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Deadline: Wednesday 22nd May, 2019

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This role is made possible by funding from Canada Summer Jobs and therefore is only open for applicants aged between 15 and 30.

SummerWorks is widely recognized as one of the most important platforms for launching new work in Canada. We are interested in continuously re-imagining and innovating the possibilities of performance - how it is created, presented and experienced. Every August, SummerWorks hosts artists and projects exploring the possibilities of performance, while insisting on accessibility, integrity, and professionalism. The festival is collectively curated and produced by a series of companies operating within a contemporary performance context.

SummerWorks is committed to equality and diversity, both through our program of activities and as an employer. Our practices and procedures aim to reflect the varied needs, expectations and cultures of all members of our community. We make every effort to ensure that no member of the community receives less favorable treatment in our recruitment process or when accessing our services on the grounds of gender identity, disability, race, religion or belief, age or sexual orientation.

We warmly encourage applications from equity-seeking groups, including those who identify as Indigenous, Black, People of Colour, Transgender, Nonbinary, Queer, Disabled and intersections of those identities.

The Associate Producer - Ancillary Events is intended to be a training opportunity for candidates who would like to gain experience in producing for a Festival, with the intent for future employment. The role will be working within the Festival to produce the ancillary events related including Q&As, opening and closing night parties, late nights and jury schedule. The Associate Producer - Ancillary Events will be mentored by the Festival Producer and Artistic and Managing Director.

To apply for the position, please email by Wednesday 22nd May, 2019 and provide:
● A resume of one page;
● A cover letter of no more than one page addressed to Rosanna Lowton,, Festival Producer, that:
- Addresses why you would like to work for SummerWorks, and
- Illustrates how your skills, knowledge and experience match the duties and qualifications.

Please list “Associate Producer - Ancillary Events application” in the subject line and include your full contact details.

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