artsnb Seeks New Executive Director ūüď£

artsnb is searching for a new Executive Director in New Brunswick.

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artsnb is committed to diversity, equity, inclusivity and accessibility in all aspects of its operations and programs. As such, we strongly encourage applications from women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities and racialized or otherwise marginalized individuals, who can demonstrate the expectations of the role based on a combination of their experiences and education.

The New Brunswick Arts Board, also known as artsnb, is a provincial arts funding agency at arm’s length from government, with a legislated mandate to facilitate and promote the creation of art, and to administer funding programs for professional artists and arts organizations in New Brunswick. artsnb is governed by a board of nine members appointed by government, many of whom are artists or arts professionals.

The Opportunity

artsnb seeks a dynamic, engaging and visionary arts administrator to lead and manage the organization as its new Executive Director. The ED oversees operations, manages a staff of five people, an annual budget of $1.8 million dollars, and ensures that the policies of the board of directors are implemented. The ED also maintains warm relations with the artistic community and the media, nurtures collaborative interactions with the organization’s many partners and stakeholders, including the provincial government.

What you’ll do


The success of the ED will be contingent on the following essential qualities: You demonstrate knowledge of and passion for the arts in New Brunswick, with a deep appreciation of the cultural and artistic diversity. Your public relations and communication abilities are exceptional, able to effectively gain multistakeholder cooperation and collaboration. You have well-known inclusive leadership skills. You are adaptable, caring, creative, and sensitive-a champion of equity, diversity, and inclusion with a track record of creating welcoming and supportive spaces in which colleagues and community stakeholders can thrive.

In addition, the Executive Director leads the strategic and operational planning process; ensures accountability and stewardship of artsnb’s funds and resources; identifies, assesses and informs the board of directors of issues and opportunities impacting artsnb; and represents, along with the Chair, the organization in the artistic ecosystem at the provincial, national and international level.

What you’ll need


  • A passion and a profound understanding of the role arts play in society and the issues facing the New Brunswick arts community
  • A minimum of 7 years of demonstrated experience in managing people, organizations, budgets and projects, preferably in the arts and culture sector
  • Demonstrated experience working with a board of directors and building strategic relationships with partners and stakeholders
  • Experience working with government and a good understanding of how arts funding works in Canada would be strong asset
  • Post-secondary degree in a relevant discipline or equivalent organizational work experience. Note: Candidates who may have acquired their career experience and understanding of the artistic sector through means other than a formal education are also encouraged to apply.
  • Fluency in French and English (spoken and written) is¬†mandatory

Behavioural Competencies

  • Possesses a strong business acumen
  • Effective in decision making with the ability to understand and persevere through the complex nature of management and leadership in a multi-stakeholder organization
  • Strong public relations and communication skills
  • Can effectively cope with change and shift gears comfortably
  • Has strong interpersonal skills; understanding of self and others
  • Demonstrative qualities around creating integrity and trust driven environments

Additional Information

The successful candidate must reside in New Brunswick and be willing to work a hybrid model of remote and office. artsnb office is based in Fredericton, NB.

artsnb intends to onboard the successful candidate for this position as soon as possible.
Applicants who require accommodations for any part of the application process can include this in their cover letter and/or contact Christine@chapmangroup.com


The salary range for this role is between $86,057 – $113,596 per year, plus competitive benefits, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

More information about our programs and policies are available on the artsnb website at artsnb.ca.

Application deadline is May 30, 2022.

Full job posting is here.

Sunbury Shores Seeks Children’s Summer Program Administrator

Sunbury Shores is seeking a Children’s Summer Program Administrator through the provincial SEED program. The position will run for ten weeks, June 10 – Aug.26, 2022. To be eligible, a candidate (student) must:

  • Be a resident of New Brunswick or a First Nation community in New Brunswick;
  • Be a full-time student (high school – grade 12 only, university or college) in the current academic year of 2021/2022, and
  • Be attending a post-secondary institution full-time in the fall of 2022 (university or college)
  • Experience working with children is preferred.

We're Hiring. Made possible by the New Brunswick Student Employment Experience Development Program

For more information on the position, please click here!

