Associate Producer

Term: May 30, 2022 – September 2, 2022   Full Time: 12 weeks – approx. 35 Hours / week
(some weekend, evening and extended hours required)

Rate: $577.50/week


Job Description:

  • Assisting across all areas of producing live theatre, or theatre for digital audiences (ie: scheduling rehearsals, event organization, communications with artists)
  • Research best practices for digital distribution of live content
  • Assist with contract development and administration
  • Assist with network development for our at-Risk Youth & Education programs; research potential partners and participants
  • Work within a team-based environment to achieve agreed upon goals and timelines
  • Make connections within the community & neighborhood
  • Maintaining community partnerships and company database management
  • Assist with Marketing and Communications and Promotion for Theatre Gargantua’s work
  • Assist with the development of new partnerships with local and professional organizations
  • Assist with Special Event planning & implementation
  • Assist with reporting and budgeting in a live theatre production context
  • Assist with operation of the production office
  • Other administration duties as required.

This position will require work in our offices in Toronto, although some remote work is possible.  COVID safety protocols including mask wearing, physical distancing and screening for symptoms will be required for in-person work.

Ideal Candidate:

  • Creative with a love and passion for the performing arts
  • Potentially a recent grad, or work experience in the arts sector
  • Have a commitment to the ideals of equity and inclusion
  • Proven written and verbal communication skills
  • A problem solver with keen organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to prioritize tasks
  • Enjoys working in a team-based collaborative work environment
  • Able to work independently managing projects
  • Excellent computer skills and familiarity with Mac based software and operating systems

This position is funded through the Canada Summer jobs program and therefore applicants must:

  • be between 18 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment
  • be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred
  • have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada

Theatre Gargantua values, desires, and seeks a rich diversity of experiences and cultures, and are committed to an inclusive workplace culture. This includes valuing diversity within our company, providing a safe work environment and fostering a culture of belonging. A diversity of voices/perspectives is critical to helping develop work that is relevant to the communities we serve. Theatre Gargantua encourages all applications from equity-seeking groups, including those who identify as Indigenous, Black, People of Colour, Transgender, Nonbinary, Queer, Disabled and intersections of those identities.

Applications should include a resume and cover letter and can be submitted by email to  Please include your name and position you are submitting for in the subject line. While we thank everyone for their interest and efforts, only shortlisted candidates for interviews will be contacted.


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