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General Director - Opera Lyra Ottawa

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: Management
Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Position: General Director
Deadline: February 11, 2011
Posted: December 14, 2010

Job Description / Duties

Opera Lyra Ottawa invites applications for the position of General Director
Opera Lyra Ottawa, a vibrant company in Canada’s capital city, which has just celebrated its twenty-fifth anniversary, is seeking a full-time General Director with exceptional skills in development, public relations, marketing, and cultivation of donors. Opera Lyra Ottawa, under the artistic direction of Tyrone Paterson, produces two full stage opera productions presented in Ottawa’s National Arts Centre and one opera in concert each season. 

The quality of its artistic product is recognized as one of the highest in the country. It also has extensive educational programmes addressing the needs and interests of local elementary and high school students as well as the Opera Studio – a training program for emerging Canadian opera singers. 

The position reports to the Chair of the Board of Directors. In addition to development and marketing, the General Director is responsible for building an effective team and overseeing the financial, human resources and administration of the Office.   

Job Responsibilities:
1. Cultivating and negotiating agreements with donors and sponsors, and raising the image of the Company in the community.
2. Relationship building with members of the Board of Directors, as well as with national, regional and local stakeholders, including the National Arts Centre, the Guild, the Opera Lyra Chorus, local choral groups, universities, and granting institutions.
3. Marketing, communication and outreach planning and delivery.
4. Supporting the Artistic Director’s development and refinement of the artistic vision for the Company, budgeting for the productions, and programming that reflects the strategic plan and is achievable given the financial realities of the Company, and directing the provision of support to the artistic team in the production of the operas and any performance events, recognizing that the artistic productions are the raison d’être of the Company.
5. Managing financial planning and operations, human resources, and general administration of the office.
6. Approving grant and foundation applications.
7. Building a strong team ethic in the office.

Qualifications / Required Skills

Additional Information

How to Apply:
Please send resume and cover letter with salary requirements and a list of references by Friday, February 11, 2011. 

<address><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-style: normal;">Contact: Malcolm McCulloch, Chair, Board of Directors </span></address><address><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-style: normal;">Contact phone: 613-746-1220</span></address><address><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-style: normal;">E-mail: opchair@bell.net </span></address>

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Contact Information

<address><span class="Apple-style-span" style="border-bottom-width: 1px; border-bottom-style: dotted; border-bottom-color: rgb(204, 204, 255); font-style: normal; ">Contact: Malcolm McCulloch, Chair, Board of Directors </span></address><address><span class="Apple-style-span" style="border-bottom-width: 1px; border-bottom-style: dotted; border-bottom-color: rgb(204, 204, 255); font-style: normal; ">Contact phone: 613-746-1220</span></address><address><span class="Apple-style-span" style="border-bottom-width: 1px; border-bottom-style: dotted; border-bottom-color: rgb(204, 204, 255); font-style: normal; ">E-mail: opchair@bell.net </span></address>

Employer Profile

Opera Lyra Ottawa is dedicated to the music, the passion, and the magic that is opera, through its world-class productions, the showcasing of Canadian talent, and educating and inspiring young audiences through its Opera Studio and Education and Outreach programs.


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