Interested applicants may send their resume and a cover letter explaining why you would be a suitable candidate, to: operations-director@sunburyshores.org

Dance Nova Scotia Is Hiring an Executive Director

Reporting to a Board of Directors, the Executive Director of Dance Nova Scotia is responsible for leading and enhancing all strategic initiatives for Dance Nova Scotia. The position will manage and develop operational and strategic plans, oversee the organizations budget, act as a provincial ambassador for the dance community and continually build relationships with key stakeholders.

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Interested parties should submit a resume, as well as a cover letter detailing the applicant’s compatibility with the job requirements, by April 29, 2022 to office@dancens.ca

View the full job description here.

Temporary Public Art Call ‚Äď Phoenix Square, Fredericton

The City of Fredericton invites proposals from professional artists to install a temporary public art piece at Phoenix Square, the public space in front of Fredericton City Hall.

The installation, on display from July to mid-fall 2022, is meant to contribute to a welcoming and vibrant space for the community and visitors to enjoy throughout the summer and fall.

All of Phoenix Square can be considered for the public art display. However, the art must not impede pedestrian access or use of the space, nor pose any safety hazard. During the summer, people use the Square to enjoy a break, enjoy the weather and access office buildings.

Applicants should note that there is a prominent water fountain, bistro tables with chairs, large umbrellas, garden beds, large flowerpots, and other immovable objects that will need to be considered in the design process.

Although the public art will be ephemeral, designs should be well constructed, vandal-resistant, and able to withstand summer and fall weather.

A juried selection will take place the week following the submission deadline, and the art installed by the first week of July. Artists are to submit the following:

  • A resume and biography indicating education and body of work;
  • A proposed design concept including text and drawings or diagrams;
  • An itemized budget to a maximum of $5,000 for all costs related to production, transport, installation, removal, and artist fees; and,
  • A timeline and process for creation and installation.

For more information, including a detailed drawing of the site plan, visit www.fredericton.ca/publicart.

Eligibility: Open to professional artists in the greater Fredericton region.

Submission deadline: May 6, 2022.

Employment Opportunity: Director of Operations, Fredericton Playhouse

Director of Operations (Permanent Full-Time)

Fredericton Playhouse Inc., a charitable non-profit organization that manages and develops a 709-seat performance venue, has an exciting opportunity for an operations management professional to join our team.

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Operations is the senior leader responsible for general operations of the venue. They provide leadership and work collaboratively to ensure the organization meets high standards and is evolving to achieve strategic organizational goals.

They work directly with user groups and a management team to deploy a high level of customer service. Specifically, they are responsible for

  • General client services (user groups)
  • Facilities and Systems ‚Äď maintaining a 26K square foot theatre, its building systems, and technology.
  • Ticketing Operations ‚Äď a physical box office/call centre and online ticketing system issuing ~60K tickets per year
  • Patron Services ‚Äď a team of 70+ volunteers and staff, food and beverage, and front of house services
  • Technical Services ‚Äď production equipment/systems and a team of professional technicians working in a unionized environment (IATSE)

A technology and customer-driven force, the successful candidate will have a depth of experience in strategic leadership, human resources, and financial management. They will have experience in process design and implementation, customer service management, facility management, CRM technology, and using MS Office applications.

Working in a collaborative, fast-paced, detail-oriented, and deadline-driven environment, they can demonstrate exceptional organizational and interpersonal skills, and have an aptitude for leading within a service-oriented team. They can demonstrate strong competencies in learning and using technology and providing direct client services. They will enjoy the challenge of developing audiences and support for the Fredericton Playhouse and will have an appreciation of the public value of the performing arts (e.g., music, theatre, dance, etc.).

Salary and benefits will be based on the successful candidate’s experience and training.

Apply by e-mail correspondence along with salary expectations to:
Executive Director
Fredericton Playhouse Inc.
e-mail: tim@theplayhouse.ca

Deadline for applications is April 10, 2022.

See the Playhouse website for more details.

YCW Colville House Community and Digital Engagement Assistant

Internship opportunity! Join the Owens team as the YCW Colville House Community and Digital Engagement Assistant.

