Job Posting: Administrative Intern, fu-GEN

Job Opportunity!

Through the generous support of TD Bank Group, fu-GEN Theatre Company is offering a nine-month Administrative Intern position beginning in January 2014. This opportunity is ideal for a recent graduate with a passion for theatre who wants to build a diverse skill set in arts administration through mentorship with Canada’s foremost Asian Canadian theatre company. This position offers a valuable training opportunity in a not-for-profit model.

The successful candidate will report directly to the General Manager and the Artistic Director and assist with many aspects of implementing the company’s activities including development workshops, special events, fundraisers and other hijinks.

Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Updating headshot and resume files
  • Organizing and maintaining company archives
  • Networking and liaising with various community partners
  • Assistance with marketing and fundraising initiatives
  • Attending fu-GEN events and acting as an ambassador for the company
  • Support staff for fu-GEN events and fundraisers
  • Managing volunteers for various events
  • General office duties as assigned

The successful candidate possesses excellent written and oral communication skills; initiative; strong organizational skills; computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel); and is resourceful. A background in the arts is an asset.

This is a part-time position (from January 2014 to September 2014), at $14/hour, approximately 20 – 30 hours per week on average. Hours per week will adjust according to the level of activity.

Please submit a cover letter and resume by December 27, 2013 to

Selected candidates will be interviewed beginning in January.

About fu-GEN fu-GEN is a charitable, not-for-profit theatre company dedicated to the development of professional Asian Canadian theatre artists through the production of new and established works. Our vision is to be a home for Asian Canadian theatre artists and their work. We exist to make our artists and our stories visible in the theatre community, and the Canadian community at large. We have become the premiere producer of Asian Canadian theatre in Canada and have built a reputation of artistic excellence with 17 Dora Mavor Moore nominations.