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Prologue to the Performing Arts seeks a cultural administrator to provide leadership and oversight for this organization that has brought together artists and young people for 50 years.

Reporting to the Chair of the Board of Directors, the Executive Director is responsible for the professional leadership, overall operations and day-to-day management of Prologue. This includes budgeting, financial planning and reporting, fund-raising, grantsmanship, project management, policy development, liaison with government agencies and foundations, and the hiring and supervising of staff.

The annual budget is approximately $1.7 million.

The ideal candidate will be an established, experienced and committed arts manager with seven or more years of experience in the not for profit sector who has demonstrated full-time professional leadership of an arts organization. The role of Executive Director would include financial management and budgeting, staff supervision, grantsmanship, marketing, and being the “face” of the organization to its many stakeholders. Experience with arts education, young audiences, touring networks, and contract negotiation and administration would be desirable.

The Executive Director must be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with artists, educational institutions, arts managers, community presenters, corporate and individual donors, and funders, and maintain a strong presence in the performing arts sector. Competency in oral and written French would be an asset.

The Executive Director should have a passion for the valuable role of the professional artist in the education of young people and the ability to raise the awareness of Prologue and its activities as well as stewarding a successful and financially viable institution.

Salary commensurate with experience.

Please send resume, cover letter, a list of references, and salary requirements to

Melvin Hurst
Chair, Board of Directors
Prologue to the Performing Arts.
15 Case Goods Lane #413,
Toronto, ON M5A 3C4

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