Assistant Production Administrator

  • Full Time
  • Niagara on the Lake
  • On site
  • $38,000 – $43,000
  • Deadline: Open until filled (position may be filled before posting expiry date)
  • Posting expires: July 26, 2024

Shaw Festival Theatre, Canada

Located in beautiful Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, The Shaw Festival produces and presents the work of George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) and playwrights writing anywhere in the world during, or about, the era of Shaw’s lifetime.In the Spirit of George Bernard Shaw, the Shaw Festival provokes the mind and stirs the soul through a theatre experience so compelling that, year after year, ever broadening groups of artists, audiences and supporters are drawn to our work in Niagara-on-the-Lake and beyond.


As one of the world’s leading theatre companies and Niagara’s 20 largest employers, The Shaw is dedicated to an ongoing process of increasing diversity and inclusion in our audiences, our programs, and in all of our hiring for staff, artists, and in the recruiting of board members. The Shaw is committed to a future when our theatres joyously draw on and include all peoples, fully reflective of the world around us. As such, the Shaw Festival is an equal opportunity employer committed to a barrier-free recruitment and selection process. We encourage and invite applications from applicants who identify as Indigenous, Black or as persons of colour (IBPOC), the LGBTQ2+ communities and those identifying as gender fluid. In accordance with Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), and in keeping with our wish to ensure a fully inclusive environment, please advise Human Resources if you require an accommodation throughout the recruitment process. We will be happy to assist.

We acknowledge and honour the land upon which we gather as the historic and traditional territory of First Nations peoples. In particular we recognize and thank the Neutral Nation, the Mississauga and the Haudenosaunee for their stewardship of these lands over millennia.

Position: Assistant Production Administrator
Reporting to : Production Director
Annual salary range: $38,000 – $43,000

Responsibilities include:

  • Assists with departmental administration including the ‘Weekly’ and crew scheduling; timesheet processing; Visa and petty cash submissions; maintain departmental employee status and data base; assist with labour and material budget reporting;
  • Build positive personnel relationships while maintaining professional discretion;
  • Understand and adher to company policies;
  • Develop improved methods to support Shaw Festival production.

To apply, email your details to