JOB POSTING: Patrick Roberge Productions is seeking Operations support for the Summer of 2022.

The core duty of this position will be to manage a busy entertainment office and group of production assistants at the Pacific National Exhibition (The PNE Fair).

Duties will include (but are not limited to):
• troubleshooting all incoming radio calls and dispatching production assistants to appropriate department or venue.
• communicating to various departments regarding event logistics.
• ensuring a high-level of knowledge of the PNE fair grounds and show times.
• ensuring strict emergency and safety procedures are met.
• managing a team of production assistants, including scheduling, training & human resources.
• liaising with crew and artists to ensure site access (parking, accreditation, keys etc.)
• monitoring and tracking project’s progress and raising issues that arise with the Managing Director and Operations Manager.
• creating new policies regarding dispatch office protocols and best practices.
• ensuring that the overall needs of entertainment are met and that optimal conditions for successful performances are created.
• authentically representing PRP’s vision, mission and values.

The ideal candidate is:
• organized, self-reliant and able to act calmly under pressure.
• equipped with solid and innovative problem-solving skills, working both quickly and efficiently.
• experienced in technical direction, production management, and/or stage management.
• able to multitask at a high-level and prioritize daily workload.
• capable of working independently.
• able to maintain strict confidentiality and to exercise diplomacy and discretion.
• a collaborative team player, able to establish and maintain positive working relationships with staff, clients, performers and volunteers, both internally and externally.
• skilled with effective verbal and written communication.
• attentive to detail with a strong customer service focus.
• preferably in possession of a valid Driver’s License, but not required.
• aligned with PRP’s values.

Employment for this position will begin August 2nd, 2022 (with possibility to start in early July if available) and end September 6th, 2022 (off August 6-7th, August 13-14th, August 22nd and August 29th). Times on-site will vary from Mornings to Evenings.

Successful candidate will be required to attend a Venue Manager meeting in August (exact date TBD).

To apply, please email your relevant resume and a cover letter expressing your interest to Angela Steidel, Office and Operations Manager at

We will be accepting applications for both positions until May 24, 2022 or until the positions are filled.