Application deadline: 20 April, 2022

Working closely with the Director/Curator, the Curator of Digital Engagement, and the Curator of Education and Community Outreach, the intern will play a key role in a series of projects in four interrelated areas of museum practice: public programming, digital engagement, online communication, and visitor services. The intern will be responsible for researching and writing social media at Colville House, a small house museum devoted to the work of Alex Colville; assisting with the development of Colville ‚Äúsketching walks,‚ÄĚ a new series of self-guided, thematic walks around Sackville based on the work of Alex Colville; and working with the Curator of Education and Community Outreach in the development and implementation of spring and summer education and community outreach programs.

Term: 17 weeks, from 9 May to 2 September 2022
Salary is $18.00 per hour

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume through the Young Canada Works Application Portal by 20 April 2022. Questions can be directed to owens@mta.ca.

Art Gallery Assistant And Art Camp Instructor

This position includes assisting the director at the gallery and teaching art camps at the River Art Centre, with another summer student. The art education responsibilities include the planning, preparation and instruction of weekly art camps in partnership with a second summer employee. Being mentored by an art educator for 10 days of training and support is part of this position, so Education and or Visual Art students are encouraged to apply. Requirements: Must enjoy children, outgoing, responsible, resourceful, effective communicator, have leadership and organizational skill, art appreciation and a willingness to learn. Administrative gallery responsibilities include reception, answering & returning calls, copying, promoting the exhibitions and artists, offer tourist information, registration for programming and events, art sales, social media support, development of promotional material, gallery installations, artwork management, filing, email, and other tasks.

Find out more here!

Email a cover letter and resume to jennifer@mccainartgallery.com

Ballet Kelowna at the Fredericton Playhouse

Ballet Kelowna, one of Canada’s leading contemporary ballet companies, will be at the Fredericton Playhouse to present MAMBO & Other Works on February 23 & 24, 2022.  

The MAMBO & Other Works program features a blend of contemporary and neo-classical works. Opening with the thrilling tango-inspired Cuatro Estaciones by Artistic Director Simone Orlando, followed by the mesmerizing Bolero, choreographed by Guillaume Coté; the program is rounded out by the show’s namesake, MAMBO, the high energy, colourful and contemporary work by Alysa Pires.

With two different nights to choose from, and such a range of works, dance-lovers won’t be disappointed by this program. Both nights, audience members are invited to stay after the show for a free post-show talk with Artistic Director, Simone Orlando.

Tickets for Ballet Kelowna: MAMBO & Other Works are available at the Playhouse Box Office in person, or by calling 506-458-8344. For more information, visit theplayhouse.ca

The Spotlight Series is generously supported by Fredericton Playhouse media partner CBC New Brunswick and season partners Downtown Fredericton and Crowne Plaza.

ArtsLink NB is Hiring!


Who is ArtsLink NB

ArtsLink NB is a member-based arts service organization, founded in 2009 to advance the arts in New Brunswick by linking and unifying artists and arts organizations and promoting their value. We represent New Brunswick artists of all disciplines from across the province.

ArtsLink is looking for a dynamic, experienced Communications Coordinator. Reporting to the Executive Director and working collaboratively with the ArtsLink NB team, the Communications Coordinator will have the vision and experience to engage the membership and media, and create and maintain a strong online presence. The Communications Coordinator will be responsible for creating and disseminating key messages, promoting programs to artists, as well as communicating with members, strategic partners, government departments, and the wider public.


WFNB seeks part-time Executive Director

The Writers’ Federation of New Brunswick (WFNB) is seeking a part-time Executive Director, 20 hours per week. The position can be conducted from a home office and has the potential to grow. As the face of a non-profit arts organization, the Executive Director will realize the Federation’s objectives with the direction and support of the WFNB’s board of directors.

The WFNB is a membership organization that has existed to nurture, support, and encourage New Brunswick writers at all stages of development since 1985. The successful candidate will continue that tradition by organizing annual member events throughout the calendar year, including Wordspring, Wordsfall, and our well-known NB Writing Competition, and managing our membership software and website. The Executive Director will also focus on fundraising, grant applications, and opportunities for income generation that are not government dependent.




