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Remuneration: $155,000 to $187,000 / year

(to be negotiated and commensurate with experience).


The Stratford Festival is North America’s largest classical repertory theatre company. Each season, we present more than a dozen productions in four distinctive venues (one of which is currently being rebuilt). We produce acclaimed productions of Shakespeare’s plays, other works from the classical repertoire, and contemporary dramas and musicals, while actively fostering and supporting the development of Canadian theatre.


With your passion for the performing arts and your desire to become part of the Stratford Festival’s vibrant senior leadership team, you will have a positive impact on the organization as its new Senior Director, Marketing & Audience Development. You will provide sound leadership, strong and creative management, and coordination of all marketing and audience development strategies to achieve or exceed agreed goals.

This unique opportunity will leverage your past achievements and extensive knowledge of marketing and audience development while providing a working environment that is personally and professionally rewarding. The Senior Director, Marketing & Audience Development is a key representative of the organization and a keen advocate of theatre with stakeholders, the community at large and other arts organizations.

Our patrons are our lifeblood – they purchase tickets, make donations, and contribute to the communal experience of live theatre by reacting to the work of our artists. The role of the Senior Director, Marketing & Audience Development is to increase the public profile of the Festival, to introduce new patrons to our work, and to improve patron retention rates.

The Senior Director, Marketing & Audience Development will have a strong understanding of our various patron segments in order to drive attendance and increase brand awareness.

For more information on the role and requirements, please visit Open Positions


Please submit your application by emailing your cover letter and résumé to:

The Stratford Festival is an equal-opportunity employer, committed to reflecting our city’s and country’s diversity. We encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply.

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