Electric Company Theatre is seeking a Managing Director to work with the Managing Producer and Artistic Core.
The Managing Director is an organizational leadership role within a collaborative, creative environment. The Managing Director also functions as a public-facing representative of the organization. The position requires: performing arts industry knowledge; business, financial and producing experience; a passion for theatre and creation; and strong interpersonal, communication and leadership skills. The Artistic Core sets the artistic vision for the ECT, the Managing Director is responsible for working in consultation with the Artistic Core to execute that vision.
The Managing Director oversees the company and reports to the board. The Managing Director is an active, contributing and self-directed leader of the management team, overseeing up to five regular part-time employees, production and creative teams, and the development and execution of the organization’s activities and projects. The Managing Director works in collaboration with the Managing Producer, who reports to this position.
● Lead fundraising and development: public, individual, corporate and foundations
● Lead organizational strategy in consultation with Core Artists
● Implementing artistic vision of the Core Artists
● Oversee finances, including reporting
● Assist with office management
● Developing, managing and preparing reports for the board of directors
● Managing artistic and producing partnerships and tours
● Supporting day to day producing/production needs
● Conducting regular communication with Core Artists
● Managing and brokering artistic projects of the Core Artists
● Developing operating and project budgets in consultation with Managing Producer and
● Representing ECT to the sector, funders and stakeholders
● Participating in the Progress Lab/Vancouver Creative Space Society on the Board of Directors and/or committees
The Managing Director and Managing Producer collaborate on outreach and ancillary event planning, individual giving campaigns, public and private (foundation) funding applications, global budget creation, scheduling and strategic planning.
$55,000 – $60,000, full time based on 40 hours/week. The schedule is flexible, negotiable, and self-managed based on the needs of the organization and programming.The Managing Director position also includes three weeks of annual vacation.
We are accepting applications until January 15, 2022 or until the position has been filled.Interviews for this position will commence shortly after the closing date, with a desired start work date as early as February 15, 2022.
To apply: please send CV and cover letter (PDF package, saved as LAST NAME, FIRST NAME) to: email@example.com. Please include in the subject line:“Managing Director application”.We appreciate each application, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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We are currently not seeking submissions for auditions.
We are always seeking volunteers for help in the office and at the theatre! If you would like to volunteer with Electric Company, please reach out to us at email@example.com, with the subject line “Volunteering”.
Please note that Electric Company Theatre does not accept unsolicited scripts.
Electric Company offers tailored mentorships in arts management and event production to qualified applicants during active project periods. Introductions can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org, with subject line: “Mentorships”. Please include a CV, a letter of introduction, your expected availability in the Vancouver area, and the length of commitment you are prepared to make.
Board of Directors
If you are interested in sitting on Electric Company Theatre’s Board of Directors, please contact email@example.com, with subject line: “Board of Directors Inquiry.”