Currently Hiring – September 19 deadline!

Office Assistant / Assistant Producer
for Nakai Theatre

Working with the Managing Producer and Artistic Director, the Office Assistant/Assistant Producer position supports the day to day administration of Nakai Theatre, including managing mail, financial paperwork, databases to track volunteers, donations, etc.

The successful candidate will also assist with production tasks, including booking travel, drafting contracts (for approval/signing by MP), and implementing marketing strategies put forth by the Society.

We are looking for a committed and detail oriented person who is able to work independently and as part of a team, and has the following qualifications:

  • Experience and interest in the arts and theatre is a priority

  • Being organized, with excellent communication skills

  • Comfortable and capable with computers. Experience with Google Docs, MS Office is preferred. Experience with image processing (Photoshop / scanning) and/or Squarespace is a bonus.

  • Valid driver's license is preferred

  • Legally able to work in the Yukon

  • Between 18 and 30 years old

  • A Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person who has been granted refugee status in Canada under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act

  • Legally entitled to work according to the relevant territorial / provincial legislation and regulations

  • Not currently in receipt of Employment Insurance benefits

This job is offered with the support of Youth on Board, a program facilitated by Volunteer Bénévoles Yukon, funded by the Government of Canada’s Youth Skills Link Program.



  • Managing day to day admin, including mail and bank deposits, filing of invoices and payments, etc.

  • Updating databases related to marketing, fundraising, volunteers

  • Updating Trello or calendars with administrative notes and to dos



  • Creating and completing paperwork for financial transactions

  • Filing financial paperwork

  • Assisting with audit/review preparation

  • Assisting with grant submission (copying, mailing)


  • Assisting in posting or circulating approved HR advertisements (ie. volunteers)


  • Assisting in set-up for performances and events

  • Assisting with production tasks, including booking of travel, accommodation and venues for upcoming performances

  • Drafting contracts with info provided by MP and AD


  • Implement marketing strategies as outlined by MP and AD, including social media, drafting newsletters, etc.


35 hours per week at $20/hour for a 20 week term, with the potential to continue with the organization in a similar role.

Regular schedule will be weekday daytime, though some evening and weekend work will be required.

Please submit a cover letter and CV clearly outlining your skills and interest to:

Jenna Winter at jenna@nakaitheatre.com by Wednesday September 19, 11:59pm. Please indicate “Office Assistant / Assistant Producer application” in the subject line.

We thank everyone who applies, but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

All applications are considered confidential. Nakai is an equal opportunity employer, committed to building a more diverse workplace. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply.  

Anticipated start date: Tuesday October 9, or as soon as possible

For questions please contact Jenna, Managing Producer (jenna@nakaitheatre.com) or Jacob, Artistic Director (jacob@nakaitheatre.com) or call 867-393-6040.