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A leadership portfolio for an artistic visionary with deep knowledge of the performing arts industry, adept at building relationships and managing financial and human resources in a multi-stakeholder environment.

Brampton is a city focused on the future. Serving one of the youngest, fastest growing and most diverse urban centres in Canada, the Corporation of the City of Brampton is aiming high and thinking big, to position itself as an emergent global city of the future. City leaders understand that success requires passion, creativity and agility. Brampton is a team that is engaged, excited and empowered to deliver results. If you share Brampton’s vision of the future, this is where you want to be.

As the new Artistic Director, Performing Arts, you will be responsible for the strategic planning, artistic direction and operations of the City’s theatre venues, encompassing financial management, administration, and public relations. This mandate will call for your strong organizational and political acuity combined with your critical insight into the evolving world of performance and audience development.

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Cultural Services, you will develop, implement and evaluate the artistic vision and focus for the annual programming of the City’s theatres, oversee all programming and budgeting, and negotiate/structure advantageous contracts. You will invest time in learning about the community and building relationships. You will first and foremost be the face of Brampton Theatres, providing leadership and innovation for the cultural future of the city.

You have a degree or diploma in Theatre/Performing Arts Management Administration or a related discipline, with 5 to 7 years’ progressive leadership experience in the field. A relationship builder with solid people management, public relations and negotiation skills, you can interact effectively with internal and external key stakeholders, community groups, government agencies, public and private sector organizations. You are highly analytical, organized and detail-oriented, able to prioritize tasks with critical deadlines, resolve issues, and ensure optimal resources are in place to meet project and operational deliverables.

To be considered for this key leadership role, please forward your resume to Phelpsgroup, quoting PH178647, to by May 4, 2017.

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Phone: 416-364-6229

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