skip to Main Content

Posted by Balancing Act Canada

Balancing Act Canada is seeking a National Partnership Manager.

This is a full-time position for a 12-month contract that will begin on June 1, 2023.

The salary is between 60K – 80K commensurate with experience + a generous benefits package.

This position is open to candidates across Canada and may be worked remotely with occasional in-person attendance required. Full-time hours at Balancing Act are based on a 4-day, 32 hour work week. 

Balancing Act is an initiative that operates under the umbrella of Theatre Direct, but with its own project team. The National Partnership Manager will co-lead the Balancing Act team, in collaboration with the Balancing Act’s Artistic Producer.

The National Partnership Manager will dedicate their focus on partner communications, recruitment and retention. The manager will take the lead on facilitating participation of underserved communities across Canada, which will include one on one meetings, and program support. The National Partnership Manager will also lead access management for project partners, ensuring that the process is barrier free for those who need specialized services including but not limited to blind, d/Deaf and disabled participants. 

One of the major responsibilities of this role includes leading a strategic planning process for Balancing Act. This entails establishing a community consultation process, identifying funding sources, and then working with the team at Balancing Act and Theatre Direct to forge a future path for the project within the sector. 

The ideal candidate will have experience in:

  • leading project teams
  • developing strategic plans
  • raising funds
  • setting up access support

The ideal candidate will possess at least 5 years experience in arts management and have a thorough understanding of the performing arts industry.

Exceptional skills in writing, communication, grant-writing and budget management are required. French and ASL fluency would be an asset.

Above all, we are looking for an inspired, collaborative and kind person with a passion for outreach, policy and strategic planning. 

For this position, applicants should identify as Black, Indigenous, or Persons of Colour inclusive of those also identifying as 2SLGBTQ+ Disabled and/or other equity-deserving groups.

To apply:

Please send a one-page cover letter and a C.V. to by April 13, 2023. Selected candidates will be contacted for an interview by April 24, 2023.

For more information about Balancing Act:

For more information about Theatre Direct:

If you have further questions or require any assistance to apply, please contact


Back To Top Skip to content