Urban Ink uplifts Indigenous and diverse voices through live performance. Based in Vancouver, we work locally and nationally and are recognized for our impactful, large scale theatre productions. Urban Ink is invested in making Indigenous and culturally diverse artistic work. We are committed to attracting diverse team members who reflect the communities in which we live and work.
We are hiring a Producer. The Producer will lead the delivery of the artistic program, administer the creation of new works, plan and assess future projects, and manage touring. The successful candidate is a great project manager with at least three years of theatrical producing experience. Responsibilities include:
Planning and Logistics: Ensures that operational support is in place for productions, auditions and workshops; secures rehearsal and performance spaces; plans tours. Works closely with the Production Manager to determine and meet the necessary supports and special needs of each production.
Budgeting: Works closely with the Managing Director and Artistic Director to develop production budgets; monitors monthly financial updates to the production budgets; oversees production payrolls and payables and maintains a payment schedule.
Contract Management: Negotiates and issues contracts for artists, designers and production personnel; liaises with artistic, technical, production, and other team members for full delivery of projects; fosters and maintains a positive working relationship with Professional Association of Canadian Theatres (PACT), Canadian Actor’s Equity Association (CAEA), Associated Designers of Canada (ADC) and Playwrights Guild Canada (PGC); ensures the standards of the above associations are met and adhered to by Urban Ink.
Our ideal candidate is calm, organized, efficient and fun to work with. Has a producing track record, great people management and communication skills and a demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects on time and on budget.
Compensation: This is a full-time employment position beginning September 2019. The annual salary is $45,000 and includes extended health and dental benefits.
To apply: Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your resume and a letter explaining why you would be a great fit for this position and our organization. We will hire the right person when we meet them, so apply now! We thank all applicants, but we only have capacity to contact those selected for an interview.
We acknowledge our place of work is within the unceded territories of the Coast Salish Peoples, including the Musqueam, Skxwú7mesh and Tsleil-Waututh Nations.