Summer Hiring Part Two

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!

  • Videographer, two positions, June 21 – August 29, 2021. Apply by June 7.
  • Head of Wardrobe, June 21 – August 15, 2021. Apply by June 7.
  • Props Coordinator, June 21 – August 15, 2021, Apply by June 7.

For other summer 2021 job postings, including Production Manager, Communications Coordinator and Sales and Partnership Clerk, 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.


Videographer (2 positions)

Reporting to the Artistic Director and Project Director, the Videographer is responsible for video production elements of all Driftwood Digital 2021 projects. 

Duties and Responsibilities include

      • Set up and strike of all film (video and sound) recording equipment while on site
      • Recording, logging and preparation of all video and sound elements for editing
      • Regular maintenance and care of equipment
      • 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 and sound recording
      • Class G driver’s license with experience driving 16’ cube trucks an asset
      • Proficiency in Google Suite Applications
      • Proficiency in video editing software
      • Ability to communicate and work productively with a small team of artists and staff

Salary/Job Details

      • This is a full-time (35hrs/wk), contract position with some flexibility in the schedule
      • Contract dates: June 21 – August 29, 2021
      • Salary: $14.50/hr + 4% vacation for the duration of the contract
      • This position includes scope of work which will be conducted both at home (daily work, Zoom meetings) and in-person (filming) when it is safe to do so. Toronto will be the point of origin for all travel.
      • 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.

Head of Wardrobe

Reporting to the Production Manager and Project Directors, the Head of Wardrobe will be responsible for styling, sourcing, purchase and build of all wardrobe for Driftwood Theatre’s Digital 2021 projects.

Duties and Responsibilities include

      • Establishing looks for all wardrobe elements with the Creative Team
      • Sourcing and purchasing materials
      • Pattern drafting, cutting and stitching
      • Wardrobe assembly, alteration, fittings and repairs
      • Wardrobe budget management
      • Attend and report at all production meetings

Knowledge and Skills Required

      • Detail oriented, self-motivated and comfortable working in a small, collaborative team environment
      • Experience in wardrobe sourcing, patterning, cutting and stitching
      • Excellent organization and time management skills
      • Proficiency in all MS Office and Google Suite Applications

Salary/Job Details

      • This is a full-time (35hrs/wk), contract position with some flexibility in the schedule
      • Contract dates: June 21 – August 15, 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.

Props Coordinator

Reporting to the Production Manager and Project Directors, the Props Coordinator will be responsible for sourcing, purchase and build of all properties for Driftwood Theatre’s Digital 2021 projects.

Duties and Responsibilities include

      • Establishing props list with the Creative Team
      • Sourcing and purchasing materials
      • Drafting and drawing
      • Props assembly, alteration and repairs
      • Props budget management
      • Attend and report at all production meetings

Knowledge and Skills Required

      • Detail oriented, self-motivated and comfortable working in a small, collaborative team environment
      • Experience in properties sourcing, drafting building and repair
      • Excellent organization and time management skills
      • Proficiency in all MS Office and Google Suite Applications

Salary/Job Details

      • This is a full-time (35hrs/wk), contract position with some flexibility in the schedule
      • Contract dates: June 21 – August 15, 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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