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General Manager

General Manager

  • Full Time
  • Montreal, QC
  • Applications have closed.
  • Salary: $40,000-$50,000
  • Bilingual

Website Youtheatre

Organization Overview

Founded in 1968, Youtheatre is Quebec’s oldest professional theatre company producing work for young audiences. With a mandate to create and develop compelling new work for audiences in Montreal, Youtheatre also regularly tours its productions on a regional and national level in both official languages.

Primary Responsibilities

•       Coordinate all administrative, financial and operational activities of the organization. This includes:


•       Forecast and oversee annual budget;
•       Provide cash flow projections and budgetary forecast and report financial activities to the Board;
•       Establish, maintain and monitor operating procedures and systems of control for all financial transactions and government compliance matters; and
•       Manage banking and bookkeeping activities, including but not limited to salaries, deposits and bookkeeping and disbursements (Bookkeeping experience is not mandatory, but is an asset).

Fundraising and Grant Writing

•       Planning and execution of all grant activities (CCA, CALQ, and CAM, Ville de Montréal as well as all foundations and corporate grants);
•       Organize and manage fundraising campaigns and events; and
•       Prospect, secure and steward potential corporate sponsors as well as the support of foundations and private donors.

General Office Management

•       Maintain day-to-day office operations;
•       Hire, train and supervise administrative staff and volunteers; and
•       Negotiate all employee and artistic contracts.

Marketing & Communications

•       Manage all promotional campaigns and communications materials.

Additional Responsibilities

•       Undertake long-range planning with the Artistic Director(s);
•       Represent Youtheatre at meetings and conferences within the professional artistic community; and
•       Work to maintain the integrity of Youtheatre’s mandate and vision.


•       B.A or B.Com Degree;
•       Minimum of 5 years experience working with a professional arts organization;
•       Excellent written and oral communication skills, in both English and French;
•       Financial acumen, experience in producing budgets and financial reports;
•       Bookkeeping background and knowledge of Sage Simply Accounting is an asset;
•       Experience with fundraising and grant writing;
•       Self-management skills and attention to detail;
•       Ability to communicate effectively and promote a positive team environment;
•       Ability to manage several projects at once; and
•       Knowledge of policies and agreements such as PACT, TUEJ, CAEA, UDA, APASQ is an asset.

Reporting Relationship

•       Position reports directly to the Artistic Director(s).


Annual salary for this full-time position will be between $40,000-$50,000 depending on experience and skill-set.

Start Date: May 1, 2019

Application Deadline: February 1, 2019

Please submit CV and cover letter to Janna Smith at

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