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SummerWorks expands the possibilities of performance. We are a leader, collaborator, and community builder at the forefront of contemporary performance.

SummerWorks works closely with a team of producers - each Producer will manage a selection of projects for 2021. Producers are responsible for the successful safe planning and delivery of projects and events and will have particular responsibility for research and development projects, and professional development activities. Roles will be assigned dependent on applicants' individual interests and experience.

Engagement conditions: Part time contract (24 hours a week), commencing in June, ending 30 September. Full time hours in August.

Pay rate: $23 per hour

The Producer’s duties include:

  • Coordinating projects in collaboration with the SummerWorks’ artistic, production, producing and patron services teams.
  • Be the main liaison between artists and the SummerWorks team.
  • Attend venue walk-throughs and technical rehearsals.
  • Create and distribute schedules for artists, team members, and partners.
  • Work with a technical team to ensure the smooth running of any sharing online or in person.
  • Review and summarize content of artist questionnaires as necessary.
  • Assist the SummerWorks team in copy checking all programme and marketing materials for assigned projects and events.
  • Contribute copy for related social media posts and newsletters. 

The Producer should be someone who has:

  • 3+ years relevant experience. 
  • a passion for the performing arts.
  • demonstrable organizational and project management skills.
  • experience developing new work outdoors and in online spaces.
  • excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • experience delegating and leading a team.
  • a keen eye for detail.
  • excellent computer skills.
  • knowledge of best practices and regulations related to accessibility (i.e. AODA). 
  • an interest in supporting professional development, including pitching and industry connections.
  • experience of managing project budgets $20,000+.

A knowledge of the mission, mandate, values, and activities of SummerWorks is also favourable.

Applications from equity-seeking groups, including those who identify as Indigenous, Black, People of Colour, Transgender, Nonbinary, Queer, Disabled and intersections of those identities, are particularly encouraged.

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Please note, the SummerWorks team is currently working remotely.

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