Magnus Theatre is hiring!

General Manager (Offer closes Oct 31st, 2014)

Magnus Theatre, Northwestern Ontario’s producing Theatre Company and a member of The Professional Association of Canadian Theatres (PACT), is seeking a dedicated and energetic individual for this full-time position. Magnus Theatre is a dynamic and progressive organization that operates out of a beautiful designated heritage building located in Thunder Bay. Its mission is to develop and sustain live theatre with integrity and responsibility. The company is currently in its 43rd season and operates an intimate 235 seat state-of the-art theatre facility. For detailed information on Magnus’ programs, please visit Reporting to the volunteer Board of Directors, the successful candidate will work with the Artistic Director in an effective management partnership, directing the company through policy implementation.

Key Responsibilities include:
– Administrative Leadership and Strategic Planning
– Financial Management
– Fundraising, Fund Development and Community Engagement
– Government Grant Support Management
– Human Resource Management
– Facility and Operations Management

Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree in a related field; Minimum 3 years of management experience in the non-profit sector and/or arts organization; Excellent writing and communication skills; IT knowledge including network administration; Experience with contract negotiation and Artist agreements (CAEA, ADC, PGC), Microsoft Office, Adagio and Theatre Manager software, demonstrated fund-raising experience as well as a passion for the arts are considered assets. Interested candidates are invited to apply in confidence with a comprehensive cover letter and resume no later than 5:00 p.m. on October 31st, to: General Manager Search Committee, Magnus Theatre, 10 Algoma Street South, Thunder Bay, Ontario, P7B 3A7 or by email to

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We are also always looking for enthusiastic volunteers.

Volunteers are one of the key components to Magnus Theatre! There are many opportunities for you to become involved at the theatre – some of the exciting volunteer roles available are:

  • Community Show Committee Member
  • Usher
  • Concession Assistants (Smart Serve required) 
  • Production / Backstage
  • Costumes
  • Clerical (Administrative)
  • Bingos

Please contact Jerron Fuchihara, Volunteer Coordinator, at