General Manager (Full Time)


Lester Centre of the Arts


Reporting to the Prince Rupert Performing Arts Centre Society board of directors, the manager will be responsible for directing all aspects of the theatre’s operation including but not limited to, planning budgets, staffing, rentals, box office operations, scheduling of theatre and equipment use, community relations, staff development, volunteer management, marketing, advertising, building maintenance and capital replacement programs and fundraising.

Leadership Characteristics:
Committed to hospitality and the satisfaction of all facility users
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with community partners, employees, the media, government representatives and the public.
A decisive problem solver with strong analytical skills and the ability to reach goals, grow an operation and manage change successfully.
A personality that shows sound judgment, negotiation and mediation skills in an environment with multiple and potentially competing needs.
A self motivated individual demonstrating honesty, integrity, and diplomacy.

Knowledge, Abilities and Skills:
Able to carry out administrative, scheduling and financial functions effectively Experience in managing a team with diverse backgrounds and abilities Passion for volunteer recruitment and management
Knowledge of technical requirements for the theatre events
Excellent written and verbal communications skills including effective report writing and publicity functions
Thorough knowledge of computer functions and relevant software applications including the management of websites, social networks, and ticket sales systems Working knowledge of relational databases, particularly MySQL, and basic familiarity with schema design, backups, and queries
Familiarity with general data networking principles (firewalls, switches, wireless access points)
Knowledge of project management / Risk Management
Ability to adapt to an on demand work environment that requires flexibility and versatility
Excellent time management skills / ability to meet deadlines
Additional Information:
Ideal starting date June 1, 2020
Interviews with qualified candidates may begin prior to the deadline

Closing Date

May 8, 2020

How to Apply

Please email cover letter and resume with salary expectations to:
Human Resources committee;

Lester Centre of the Arts, 1100 McBride Street, Prince Rupert, BC V8J3H2