FINAL job posting for ED

Fashion Department ‚ÄĒ Vacancy Notice Winter 2022

The New Brunswick College of Craft and Design is seeking a part-time instructor to fill a course
vacancy in the Fashion Department for the Winter 2022 semester. Individuals who feel they are
equipped to teach post-secondary courses in Sewing, Pattern Drafting, and Apparel Construction
are encouraged to submit an electronic application to the Dean, denise.richard3@gnb.ca. Applicants
should include a current curriculum vitae, letter of intent, and sample of a minimum of 10 portfolio
images. (Precedence will be given to Regular Part-Time faculty and staff.)

Potential applicants must be proficient with:
· Drafting custom patterns from measurements
· Manipulating patterns into couture fashion designs
· Drafting and building custom tailored jackets from measurements
· Using traditional advanced sewing techniques for apparel construction
· Designing and building historical under structures
· Designing and building a traditional 4-layer corset
· Using both domestic and industrial sewing machines, sergers, and irons.
· Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop for fashion illustration
· Rendering technical garment illustrations/flat pattern design

Application Deadline: November 22, 2021 (review of applications will begin immediately)

The New Brunswick College of Craft and Design (NBCCD) is a learner-centered cultural community,
providing an excellent foundation for professional practice and personal development and fostering
creative enterprise and applied learning in the art of Craft and Design. All qualified applicants are
encouraged to apply. Hiring will be in accordance with NBCCD’s policy on non-discrimination. For
more information, please visit nbccd.ca.




Direction artistique de la Soir√©e des √Čloizes.

Date de tombée

Les soumissions doivent être reçues au plus tard le dimanche 14 novembre 2021 à 23 h 59. 

Dossier de soumission

Votre soumission devra inclure :

  • Une lettre de pr√©sentation¬†et un curriculum vit√¶ √† jour¬†;
  • Une description sommaire du concept artistique propos√© pour l‚Äô√Čv√©nement √Čloizes¬†;
  • Un plan de travail pr√©sentant les diff√©rentes √©tapes de travail pr√©vues ;
  • Les honoraires demand√©s.


D√©p√īt de la soumission

Faire parvenir votre soumission par courriel eloizes@aaapnb.ca à l’attention de :

Carmen Gibbs

Directrice g√©n√©rale et Productrice des √Čloizes

Association acadienne des artistes professionnel.le.s  du Nouveau-Brunswick

140, rue Botsford, bureau 29

Moncton, N.-B. E1C 4X5

Pour plus de renseignements, visitez le site internet de l‚ÄôAAAPNB au¬†www.aaapnb.ca, le site internet des √Čloizes au¬†www.leseloizes.ca¬†ou communiquez avec¬†Catherine Blondin, directrice de production des √Čloizes en composant le (506) 852-3313 poste 228 ou par courriel au¬†catherine.blondin@aaapnb.ca.

EdVentures ‚ÄĒ Call for Instructors

Call for Instructors: EdVentures


In-person & Online


Proposals Due: October 31, 2021

The New Brunswick College of Craft & Design (NBCCD) is seeking passionate instructors to teach in-person or online in this winter’s EdVentures course series. From mid-February to April, we offer 7-week night courses as well as 1-to-2-day weekend workshops. We are looking for beginner and intermediate level courses in subjects like ceramics, textiles, drawing, jewellery, photography, graphic design, mixed media, and more!

Instructors will receive $34/hour.

To learn more and apply, please visit https://bit.ly/winteredventuresinstructors.

Employment Opportunity: Communications & Marketing Manager

Employment Opportunity

Craft NB is looking to hire a professional, creative, and driven individual for the position of Communications & Marketing Manager

Title: Communications & Marketing Manager

Terms of Employment: Part-time, 20 hrs/week

Salary: $17/hr

Start Date:  ASAP

Location: Craft NB staff are currently working in-person Monday, Wednesday & Friday mornings at an office in the Charlotte Street Arts Centre. Remaining hours are worked remotely. A permanent physical office space in Fredericton may be reinstated at some point this year.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

