Job Posting – Associate Producer

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Contract Term – 9 Months: Part-time, flexible hours. 10-15 per week depending on production activity and skill sets. Possibility to increase hours during peak production periods when additional Box Office support is needed. Hours may additionally increase should the applicant have the skills and facility to contribute to creative direction (see *note below) and execution of programming.

Deadline for application: September 6, 2019
Start date: Prefer September 16. Negotiable

Theatre Projects Manitoba seeks a creative, responsible, helpful, energetic and organized individual to serve as the Associate Producer to the organization. Reporting to and supporting the Artistic Director & General Manager, the Associate Producer contributes to the general function of the office and execution of programming. Involved in all aspects of the production process, the Associate Producer plays a critical role in the artistic and financial growth of the company.

*  Depending on skill set/experience, the Associate Producer may also contribute to the creative direction and execution of TPM’s outreach events such as the Salon Series, season launch, special events, fundraisers, Student Rep projects & performances and additional workshops and play readings.

*This position is an ideal opportunity for an emerging or mid career artist/administrator to play a role in the growth of a storied and unique institution in the Manitoba Theatre ecology.  The ideal candidate will have strong administrative skills and a facility and passion for producing theatre.

Compensation is $17/ hr.

Theatre Projects Manitoba is a creative and friendly working environment, and the organization is an essential part of the arts in Winnipeg. The ideal candidate will have a good work ethic, and an interest and knowledge of the Winnipeg theatre scene.

Major Responsibilities

Manage day to day administration of the organization: Front line communications; regular office hours; license and permit applications; mail redirection and response; communication with contractors, service providers and suppliers; maintaining office environment; audition and job postings; directing phone enquiries; patron database entry and maintenance; statistical tracking; maintaining social media and web presence; memberships and affiliations; coordinating Board of Directors meetings.

Contribute to artist and patron communication: Contribute to content development for brochures, media kits, newsletters, pitches, programs and online platforms, manage community and donor invites, lists and responses, emailing lists and communication plans, coordinate our Volunteers & Box Office, Donation, Marketing and Sales campaigns and processes. Management of website & social media platforms including copy & content creation.

Artistic Support: Represent the company at community events and performances; develop opportunities for the work to be seen locally, provincially, nationally and internationally; support new artistic initiatives, opportunities and planning in consultation with the Artistic Director; coordinate and assist fundraising and community events; assist with execution of grant and funding applications and materials; provide support for auditions, workshops and script submissions, research & development, communications and liaising with associated guilds, unions and other community partners and arts service organisations.

Required Skills

  • Friendly demeanor and good client service skills
  • Strong computer skills –Office 365, Word, Outlook, Excel and Filemaker Pro (will train in Filemaker database system)
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Excellent time management
  • Ability to be on time and meet deadlines
  • Willingness to problem solve and acquire new skills as required
  • Shows initiative
  • Ability to take direction
  • Consistent follow through on tasks and projects
  • Knowledge of, or confidence in ability to learn website skills
  • Working knowledge of Canva, for creation of design elements for social media and print an asset (training may be provided)
  • Relevant university/college degree and/or professional experience are an asset



Theatre Projects Manitoba is a not for profit corporation with charitable status. The theatre we do is intimate, provocative, and artistically driven. It is our strong belief that professional theatre, created in partnership with a community and its artists, can inspire awe, wonder, and meaningful discourse. Our goal is to continue to build cultural narratives that speak to and for all the people in our community.

Please submit resume and cover letter by 5:00PM on September 6, 2019 to [email protected] or by mail or in person to:

Rea Kavanagh

General Manager
Theatre Projects Manitoba

204-245 McDermot Ave.

Winnipeg, MB R3B 0S6

Theatre Projects Manitoba is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to employment equity and diversity and encourage applications from all interested individuals.

We thank everyone who applies for their interest, but only those candidates offered an interview will be contacted.