Summer Hiring Part Three

Driftwood is busy with a number of digital projects in 2021. We’re looking for some creative, outgoing and friendly folk to help us imagine, create and build our projects for Driftwood Digital 2021.

Driftwood Theatre is committed to reflecting Canada’s rich diversity in all aspects of our work We encourage and welcome applicants from all backgrounds and will prioritize applicants who identify as Black, Indigenous, People of Colour, Women, Gender minorities, 2SLGBTQ+, d/Deaf, Disabled/People with Disabilities, and/or Neurodiverse.

The following positions are made possible with the generous support of Canada Summer Jobs. Candidates must be between 19-30 years of age and be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act.

Here’s a list of what we’re looking for (full postings below). If you think one of these is you, please reach out!

  • Video Editor/Technician, July 5 – September 12, 2021. Apply by June 14.
  • Music Supervisor, June 28 – August 22, 2021. Apply by June 14.

For other summer 2021 job postings, including Videographer, Head of Wardrobe and Props Coordinator, please click here.

To apply, send a covering letter and resume (as a single PDF document) to Artistic Director, Jeremy Smith at jsmith[at]driftwoodtheatre[domt]com.


Video Editor/Technician

Reporting to the Artistic Director and Project Director, the Video Editor is responsible for logging and editing recorded elements of all Driftwood Digital 2021 projects. 

Duties and Responsibilities include

      • Logging and preparation of all recorded elements for editing
      • Editing one 8-part video series, five 10-minute digital plays, educational workshop series and accompanying trailers and ads as required
      • Format final products appropriately for airing
      • Upload content as instructed 
      • Attend and report at all production meetings

Knowledge and Skills Required

      • High degree of professionalism, motivation and time management skills
      • Experience in film production, videography, sound recording and editing
      • Proficiency in Google Suite Applications
      • Proficiency in video editing software
      • Ability to communicate and work productively with a small team of artists and staff
      • Ability to work independently according to rigorous timelines

Salary/Job Details

      • This is a full-time (35hrs/wk), contract position with some flexibility in the schedule
      • Contract dates: July 5 – September 12, 2021
      • Salary: $14.50/hr + 4% vacation for the duration of the contract
      • This position includes scope of work which will be conducted at home (daily work, Zoom meetings).
      • Driftwood is committed to a five-day work week, however this position may require evening and weekend work, and occasional travel. Time off in lieu of payment will be given for overtime.

Music Supervisor

Reporting to the Production Manager and Project Directors, the Music Supervisor will be responsible for coordinating, sourcing, acquiring rights for and producing all music elements for Driftwood Theatre’s Digital 2021 projects.

Duties and Responsibilities include

      • With the Creative Team, establishing music needs for all virtual projects
      • Sourcing, securing licensing for and/ or producing all music elements
      • Attend and report at all production meetings

Knowledge and Skills Required

      • Detail oriented, self-motivated and comfortable working in a small, collaborative team environment
      • Exprience in music composition, recording and producing
      • Excellent organization and time management skills
      • Proficiency in all MS Office and Google Suite Applications
      • Proficiency with music recording and editing software

Salary/Job Details

      • This is a full-time (35hrs/wk), contract position with some flexibility in the schedule
      • Contract dates: June 28 – August 22, 2021
      • Salary: $14.50/hr + 4% vacation for the duration of the contract
      • This position will work from home, participating in regular meetings online and/or in-person (when it is safe to do so)
      • Driftwood is committed to a five-day work week, however this position may require evening and weekend work, and occasional travel. Time off in lieu of payment will be given for overtime.
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