Executive Director Position Available

The Manitoba Choral Association (MCA) is seeking an Executive Director to be hired on a full-time permanent basis following the successful completion of a six-month probationary period.

The candidate will have experience in arts administration and communications for the not-for-profit / charity sector. Working closely with the MCA Board, the Executive Director will be responsible for the successful delivery of MCA programming and services including, but not limited to, Manitoba Choralfest, Provincial Honour Choir, professional development programs, and the MCA Library. The Executive Director will be expected to organize, market and manage events, solicit funding, and complete reporting requirements according to procedure and within budgetary and strategic guidelines.

Applicants should have a post-secondary degree or equivalent experience in arts management and communications. Applicants will be expected to have excellent computer, verbal and written communications skills. They will be fluent in social media platforms and show discernment and maturity in communicating with, and expanding, MCA membership and media followers.

Founded in 1976, the Manitoba Choral Association is a non-profit organization that provides resources and creates opportunities for all Manitoba residents to experience and enjoy choral music. MCA provides a range of programs and services to Manitoba choirs that encourage participation in the choral arts, singing through the lifespan, professional development, youth leadership, and choral advocacy. Supported by an engaged Board of Directors, MCA looks forward to a continued bright and successful future supporting choral music development and appreciation in Manitoba.

The Manitoba Choral Association is committed to the principles of equity and diversity in employment. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply; however, priority will be given to Canadians and permanent residents. Salary will be commensurate with experience and will include a comprehensive benefits package.

Please submit via email: 1) curriculum vitae; 2) two letters of reference; and 3) a one-page letter of application to Dr. Catherine Robbins, President, Manitoba Choral Association (mca@manitobasings.org).  Application deadline is August 12, 2019.  Candidates will be contacted shortly after the deadline to arrange interviews with the starting date to be negotiated with the successful candidate. Only successful applicants will be contacted for an interview. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

For further information about the Manitoba Choral Association, please visit our website at manitobasings.org.  No phone calls please.