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OrganizationNew West Theatre
Position: GENERAL MANAGER
Description: The premier performing arts organization in Southern Alberta, NEW WEST THEATRE, plays an exciting critical role in the cultural landscape of the region.
NEW WEST THEATRE, currently in its 30th season, provides diverse programming for Lethbridge and South Western Alberta. The company’s artistic offerings include Musicals, original Music-Comedy Revues, contemporary Canadian Plays, several Special Events, and a Theatre for Young Audiences production which tours regionally.
Additionally, NEW WEST THEATRE offers educational programming including Summer Theatre Camps, and drama classes through the year.
Reporting to the Board of Directors, the General Manager works with the Artistic Director to deliver long term strategic goals.
Responsibilities: Core responsibilities
Development
Marketing
Financial Management: Collaborates with the Artistic Director and Financial Officer
Administration
Advocacy
Qualifications: Applicants must possess the following:
Relevant post-secondary education in arts, arts management, and/or non-profit management.
Experience in the administration of, knowledge of policies and best practices for non-profits.
 Experience with and knowledge of marketing practices and methodologies.
Experience with budgeting and financial management.
Experience with grant writing and fundraising.
Superior verbal and written communication skills.
Excellence in organization and leadership skills.

The following are assets:
Familiarity with the Canadian theatre community and experience with Professional Association of Canadian Theatres and Canadian Actors’ Equity Association.
Knowledge of the Alberta Liquor and Gaming Commission.
An understanding technical theatre and the requirements of touring.
Experience in board governance and financial management.
Attention to detail. Punctuality.
Contact Information:
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Check out the full posting on the New West Theatre website:
https://www.newwesttheatre.com/employment/administration/
DR. FOSTER JAMES PENNY BUILDING
324 5TH STREET SOUTH
LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA
T1J 2B5
PHONE: 403-332-4320
FAX: 403-332-4321

 

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