  • Be skilled at multitasking multiple projects and deadlines
  • Be a social media marketing ninja, with creative content ideas & a desire to grow and manage marketing and communications through all channels
  • Be first point of contact for general public, stakeholders and Craft NB members
  • Maintain and update the Craft NB website & membership database
  • Create content in French and English for web and social media
  • Create posters, signages and print material for Craft NB as assigned
  • Create and distribute yearly membership packages
  • Oversee jurying tasks and applicant communication
  • Create and distribute monthly e-newsletter
  • Responsible for translation of all material as necessary
  • Brainstorm, problem solve, and idea generate with Craft NB team
  • Attend, assist and document Craft NB in-person events as needed
  • Prepare for AGM each year
  • Be the go-to tech solving human on staff


  • Microsoft Office and computer skills are essential
  • Social media and web marketing experience and enthusiasm
  • Experience with WordPress and website creation/editing software, such as Divi Themes
  • Strong language proficiency in both English and French
  • Self-motivated and ability to juggle multiple tasks and deadlines
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills in both English and French
  • Comfortable working independently and in an integrated team setting
  • Learn quickly and have a keen knowledge and understanding of new technology
  • Experience in communications and marketing for an organization


  • Strong graphic design skills, Adobe Creative Suite and brand understanding
  • Photography skills
  • Own transportation
  • Experience with grant writing
  • A genuine interest in the craft sector or a career in arts administration
  • Previous administrative experience
  • Google Adwords, Google Analytics, Google Drive experience
  • Experience with non-profits

About Craft NB:

Craft NB supports and promotes professional craftspeople in New Brunswick through various programs and initiatives. We connect makers to buyers and aid in the professionalization, public education, and visibility of high end New Brunswick craft locally, across the country, and internationally. Regular Craft NB activities include sales and festivals, tradeshows, exhibitions and publications, educational missions, residency programs, jurying and standards and workshops. Craft NB seeks to be present in communities throughout the province and works collaboratively with various cultural and community organizations such as the Craft Alliance Atlantic, the Canadian Crafts Federation, Mawi’ Artist Collective, the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design, ArtsLink NB, Arts NB, the NB Craft Foundation Inc and the Province of New Brunswick’s Department of Tourism, Heritage and Culture.

For more information on Craft NB, please visit our website at www.craftnb.ca

Please send your resume and cover letter to¬†director@craftnb.ca¬†and include ‚ÄėMarketing & Communications Manager‚Äô in the subject line.

While Craft NB would like to thank all applicants, only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.

Employment Opportunity: Bilingual Ticketing Supervisor at the Fredericton Playhouse

Responsible to: Ticketing Operations Manager

Hours of Work/Status: Full-time Permanent; 35 hours/per week, overtime as required, flexible scheduling (must be availability for weekday, evening and weekend shifts)

Pay band Classification: A

Reporting to the Ticketing Operations Manager, the Ticketing Supervisor is responsible for the supervision of Ticketing Agents and maintaining a high level of customer service. Although they report to the Ticketing Operations Manager, their day-to-day work is supervised by the Assistant Ticketing Operations Manager. They also provide front line services to the public.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervise the day-to-day work of Ticketing Agents;
  • Follow prescribed procedures for opening and closing the box office, including but not limited to: preparing cash floats for ticket agents and supervisors, and reconciling end of day reports and end of day deposits;
  • Deliver accurate sales and distribution of tickets;
  • Handle incoming calls and inquiries effectively and efficiently including troubleshooting for Internet customers;
  • Provide prompt and courteous service in a professional manner, demonstrating a high degree of approachability;
  • Provide thorough and effective training of Ticketing Agents on Box Office systems, procedures and customer service delivery;
  • Provide feedback to the Assistant Ticketing Operations Manager and the Ticketing Operations Manager on the quality of work provided by the Ticketing Agents;
  • Maintain awareness of performances, services, promotions and events;
  • Maintain a working knowledge of ticketing software and upgrades;
  • Follow all internal control procedures for handling cash / credit for auditable ticket distribution and accountability;
  • Communicate effectively with Front of House staff regarding box office/ticketing matters related to each performance;
  • Communicate effectively with the Assistant Ticketing Operations Manager and the Ticketing Operations Manager;
  • Other duties as may be prescribed by the Ticketing Operations Manager.

