Company Manager

Date Posted: Oct 05, 2019
Application Deadline: Oct 16, 2019
Start Date: Nov 01, 2019

Salary From: 50K To 50K
Province: Ontario
Region: Metro Toronto Area
City: Toronto
Employee Benefits: Health, Pension, Other (e.g. flex time, comp tickets, etc.)
Check Additional Info section for more Employee Benefits
Organization's Field/Discipline: The Arts
Job's focus: Administrative
Job Type: Full-time
Career Level: Upper management

Organization Description


Co-founded in 1997 by Sylvie Bouchard and Artistic Director David Danzon, CORPUS is known for its precise and surrealist humour that combines movement with theatrical imagery. The company has 13 pieces in its repertoire and has presented more than 2000 performances across Canada and around the world. In Canada, CORPUS has performed at the Milk International Children Festival (Toronto), Just for Laughs (Montreal), Canada Dance Festival (Ottawa), Dancing On the Edge Festival (Vancouver), the Sommet de la Francophonie (Moncton), to name a few. Internationally, CORPUS has visited 30 countries on four continents. Invitations include the Awesome Children Festival (Australia); the prestigious Singapore Arts festival; La Fira de teatre de Tarréga (Spain); and International Straattheaterfestival (Belgium). Several of CORPUS’ productions have been nominated for Dora Mavor Moore awards.

Job Description

CORPUS is a unique dance/theatre company committed to offer artistic experiences to large and diverse audiences in Toronto but also throughout Canada and beyond – including to some of the most remote communities in Canada’s Northern Territories, in India, Peru and Zimbabwe. Known for its precise and surrealist humor that combines movement with theatrical imagery, the company’s work resonates with diverse international publics.

Co-founded by Sylvie Bouchard and Artistic Director David Danzon in 1997, CORPUS believes in the importance of presenting arts in public spaces and removing all barriers to the general audience: our creations are presented in accessible locations; they embrace cultural diversity; and are often free.

CORPUS has 13 pieces in its repertoire and has presented more than 2000 performances across the world, in venues as diverse as Contemporary Art Museums, Art Festivals of all kinds, shopping malls, community centres, schools, sporting events and in some of the most renowned art institutions such as the Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre.


This position is an exciting opportunity for an arts professional to work with a company that constantly redefines the concept of performances in public spaces, that is committed to share its art with diverse audiences of all cultural backgrounds, ages and abilities, and that thrives through international artistic collaborations.

CORPUS is a well-established Canadian dance/theatre company and this position will provide opportunities for a knowledgeable, ambitious individual to take on a leading role in managing the Company’s annual activities as well as developing new initiatives.

The ideal candidate is a highly organized, self-directed problem solver, and a team player. If you have a passion for arts management, developing audiences, forging connections, live performance, community engagement and contributing directly to the success of an innovative arts organization, this position is for you!

The Project Manager will work hand in hand with the Artistic Director, Touring Coordinator and Board of Directors, and will report directly to the Artistic Director.

The Project Manager has completed post-secondary training in arts administration and/or possesses a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a management position in the not-for-profit sector.
Accounting and budget management are key required skills.
Excellent organization skills, ability to multi-task.

Has perfect communication and writing skills in English. French is an asset.
He/she has strong computer skills (Macintosh): Microsoft Word, Excel, Quickbooks. Knowledge of the Canadian dance and theatre milieu a must.
Ability to think outside the box.
Positive attitude and ability to work in a small team setting.

Additional Info:

Start date ASAP

How to Apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit a letter of interest, a resume and list of references to Only successful applicants will be contacted.


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