Events Manager

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Events Manager

W.P. Puppet Theatre Society (WPTS) is looking for a festival & outreach event manager to join our team!

WP Puppet Theatre produces the Puppet Power Arts Series, which includes Family Festival Days, one-day Puppet Pop Ups and The International Festival of Ideas Conference.

These half-dozen events are delivered annually, in online, on-demand or in-person formats for local or international audiences. The program began in 1999. More information can be found on our website at

We are looking for an imaginative, organized and entrepreneurial person who will work independently and collaboratively with the event curator (also AD/ED) and our marketing/communication manager to produce the series.

Full job description attached below.

Established in 1991 as a charitable non-profit organization, WP Puppet Theatre strives to use the power of puppetry to impact positive social change. Our mission is to provide puppetry infused learning opportunities and performances inspire, challenge, empower, support expression and encourage empathy in our audiences and participants

We are committed to policies and practices that support the purposeful inclusion of all people. We value the diversity of: racial and cultural identity and background, nationality, sexual and affectional orientation, gender identity and its expression, religious background and belief, marital status, family structure, age, mental and physical health and ability, political perspective, and educational status.

In the spirit of respect, reciprocity and truth, we honour and acknowledge that we are based on traditional Treaty 7 territory, home of the Blackfoot confederacy: Siksika, Kainai, Piikani, as well as the Îyâxe Nakoda and Tsuut’ina Nations, as well as Métis Nation of Alberta, Region 3. Finally, we acknowledge all Nations – Indigenous and non – who live, work and play on this land.

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