Job Title Missionary Position as Artistic Director – Jesters Theatre

Reports to Mission Area Director

Application Deadline Open Ended

Start Date Flexible

Classification Full-time, (40 hours/week)

Salary Based on Experience and Skills of Applicant (partner development required and training provided as needed)

Location Local Churches & Schools, current office @ North Valley Baptist Church

Our Mandate Youth Unlimited (YU) in Greater Vancouver is a faith-based, grass-roots, pioneering organization that offers connection and transformation, fostering mental, physical, social, spiritual and emotional well- being among young people in our community. Jesters Theatre ( is a youth and children’s theatre company located in Mission BC.

Job Description: As Artistic Director, you are responsible for staff, volunteers and families participating in our programs.  You are also responsible for promotion, partner development, fundraisers, hiring, training, developing and implementing strategic plans and guiding principles, and maintaining clear relationships and communications with community partners. The Artistic Director understands each aspect of the Jesters Theatre program and is ultimately responsible for successful outcomes.  Training is provided as needed.

This job might be for you if you:

  • Love to see youth develop leadership skills
  • Are passionate about evangelism and discipleship
  • Enjoy taking leadership of people and projects
  • Are comfortable with raising funds and financial stewardship
  • Are able to take initiative and work in a team environment
  • Are trust-worthy, savvy and professional
  • Have an understanding of, and appreciation for theatre

You’ve got:

  • Good communication skills, particularly in writing and in partner/donor presentations
  • Project design and marketing experience
  • Good planning, organizing and prioritizing skills and can coordinate multiple programs
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, initiative, sound judgment, integrity, and reliability
  • Social media skills and experience
  • Budgeting experience


To apply: Please send a cover letter and resume to Dean Klassen via email, snail mail or drop them off in person:; #115-12975 84th Avenue, Surrey, BC V3W 1B3.

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