Gordon Tootoosis Nikaniwin Theatre is hiring a General Manager. Deadline is April 11.

Contact Name: Jennifer Dawn Bishop
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Website: http://www.gtnt.ca/ 

Primary Purpose: The General Manager is responsible for the production and presentation of innovative cultural theatre experiences that engage and empower First Nations, Metis and Inuit youth, artists and the greater Saskatchewan community.

Nature of Work: The General Manager (GM) is responsible for the day to day operations of the company in cooperation and equal delivery with the Artistic Director (AD). Together they execute the organization’s strategic direction and uphold the vision, mission and values of GTNT with the support of the Board of Directors. The General Manager is responsible for overseeing the effective administration of GTNT including the activities of all employees, and maintaining positive and effective relationships with all stakeholders. The GM will also make every effort to uphold, honour and respect Saskatchewan First Nations, Métis and Inuit cultural heritage.

Education and Experience: A relevant undergraduate degree is required along with 3 to 5 years of progressive experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. The required skills and abilities for this position is to possess strong fiscal/budget management experience, human resources experiences; the ability to lead a team effectively, and possess strong interpersonal skills. In addition, the candidate must have the ability to build and maintain strong relationships with potential funders. The ability to engage the First Nations, Métis, Inuit, and theatre communities is necessary for this individual to succeed.


• Knowledge of First Nations, Métis and Inuit customs and protocols particularly Saskatchewan based
• A demonstrably strong track record in producing theatre in Canada including understanding of agreements with CAEA, contracting issues, scheduling, and budgetary concerns.
• Knowledge of all government legislation applicable to not-for-profit corporations and registered charities, and all labour, occupational health and safety and human rights standards
• Strong financial management skills and experience in creating, managing, presenting, and interpreting budgets and competency in forecasting and monitoring cash flow
• A demonstrated track record of inclusive leadership, vision, collaboration and team building
• Proven ability to successfully develop and implement long-term strategic and annual operating plans and measure their progress
• Experience and knowledge of marketing, advertising and public relations activities
• Outstanding communication skills in a range of professional contexts
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Strong HR management knowledge and experience leading staff in a team environment
• Comprehensive knowledge of current theatre scene and excellent sectoral awareness
• Demonstrable experience of building and maintaining good relationships with funders and demonstrable track record with securing income from funders private and public
• Ability to speak and write clearly and persuasively, and comfortably serve as the company’s primary public representative
• Excellent administrative and organizational skills with an emphasis on project management
• Working knowledge of Quickbooks and Microsoft Office The starting salary will be commensurate with education and experience. 

Cover letter and resume to be sent to the attention of the GTNT Board of Directors and emailed to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Deadline to apply: April 11, 2019