Employment Opportunities


  • have a passion for the arts
  • have an enthusiastic, professional attitude
  • are a team player
  • believe quality really does matter
  • are creative and self-motivated
  • can communicate effectively

- we want you!


Please state which position you are interested in. All resumes will be kept for a maximum of three (3) months. Only those we are interested in interviewing will be contacted. All submissions are strictly confidential.

For further questions regarding employment opportunities at the Stratford Festival please contact Nancy Altenburg Human Resource Manager at resumes@stratfordfestival.ca.

Current Openings

Childminders (7 positions)

Reporting to the Company Manager and working closely with the Stage Management teams, you will supervise minor children that have been contracted to perform onstage roles. Childminders are expected to attend all rehearsals as required, and all performances of the productions for which they are contracted. All shows have the possibility of a three (3) week extension beyond their current closing date, which all Childminders must be prepared to fulfill. more...

Marketing Manager-Digital

 This full-time position will spearhead the marketing efforts across the Festival’s digital platforms, including our website, Facebook, Twitter and triggered email servicing channels, with the goal of driving revenue and engagement. Collaborating with a number of departments within the Festival, you will manage the marketing strategy updates and publication of our digital content and platforms, consistently searching for new and creative ways to increase response and conversion rates. You will be expected to measure and report the performance of the digital marketing campaigns/platforms, and assess performance against goals (ROI and KPI’s). You must be able to manage a small team through the design, copywriting, approval and reporting process. You will also be responsible for ensuring our website meets compliance requirements. more...

Intermediate Developer

 This position plays an integral role within the Application Development and Analytics team. You are required to be a detail oriented and organized analytical thinker to design, develop, maintain and troubleshoot software applications and operations throughout the organization.

You must have a solid understanding of the following programs; .NET/ASP.NET (C#) development using Visual Studio; HTML, CSS, JQuery; responsive design concepts; user interface design; MS SQL Server 2008/2012 (T-SQL); data modeling; performance monitoring & tuning; content management systems.

Cataloguing and Digitization Archivist

This full time position will report to the Director of Archives and will divide their time equally between two major areas of responsibilities;
• Digitization of archive content for the purposes of a) preservation, b) reuse by the Festival in the context of marketing, production support, etc; and c) research by external researchers.
• Surveying, accessioning and cataloguing of material in the Archive to improve the management and exploitation of the collections