Executive Director

Type: Full-time Contract (2-year contract with possibility of renewal)
Location: Toronto, Ontario (Hybrid working – in office & remotely)
Salary: $75,000 - $80,000
Closing Date: 5:00 PM Friday, October 21st 2022

Full Description

b current Performing Arts is the hotbed for culturally rooted theatre development in Toronto. Originally founded as a place for Black artists to create, nurture, and present their new works, the company has grown to support artists from all diasporas. Over three decades, they have created space for intersectional voices to be heard, always with a focus on engaging the communities from which their stories emerge. Since its inception in 1991, b current has developed scores of internationally celebrated artists and their works, with a focus always on engaging the community and creating space for diverse voices to be heard.

The Board of b current Performing Arts is seeking a visionary, passionate and administratively focused Executive Director to lead the organization into a future where it continues to grow and flourish. The Executive Director is responsible for a range of operational and administrative matters, including the human resources (managing the staff team) and financial management of the organization, developing and operationalizing short and long-term financial goals and strategic objectives, implementing programming, leading the team of staff, contractors, and volunteers, as well as acting as an ambassador for the organization building relationships that further the organization’s mission.

Candidates must have at least 4 years of leadership experience (including HR Management with staff, contractors and volunteers), demonstrated experience in fundraising, preparing grant applications as well as experience with supporting strong governance through a board of directors. You will also have experience and an understanding of the performance arts industry on an international level.

Candidates also must hold one relevant post-secondary degree in a field such as arts, communications, business or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

How To Apply

Please email us at [email protected] request an information pack, full job description and person specification.

Closing Date: 5:00 PM Friday, October 21st 2022

This search is being conducted on behalf of b current by Charity Careers Canada. We use our extensive non-profit experience to match Canadian charities and the agencies who serve them with excellent and inspired staff.