegie Hall, New York.
June 20 – July 7, 2003
Round Square Scottish Nature Reserve, Scotland, UK
• Participated in a work project in Forfar, Scotland with other students from around the world. Successfully built a stone wall, a foot path through a forest and a bird-hide.
Humber College, Toronto, Ontario
• Graduated with Honour’s Standing from Humber College’s “Arts Administration – Cultural Management” Post-Graduate Program.
• It provides students with the equivalent of 3 years of work experience.
• Courses included: Finance in the Arts, Fundraising, Corporate Sponsorship, Marketing, Computer Database Applications, Special Events Management, Human Resources, Public Relations, Strategic Planning, Contract & Labour Law, and Proposal Development.
University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
• Completed the Bachelor of Music Education degree at the Faculty of Music, majoring in trombone.
• Courses included: Music in a Cultural Perspective, Business of Music, World Music, Music Education Seminars, and Computer Applications for Music Processing.
Lakefield College School, Lakefield, Ontario
• Completed Grade 12 spring of 2004, studying Calculus, English, Physics, Biology, Chemistry and Music
• Lakefield emphasises computer technology and outdoor education
• High proficiency with all Microsoft Office programs.
• Compatible with both MAC and PC platforms.
• Editing: sound editing, video editing, web editing.
• Database: Act!, Raisers Edge, FileMaker Pro, Actinic & EPOS.
• Accounting: Simply Accounting, Income Manager.
• Ability to process financial documents: Balance Sheets, Income Statements and Cash-Flows.
• Smart Serve, G-Driving license, Grade VII RCMT Trombone, Grade II RCMT Theory, PADI SCUBA certification.
• Available upon request.