Vancouver Asian Canadian Theatre is looking for a part-time Producer to oversee and execute our upcoming 2024/25 programming. We are a mid-sized arts organization mandated to develop, present, and produce stories and performances from Asian perspectives.
Working with a range of vAct staff and contractors, this position is suited for producers who are passionate about new work and approaching each process with care and consideration, covering tasks such as scheduling artists and venues, budget management, timeline planning, and overseeing marketing/box office status. Through this position, the Producer will also have the opportunity to learn about curation, facilitation, and to meet future collaborators.
For most of our programming, templates and process guides will be available to the Producer. In general, we aim to have a clear delineation of tasks across departments. The Producer is expected to work independently and delegate tasks accordingly, but we work collaboratively according to each person’s skills. For example, the Producer may be expected to oversee (lead) an entire project, but they will be supported by the Marketing Coordinator for executing publicity/marketing/box office tasks. The Managing Artistic Director and General Manager will also be available for support. Learn more about the tentative project timeline and example tasks here.
- Oversee producing aspects of the Company’s programming (scheduling, space booking,
marketing, project budgets, etc.), with support and collaboration from staff and other
- Liaise with contracted artists, venues, and vendors;
- Schedule regular updates with management (or attend staff meetings) as needed;
- Attend, set-up, and take-down events, with support from staff.
**Please note that contracting and accounts payable are not part of this position, and are handled by the General Manager. Projected budgets will also be provided beforehand to be consulted on.
- Prior experience in producing and/or managing with an arts organization, preferably a
theatre/live performance arts organization;
- Strong writing and communication skills;
- The ability to work self-directed and independently with minimal supervision, as well as work
in collaboration with a team;
- Detail-oriented and organized, with an aptitude for juggling deadlines, timelines and
- A passion for new performance work from Asian perspectives
Compensation and working conditions:
$15,000 for a one-year contract, starting mid- to late April 2024, with some flexibility
This is a part-time position, working 10 hours per week on average. Tasks and duties may shift depending on the needs of the projects. Any changes will be discussed with mutual consent and ample notice.
Expressions of Interest:
To apply, please email General Manager Annie Jang (email@example.com) and Associate Artistic Producer Katie Voravong (firstname.lastname@example.org) with a cover letter (1-2 pages) and your CV (both in PDF format) with subject line “First Name Last Name_Producer_vAct.”
Please feel free to include references if you have any, but they are not a requirement.
Selected candidates will be contacted for an interview to take place in January and February. If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to Katie via email. We look forward to hearing from you and thank you for your time and consideration.