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Associate Producer – Toronto

Hours: Full-Time
Start Date: ASAP

Job Title: Associate Producer, The Second City

Job location: Toronto 

Job Type: Full-time 

Salary: CAD $50,000


About The Second City:

Dedicated to entertaining, inspiring, and transforming through courageous comedy, The Second City is the premier brand in improv-based sketch comedy, with sold-out shows playing on stages in Chicago, Toronto, and New York City, and our Touring and Theatrical companies entertaining an additional one million theatergoers a year around the globe. The Second City Training Centre is the largest school of improvisation-based arts on the planet, with locations in Chicago, Toronto, and New York. Second City Works, the B2B side of Second City, has brought award-winning improvisation and audience-driven techniques to over 600 Fortune 1000 companies, challenging businesses seeking a more collaborative culture to innovate through development programs, original digital and video content, campaign consultation, private events, and more.

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Job Overview 

If your ultimate career goal is to become a producer, becoming an Associate Producer at The Second City may be the perfect role for you! 

The Associate Producer will work closely with the Second City Equity Stage Company talent in matters of operations and logistics. The Associate Producer would assist the Producer with scheduling rehearsals, performances, developing/finalizing contract terms and project details. 

Having strong communication skills is essential to be successful in this role. In addition to working with our producers, the Associate Producer will also be in close contact with creative teams and all casts. 

This is a full-time, exempt position reporting to the Producer of the Second City. Competitive benefits package, retirement plan and PTO included (amongst other company perks!). 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

  • Submit Talent reimbursements  
  • Submitting weekly Actor’s Equity Association (AEA) reports (health/pension and Equity Initiation reports) 
  • Issuing and filing all talent contracts, and necessary follow up with accounting, payroll, and unions 
  • Issuing monthly itineraries to talent 
  • Assist stage management and producers with understudy preparation and scheduling  
  • Assist with advancing tech rider(s) with venues  
  • Assist with travel arrangements 
  • Handle talent support vendors like dry cleaners, caterers, marketing, first aid supplier 
  • Provide program information to marketing and art departments 
  • Provide current and updated performance and rehearsal schedules to resident companies 
  • Primary contact for hospitality, casting, and PR requests for outside clients 

Skills and education 

  • Bachelor’s degree in arts management or administration  
  • 3+ years industry experience 
  • Stage management experience preferred  
  • Experience processing payroll a plus  
  • Experience with Actors Equity Association  
  • Highly detail oriented (we aren’t opposed to nit-picky individuals!) 

We are an open, inclusive workplace and welcome applicants who bring with them diverse life experiences, including every permutation of economic and cultural backgrounds, orientation, identity, ethnicity and points of view. We strive to continue our efforts to work with people who may otherwise be marginalized or underrepresented in our business and around our community.  

An offer of employment is contingent upon an accepted background and reference check.

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