Green Thumb's offices are located on the traditional, ancestral land unceded territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səl̓ílwətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations. As a touring company, Green Thumb Theatre’s work often takes place throughout the traditional homelands of most of the Indigenous Nations and cultures across British Columbia and beyond.
Green Thumb Theatre is seeking an enthusiastic and results driven Development & Communications Coordinator to join the Green Thumb team! This is a full-time permanent position. Standard office hours: 8:30am-4:30pm Monday through Friday.
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic, Green Thumb has strict protocols in place to protect its employees and community at large. All Green Thumb COVID-19 protocols are reviewed and updated regularly to reflect the current Public Health Orders. To learn more, please visit
About the Role:
Reporting to the General Manager and Artistic Director, the Development & Communications Coordinator provides support to the General Manager and Artistic Director in identifying donor resources and potential investors, raising funds and writing proposals for long-term organizational sustainability, applications for funding competitions, as well as the creation and maintenance of all of Green Thumb’s social media activity and newsletters, website updates, along with other duties. Additional duties include creating and maintaining ongoing fundraising systems and procedures, and providing support for the sales, promotion and outreach of touring productions through targeted fund development activities.
The Development & Communications Coordinator works collaboratively with other Green Thumb staff members: with the General Manager on fundraising strategy and tactics,, the Tour & Company Manager on other tour-related sales and initiatives, and the Artistic Director on communications strategies, as required.
The Development & Communications Coordinator provides professional support to the Artistic Director and General Manager and acts as an advocate of Green Thumb Theatre to arts professionals, various stakeholders and the community at large.
The Development & Communications Coordinator demonstrate the following competencies:
· Post-secondary training or equivalent with a focus on fund development and/or communications in a non-profit organization and/or experience in the arts and culture sector.
· Demonstrated innovation in community and audience donor engagement and relationship building
· Fundraising experience in a non-profit organization is an asset
· Strong communicator, written and orally
· Theatre and/or technical theatre experience is an asset, but not a requirement
· Positive attitude and professional demeanor
· Commitment to anti-oppression and anti-racism
· Strong work ethic and a passion for live theatre, serving youth audiences and/or forwarding social justice
· Advance knowledge of MS office an asset, but not a requirement
· Strong sense of initiative and problem-solving skills
· Knowledge of Constant Contact, Canva, and Grant Advanced is an asset
$39,000-41,000 per annum commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefits package available after 3-months of employment
To apply please submit your resume or CV and cover letter (both as PDF) to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Development and Communications Coordinator – Your Name”, with files saved as YOURNAME_CV and YOURNAME_DCC
Please include in your cover letter any relevant experiences you may have, work or lived, that would benefit your work as Development & Communications Coordinator.
Applications close Sunday, July 17, 2022 at 11:59 PM
We thank all those who apply. Only successful candidates will be contacted for an interview.
In-person interviews will take place Monday, July 25 and Tuesday, July 26, 2022. All Candidates will be asked to wear a 3-layermask* and provide proof of full vaccination** as per Green Thumb’s Mandatory Vaccination Policy with the COVID-19 In-Person Work Policy https://www.greenthumb.bc.ca/covid-19
*People who cannot wear a mask or who cannot put on or remove a mask on their own are exempt. Some people cannot wear a mask for psychological, behavioral or health conditions.
**People who are unable to receive the vaccine for bona fide reasons protected by the BC Human Rights Code are exempt.
Green Thumb Theatre is actively seeking to dismantle inequity in the theatre sector, and to furthering principles of access, inclusion, and equity in our work. We strongly encourage applications from BIPOC, LGBTQ+, and other communities facing systemic marginalization, and welcome members of those communities to self-identify as they feel comfortable. Green Thumb also recognizes that artists, employees, and contractors are informed by all facets of their identities. We welcome applicants to inform us of their pronouns if they wish, and to include details about how their identity informs their practice and needs as they see fit. All Green Thumb staff, contractors and volunteers will be asked to sign off on Green Thumb’s Anti-Oppression and Anti-Harassment Policy. This can be found at https://www.greenthumb.bc.ca/resources/anti-oppression-anti-harrassment-policy
About Green Thumb Theatre:
Green Thumb Theatre is a force within the field of theatre for young audiences, not only in British Columbia, but across the country and throughout the world. Green Thumb Theatre creates, produces, and tours plays that explore social issues relevant to the lives of children, youth and young adults. We provide theatre that celebrates the language and stories of today’s generation and culture to stimulate empathy, debate and critical thinking. www.greenthumb.bc.ca