Apply by Dec. 7
Ontario Council of Folk Festivals
is seeking an
posting for the position:
The Ontario Council of Folk Festivals is the largest folk and roots
music organization in Canada. Its mission is to support the growth
and development of folk music in Ontario by supporting the growth
and development of presenters and performers. OCFF is currently in
the fourth year of implementing a five-year strategic plan aimed at
facilitating a stronger, more engaged, connected and active folk
music community in Ontario.
The ideal candidate:
You have a passion for the performing arts and are ready for the
challenge of leading a membership-based, not-for-profit arts
organization in a stimulating and supportive folk music community,
with a small staff, an ambitious province-wide mandate, and an
annual conference with a national and international reach.
You excel at working independently and providing proactive
leadership to multiple, concurrent initiatives, while being
accountable to – and implementing strategies set by – a Board of
You have a track record of success in financial management,
planning, grant applications and fund raising, public relations, and
administration, as well as working with performers, community
organizations, volunteer boards, government funders, and private
You have experience in organizing successful large events,
coordinating suppliers and volunteers, and "thinking on your feet".
Bilingualism may be an additional asset you bring to the role.
$45,000 - $51,000 plus benefits
For more information, please visit
www.ocff.ca or contact Katharine Partridge, OCFF Board of
Directors, at 905 372 4694.
Send your application with covering letter, résumé and three
email@example.com no later than December 7, 2012.
Applications will be treated in confidence. Only applicants selected
for an interview will be contacted.