|Organization Name||Job Categories||Position Type||Region and Location(s)||Career Level||Salary||Ad Online Since||Application Deadline|
|Queer Arts Festival||Contract - Part Time||Executive (Dept. head, director)||4700055000CAD$47,000 - 55,000||2019-09-11||2019-10-11|
The Pride in Art Society (PiA) produces, presents and exhibits with a curatorial vision favouring challenging, thought-provoking multidisciplinary work that pushes boundaries and initiates dialogue, through the Queer Arts Festival and SUM Gallery, one of the only permanent spaces dedicated to the presentation of queer art worldwide. PiA brings diverse communities together to support artistic risk-taking, incite creative collaboration and experimentation, and celebrate the rich heritage of queer artists and art.
We are currently searching for a General Manager with strong operations skills to join our team. The General Manager reports to the Artistic Director and is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Pride in Art Society. In particular, the General Manager works cooperatively with the Artistic Director to implement the artistic vision of the Society, as conceived by the Artistic Director. The General Manager is an experienced administrator who is responsible for the day-to-day operations, administration and financial management, including directly managing administrative and seasonal/festival staff.
The General Manager should also bring creativity, a sense of daring and passion to their work, as well as vision and commitment to the future of art in Canada. This is an opportunity to join a vital, growing, and financially healthy organization that offers the right candidate the possibility to truly make a difference in one of the fastest growing festivals in the country.
Day to Day Administration:
Facilities and Event Management:
Qualifications and Experience:
University degree in Arts Administration, Business Administration, Accounting or similar fields, or commensurate experience;
Leadership experience planning, coordinating, and implementing large special events or festivals;
At least three (3) years’ experience in a leadership or supervisory role;
Experience working in a non-profit organization; and
Strong connection to and awareness of the arts and queer communities.
Competencies (demonstrated experience with):
The Pride in Art Society offers competitive compensation and a creative working environment of diverse staff and artists.
Salary range is $47,000-$57,000, commensurate with experience, 0.8 FTE, plus a comprehensive health and dental plan. This is a one-year appointment, however the term may be extended upon the written agreement of both parties.
The Pride in Art Society is an equity-seeking, equal opportunity employer. We invite all qualified applicants to apply, and encourage applications by QTIPOC candidates, women, Two-Spirit and gender diverse individuals.