Production & Operations Manager


Belfry Theatre


May 10, 2019

Organization Description:

The Belfry Theatre is South Vancouver Island's largest professional theatre company.

The Belfry produces 5-6 productions per year and presents a further 4-5 productions as part of its annual Spark Festival.

Administration, production and performances of all activities occur in our renovated heritage building in the City of Victoria.Founded 44 years ago the Belfry's mandate is produce contemporary theatre with a focus on new Canadian work. Our mission is to enrich our community by inspiring and entertaining our audiences with theatre that is nationally recognized for its excellence, and to maintain our commitment to artistic development, professional integrity and financial responsibility.

The Belfry aims to accomplish the above by adhering to the following Core Values:

  • Respect for artists, staff, audience and volunteers

  • Ethical treatment of colleagues

  • Playing a leadership role in our cultural community

  • Support for the creation of theatre in our community

  • Support for artists in our community

  • Reducing our environmental footprint


Job Description:

This is a full-time position requiring current knowledge of production methods, technology and materials, strong personnel management skills, and excellent budgeting and reporting ability. A sense of humour and ability to maintain one in high stress production periods is also a significant asset. Excellent to exceptional knowledge of Excel worksheets and other MS programs, is required and a working understanding of network management is an additional asset. Knowledge of and or experience working with the CTA is preferred.

This is a salaried position with a minimum starting rate of $52,000/annum, contingent on experience and qualifications plus a full benefit package including a matching group RRSP.

The Manager works closely with a full-time team comprised of a Technical Director, Facilities Supervisor and Head Technician, plus a seasonal staff of Venue Technician, Head of Wardrobe, Head Shop Carpenter, Head of Props, Head scenic Artist, and Custodian. The manger is responsible for the scheduling and contracting of all Design, Stage-Management, and casual crew. They are also responsible for coordinating and contracting all facility rentals, maintenance contractors and any creative services offered by the company. A full job description is attached


See description above - and view the Belfry's Web site - jobs postings


A minimum of 5 years production &/or technical management experience is preferred. Production experience in the performing arts is an absolute requirement. A clear aptitude for personnel and process management, current understanding and experience with production equipment and processes. Strong abilities with MS Office programs, and experience managing windows file server is an asset

How to Apply:

Applicants for the position should send a cover letter and resume in doc, docx, or pdf formats only to:
with the subject line Production Manager

Applications close May 10th, 2019 unless a suitable candidate is not found.

We will contact all applicants to inform them of the status of their application.

Unless selected for an interview – no calls please

Initial interviews for off Island applicants will be conducted by video call using Zoom or Skype.


min starting salary 52,000/annum

Contact Name: Ivan Habel
Contact Email:

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