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Director of Development

Ross Creek Centre for the Arts and Two Planks and a Passion Thea - Other
Overview
Salary $32 - $35,000
Posting Date April 6, 2021
Closing Date April 15, 2021


Description
Imagine working in a place where you can see the sunsets over the magnificent Bay of Fundy from your window, where there are
trails for you to use on your breaks, where the local community is thriving and has the amenities of a city while being in a
peaceful rural se????ng, where y ou’ll m ake it possible for the youngest local kids to the most senior international artists to find a
place to explore and create in all the arts, and where you help award-winning professional theatre come to life.

As our organization enters its 30th season, we are looking for a Director of Development who is passionate about the arts, who
wants to build a career in arts development, and who is excited to help us build further resilience for the Centre and Two Planks.
The Ross Creek Centre for the Arts and Two Planks and a Passion Theatre are sister organisations sharing some resources under
the umbrella of the CoastArts Association. Giving voice through the arts, we serve the public on our 178 acre property and our
spectacular facilities through professional live performance, international artist residencies arts education at all levels and in all
disciplines, and through community outreach.


Responsibilities
We seek a passionate and energetic Director of Development to become one of the leaders responsible for building the future of
our organizaon. Ross Creek and Two Planks are growing and looking forward to our emergence from the pandemic era stronger
than ever.
The Director of Development works hand in hand with our communicaons staff to develop new, and shepherd exisng,
relaonships with community partners and corporate sponsors. They will nurture relaonships with foundaons and individual
donors, and lead fundraising events and special projects. The posion is designed to work closely with senior management to
ensure we are gathering and telling our stories, making our relaonships strong, and stewarding our connecons to our wide
community.
Highly organized, dedicated to the arts, willing to pitch in as part of a small but mighty team making the work of this mul-faceted
organisation happen, describes the right person. A spirit of positivity, camaraderie and most of all, engagement, are what we
look for. In the summer, there is extended support for all operations, and in the fall, winter and spring seasons, all staff pitch in
together to ensure many hands make light work. In the COVID era, keeping ourselves and our community safe while operating are
paramount considerations.
Most importantly, a love of being part of and creating community in and through the arts, a passion for rural living and a great
sense of humour are really important. Confidence and creativity are key and most else can be taught if needed.
For more information about Ross Creek or Two Planks, please visit our website, a rtscentre.ca. The Centre is located at 555 Ross
Creek Road, Canning, NS.

Other Information
The Ross Creek Centre for the Arts and Two Planks and a Passion Theatre are looking for innovative and creative individuals who
care about arts in the community and who love rural living. The Centre is committed to creating a great team environment and is
proud to be an equal opportunity employer, with a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin,
disability, age, or veteran status, and w e strongly encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
While all applications are appreciated, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

APPLICATION PROCESS:
Please email a le©er of interest, two references, and CV by email to
Ms. Chris O’Neill, Executive Director, chris@artscentre.ca
DEADLINE:
April 15, 2021.
SALARY RANGE:
$32 - $35,000 in year one.
BENEFITS:
Health Benefits, Creave Renewal Time, and other benefit

How To Apply
Contact: Chris ONeill

By email



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