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The Royal and McPherson Theatres Society seeks Manager of External Affairs, responsible for planning, management, and execution of a more coordinated approach to government funding, corporate sponsorship, and development of new community partnerships with goals of increased activity/usage and financial underwriting.

A newly created position, the Manager of External Affairs reports directly to the Executive Director of RMTS, and is responsible for government advocacy, grantsmanship, solicitation and stewardship of corporate sponsorships, creation of new special promotions, development of new community partnerships, and overall increased activity and underwriting for RMTS.

Experience in cultural management (7-10 years, with at least 4 years of senior management), in a performing arts facility or major performing arts organization; bachelor’s or master’s degree; background in government relations, advocacy, corporate sponsorship, and the building of community partnerships; knowledge of and proficiency with ticketing databases (Tessitura), grantsmanship, and event coordination.
A thorough grounding in all aspects of fund-raising including planned giving, capital campaigns, major gifts, and board development would be extremely useful as a background for this position. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Deadline for applications: March 18, 2016. Please submit resume, references, and salary expectations to:
Margaret Genovese,

Posted by: Genovese Vanderhoof & Associates
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