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

  • 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 judgement, 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
  • 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 website information and ticket sales systems
  • 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

Posting closes onĀ Dec 31, 2020
Interviews with qualified candidates may begin prior to closing date.

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