Driftwood Theatre is looking for a producer to work with us in presenting our 2020 Bard’s Bus Tour in communities across Ontario
The Bard’s Bus Tour is an annual summer Ontario tradition, touring to outdoor venues in communities across the province for 25 years.
Reporting to the Artistic Director, the Producer assumes principle responsibility for the supervision and completion of all production, marketing and public relations, volunteer, outreach and front of house aspects for the season in keeping with the Company’s artistic vision, mandate and production budgets. The Producer acts as primary liaison between Driftwood Theatre and over 25 presenting partners across the province.
The successful candidate will have: at least two years of related work experience including producing or management; a high degree of professionalism and time management skills; the ability to build positive and respectful relationships with a variety of organizational partners; the ability to communicate effectively and work productively with artists, theatrical staff and volunteers; and most importantly will demonstrate grace under pressure.
This position offers the flexibility of home-based work with bi-weekly meetings in Toronto, Ontario. The Producer is required to be in Toronto during the two weeks leading up to opening (late June, early July).
Driftwood Theatre is dedicated to reflecting Canada’s rich diversity on and off stage in all of its work. Equity-seeking individuals of all backgrounds regardless of age, ethno-cultural identity or gender are encouraged to apply.
Contract dates: May 18 – August 30, 2020 (15 weeks consecutive, full time) + 35 hours flextime on outside ends of the contract
Candidates are invited to make application by sending a brief cover letter and resume (as one pdf file) by email to Artistic Director, Jeremy Smith (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Application deadline: February 15, 2020