NOW HIRING: Festival Technical Director and Festival Production Manager

Blue Canoe Productions is now hiring a Festival Technical Director and a Festival Production Manager for The Juvenis Festival 2019! Apply by Saturday, January 12th at midnight. If you have any questions about the position, The Juvenis Festival or the application process, please email maureen.barnes@bluecanoetheatrical.ca

Festival Technical Director

Position Details:

Job Title: Festival Technical Director

Job Type: Honorarium Negotiated Upon Contract

Job Start Date: January 2019

Contract Duration: 5 months

 Job Description:

The Juvenis Festival’s Technical Director is in charge of scheduling tech weeks for Juvenis projects and overseeing technicians for each individual project. They will be working closely with the Festival Director and the Festival Production Manager to ensure the safety and technical efficiencies of each project.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Creating a Tech Week schedule for all necessary projects within The Juvenis Festival
  • Working closely with The Festival Director, Production Manager and adhering to deadlines
  • Carrying out any technical tasks not completed by technicians including setting up sound systems, hanging/focusing lights, hanging masking, programming cues, etc…
  • All other job duties assigned by General Manager and Festival Director

How to apply:

Please send a resume and cover letter to maureen.barnes@bluecanoetheatrical.ca. Include “Festival Technical Director Application” in the subject of your email and please include in your email your availability for an interview between January 13-18th. We will accommodate should you be unavailable during this time.

 Application Deadline:

January 12th, 2019 at midnight

Festival Production Manager

Position Details:

Job Title: Festival Production Manager

Job Type: Honorarium Negotiated Upon Contract

Job Start Date: January 2019

Contract Duration: 5 months

Job Description:

The Juvenis Festival Production Manager is in charge of working closely with The Festival Director and Project Leaders to ensure that all productions run reliably and efficiently. The Production Manager will facilitate communication between projects and leaders. 

 Responsibilities Include:

  • Scheduling weekly meetings with Project Leaders
  • Overseeing Production Managers for all individual projects
  • Ensuring that budgets given by Blue Canoe’s General Manager and The Juvenis Festival Director to individual projects are adhered to by all projects
  • Assisting with Tech Week when necessary
  • Act as liaison between the Juvenis Festival Director and all individual productions
  • Work with the Technical Director to ensure all shows run safely and efficiently
  • Other job duties as assigned by the General Manager and Festival Director

How to apply:

Please send a resume and Cover Letter to maureen.barnes@bluecanoetheatrical.ca . Please include “Festival Production Manager Application” in the subject of your email and please include in your email your availability for an interview between January 13-18th, 2019. We will accommodate should you be unavailable during this time.

 Application Deadline:

January 12th, 2019 at midnight