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HIRING: Producer (Urban Ink)

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 12:57 PM | GVPTA (Administrator)

Urban Ink creates, produces, and disseminates original live performance works by Indigenous and Intercultural artists. Based in Vancouver, we work locally and nationally and are recognized for our impactful, large scale productions.

We are hiring a Producer. The Producer will lead the delivery of the artistic program, administer the creation of new works, plan and assess future projects, and manage touring. The successful candidate is a great project manager with at least three years of theatrical producing experience.

Urban Ink is invested in making artistic work that reflects Indigenous and Intercultural diversity; We are committed to attracting and retaining diverse teams who reflect the communities in which we live and work.

Responsibilities include:

  • Producing theatre and events
  • Developing partnerships
  • Coordinating and facilitating the work of the design and production teams
  • Hiring and contracting of artists and production teams
  • Developing, managing, and reconciling production budgets
  • Grant writing
  • Providing administrative support to the Managing Director and Artistic Director
  • Writing and submitting final reports
  • Developing, managing, and reconciling budgets

Our ideal candidate is organized, efficient and fun to work with. Has a producing track record and experience writing grants and reports. Has great communication and people management skills with a demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects on time and on budget.


This is a full time, 15-month employment position beginning September 2018 with the possibility of an extended contract. The annual salary is $43,000 and includes extended health and dental benefits.

To apply:

Please email dawn@urbanink.ca with your resume and a letter explaining why you would be a great fit for this position and our organization. 

Deadline: August 6, 2018

We thank all candidates for applying, but we only have capacity to contact those selected for an interview.

Learn More: More details about Urban Ink at http://urbanink.ca/

We acknowledge the financial assistance of the Province of British Columbia.


The Greater Vancouver Professional Theatre Alliance (GVPTA) strives to strengthen the local theatre industry. We do this through providing services, promotion of member news and community events, opportunities to connect and network, and our annual theatre conference. Together with our members we are raising the profile of local theatre and building community.

At GVPTA, we acknowledge that our organization is located on the traditional, unceded territories of the Coast Salish peoples of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.