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West Village Theatre Society (WVT) is seeking a part-time administrator for a one year contract with a possibility of extension. West Village Theatre is home to three resident theatre companies including Calgary Young People’s Theatre Society, Ghost River Theatre Society, and Green Fools Theatre Society, who joined together in February 2014 to create and run West Village Theatre, an 83-seat black box performance and administrative space located in the Sunalta, area of 2007 10th Ave. SW Calgary.

The administrator reports directly to the resident theatre companies and the WVT Board of Directors and manages the day-to-day operations and communications of the theatre. As the first point of contact for all venue rentals, this person must be highly organized, be able to work independently and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Administration duties include but are not limited to:

  • Office Management:
    • Maintain calendar of theatre schedule.
    • Manage correspondence, mail, email, and phones.
    • Maintain and update the West Village Theatre website (WordPress) and social media on a regular basis.
    • Ensure the theatre is kept clean and organized.
    • Work with the resident theatre companies to plan the calendar of events for each season prior to the official booking calendar release.
    • Consumables management: purchasing janitorial supplies, office supplies etc.
  • Venue Rentals:
    • Provide booking and rental information to arts organizations and individual artists.
    • Coordinate tours of the West Village Theatre space as required.
    • Upkeep of the proper timeline for each booking from the first contact through to the signing of the contract, providing support during the rental period and reconciling after the rental period is completed.
    • Contract technicians as required and ensure that they are aware of all scheduling and technical needs for each rental.
    • Contract cleaners as required.
    • Ensure that all renters obtain proper insurance and complete the mandatory Technical Questionnaire.

We thank everyone for their submissions, however, only successful applicants will be contacted.

Job Type: Flexible, Part-time 15-20 hours/week, $15-$17/hour.

Required Education:

  • Minimum two years of relevant experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • A background in theatre and/or administration is preferred.

Applications can be submitted via email to

Applications will be accepted until August 3, 2018.

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