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Position:  Theatre Arts Administrator (Canada Summer Jobs)
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Date of Posting: May 18, 2022
Job Start Date: June 27, 2022 (8-week position)
Application Deadline: June 1, 2022
For more than 30 years, Crow’s Theatre has been a leading force in the Canadian theatre landscape, recognized for provocative and award-winning new theatre work that has toured nationally and internationally. Resonating with Toronto’s civic, community, and cultural milieu, Crow’s Theatre adapts and evolves with the social, economic, and cultural environment of the city. Crow’s Theatre is distinguished as a preeminent cultural destination for its far-reaching imagination, ideas, exchange, diversity, and grassroots belief that the arts are essential to healthy and thriving communities.
Led by Artistic and General Director, Chris Abraham, and Executive Director, Sherrie Johnson, Crow’s Theatre is located at the corner of Dundas Street East and Carlaw Avenue in Toronto’s east end. Our home at Streetcar Crowsnest is comprised of four venues for cultural and community programming and events: the Guloien Theatre (200 seats); Studio Theatre (90); the Nada Ristich Studio Gallery (80); and the Lobby Bar. We also have a full-service restaurant on site that features 60 seats indoors and 75 on the outdoor patio. The facility features state-of-the-art technical and specialized theatrical equipment, full streaming and digital event capabilities, and artistic and administrative offices.
The Theatre Arts Administrator position is an opportunity to experience, learn from, and support multiple departments across the organization while gaining hands-on experience working with Crow’s Theatre’s producer. This position will be responsible for assisting the producer with season planning, budget changes, writing agreements, contracting, booking musicians, and scheduling while being supported for success. This is a great introductory level experience for those considering a professional career in the performing arts. The candidate's involvement in an array of activities within the company and the theatre venue will enable a very productive mentorship experience for their future in the arts. 
  • Production and event logistical and administrative support 
  • Financial tracking, invoicing, and budgeting 
  • Assisting with writing agreements and contracts 
  • Communication with staff, artists, equipment vendors, and other collaborators
  • Attending production meetings and taking minutes 
  • Assist creative team with season planning through research and logistics support
  • Vendor relations 
  • Scheduling 
  • Office maintenance 
  • Other related duties may be necessary  
  • Canada Summer jobs requires the candidate be 15-30 years of age and a permanent Canadian resident, citizen, or refugee
  • Post-secondary education in a live theatre or related field of study
  • Interest in producing and production assistance
  • Willing to work in a fast-paced environment
This is a full-time 8-week contract position partially funded by Canada Summer Jobs that pays an hourly rate of $20/hour.
As a condition of employment, all Crow’s Theatre employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 using a Health Canada approved vaccination dosage before joining the organization. For up-to-date information on our vaccination policy and mask mandate please visit our website.
To apply, please email your detailed resume and cover letter to hiring@crowstheatre.com.
Refer to “Theatre Arts Administrator” in the subject line.
The deadline to apply is June 1, 2022 at 5 pm. ET. We thank all applicants, but only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.
Crow’s is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, creed, color, age, sex, religion or national origin. We strongly encourage applicants from equity-seeking groups to apply. If you require any accommodations during the hiring process, please email us confidentially at heather@crowstheatre.com.