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We are seeking a Managing Director who is a strong co-leader and can bring stable yet visionary leadership to the administrative portfolio of the company. This is not an artistic position but it is a CREATIVE position. Our Managing Director will be someone who understands that creative risk is where the magic happens and will ensure that these leaps of faith are supported by responsible management.

TPM functions in a co-leadership model where each Director has their own area of focus and expertise, but both are working closely on most aspects of the company’s operations. That said, because we are a small company, both the Artistic and Managing Directors are required to do a lot of hands-on work to execute their vision.

We strongly encourage submissions from all qualified individuals from all communities regardless of gender, age, race, sexual orientation or abilities. We believe in diversity, equity and inclusion and TPM is committed to reflecting this community in which we live, work and play.

This is a full-time permanent position.

Hours of work/Schedule: 35 hours per week; flexible and variable – some evening and weekend work is required.

Generous vacation allowance (starting at 4-weeks paid vacation per year)

Salary range: $45,000 to $55,000 plus health benefits (moving expenses negotiable)

Start Date: August 2023 or a mutually agreed upon date.

The Managing Director regularly reports to the Board of Directors and works in close collaboration with the Artistic Director to ensure the successful alignment of artistic, production, and organizational needs and priorities.

We acknowledge that stepping into collaborative leadership is a significant move for both parties and we welcome any questions you may have throughout the process.

Feel free to reach out to the Artistic Director if you’d like to have an in-depth conversation before you apply about the company, our current strategic priorities, and visions for the future.

If you don’t feel you meet all essential requirements listed in this posting but have a strong track record as an artistic collaborator and leader and are passionate about this position, we encourage you to submit an application. The hiring committee will consider whether any skills identified for the position not yet gained can be learned or developed efficiently.

Interested applicants should submit the following materials:


A cover letter (max 2 pages) introducing yourself as an arts leader and answering the following questions:

- From your perspective, what is the role of the arts in our world?

- What does arts leadership mean to you today?

- What are you excited to bring to arts leadership at this pivotal moment for live arts in Manitoba?

Contact information for at least two (2) professional references, upon request. References will not be contacted without the candidate’s prior knowledge and agreement.

All applications will be treated as confidential.

First interviews are anticipated in early July.

Please submit applications with attachments as a single PDF file via the following link: [email protected]

We are accepting applications until June 18th or until the position has been filled.

This position is based in the Theatre Projects Manitoba Office and can accommodate a mix of in person and remote work. It requires interaction with other staff, facility renters and the public.

We thank everyone for their expression of interest—and are truly appreciative of the time individuals put into applying—but with the limitations of time, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.