Job Posting 82959

Producer
Urban Ink Production Society
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
closes in 4 days (Wed, 1 Jun)
full time  •  $46,800

Urban Ink Producer 

Urban Ink is seeking expressions of interest for a permanent Full time Producer. The Urban Ink team has a flexible work culture; the Producer will be expected to work from home, in office or in person at events, as required. We’re looking for a Producer to support our work in ways including:

 

Project Management: 

  • Overseeing aspects of pre-production, production, and post-production of our work,
  • Works closely with the Production team to determine and meet the necessary supports and special needs of each production, including staffing and logistics, 
  • Manages timelines for the production, working with all departments, 
  • Develop and manage the production budgets in collaboration with management team, 
  • Oversee production payrolls, payables and maintain a payment schedule, 
  • Negotiates and issues contracts for artists, designers, contractors, and other production personnel, and ensures all contractual paperwork is received. 
  • Supervising project cast and crew who report to the Producer

 

ARTIST LIAISON 

  • Manages the engagement and leads communication the company and artists/contractors,

ADMINISTRATION 

  • Manages payables ensuring correct account coding and submitting of payables, 
  • Manages the production shared file folders (google drive) and all production paperwork 
  • General administration tasks as assigned by the Artistic Director
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OTHER 

  • Fosters and maintains a positive working relationship with Unions / associations and ensures compliance to collective agreements with the support of the Managing Director, 
  • Oversee the health and safety of production activity. 

 

About You

You are someone who enjoys details and getting things done. You’re a problem solver, self starter, and creative thinker, motivated by social change. You’re got producing or arts admin experience and are open to exploring new ways of working. You have experience in, and/or are passionate about the performing arts and supporting artistic and production personnel. You also have:

  • Passion for Indigenous and culturally diverse arts
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal abilities 
  • Teamwork and willingness to help others
  • Proven problem solver and ability to find creative solutions
  • A strong commitment to excellence and attention to detail
  • Confidentiality
  • Exceptional time-management skills and the ability to manage multiple projects
  • Excellent computer skills, particularly Microsoft Office, and the ability to learn new computer programs efficiently.
  • Respect and empathy for others
  • Ability to adapt and change with a focus on our work towards Indigenizing practices.

 

Compensation

Annual Salary is $46,800, and Health and Dental Benefits coverage for you and your family. Flexibility and/or alternatively hourly engagements considered. Starting with 2 weeks vacation per year, in addition to a 2 weeks paid closure over the winter holidays. 

 

Commitment

We seek applications from candidates with an openness, respect, and commitment to Indigenized practices. The Producer will be respectful of our policies including Health and Safety, COVID-19, Bullying and Harassment, and Confidentiality.

 

How to Join Us: Please apply by sending an email to with a cover letter and resume as an attachment with the email subject line “Producer” by June 1, 2022. Selected applicants will be contacted for interviews in the first two weeks of June. Please advise, with your application, if you require any accessibility accommodations or support.

 

Contact: Melissa Tsang, Managing Director, , 604-418-2327

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