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General Manager at Victoria Playhouse Inc.

Date Posted: February 06, 2023
Application Deadline: March 31, 2023
Job Type: Seasonal / Contract
Job Category:

  • Arts and Media
  • Business, Accounting and Marketing
Job Start Date: April 03, 2023
Job Location: Both In office and remote work options available (Victoria, PEI, Canada)
Positions Available: 1
Salary: $32,000 6 months full-time, 6 months part-time ($22 per hour)
Hours Per Week: 8 - 35

Job Description

  • Manage the day-to-day activities of the office, theatre, and administrative and accounting procedures, including payroll, reconciliations, and remittances.
  • Determine and support the appropriate administrative systems (policies and procedures) to facilitate the success of the strategies and programs of the company and evaluate overall performance.
  • Coordinate all financial and administrative aspects of grants, marketing and other activities.
  • Recruit and lead a team of employees (including volunteer, contract, and salaried individuals).
  • Work with the Board of Directors and Artistic Director to identify potential sources of funding, develop fundraising strategies and programs, as well as prepare government and private grant applications.
  • Liaise with the banks, auditors, donors, and sponsors, as well as industry organisations and associations as needed.
  • Manage facilities which include our rented office and rehearsal space, as well as the theatre, lobby, and box office located in the historic Heritage Hall at the centre of the village.


Business acumen and management skills. Excellent communication skills in English. Knowledge of Google suite, knowledge of Quickbooks and/or Sage (Simply) Accounting a plus. The primary responsibilities of this role are financial administration, operations, fundraising and human resources management. We warmly encourage applications from equity-seeking Islanders and individuals with experience both inside and outside the performing arts sector. Folks from other provinces are welcome to apply, with the understanding that relocation will be necessary.


Note: this opportunity will be posted until filled; the start date is as soon as possible.

PEI's longest running little theatre is looking for a self-directed and diligent individual with a passion for the performing arts to serve as General Manager; someone in search of authentic community connection who can bring their organisational expertise, tools, and meticulous nature to our small but cohesive team in picturesque Victoria by the Sea. The General Manager reports directly to the Board of Directors and is responsible for the overall administration of the company. In collaboration with the Artistic Director, they oversee all financial aspects and ensure the smooth and efficient operation of Victoria Playhouse.

How to Apply

Submit your application by email to the company contact listed below.
Documents to be included:

Cover LetterResumeReferences

Company Information

Company Name: Victoria Playhouse Inc.

Address: 20 Howard Street Victoria Playhouse Inc PO Box 83.

City/Town: Victoria

Postal/Zip Code: C0A 2G0

Province/State: PEI

Country: Canada

Website: www.victoriaplayhouse.com

Company Contact

Contact Person: Johanna Cecilia Nutter

Contact Person Job Title: Artistic Director

Telephone: 514-996-1649

Email: ad@victoriaplayhouse.com