We’re hiring Producing & Marketing Associates

Posted on May 29, 2021 in Employment | No Comments
We’re hiring Producing & Marketing Associates

We’re expanding our team!

Burnt Thicket Theatre is seeking two qualified individuals for the positions of Producing Associate and Marketing Associate. We aim to strengthen our staff team’s administrative capacity, create work opportunities for theatre artists/arts administrators/self-producers committed to living in Saskatoon, offer mentorship to individuals interested in Burnt Thicket’s mission, and cultivate a collaborative community within our company.

Our current Marketing Associate Kody Farrow will be stepping down to pursue full-time graduate studies this fall. We wish him all the best in his new endeavours, though his presence and good work will be sorely missed!

We’re grateful to SK Arts for awarding us a Lite operating grant, which makes our staff expansion possible.

Producing Associate

The Producing Associate supports the operations, logistics, and information needs for productions and events by developing and applying appropriate production management and funding development processes. This is a contract position for 22 hours/month, under the leadership of the AD, supporting productions and events in collaboration with BTT staff, plus personal artistic development. Click here for Producing Associate job description.

Marketing Associate

The Marketing Associate supports BTT’s operations, public relations, and information needs for productions and events by developing and applying appropriate marketing and administration processes. This is a contract position for 22 hours/month, under the leadership of the AD, supporting productions and events in collaboration with BTT staff, plus personal artistic development. Click here for Marketing Associate job description.

Suggested qualifications for either positions include experience in the arts sector, excellent time management, organizational skills and expertise in communications, marketing, development, and/or production management.

About Burnt Thicket Theatre

We’re an independent professional company producing live theatre and online performance that brings awareness to real issues in our community, planting seeds for positive social change. Our mission is to tell stories that change people’s lives. We lead artists and audiences to live more intentionally for the common good of Canadian society. Our vision is a world of hopeful people who know their immeasurable value in the midst of brokenness and who work together towards a shared future marked by justice, equality and love. Created in 2007 in Calgary, Burnt Thicket moved to Saskatoon in 2017. In those years we have generated 8 professional touring productions (6 world premieres) which performed in 27 cities across Canada from Halifax to Victoria, impacting thousands of audience members and garnering critical acclaim.

How To Apply

Interested applicants should send a cover letter (see details below) and a resume with references by email to:

Stephen Waldschmidt, Artistic Director, Burnt Thicket Theatre, stephen@burntthicket.com, 50 Neilson Cres, Saskatoon, SK S7H 3N5.

In your one page (max) cover letter please answer the following questions:

  1. Why do you want to be a part of the Burnt Thicket team?
  2. What skills and experience do you have to offer?
  3. What are your administrative and creative strengths?

We thank all applicants for their interest in Burnt Thicket Theatre, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

For an informal discussion about the job, please call Stephen Waldschmidt, Artistic Director, at 306-222-9226.

Application Closing date: June 21, 2021
Interviews: June 22-30, 2021
Start date: July 1, 2021

Burnt Thicket Theatre will consider all qualified applicants equally, regardless of race, colour, ethnic origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, religion, political beliefs, marital status or disability.

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