Employment Opportunity: Tour Booking Agent

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Overview of Position:
This is a unique opportunity to start a theatre touring agency based in Calgary, with a secure salary and dedicated mentorship for 2 years.

Ghost River Theatre has formed a partnership with the Old Trout Puppet WorkshopDownstage and Inside Out Theatre to address the vital gap of touring support for Calgary-based creation companies. We are seeking an individual who is a self-starter with an in-depth knowledge of the national and international performing arts ecologies. We will collectively assist, train and support the right individual, and have secured a two-year grant to kickstart this project.

The ideal candidate for this role is someone who is naturally sociable and whose enthusiasm for and knowledge of the performance arts can inspire our diversity of clients. This individual is a master of following up and is highly organized with tracking leads, artists, and bookings in order to meet their goals. They are able to think outside of the box and be nimble to the changing dynamics of the industry.  They can gracefully manage all artistic personalities and cultures, acting as an advisor and advocate to bring quality Arts to audiences globally. This is a full-time position that reports to the GM of Ghost River Theatre company, and collaborates with all of the companies.

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This is a full-time position with a salary of $40,000.00 plus the opportunity for commission. The successful candidate will be able to work a flexible full time schedule from a home office, including periods of extensive travel. The contract will start in mid-August to early September depending on candidate availability, but requires attendance at the Western Arts Alliance Conference in Las Vegas from August 27-30, 2018 (with funding provided).

Please submit a cover letter and resume by 5:00 pm on July 20, 2018 to Kate Stadel, General Manager, Ghost River Theatre, at gm@ghostrivertheatre.com.