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Job Opening: Executive Director, Edmonton, Canada

Job Opening: Executive Director, Edmonton, Canada

*See Job Listing on the Metro Cinema site.

Metro Cinema is a non-profit society and registered charity devoted to the exhibition and promotion of film and video as an art form in Edmonton, Alberta. To this end, Metro Cinema exhibits an eclectic blend of Canadian, international and independent film, video and media arts. They operate out of the historic Garneau Theatre, a 527-seat cinema in central Edmonton.

Metro Cinema is recruiting an Executive Director to successfully lead and manage all aspects of Metro Cinema operations.

In addition to proven experience in a management position in a not-for-profit environment, the successful applicant will have experience writing grants and managing fundraising and donor campaigns; have experience managing events and operating a facility, and have a clear working knowledge of film and film history, cinema exhibition and Canadian independent media arts. In addition, the following competencies will be critical to possess:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to plan, develop and execute strategic business plans
  • Provide leadership in the daily management of operations including human resources, fiscal, legal and fiduciary compliance, accounting and budgeting
  • Proven ability to develop and adapt to a growing organization structure with diverse program areas and multiple stakeholders with diverse interests
  • Experience in developing and implementing policy guidelines with a solid understanding of effective governance for not-for-profit organizations
  • A creative and innovative approach to improve the operations of the organization and to create new opportunities

    The successful applicant will have a Bachelor’s Degree in a related discipline, and at least five years of relevant work experience. The lack of a degree can be balanced by equivalent work experience.

    If you are passionate about making a difference and contributing to the future success of the Metro Cinema Society, please submit your cover letter and resume, along with salary expectations, no later than July 5, 2013 to the Metro Cinema Society via email only at: metroedsearch[a] (single-file attachment only please).

    Metro Cinema thanks all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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