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Production Assistant - Canadian Stage

This is a Temporary, Full-time position.

Category: Production
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Position: Production Assistant
Deadline: August 12, 2011
Posted: July 22, 2011

Job Description / Duties

Position Summary:
The Production Assistant is responsible for assisting in the daily operations of the Canadian Stage production office. This is a 10-month contract position beginning September and continuing through to the end of June.

Key Relationships:
Member of the Production Department
Reports directly to the Director of Production and Operations
Assist other members of the Production Team, as required

Major Reponsibilities:
- Acquire supplies for general operation and maintenance of the Production Department.
- Production driver - Assist the Technical Director during tech weeks with supplier pick-ups.
- Assist with facilitating payroll for all hourly Production staff, I.A.T.S.E. 58 & 822 crew.
- Assist with financial tracking data entry.
- Responsible for maintenance of the production vehicles as well as managing internal bookings.
- Responsible for maintenance of the Berkeley Rehearsal Hall.
- Assist with setting up and maintaining Production Inventory.
- Assist with setting up and maintaining Production based show archives.
- Responsible for providing site visits to interested renters.
- Work with the Head of Properties to create a working model for prop rentals.
- Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Production and Operations.

Qualifications / Required Skills

- Highly organized, detail-oriented, communicative and multi-tasking management skills.
- Excellent ability to set priorities and meet time deadlines.
- A valid driver’s license is essential, as travel within the province is required.
- Superb written and verbal communication skills.
- Self-starter and creative problem-solver.
- Proficient with computers, including spreadsheet programs and accounting processes.
- Sense of humour.

Additional Information

This is a 10 month contract position - beginning September 5th and going through to the end of June.


Contact Information

Kate Ann Vandermeer
Assistant Production Manager

(Electronic submissions only. Thank you!)

Employer Profile

Based in Toronto, Canadian Stage is one of Canada’s leading not-for-profit contemporary theatre companies. Led by Artistic & General Director Matthew Jocelyn, Canadian Stage produces and showcases innovative theatre work from Canada and around the world, allowing its audience to encounter daring work guided by a strong directorial vision and a 21st-century aesthetic.

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