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November 28, 2022

Job Opportunity: General Manager

Hosted by Upintheair Theatre

Upintheair Theatre is the producer of the rEvolver Festival, The Array, the UpDrafts Collaborative Commission and award-winning theatrical productions such as The North Plan, The City and The City and Inside the Seed. Following the departure of founding Artistic Producer Daniel Martin, the company is restructuring under the leadership of the board and co-founder David Mott.

**Upintheair is hiring a General Manager/Managing Producer **to direct the company's administrative, granting, and business operations. Upintheair has a shared leadership strategy that empowers employees to learn while at work, build their career, and provide a voice in the direction of the organization.

Upintheair welcomes and encourages applications from people from equity-deserving communities and backgrounds, including but not limited to those who identify as Indigenous and/or people of colour, neuro-diverse/vergent, the disability community, and/or LGBTQ2S+. Access and cultural safety accommodations are available from the hiring committee and staff for candidates during all aspects of the selection process and for working conditions upon hiring.

**Hours: **Average 25 hours/week* / 100 hours/month* *Seasonal Workload Fluctuation The majority of the position’s responsibilities are responsive to seasonal highs around project delivery for rEvolver in May/June and in house productions in late fall/early winter (The Array / Updrafts Collaborative Commission).

Equity, diversity and inclusion are fundamental priorities for Upintheair. Respect for and acknowledgment of equity-deserving communities are crucial attributes of the desired candidate.

Core Skills we are looking for (but are not limited to & can provide training for if needed):

  • Contracting
  • Working on shared documents across cloud-based platforms, e.g., Google Drive
  • Grant writing
  • Organization
  • Scheduling
  • Budgeting and financial management
  • Database management
  • Understanding of non-profit societies – previous experience working with non-profits would be an asset
  • Liaising with stakeholders including government, donors, audiences and artists
  • Software Proficiencies
  • MS Excel and Word: High Proficiency
  • Quickbooks or equivalent accounting software: Basic Proficiency

Experience not a match: Please Apply! If you don’t have experience in all of these areas, but think you would still be a great fit, tell us why. We are looking for the right person, more than the right skill-set.

**Salary: **$30,000

Deadline November 28

Accessibility

Our office is not wheelchair accessible and is up two flights of stairs. Working from this location is not a stipulation of hiring. If you are uncomfortable with stairs or have other challenges with this, please let us know so we may plan how to accommodate your needs.

Access and cultural safety accommodations are available from the hiring committee and staff for candidates during all aspects of the selection process and for working conditions upon hiring.

If you have access needs contact submissions@upintheairtheatre.com or phone Dave Mott at 604-649-1559 to discuss your application and how we can help you submit.

Organizations

Upintheair Theatre

4096 Commercial Street, Vancouver, BC, V5N 4G3, Canada

Email: info@upintheairtheatre.com

Upintheair explores issues and ideas examining the contemporary world around us. With a keen eye on the immediate future, we foster possible futures by producing theatrical works of speculative fiction and by supporting the next live performance generation - those who see it, those who make it, and those who do it.