Part Time Job Opportunity with The CanDance Network

Employment Opportunity Program Manager

Term:  One Year, Part-time: two days per week

Salaried Position: $14,000 per year ($20/hr.)

Term begins: October 28, 2013 Location: Toronto

Closing Date for applications: October 18th, 2013

The Canadian Network of Dance Presenters, CanDance, seeks an experienced and highly motivated individual to fill the shared position of Program Manager, commencing October 28, 2013. The Program Manager will manage the Touring Exchange Project and The Creation Fund, serve as Secretary to the Board of Directors, and assist this dynamic Canadian national arts service organization to plan roundtables, panels, and seminars. For more information visit

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Program Manager will: 

• Develop critical paths and maintain project timelines • Execute contracts with CanDance and presenting partners • Draft project budgets • Coordinate travel for artists by booking travel and accommodations • Track revenue and payments in accordance with project budgets • Assist with grant writing and final reports • Provide input into policy development for the presenting community • Maintain website and members’ online group, listserv and social media • Support the Board of Directors by arranging meetings, including national board meetings and the AGM • Prepare comprehensive and time sensitive agenda and meeting packages, including reports from committees • Be accountable for the recording, writing, approval and distribution of minutes of meetings • Organize meetings or conferences by arranging facilities, translation services and catering, and distributing information or invitations

Required Qualifications:

Education: A Bachelors degree or equivalent; expertise in administration and management

Experience: 3+ years working in arts administration or equivalent

Skills: • Excellent written and verbal communication skills • Proven Microsoft Office application skills; advanced computer skills an asset (including website maintenance, Filemaker Pro database) • Ability to prepare budgets and cash flow • French language skills an asset • Ability to work within a team in an open concept office • Strong creative thinking and problem solving skills • Ability to be self directed, work on and prioritise multiple projects with competing demands

Some weekend work and travel required.

Qualified candidates are invited to send a cover letter and resume, by October 18th, 2013 to: The CanDance Network, 15 Case Goods Lane, Studio #304, Toronto, ON M6C 2T3


We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.