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Job opportunity - Executive Director (APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED)

Updated: Jun 2, 2023

Are you a creative-minded and community-minded person with a love for the arts and a keen interest in managing a support outlet for local artists? This opportunity might be what you are looking for.

Executive Director (part time - 10 hours / week)


Le Conseil des arts de la Baie (CAB) is a non-profit association that has operated since 1968 with a mandate to promote and develop the arts in Clare, Nova Scotia. Le CAB, in collaboration with Atelier La Manivelle and Le Trécarré gallery, supports the diffusion of works in all disciplines through exhibitions, exchanges, workshops, conferences and artist residencies.

Main responsibilities

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director (ED) organizes, directs and controls the activities of the organization, directs and controls the activities of the organization, according to the orientations and priorities set by the Board.

The ED ensures the following tasks:

  • Proposes a vision to the Board of Directors based on the organization’s mission.

  • Develops programming according to the vision and mission of the organization.

  • Writes action plans and budgets and presents them to the Board of Directors for approval.

  • Ensures the implementation of its action plans and the follow-up of its budget forecasts.

  • Manages the sub-committees.

  • With the help of the sub-committees, develops and initiates projects or activities.

  • Develops and maintains partnerships with community and institutional organizations.

  • Ensures the follow-up of the budget and controls it.

  • Writes reports, grant applications and all documents related to the development of the organization.

  • Establishes a filing system for all of the organization’s electronic and paper documents and ensures that the necessary backups are made.

  • Ensures the implementation of internal and external communication tools.

  • In conjunction with the President and Secretary, prepares agendas for Board meetings.

  • In conjunction with the President, plans the Annual General Meeting.


  • A good knowledge of the Acadian and Nova Scotia arts community Nova Scotia

  • Knowledge of community needs

  • Fluency in French, both oral and written

  • Knowledge of English

  • Experience in a similar role is an asset

  • Good work planning and organization skills

  • An ability to maintain sustainable partnerships

If you think you have the qualities we are looking for, please send your application in French, including a cover letter, curriculum vitae and two references, to the attention of Diane Nadon by e-mail before Monday, May 29, 2023, at

Only selected candidates will be contacted.



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