Job Posting: Infinithéâtre Summer Intern

8-week contract from mid-May to mid-July | Application deadline: May 15


Infinithéâtre is accepting applications for a Summer Intern. This position is a hybrid job, with 60% of responsibilities involving physical/technical labour and 40% involving administrative work. The Summer Intern will be working closely with Infinithéâtre’s Artistic Director, Technical Director, and Outreach/General Manager. This is an 8-week contract, 35 hrs/week, at a pay of $16/hour. Hours are somewhat flexible and may not always conform to a standard 9-to-5 schedule. Contract begins mid-May and completes mid-July.

Infinithéâtre stages exciting, entertaining, relevant theatre that explores and reflects the issues, challenges, and possibilities of contemporary Québec from the perspective of its diverse English-language minority. Our mission is to develop, promote, produce, and broker only plays written or adapted by Québec writers and Indigenous writers from within the territory known as Canada.

Office tasks and responsibilities include:

  • General office support (creating spreadsheets, documentation, filing, archiving, etc.)
  • Assisting in grant and foundation writing as needed (including organizing support material and proofreading, etc.)
  • Assisting in pre-production for the 2021/22 season (including costing, research and procurement, etc.)
  • Assisting in creating and updating documentation for Infinithéâtre’s policies
  • Assisting with outreach initiatives as needed
  • Assisting with box office, communications, and social media as needed
  • Assisting in the management of online live-streams
  • Maintaining a petty cash float

Technical responsibilities include:

  • Office maintenance and rehearsal hall set-up
  • Assisting in maintenance and inventory of the Infinithéâtre storage unit
  • Assisting in updating Infinithéâtre’s technical equipment list
  • Assisting in the maintenance of Infinithéâtre’s technical equipment
  • Assisting in set-up, running, and strike of any in-person events scheduled by Infinithéâtre over the summer

The ideal candidate has:

  • an inherent love for the arts
  • comfort working at a desk and on your feet
  • great communication and interpersonal skills
  • a proactive sensibility and comfort being autonomous
  • experience with theatre lighting and sound equipment
  • basic experience with Microsoft Office (particularly Excel) and Google Workplace
  • basic experience with Zoom
  • a driver’s licence
  • a sense of humour

While Infinithéâtre is primarily an English-language theatre company, fluency in French, both written and spoken, is an asset. Diversity and inclusion is a priority for Infinithéâtre, and we look forward to hearing from a wide range of candidates.

Applicants must be eligible for the Canada Summer Jobs program. To be eligible, youth must:

  • be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment*
  • be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment**
  • have a valid SIN at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to manager@infinitheatre.com. Applications will be accepted until May 15, 2021 or until the position fills.

Source: https://www.infinitheatre.com/jobs

*The youth must be 15 years of age at the beginning of the employment period. The youth maybe more than 30 years of age at the end of the employment period as long as the youth was 30 at the beginning of the employment period.

**International students are not eligible participants. International students include anyone who is temporarily in Canada for studies and who is not a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person who has been granted refugee status in Canada. Youth awaiting a refugee status ruling, as well as those who hold a temporary visitor visa, youth visa, or work visa are ineligible. As the objective of the Canada Summer Jobs program is to support youth entering the Canadian labour market, the temporary nature of an international student’s time in Canada does not allow for a long-term connection to the labour market.

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