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START DATE: April or May 2019

POSITION TITLE: Manager of Special Events
STATUS: Full-time Permanent
START DATE: April or May 2019

Canadian Stage, one of Canada’s leading professional non-profit theatres, is searching for a full time Manager of Special Events to join our team. The Manager of Special Events supports donor stewardship and resource development, as well as some programmatic and community events, by planning and managing a wide array of events and initiatives at Canadian Stage, including but not limited to fundraising events, an annual gala, opening nights, donor receptions, corporate sponsor events and more.

The Manager of Special Events will create, plan and deliver an extensive programme of events in support of our membership and fundraising strategy. Our events are a key element in building relationships with potential and existing donors and members (individual and corporate) and recognizing their support. The Manager of Special Events works with a spectrum of stakeholders: with our highest-level supporters, board of directors, artists, colleagues in many departments and on all levels to achieve the best possible supporter experience. They work particularly closely with an array of events and catering vendors/suppliers. The successful candidate will have experience of managing events and strong project management skills. They will have excellent organizational and communication skills and the ability to work on their own initiative as well as in a team. They will be used to working in a fast-paced environment, to managing multiple events simultaneously, and have a positive attitude. Candidates with experience working with or for not-for-profit clients, particularly in the cultural sector, are preferred. This is a permanent and full-time employment position. The position includes participation in Canadian Stage’s extended health benefits package as well as RRSP package.

Submit a letter of interest and CV to Lisa Traini, by Friday, March 22 via email: Please note “CS Manager, Special Events” as the subject line.We thank everyone who applies, but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Canadian Stage welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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