Operations Manager

Date Posted: Jun 11, 2019
Application Deadline: Jun 19, 2019
Start Date: Jul 02, 2019

Salary Range: 30K - 40K
Additional Salary Information: $32,000
Province: Ontario
City: Home Office Based (Anywhere in Canada)
Employee Benefits: N/A
Organization's Field/Discipline: The Arts
Job's focus: Creative & Administrative
Job Type: Full-time
Career Level: Intermediate

Organization Description

Canadian Improv Games

The Canadian Improv Games (CIG) is a national charity organization that brings improvisational theatre programs to high schools across Canada through unique curriculum and events. Dedicated to empowering youth, CIG’s programs are formatted to build and promote invaluable skills including Positivity, Communication, Leadership, Commitment and Teamwork.  Founded in Ottawa, Ontario in 1977, CIG is now in its 43rd season and is home to over 100,000 alumni, thousands of current students and programs operating in fifteen cities across Canada.

Job Description

Operations Manager

We are currently seeking a highly-organized, passionate, goal-oriented Operations Manager to join our team. 
Candidates should have at least 2 years experience in administration, marketing and/ or communications and possess technical experience with Wordpress, InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Facebook Events, Eventbrite, Microsoft Excel and Google Drive. This is a fast-paced, highly deadline-driven role that requires a keen eye for detail, exceptional writing skills and experience managing and rallying people around immoveable deadlines. Improv theatre training an asset.

This position will require management of various competing projects and tasks from start to completion, which include, but are not limited to:
  • Managing all internal and external communications and administrative duties related to CIG’s annual programs ensuring deadlines and goals are being met
  • Updating program and training brochures, packages, internal databases, Google Forms, weblinks and other CIG documents as related to program updates
  • Managing each program registration process for all provincially based and national programs from start to completion
  • Acting as the primary point person for all program-related correspondence with schools, parents, contractors, partners and staff
  • Overseeing the CIG national volunteer program throughout the year
  • Managing the collection and disseminations of marketing collateral
  • Assisting with fundraising goals by helping to create donor and marketing campaigns
  • Contributing to grant and sponsorship proposals
  • Working on-site at various events throughout the year to run improv programs (travel required)


  • A minimum of two (2) years of experience in administration, marketing and/ or communications
  • Intermediate technical skills with Wordpress, InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Facebook Events, Eventbrite, Microsoft Excel and Google Drive
  • Highly motivated self-starter, result-oriented
  • Deadline-driven and enjoys fast-paced work environment
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Ability to work independently while being a dedicated and enthusiastic team player
  • Intermediate abilities in improv training an asset
  • Post-secondary education or certification in communications or arts administration an asset


Additional Info:

This is full-time, one-year contract (July 2, 2019 – June 30, 2020).

How to Apply:

Submit a resume and coverletter to info@improv.ca no later than June 19th, 2019 at 4pm EST. We thank everyone who applies for their interest, but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. If you require assistance, please contact info@improv.ca