Managing Director

Date Posted: Jun 04, 2019

Salary Range: 40K - 60K
Province: Ontario
Region: Metro Toronto Area
City: Toronto
Employee Benefits: Health, Pension, 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: Full-time
Career Level: Middle management

Organization Description

CORPUS


Co-founded in 1997 by Sylvie Bouchard and Artistic Director David Danzon, CORPUS is known for its precise and surrealist humour that combines movement with theatrical imagery. The company has 13 pieces in its repertoire and has presented more than 2000 performances across Canada and around the world. In Canada, CORPUS has performed at the Milk International Children Festival (Toronto), Just for Laughs (Montreal), Canada Dance Festival (Ottawa), Dancing On the Edge Festival (Vancouver), the Sommet de la Francophonie (Moncton), to name a few. Internationally, CORPUS has visited 30 countries on four continents. Invitations include the Awesome Children Festival (Australia); the prestigious Singapore Arts festival; La Fira de teatre de Tarréga (Spain); and International Straattheaterfestival (Belgium). Several of CORPUS’ productions have been nominated for Dora Mavor Moore awards.
www.corpus.ca



Job Description

Term: Full-time 
Location: Toronto, ON
Salary: 40,000-60,000$ (compensation commensurate with experience)
Fluent French is an asset
 
CORPUS
Co-founded in 1997 by Sylvie Bouchard and Artistic Director David Danzon, CORPUS is known for its precise and surrealist humour that combines movement with theatrical imagery. The company has 13 pieces in its repertoire and has presented more than 2000 performances across Canada and around the world. 
In Canada, CORPUS has performed at the Milk International Children Festival (Toronto), Just for Laughs (Montreal), Canada Dance Festival (Ottawa), Dancing On The Edge Festival (Vancouver), the Sommet de la Francophonie (Moncton), to name a few. Internationally, CORPUS has visited more than 30 countries on four continents. Recent invitations include the 2018 Common Wealth Games (Australia); the prestigious Stockholm Culture Festival; Reykjavik Arts Festival (Iceland); and the Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre (Japan). Several of CORPUS’ productions have been nominated for Dora Mavor Moore awards. 
 

Requirements:

MANAGING DIRECTOR - Details and Requirements
The Managing Director will partner with the Artistic Director, Touring Coordinator and board to fulfill the artistic vision of the company. This is an exciting opportunity for an arts professional to work with a very successful and established Canadian dance theatre company. He/She is convinced of the benefits of bringing arts to public spaces and understands the value of working with community partners. This position (40 hours per week) will provide opportunities for a knowledgeable, ambitious individual to take on a leading role in managing the Company’s annual activities as well as developing new initiatives. The ideal candidate is a highly organized, self-directed problem solver, a team player and has at least 5 years working experience in the Non-profit Arts Sector. If you have a passion for arts management, developing audiences, forging connections, live performance, community engagement and contributing directly to the success of an innovative arts organization, this position is for you!
 
The Managing Director has completed post-secondary training in arts administration and/or possesses a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a management position in the not-for-profit sector.
Accounting and budget management are key required skills.
Excellent organization skills, ability to multi-task.
Has perfect communication and writing skills in English. French is an asset.
He/she has strong computer skills (Macintosh): Microsoft Word, Excel, Quickbooks.
Knowledge of the dance and theatre milieu a must.
Ability to think outside the box.
Positive attitude and ability to work in a small team setting.
 

Additional Info:

Start Date is ASAP. 

How to Apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit a letter of interest, a resume and list of references to info@corpus.ca
Only successful applicants will be contacted.

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