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Theatre by the Bay is committed to hiring, showcasing, and developing artists within Simcoe County. Hiring preference will be given to those who live in, were raised in, or have family within Barrie and/or Simcoe County.

Theatre by the Bay promotes an environment of equity, inclusion, and diversity. Artists from under-represented communities, especially those who live within Simcoe County, are highly encouraged to apply for employment.

JOB POSTING: Arts Administrator & Marketing Assistant

What We Need

We're looking to fill two roles to support Theatre by the Bay's summer programming. These jobs are supported by Canada Summer Jobs. These two positions have different roles and responsibilities, so please read carefully before applying. 

Please note that you must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Be between 15 and 30 years of age;
  • Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident;
  • Have a valid Social Insurance Number;
  • Have a deep appreciation for theatre and recognition of the value of the arts in our community;
  • Ideally be studying in a field related to theatre, film, arts, marketing or events management.

The contract for both positions is eight (8) weeks, 35 hours per week, starting June 26 and ending August 18, 2023.

Arts Administrator

Reporting to TBTB's Administrator, Patricia, the Arts Administrator will:

  • Provide support with planning and producing Twenty Years by the Bay, the Simcoe County Theatre Festival, and Bobbie;
  • Work with the Five Points Theatre Box Office to manage ticket sales and complimentary ticket holders;
  • Monitor official email accounts and respond in a timely manner to audiences, partners, and artists;
  • Monitor the Theatre by the Bay phone and respond to all inquiries in a timely manner;
  • Other administrative duties as assigned.

Interested candidates should:

  • Possess basic Word and Excel skills and have confidence with a computer;
  • Have exceptional people, writing and organizational skills;
  • Be a strong team player and demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively with others;
  • Demonstrate an ability to work independently and under pressure.

Marketing Assistant

Reporting to TBTB's Communications Officer, Khaleel, the Marketing Assistant will:

  • Provide support with marketing and promotions for all summer programming;
  • Create and execute a social media marketing plan for the summer;
  • Create, schedule and post engaging content to Theatre by the Bay's social media channels;
  • Provide support with paid marketing campaigns on social media, YouTube, and Google;
  • Provide support with on-site marketing initiatives;
  • Work with TBTB's Indie Producers on general producing tasks;
  • Generate strategies for membership and donor outreach;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Interested candidates should:

  • Have working knowledge of social media platforms, Mailchimp, and Canva;
  • Show previous experience working in a marketing or communications capacity (could be a single project or through a job);
  • Be passionate about outreach and willing to investigate new ideas;
  • Be a strong team player and demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively with others;
  • Demonstrate an ability to work independently and under pressure.

Experience with photography or videography, including short-form video content (Instagram reels) is encouraged, but not required.

The application deadline for both positions is Monday, June 5, 2023 at 5pm EST.
Please send a resumé and cover letter to the attention of Iain Moggach, Artistic Director at



Our shows would not be possible without our volunteers! We are always looking for people who are eager and ready to jump in and have fun. It takes 50 - 60 volunteers to make our season a success.

Our volunteers come from all walks of life, all age groups, and all levels of experience. We have teenagers, retirees and everyone in between. Best of all, no experience is required to volunteer - just plenty of enthusiasm!

To make your life easier, Theatre by the Bay manages all of its volunteer shifts through Tandempark. This amazing free (and secure) software allows you to see what shifts are coming up, receive notifications before your shift, and much more! All volunteers will be required to create an account before their first shift.

The Theatre by the Bay work culture:

  • We are passionate about live theatre, the performing arts, and our local arts community;
  • We believe in inclusivity and diversity;
  • We are proud ambassadors for our theatre company in the community;
  • We excel in a collaborative, fun, and creative environment;
  • We are resourceful, compassionate, intuitive, and innovative.

What would make you a great candidate?

  • You demonstrate a passion for Theatre by the Bay’s programming and artistic vision;
  • You possess exceptional communications abilities and basic computer skills;
  • You are a thoughtful decision maker and a collaborative team member;
  • You are organized and have a strong attention to detail;
  • You have a good sense of humour and strong work ethic;
  • You can work in a fast-paced environment and are calm under pressure.

The Nick Baillie Award for Volunteer of the Year

The Nick Baillie Award for Volunteer of the Year is our way of honouring volunteers who went above and beyond during their respective season. The recipients are publicly announced at our Season Launch event.

Philip Lock (2015)

Alex Pavlik (2016)

Mary Bransfield (2017)

Judith and Edward Banville (2018)

Sandy Bishop (2019)

Brenda Thompson (2020)

Lesley Coo (2021)

Scott and Brad Hammond (2022)

Join our volunteer list!

All volunteers are invited to read the following attachment pertaining to volunteering.

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Theatre by the Bay
55 Dunlop Street East, Unit 1
Barrie, Ontario L4M 1A2, Canada

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