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Arts Touring Alliance Seeks Executive Director

Arts Touring Alliance of Alberta

Executive Director

JOB POSTING

The Arts Touring Alliance of Alberta (ATAA) is offering an exciting opportunity for someone with management skills, an appreciation for the performing arts and an awareness of arts presenting in both urban and rural Alberta.

The ATAA is a not for profit Performing Arts Service Organization. It provides visionary, inclusive programs and services that are fundamental to the growth and maintenance of a strong arts touring industry in Alberta. Membership of the ATAA includes primarily presenters, agents and artists. The position answers to an elected Provincial Board of Directors.

As well, each October, the ATAA produces Alberta Showcase, an annual performing arts networking conference.

Executive Director, Roles and Responsibilities (to:)

  • Ensure the effective and efficient day-to-day operation of the ATAA.
  • Lead and participate in the planning and presenting of the annual ATAA Showcase and Conference. This includes the planning of the submissions jury.
  • Prepare all grant submissions (both operating and project) ensuring they are complete and submitted on time.
  • Provide support, including necessary materials, to the President (Chair) of the ATAA Board, for the planning and preparation of all board or special meetings.
  • Work with the ATAA Board and staff in preparing a comprehensive budget and then administer the budget allocation as approved, while providing the board with monthly financial reports, including a balance sheet and profit/loss statements.
  • Recruit personnel, negotiate contracts and maintain appropriate salary structures.
  • Ensure that the ATAA complies in a timely manner with all legislation pertaining to taxation submissions and payroll deductions and maintains appropriate and adequate insurance coverage for the society and directors, communicating all necessary information to the ATAA Board.
  • Foster effective cooperation and teamwork among the board, staff and executive director.
  • Ensure that staff job descriptions are developed and that annual performance evaluations are conducted, based on sound human resource practices.
  • Participate with the ATAA Board in developing and reviewing the vision and strategic plan for the society, including developing new strategies and programs that support the vision.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of all society bylaws and policies, assisting the board with any review, discussion or creation of policy.
  • Maintain positive and productive relationships with groups associated with the ATAA, including government, industry and community.
  • Plan and direct the ‘OnStage’ program and help plan other similar programs in consultation with the ATAA board.

Salary:  $50,000 with additional benefits and bonuses
3-month probation period
Annual performance review

Start Date: As Soon As Possible 

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: January 12, 2018.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to: info@artstouring.com

Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.