Resume

EDWARD (NED) LOACH

WORK EXPERIENCE

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.

Summer 2008
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.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

2012
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.

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

2008
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.

2006, 2007
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.

EDUCATION

2009
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.

2008
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.

2004
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

COMPUTER APPLICATIONS
•    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.

SKILLS
•    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.

REFERENCES
•    Available upon request.

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