We are seeking a Managing Producer to join the senior leadership team, working with the Artistic Producer and Artistic Core.
Interviews for this position will commence on September 3rd 2021, with a desired start date in late September or early October, negotiable. This posting will remain valid until the position is filled.
The Managing Producer is a Vancouver-based on-the-ground administrative and project management role within a collaborative, creative environment. The Managing Producer also functions as a publicfacing representative of the organization. The position requires: performing arts industry knowledge; business, financial and producing experience; a passion for theatre and creation; and strong interpersonal, communication and leadership skills. Reporting to the Artistic Producer and the Board of Directors, the Managing Producer is an active, contributing and self-directed member of the management team, overseeing up to five regular part time employees, production and creative teams, and supporting the development and execution of the organization’s activities and projects.
• Contracting and managing artists, staff, contractors and service providers
• Managing facilities, finances, office and production inventory and maintenance • Developing, maintaining and managing office and administrative systems, filing, data collection, input and tracking
• Day to day producing/production needs, patron, donor and stakeholder relations including invoice, receipt and ticketing management
• Coordinating events, partnerships, programming activities and the Board of Directors
• Engaging with sectoral and community initiatives, such as PACT and GVPTA
• Participating in the Progress Lab / Vancouver Creative Space Society on the Board of Directors and/or committees
• Financial and statistical reporting
The Managing Producer and Artistic Producer collaborate on outreach and ancillary event planning, individual giving campaigns, public and private (foundation) funding applications, global budget creation, scheduling and strategic planning.
Desired attributes and skills include:
An entrepreneurial spirit and strong work ethic Self-started creativity and detail-oriented organization Excellent written and verbal communication skills Comfort with public speaking and audience relations Human resource management skills Strong skills in financial concepts and bookkeeping Interest in policy and procedure development Capacity for research and strategic thinking Comprehension of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion concepts A valid driver’s license and first aid certification/experience
$39,000 – $45,000 annual salary range based on a three-quarter time (approx. 4-days per week) 30-hour per week average. The schedule is flexible, negotiable, and self-managed based on the needs of the organization and programming. The Managing Producer position also includes three to four weeks of annual vacation, including the final week of December. Salary and vacation is subject to negotiation, and based on experience. At this time Electric Company Theatre does not offer extended health benefits. The Managing Producer will receive an annual performance review, at which time compensation and vacation may be revisited, as well as schedule and duties. The Managing Producer also contributes to the annual review of the Artistic Producer, alongside the Artistic Core and Board of Directors. Our desire is that this position will be a significant component in the successful candidate’s larger career and life. As such, we are open to candidates who have other projects, passions or prospects within their personal or professional lives that would enrich their experience and knowledge, and thereby the organizations capacity. We aspire to be a gateway for continued development for all individuals we intersect with, and are keen to work with individuals with ambition and a desire to fuel future growth in this position and the organization as a whole.
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We are currently not seeking submissions for auditions.
We are always seeking volunteers for help in the office and at the theatre! If you would like to volunteer with Electric Company, please reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org, with subject line “Volunteering”.
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Please note that Electric Company Theatre does not accept unsolicited scripts.
Electric Company offers tailored mentorships in arts management and event production to qualified applicants during active project periods. Introductions can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org, with subject line: “Mentorships”. Please include a CV, a letter of introduction, your expected availability in the Vancouver area, and the length of commitment you are prepared to make.
Board of Directors
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