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General Manager - Nakai Theatre

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: Management
Location: Whitehorse, Yukon
Position: General Manager
Deadline: June 25, 2012
Posted: June 6, 2012

Job Description / Duties

Duties include:
• Overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Theatre.
• Develop and administer effective office, administrative and accounting procedures.
• Manage staff, marketing, public relations, fund raising, Board of Directors liaisons, front of house, box office and venue negotiations.
• Preparing grant and foundation applications in conjunction with Artistic Director.
• Preparing, in conjunction with the Artistic Director, the annual, balanced operating budget and season planning documents.
• Time commitment ranges from 24 to 32 hours a week.

Qualifications / Required Skills

• Minimum of 3 years performing arts administration experience or comparable experience in a Not for Profit organization.
• Candidates who have education, training, and/or experience equivalent to the essential qualifications listed above will be equally considered.
• Preference will be given to persons with education in performing arts administration.
• Preference will be given to people with a theatre background.
• A willingness to live in dynamic beautiful Yukon.

Additional Information

We hope to fill this position by July 15th but are prepared to be flexible in light of the short notice.

Applicants are invited to view our web site at www.nakaitheatre.com/

Please submit your resume or enquiries by e-mail.

Salary: Starting at $35,000 a year

Contact Information

Norm Hamilton
Director, Nakai Theatre Board


Linda Leon
President, Nakai Theatre Board

Employer Profile

We like to explore new territory. Nakai Theatre is a small professional theatre company dedicated to developing northern stories. We develop new local plays; offering dramaturgical assistance and workshops. We produce full productions. We host the exciting Pivot Festival which presents imaginative local and national theatre. The 24 Hour Playwriting Festival and Homegrown Festival engage northern artists and thrill Yukoners.
Nakai has an annual budget of $275,000. Whitehorse is a unique and culturally rich community set in one of the most beautiful landscapes in Canada.
Nakai Theatre Mandate:

• Creates development opportunities for theatre practitioners, including artistic exchange and learning locally, nationally and internationally.
• Produces or co-produces work of relevance to northern audiences and as such contributes to the canon of Canadian theatre for the benefit of local, national and international audiences.
• Operates with a strong organizational structure that ensures the company’s artistic and financial stability.
• Works on audience development to ensure greater understanding and appreciation of theatre.
• Engages in the steps necessary to eventually create a performance venue and a space dedicated to rehearsal and development.

We are seeking a resourceful and dynamic individual to fulfill the position of General Manager. This is a senior management personnel position, in a two-headed organization; the General Manager and Artistic Director report directly to the Board of Directors on an equal basis. The General Manager, while collaborating closely with the Artistic Director, has responsibility for the financial and administrative management of the Theatre in order to ensure a smooth, efficient theatre operation.

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