Arts Operations Manager

Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan is currently looking to add to its team with skills in the area of festival management, theatre producing, and administration.

Part of Saskatoon’s thriving theatre scene, Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan is a vibrant and exciting company looking to grow and develop into the future. Run by a small core of permanent staff and a large summer contingent, we are looking for just the right person to add to our core administrative team. The company is in an innovative phase with a major site redevelopment and capital campaign in process.

This position is a senior position reporting directly to the Artistic Producer. Responsible for the administrative success of the organization and the front-line management of many aspects of the festival, this position will be an integral part of the future success of this iconic arts organization. We are looking for a dynamic individual who brings a wide range of skills to the table including but not limited to producing, event planning, granting, fundraising, day to day finance, and people management.

Submit with a resume and a letter of interest in PDF format to: Will Brooks, Artistic Producer



  • Part of the core team shaping the future of the organization
  • Part of the season planning team
  • Part of the granting writing team
  • Part of the sponsorship team
  • Financial management in partnership with Artistic Producer
  • Office management
  • Oversight weekly bookkeeping
  • Festival Box Office management
  • Festival Concession management
  • Festival Front of House management
  • Festival Volunteer management
  • Event planning and coordination
  • Staff and event scheduling
  • Staff and artist contracting
  • Data entry – Excel, CADAC
  • Mail outs Box Office setup and reconciliation with internal ticket system
  • Donor management – Sumac
  • Oversight of office computer systems and IT consultant

The ideal candidate for this position will be a creative and dynamic thinker who is interested in the challenge of taking advantage of the potential in this organization. The ideal candidate will have the experience and/or training that gives them the ability to take a leadership role in producing a theatre festival.


This is a full-time, year-round position which is very busy in the summer season and more flexible from fall through spring.


The position has a salary of between $40,000 and $43,000 annually and a modest health benefits package.


While we will accept applications until the position is filled we suggest expressing interest prior to October 1, 2018. We are interested in a candidate start date of November 5th.

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Additional Details

Category: Performing Arts
Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan
205a Pacific Avenue
Saskatoon, SK, CA
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Posted: Sep 13, 2018
Closing: Oct 01, 2018
Type: Full-time
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