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Driftwood Theatre is looking for a producer to work with us in bringing our 2023 season together for people across Ontario

Driftwood Theatre, dedicated to good people sharing great stories, has been touring outdoor, summer theatre to Ontario communities since 1995.

The Producer is responsible for the supervision and completion of all production, tour management and front of house aspects of our summer season, with special focus on coordinating our outreach projects, Community Tix, Community Play and Picnic + Play.

Reporting to the Artistic Director, the Producer acts as primary liaison between Driftwood Theatre and our presenting partners across the province, and directly supervises the Front of House Manager. In the absence of the Artistic Director, the Producer is also the main point of contact for seasonal company members.

The successful candidate will have related work experience including producing or production management; a high degree of professionalism and time management skills; the ability to build positive and respectful relationships with a variety of people and partners; the ability to communicate effectively and work productively with artists, theatrical staff and volunteers; and most importantly will demonstrate grace under pressure.

Driftwood Theatre welcomes applicants from all backgrounds who reflect the many communities that make up the province of Ontario. In particular, we will prioritize and consider first applications from artists who identify as BIPOC and/or 2SLGBTQ+.

This position offers the flexibility of home-based work. The Producer is required to be in Picton, Ontario for the duration of technical rehearsals leading up to opening (late July). Travel and accommodation support will be provided.

Contract dates: we anticipate a January 2023 start. The position will carry through to the end of August 2023. (averaging 15 hours/week). Salary: $20/hour

To apply: 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 (jsmith@driftwoodtheatre.com).

Application deadline: December 19, 2022. 5pm.

For additional information including a detailed job description, visit https://www.driftwoodtheatre.com/job-postings/job-posting-producer/

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