Job Posting

Administrative director

Théâtre la Seizième offers a stimulating work environment where creativity, initiative and versatility are valued. You will work for a dynamic company with multiple projects that aims to share the best of francophone theatre. We offer a healthy and respectful work environment, employee benefits and flexible working hours.

ABOUT LA SEIZIÈME

Founded in 1974, Théâtre la Seizième is the main French language, professional theatre company in BC. Every year, Théâtre la Seizième presents a mainstage season, a young audiences season, a series of drama workshops and a training and dramaturgical development program for local artists.

By continuing to produce, present and commission engaging Canadian works, Théâtre la Seizième is a dynamic leader in Western Canadians’ cultural and artistic life. Over the years, the company has positioned itself as a major creation and presentation centre on the national cultural landscape. With its programming, Théâtre la Seizième reaches about 30,000 Canadians every year.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Administrative Director will work under the supervision and in close collaboration with the Artistic and General Director while ensuring the healthy financial administration of the company. The Administrative Director will support the short and long-term viability of the company.

REMUNERATION: $45,000 to $52,000 a year, based on experience (35 hrs/week)
HIRING DATE: August 17, 2020

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversee progress, accomplishment and renewal of the company’ multi-annual strategic plan of operations.
  • Compile and provide financial reports and appropriate statistics to the Artistic and General Director, to funding bodies and partners.
  • Coordinate and write grant applications and reports.
  • Supervise and be responsible for fundraising campaigns, and financial growth of the company.
  • In collaboration with the Artistic and General Director, hire and supervise the employees.
  • Negotiate, prepare contracts, and ensure their follow-up.
  • Determine logistics needs for the projects and ensure the availability of physical, human, and material resources.
  • Establish and ensure respect of the company’ policies, measures, and procedures as well as those fixed by laws, rules, and suitable collective agreements.
  • Represent the company at various events.
  • Other administrative or production tasks according to need.

SELECTION CRITERIA

  • Knowledge of the cultural sector and passionate about the arts.
  • University degree in administration, management, production, or any other relevant field.
  • Experience in a similar position for a minimum of 3 years.
  • Bilingual (French and English), excellent spoken and written skills.
  • Organization skills, efficiency, multitasking, independence, versatility, initiative, and ability to work in a team.
  • Excellent knowledge of common computer software. Knowledge of the following software is a plus: QuickBooks, Monday, Airtable.

Please submit your resume, accompanied by a cover letter detailing your interest in this position, both written in French, by email, at: directionartistique@seizieme.ca. We will contact the candidates to be interviewed. No follow-up phone calls, please.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: July 5, 2020, 10 p.m. (Pacific Time).

Hourly Wage, Salary or Salary Range: 
$45,000 to $52,000 a year, based on experience
Application Deadline: 
Sunday, July 5, 2020
Start Date: 
Monday, August 17, 2020
Type of Work: 
Full Time
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Education Level: 
University (Graduate)
Languages: 
English
French
Travel: 
No
Prefered Method(s) of Application: 
By E-Mail

Employer Details

Théâtre la Seizieme

Gaelle De Ruyter
226-1555, 7e Avenue Ouest
Vancouver, BC V6J 1S1
Canada

Principale compagnie francophone de théâtre professionnel en Colombie-Britannique, le Théâtre la Seizième produit et présente depuis 1974 un théâtre inspirant et percutant. Sa programmation s’adresse aux francophones et francophiles de tous âges grâce à une saison grand public, une saison jeune public et un programme de développement dramaturgique. Le Théâtre la Seizième est aujourd’hui un centre incontournable de dramaturgie, de création et de diffusion en théâtre au Canada français. Founded in 1974, Théâtre la Seizième is the main French language, professional theatre company in BC. Every year, Théâtre la Seizième presents a mainstage season, a young audiences season, a series of drama workshops and a training and dramaturgical development program for local artists. By continuing to produce, present and commission engaging Canadian works, Théâtre la Seizième is a dynamic leader in Western Canadians’ cultural and artistic life.