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JOB POSTING | Production & Facilities Manager

Full Time Permanent Position

Application Deadline: Sunday, February 27, 2022 at 11:59 PM PST

Posted: February 2, 2022

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's offices are located on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səl̓ílwətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.

Green Thumb Theatre is seeking an enthusiastic and results driven Production & Facilities Manager to join the Green Thumb team! This is a full time permanent position.

Standard office hours: 8:30am-4:30pm Monday through Friday. Please note, the Production & Facilities Manager will be expected to work some evenings and weekends.

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

https://www.greenthumb.bc.ca/covid-19

About the Role:

Reporting jointly to the Artistic Director and General Manager, the Production & Facilities Manager oversees all production-related activity both in house and on tour, the rental and the maintenance of the Green Thumb Theatre Facilities (Office, Studios) as well as supervision of all technical aspects of Green Thumb’s productions and special events.  

The Production & Facilities Manager works collaboratively with other Green Thumb staff members:  with the Artistic Director on creative design aspects of production, the Tour & Education Manager to hire and contract personnel and cost out all touring and other productions, and reporting on budget progress, building operations and human resource issues to the General Manager.

The Production & Facilities Manager provides professional support to the Artistic Director, General Manager and Board of Directors and acts as an advocate of Green Thumb Theatre to arts professionals, various stakeholders and the community at large.

Requirements:

• Post-secondary training or equivalent with a focus on theatre production and/or technical theatre and/or other relevant professional experience

• Demonstrated ability and experience in overseeing the work of others

• Strong communicator, written and orally

• Positive attitude and professional demeanor

• Strong work ethic and passion for live theatre for youth which focuses on social justice

• Advance knowledge of MS office an asset, but not a requirement

• Valid class 5 Drivers’ License

• Occupational First Aid certification, or willingness to obtain it

• Strong sense of initiative and problem-solving skills

• Availability to manage the responsibilities of the position on an on-call basis during certain peak times of the touring season

• Knowledge and working understanding of CTA and ADC agreements as well as other associations relating to theatre production and respective union contracts

• Ability to work independently, and also manage members of the production and facilities teams, including but not limited to stage management, technicians, contractors, etc.

• Experience with live streaming an asset

Remuneration:

$40,000-45,000 per annum commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefits package available after 3-months of employment

Application Details:

To apply please submit your resume or CV and cover letter (both as PDF) to submissions@greenthumb.bc.ca with the subject line “Production and Facilities Manager – Your Name”, with fies saved as YOURNAME_CV and YOURNAME_PFM

Please include in your cover letter any relevant experiences you may have, work or lived, that would benefit your work as Production & Facilities Manager.

Applications close February 27, 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, March 7 and Tuesday, March 8, 2022. All Candidates will be asked to wear a 3-layer mask* 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

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