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Bar and Starboard Café Manager

Ship’s Company Theatre in Parrsboro, Nova Scotia is seeking an original creative individual to join our small team as the Bar and Café Manager for the 2024 summer season. Ship’s Company Theatre has been developing and producing new Canadian work for over 40 years offering a season that runs from July through September consisting of Main Stage shows,  Concert Series, Presentation Series, Youth Series, as well as hosting drama camps.

The Bar Manager is responsible for the daily operations of the Ship’s Company Cafe and Evening operations of the Ship’s Company Bar. This includes customer service, preparing and serving drinks, supporting fundraisers, managing bar and cafe stock and inventory, and coordinating with volunteers. The role includes cleaning and maintenance of bar and cafe equipment and building seasonal and show-specific drink menus, including specials. The Cafe also offers a moderate menu with a salad and multiple sandwich options so the Cafe and Bar Manager would also be responsible for handling and preparing food. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Manages and operates the Ship’s Company Theatre Bar and Cafe under the supervision of the General Manager and Marketing and Community Relations Director.
  • Sell gift shop wares.
  • Oversees & verifies the Cafe and Bar finances (including tabs, discounts, expenses, tips and revenues)
  • Preparing sandwiches and other treats to sell.
  • Oversees cleanliness, set up, and organization of the bar/café and deck for events.
  • Provides excellent customer service to our members, volunteers, patrons, and sponsors. 
  • Work closely with the Marketing and Community Relations Director to coordinate community programming on the deck.
  • Contributes to achieving a safe, fair, encouraging, and dynamic workplace.
  • Promote the season’s shows and programming to patrons and visitors.
  • Be an ambassador for the Ship.

Contract: 40 hours per week from June 26 – September 1, and reduced hours September 2-September 30th 

Hours: 10 hours, Wednesday – Saturday. Some flexibility required depending on the performance schedule.

Compensation: $17/hr plus tips  

Ship’s Company Theatre seeks to continue to diversify and strengthen its organization and welcomes applications from qualified individuals of all cultural backgrounds, genders, sexual orientations, and abilities. The candidate should contribute to achieving a safe, fair, encouraging and dynamic workplace. 

Interested individuals should forward a resume to [email protected] with the subject line: Bar & Café Manager.

Please address any questions regarding this opportunity by email to the address above.

Deadline for receipt of applications is Monday, June 10, 2024 by 5:00pm AST.



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