Full Details

Apply with resume by email to wendy@theplayhouse.ca
Application deadline: August 6, 2021

Salary: $27,852.00-$37,947.00 per year

Call for Instructors: EdVentures

Call for Instructors: EdVentures

Proposals due July 18th 2021

The New Brunswick College of Craft & Design is seeking passionate instructors to take part in our Fall edVentures Course Series. From mid-October – November we offer 7-week night courses as well as 1 or 2-day weekend workshops. We are looking for beginner and intermediate level courses in subjects like ceramics, textiles, drawing, jewellery, photography, graphic design, mixed media, and more!

Instructors will receive $34/h, to learn more and to apply see pdf attached. https://bit.ly/edVenturesFall21

Job opportunity – Osprey Arts Centre hiring Executive Director

The Osprey Arts Centre, located on the stunning Shelburne waterfront, is looking for a full-time Executive Director to build on the Arts Centre’s solid foundation and take the Osprey to the next level.

Established in 2002, the Osprey Arts Centre (www.ospreyartscentre.ca) has continued to bring diverse and powerful performances and experiences to Shelburne County and beyond. Catering to a community that includes seasonal residents and a diverse, multicultural base, we are looking for someone who demonstrates enthusiasm for the Arts, enjoys building on the benefits of community engagement, has relevant experience and skills and is able to deliver far reaching and innovative programming.

As Executive Director you will be responsible for the day to day management of the Osprey Arts Centre including budgeting, writing and submitting grant applications, front of house responsibilities, promotions, including managing the website, social media and communications, and programming appealing theatre experiences.

Reporting to the Board of Directors and in collaboration with board and volunteer committees you will help the centre grow and enable access to a range of experiences and performances not always available in a rural community.

The ideal candidate will have:

Excellent interpersonal skills, good planning skills, grant writing experience, a good working understanding of Word, Excel and graphic design packages (‚ÄėIn Design‚Äô would be an advantage). Experience in and functional knowledge of stage management and stagecraft.

We are looking for a skilled individual who is flexible and creative, who has a passion for the arts and who is adaptable and excited about the prospect of what growing the Osprey together can offer.

Salary $35,000 p.a.; working pattern will include some weekends and evenings.


Please send your resume with 2 references together with a covering letter outlining the skills and experience that you would bring to the role and the community, including your greatest assets to:

secretary@ospreyartscentre.ca¬†‚Äď or,

The Secretary, C/O:

The Osprey Arts Centre

PO Box 193

107 Water Street

Shelburne, Nova Scotia

B0T 1W0

Closing date July 30th2021

Interviews August 15th 2021

Student Work Placement Program | CHRC

Subsidizing work integrated learning placements to prepare students for the cultural workforce.

With funding from Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC), CHRC is launching the Student Work Placement (SWP) Program for the Canadian cultural sector. This program aims to connect students to Canadian cultural sector employers with wage subsidies for placements that offer students relevant work experience to their field of study.

Hire students! Get a salary subsidy of up to $7,500 till March 31st, 2022.

With the SWP program, over 150 placements are anticipated in not-for-profit and for-profit employers of all sizes. Eligible employers and students may receive a wage subsidy for up to 75%, to a maximum of $7,500.

Strengthening the Canadian Cultural Sector.

Students will have the opportunity to apply learned skills through a paid position related to their field of study and develop skills that will allow them to integrate seamlessly into the workforce. Employers will be able to engage with post-secondary institutions and students to align skills development to the labour market demand.


For more information, consult our information package , sign up for our information session or fill out our employer request intake form.

This project is funded by the Government of Canada’s Student Work Placement.

Read more: SWP_ESDC_EN_FR 2021 07 05 16h34

Director of operations and administration

Symphony New Brunswick (SNB), New Brunswick’s only full-scale provincial symphony orchestra, is a registered charity with a strong record of fiscal responsibility.¬†It is financed by ticket sales, grants from government agencies, contributions from Symphony New Brunswick Foundation Inc. and from corporations, other foundations and many individuals.¬†The organization, in its 37th year of operation, is governed by a Board of Directors, currently comprising twelve members from across the province.¬†SNB’s vision is, by building on a long musical tradition, to be seen as the national-class professional symphony orchestra for all New Brunswickers.¬†Its mission is, through high-quality educational offerings and performances, innovation and creativity,

SNB consists of a core of salaried professional musicians and a number of per-service professional musicians.¬†In addition to its orchestral series in Saint John, Moncton and Fredericton, SNB also sponsors concerts by the Saint John String Quartet and by other professional musicians who perform with the symphony.¬†Community outreach and school concerts are a vital part of the symphony’s program throughout the Province.

