Tech Coordinator

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Tech Coordinator

Trickster Theatre

Expected start date: April 29, 2024
Salary range: $44,000 – $48,000 based on experience
Job Type: Full-time, Permanent

If you are a handy person and you are looking for a fun place to work, Trickster Theatre is looking for you!

Trickster Theatre is a 43 year old company. It is the largest children’s theatre company in Alberta and has completed more than 1200 week-long school residencies in over 75% of the communities in Alberta . We create approx. 50 original shows every year, with an average cast of 300. More than 300,000 Albertans have been part of a week-long Trickster residency. We do this work all over the province and approximately 20% of the work that we do is in indigenous communities. We also have day-long curriculum based programs that support science, storytelling, and global issues via theatre.

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The tech coordinator is a handy person with experience in vehicles maintenance, theatre tech equipment set up and repair (such as such as extension cords, lighting equipment and sound equipment cables) and office-based data entry and inventory.

Technical Equipment responsibilities:

  • In collaboration with the producing director, establish the equipment list and monitor the budget for equipment.
  • Request quotes from suppliers, secure resources, and coordinate the reception of equipment.
  • Ensure the maintenance of the touring equipment: order supplies and maintain inventory; organize sea can storage; clean costumes and props; organize equipment maintenance ; purchase props and costumes, repair props and costumes.
  • In collaboration with the management, track expenses, update the budget, and reconcile finances at the end of each project.
  • Maintain an up-to-date inventory of technical equipment and offer advice on equipment purchases at the end of the fiscal year.
  • Ensure storage and management of materials in the warehouse.
  • Ensure the maintenance of the company vehicles, including valid insurance coverage and all vehicle documentation during periods of use. Plan basic vehicles’ maintenance such as oil change, etc.; fix vehicles minor issues; drive trailers and vans.
  • Collaborate with management to develop, update, and implement various company policies related to operations (tech manuals, packing instructions, etc.).
  • Prepare the rig for the weekly touring.

Office responsibilities:

  • Help with residency planning: book hotels; organize tours; prepare schools’ folders and documents; send out report requests, update reports and statistics; and update salesforce databases.
  • Support management overall.

Required Qualifications:

  • College-level education in theatre production, relevant training, or a minimum of 3 years of experience in a production coordination role in the entertainment industry.
  • Valid driver’s license, class 4 is an asset.
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English, French is an asset.
  • Good knowledge of technical terms and equipment related to the production or presentation of theatre.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, AirTable, and Salesforce software.

Desired Skills:

  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize.
  • Strong communication, diplomacy and versatility.
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage stress.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously within tight deadlines.
  • Capable of lifting up to 50lb.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to work in a team.
  • Autonomy, initiative and creativity.

Working Conditions:

  • A caring, dynamic, and motivating work environment.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Two weeks of vacation per year, three weeks after 2 years in the position.

This is a full time, long-term position, working mainly Sunday to Thursday.

Our location is just outside the city in the NW. A vehicle will be necessary to get to work.

  • Capable of lifting up to 50lb
  • Class 4 driving license an asset

The position may include meetings in schools with administration and parent volunteers; a current vulnerable sector police information check is required.

Pay: $44,000.00 – $48,000.00 per year
Location: In person, Calgary, reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Flexible schedule
  • Paid time off


  • Day shift
  • Weekends as needed

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