General Manager

Date Posted: Jun 25, 2019
Application Deadline: Aug 09, 2019
Start Date: Sep 03, 2019

Salary Range: Other
Additional Salary Information: $50,000 pro-rated to $30,000 3/days a week
Province: Ontario
Region: Ottawa Area
City: Ottawa
Employee Benefits: Other (e.g. flex time, comp tickets, etc.)
Check Additional Info section for more Employee Benefits
Organization's Field/Discipline: The Arts
Job's focus: Administrative
Job Type: Contract
Career Level: Middle management

Organization Description

Propeller Dance
Propeller Dance is an award-winning company with an energetic, creative, collaborative and positive work environment where all involved are engaged in furthering its artistically driven mission to create, perform and teach contemporary integrated dance.

Job Description

PROPELLER DANCE is HIRING a GENERAL MANAGER with a focus on marketing/fundraising and digital engagement
This is a 3 day a week renewable annual contract position.

We are searching for a change-maker to join a small yet resourceful leadership team at Propeller Dance – a barrier-breaking and unique contemporary dance company made up of professional dancers with and without disabilities with a mandate to celebrate diverse expressions in dance and art-making. Are you a passionate professional ready to assist us in moving forward on our powerful path of possibility? The key aspects of this role will include:
●      Building our resource base, through grants and donor development as well as organizational partnerships that will further Propeller’s strategic goals
●      Develop branding, consolidating and enhancing marketing and communications
●      Financial management and budgeting, coordinate Board meetings and the AGM 
●      Lead and manage special initiatives and business development as identified in the strategic plan (e.g. digital strategies, website redesign, space planning)
●      Growing our reach through exciting new digital presentation and distribution strategies that will enable Propeller to present its repertoire, and its creation and teaching methodology to a wider audience
●      Advise on, develop, implement and oversee strategic and operational plans to support and develop effective systems for Propeller’s management, operations and program delivery

You will work directly with and report to the Artistic & Executive Co-Directors, and be part of a collaborative extended team.


We are looking for someone with at least 5 years of relevant experience.

How to Apply:

Application Deadline: August 9, 2019

Interviews will be held in late August. Position to start in September.
Please send a resume, cover letter, and sample writing in English (marketing/web content, excerpt of grants, reports, press releases, etc.).

To: info(at)  Only selected candidates will be contacted. All applications will be held in confidence. Priority will be given to candidates who self-identify as having a disability or are from a minority group.

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