Symphony New Brunswick (SNB), the only major provincial symphony orchestra in New Brunswick, is a registered charity with a solid reputation for financial responsibility. The organization is funded by ticket sales, grants from government agencies, and contributions to the Symphony New Brunswick Foundation Inc. from corporations, other foundations and many individuals. The organization, which is in its 37th year of operation, is governed by a Board of Directors, which currently includes twelve members from across the province. The vision of the SNB is, drawing on an important musical heritage, to be considered as the National-caliber professional symphony orchestra for all New Brunswickers. Its mission is to promote, through high quality educational offerings and performances, innovation and creativity, awareness and appreciation of symphonic music in a New Brunswick with a growing population. diverse.

The SNB is made up of a group of salaried professional musicians and a certain number of professional musicians paid by performance. In addition to its orchestral series in Saint John, Moncton and Fredericton, the SNB also sponsors concerts by the Saint John String Quartet and other professional musicians who perform with the Symphony. Community outreach and school concerts are a critical component of the Symphony program across the province.


As Director-Operations and Administration, you will find a rewarding opportunity to apply your business and arts management skills and leadership ability with SNB.¬†As an ambassador of the Symphony the successful candidate will maintain positive relationships with all stakeholders.¬†We are seeking an innovative, positive self-starter who possesses the skills to manage the operations of a small but complex business with minimum supervision.¬†The Director reports to the President and works closely with SNB’s Music Director and the Director, Donor Relations.

The Director is responsible for providing financial and operational leadership.¬†He / she is responsible for assisting in the development and implementation of SNB’s strategic plan to achieve the organization’s short and long-term goals.¬†In addition, responsibilities include but are not limited to: budget development, accounting oversight including cash flow management, payroll and accounts payable, production organization and management, human resource management and negotiation and administration of the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

As a Director of Operations and Administration, you will take this promising opportunity to apply your business and arts management skills and leadership capacity with SNB. In the role of champion of the Symphony, the successful candidate will maintain positive relationships with all stakeholders. We are looking for an innovative and positive person who has the skills to manage the complex operations of a small business with the minimum of supervision. The Director reports to the President and works closely with the SNB Music Director and the Director of Donor Relations.

The director is responsible for providing financial and operational leadership.¬†He or she is responsible for contributing to the development and implementation of SNB’s strategic plan to achieve the short and long term goals of the organization.¬†In addition, responsibilities include, but are not limited to: budgeting, accounting oversight, including cash flow management, payroll and accounts payable, organization and management of production, human resource management and collective agreement negotiation and administration.


University level education in business or arts administration is preferred.¬†Preference will be given to candidates with 2-5 years-experience in arts or event management or 5 years in general small business administration.¬†Proficiency in both official languages ‚Äč‚Äčis a definite asset.¬†Vital characteristics include strong people skills, a decisive nature and a willingness to be an agent of change.¬†

A university education in business or arts management is preferred.¬†Preference will be given to applicants with 2-5 years of experience in the arts or event management, or 5 years in general small business management.¬†Fluency in both official languages ‚Äč‚Äčis an important asset.¬†Essential characteristics include strong people skills, decisiveness and a willingness to be a change agent.

Work With Us

Compensation: Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Although based in Saint John, the incumbent will participate in the Symphony’s activities in all SNB’s principal performing venues, Saint John, Moncton and Fredericton.¬†

Applications must be submitted to Symphony New Brunswick, Brunswick Square, 39 King St., Level III, Saint John, NB, E2L 4W3 (attention: the President) or to rparker@nbnet.nb.ca no later than June 15, 2021. For more information, please visit our website at www.symphonynb.ca.

Remuneration: The salary will be proportional to experience and skills.

