Guild Festival Theatre
Work From Home / Remote (All Provinces)

Social Enterprise Project Manager

Position: Social Enterprise Project Manager

Contract Dates: February 6 - May 5, 2023

Job Type: Consultant (Up to 35 hrs/week)

Compensation: $20 - $25/hr

Location: Scarborough, Ontario

Organization's Field: Performing Arts

Job's focus: E-commerce & Retail


About Guild Festival Theatre

Guild Festival Theatre is Scarborough’s only professional theatre company and has been presenting contemporary takes on classics at the iconic Greek Theatre in Guild Park & Gardens since 2011. Presenting plays, concerts, and special events throughout July and August, GFT is committed to expanding the conventional definition of theatre classics by highlighting stories and artists that reflect the diverse, multicultural community that we call home. GFT is proud to champion local arts and culture and has been honoured with numerous awards and commendations including “Best Live Theatre” (Scarborough Mirror), 2017 OAC Premier’s Award for Excellence in the Arts, the Urban Hero Award (Metroland Media), the Queen's Platinum Jubilee Award, and 2 Dora Mavor Moore Awards.

In the summer of 2023 Guild Festival Theatre will return to Guild Park to animate the Greek Theatre with performances and events including: Family Fest, Alice in Wonderland, Three Men in a Boat, and The Drowning Girls. Please visit for more details.


Job Description

The Social Enterprise Project Manager will assist the company in establishing retail services that feature Guild Festival Theatre merchandise. This store will primarily be online, though some items will also be offered for sale at GFT's in person events. Collaborating with GFT's senior leadership and graphics designer, the Social Enterprise Project Manager will ensure that our merchandise will be available for purchase by the beginning of our summer season.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Research, report and recommend e-commerce platforms
  • Conduct market and product research and make product recommendations
  • Collaboration with artistic leadership and graphic designer to select and implement merchandise
  • Creation of an online store and integrating it into existing website
  • Creation & implementation of inventory management and product delivery system


Skills & Qualifications

  • Knowledge and experience of e-commerce and retail management
  • Knowledge and experience of user experience design
  • Experience with Squarespace and Square Payments an asset
  • Passion for social enterprise and helping charities achieve their missions through business solutions
  • Knowledge of Toronto's performing arts scene is an asset
  • Project management experience
  • Creative and analytical thinking
  • Excellent interpersonal, collaborative, and communications skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Superior planning and problem-solving skills


To Apply:

Please send a resume and brief cover letter to

We are committed to a diverse and inclusive hiring process and welcome submissions from individuals of all backgrounds and identities.

While we appreciate all submissions, only those accepted for an interview will be contacted

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Additional Details

Category: Retail
Location: Work From Home / Remote (All Provinces)
Posted: Feb 23, 2023
Deadline: OPEN
Type: Contract
Experience: Entry Level
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