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Deadline: January 29, 2021

Trinity St. Paul Centre for Faith, Justice and the Arts (TSP) is looking for a General Manager to maintain our professional arts and justice facility. With an annual budget which is 70% reliant on community use, TSP needs an experienced, entrepreneurial manager to work with its Building Management Board (BMB), its building staff, and multiple community users.

Our 131 year old building is the home to the TSP congregation, Annex Montessori daycare, Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Choir, Toronto Consort, several arts and justice groups as well as a downtown Toronto center for dance and yoga instruction, AA meetings, political gatherings and other musical performances. Prior to the current pandemic, some 10,000 people used our facilities every month.

The General Manager will:

  • Develop and manage our resources, operations and promotions within a strategic property plan;
  • Design appropriate staffing team complement and supervise all building staff;
  • Oversee financial and administrative services including budgeting, systems andprocedures needed to monitor the operations of TSP facilities;
  • Maintain close relationships with existing anchor users and promote building useto new community groups;
  • Communicate effectively with key stakeholders, principally the BuildingManagement Board;
    Oversee and collaborate on building improvement projects on behalf of TSP and project partners; and
  • Collaborate with municipal and heritage authorities, community groups, BIA etc.

The General Manager will not carry any direct responsibility for the Congregation nor beengaged in programming decisions.

Skills Required:

  • Organizational skills: the ability to maintain and improve operational systems,develop and implement mid-term planning, assess and manage others effectively, deal effectively with contractors, establish clear accountabilities, operate financial systems, and cope effectively with change and uncertainty. Senior management experience is required, preferably with an arts company or community centre.
  • Leadership skills: ability to provide direction toward building sustainability through maintaining positive relationships with existing and new clients as well as with the staff team; ability to work well with various church bodies and external organizations.
  • Communication/Promotion skills: excellent written and oral ability to present complex issues and prepare reports for the BMB, as well as to promote building use among the community; skilled use of social media.
  • Computer skills: IT management capacity; word-processing and financial reporting skills; basic accounting knowledge and digital proficiency.
  • Human Relations skills: Good common sense, self-motivation, and ability to respond appropriately and decisively to emergency situations; collaborate with a number of committees and boards; provide support and direction to those working in the building.

This full-time position will begin March 1, 2021. Salary is in the order of $65,000. A benefit and pension program is additional and in place. Only selected candidates will receive a reply.
Please submit your covering letter and curriculum vitae by January 29, 2021 to

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