Although based in Saint-Jean, the incumbent will participate in the activities of the Symphony Orchestra in all the main performance venues of the SNB, namely in Saint-Jean, Moncton and Fredericton.

Please submit your request to Symphonie Nouveau-Brunswick, Brunswick Square, 39 King Street, 3rd Floor, Saint-Jean, NB, E2L 4W3 (attention of the President) or at rparker@nbnet.nb.ca, at the latest June 15, 2021. For more information, please visit our website at: www.symphonynb.ca.

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Artistic Director at Sunbury Shores Arts and Nature Centre

Sunbury Shores Arts and Nature Centre is located in beautiful Saint Andrews By the Sea New Brunswick and has been the link between the arts and nature since 1964. SSANC is open year-round offering unique workshops and educational programming in partnership with our local community and regional schools. We celebrate new and seasoned artists and instructors from across Canada and around the world.

We are seeking an Artistic Director to manage the regional promotion of the Centre, design and deliver programming, jury and curate exhibits, generate grants and operational revenue and network with artist instructors and exhibitors, students, patrons and organizations using our facilities.

The successful candidate will be an agile strategic thinker, able to maximize and leverage opportunities. With a results-driven entrepreneurial spirit and strong interpersonal skills, the Artistic Director will seek revenue growth and encourage the development of a strong culture of artistic pursuits throughout our NB community.

Applicants should indicate their qualifications, commitment and passion for the following criteria:

‚ÄĘ Ability to work collaboratively and deliver a professional, approachable demeanor to all clients, staff, and artists while maintaining a safe inclusive work environment;

‚ÄĘ Capacity to be a key public ambassador of our community-based Centre, and to lead partnership-building and client liaison opportunities;

‚ÄĘ Positive and enthusiastic in your efforts to engage others and build trust;

‚ÄĘ Strong listening skills, setting an example for maintaining our reputation for friendly and responsive service delivery;

‚ÄĘ Resilient and supportive, with an ability to work collaboratively in a demanding, dynamic and diverse public environment;

‚ÄĘ Experience in the budgeting, development and delivery of our Strategic Plan to ensure the best use of assets, financial sustainability and timely reporting on outcomes and concerns;

‚ÄĘ Two plus years of experience managing and directing the artistic development of a similar not-for-profit;

‚ÄĘ Experience in arts and nature program planning, curation of gallery exhibitions, solicitation and contract negotiation with instructors and related support requirements;

‚ÄĘ Experience in multimedia brand development and the production of promotional materials;

‚ÄĘ Experience in developing and maintaining a broad range of programming that optimizes participation by youth, adults, seniors and vulnerable sectors of our community;

‚ÄĘ Experience in developing and overseeing an artists-in-residence program;

‚ÄĘ Knowledge of private and public sector grant and funding opportunities for the arts, education and nature combined with successful grant applications and subsequent reporting;

‚ÄĘ Proven strong problem-solving, team-building, communication and organizational skills;

‚ÄĘ Fluency in spoken and written English. Spoken and written French is considered a valuable asset.

SSANC welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including, but not limited to women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities (racialized), Indigenous Peoples and persons of any gender identity and sexual orientation. SSANC is committed to a positive, supportive, and inclusive environment.

SSANC offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. If you are contacted by SSANC regarding this job opportunity, please advise if you require accommodation.

We are committed to enhancing our environmentally and socially responsible practices for the benefit of all members of the SSANC community. Our long-term perspective recognizes our responsibility to be innovators and to continually work as a
community to reduce our ecological impact.


Please submit your resume and cover letter indicating your interest and relevant experience to Catherine Hamilton, President, Board of Directors of Sunbury Shores Art and Nature Centre at Board@sunburyshores.org.

Application deadline: Midnight ADT, May 30th 2021

Please note: While we invite applications from all interested and qualified candidates, we are unable to follow-up with every applicant. Thank you. Stay safe. Please share.

Sunbury Shores Art and Nature Centre, 139 Water Street, St Andrews By-the-Sea, New Brunswick, Canada, E5B 1A7

Please visit www.sunburyshores.org to learn more about us and our mission.

May, 2021
Sunbury Shores Arts & Nature Centre, 139 Water Street, Saint Andrews, NB E5B 1A7


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