General Manager Position

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General Manager Position

The application deadline for this opportunity has passed.

In consultation with the artistic director, managing director, committees, and volunteers, the general manager will manage the operations of the Calgary Boys’ Choir Society.

Job Description

Parent/Guardian Support:

  • Be the central point of contact for parents (attend rehearsals, answer choir calls and emails).
  • Provide consistent communications to the choir (notices, updates, scheduling).
  • Occasional attendance at satellite choirs.

Concert Coordinating:

  • Coordinate volunteers (front-of-house, choir support etc.).
  • Assist with concert programs.
  • Support artistic staff with logistics (uniforms, set up etc.).

Volunteer Management:

  • Maintain volunteer database and volunteer credit records for families.
  • Organize bingo volunteers.
  • Arrange parent support for rehearsals, concerts, camps, and workshops.

Other Administrative Duties:

  • Occasional assistance with grant applications.
  • Processing registration packages (collecting personal information, tracking of waivers etc.).
  • Attend board meetings to report on choir activities.
  • Assist with fundraising initiatives and events.


  • Passion for choral music.
  • Understanding of non-profit artistic organizations.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to both lead and work with others.
  • Excellent English communication skills.
  • Excellent computer skills (Word, Excel, email).
  • Highly organized but flexible.
  • Basic bookkeeping skills.
  • Experience in writing grant applications.
  • Experience in promotion and publicity.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Access to home office space and basic computer equipment.
  • Access to a personal vehicle.

Wage: Five to eight hours per week, $20 per hour

Please submit a cover letter and resume references in a single PDF by email to Erin MacLean-Berko, managing director,

The application deadline is Wednesday, July 31, 2019, 5:00pm.

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