The role of General Manager is a dynamic action-oriented position with core responsibility for managing Red Sky Performance’s administration and operational plan which incorporates objectives and targets for programs, planning and logistics, national and international touring, revenue generation, grant writing, proposals and negotiations, administrative and personnel contracts, budgeting and reporting. Working with the staff and the Board of Directors to prepare a comprehensive Annual Plan, ancillary budget and supporting process, overseeing sound financial management and governance in conjunction with the Board of Directors, and representing Red Sky Performance at industry and business forums, arts markets and conferences.
As an Indigenous arts organization, we believe that a cultural connection is important for effective communication within our office and artistic environment and the General Manager will reflect this. As an integral part of the Red Sky Performance team, the General Manager will work with us to develop processes and outcomes that have integrity, depth of meaning and experience, and a tangible cultural sensibility that is uniquely Red Sky Performance.
We invite qualified candidates to submit a detailed resume and cover letter, outlining qualifications and describing why you are suited to the position.
The General Manager will be chosen for her or his unique synergy of skills and self-identified professional development targets.
Skills and Qualifications:
- At least five years of relevant professional work experience.
- University or college degree in areas such as: humanities, arts administration, business management, creative industries, cultural sector and/or not-for-profit sector.
- Demonstrated skills and expertise in business and arts administration, in areas such as operations, finance, governance, human resources, fundraising, public affairs.
- High level of professionalism and ability to interface with senior-level professionals.
- Ability to interact with multiple and diverse individuals and groups.
- Excellent communication, analytical, and motivational skills.
- Experience with strategic planning, goal and target setting.
- Strong organizational skills and demonstrated attention to detail.
- Ability to work independently and to manage multiple projects in a deadline driven environment.
- Must show initiative and drive in completing projects and achieving results.
- Knowledge of the Indigenous arts community and culture is a strong asset.
- Demonstrated research abilities and expertise in maintaining paper and database files.
- Solid computer skills, specifically with Word, Excel.
- Commitment to work scheduled business hours as well as after hours, as required.
- We encourage candidates of Indigenous ancestry to apply.
Application Deadline: February 16, 2018
Salary range: $50 - $65,000, commensurate with experience.
Region: Metro Toronto Area
Organization's Field/Discipline: Cultural Industries
Career Level: Upper management
How to Apply:
A cover letter and CV should be sent to the Executive & Artistic Director, Sandra Laronde.