Inverness County Centre for the Arts Manager

  • Location: Inverness, Nova Scotia
  • Deadline: March 28, 2020 at 12:00 pm

The Inverness County Centre for the Arts is a regional hub for the arts on the west coast of Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. Situated in the town of Inverness in an area famous for unspoiled beaches, vibrant music, visual arts, and world-class golf, the 8,640 square foot art centre houses a gallery, a performance space, and a light-filled studio. Walls of windows take in views of the rolling hills, the town, and the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Exhibitions, concerts, workshops, and other arts-related events at the centre celebrate the creative spirit of the artists of Inverness County as well as those from across Canada and the United States.

The ICCA Manager functions as the main administrator for the centre. He or she will work closely with the Artistic Director to support arts/community programming through administrative duties, including scheduling, communications, and bookkeeping. The ICCA Manager will report to a volunteer Board of Directors on a regular basis, and also oversee and coordinate other ICCA staff members.

Responsibilities include:

  • Overseeing all communications to/from ICCA
  • Creating and maintaining schedule of arts and community events, as well as keeping track of administrative deadlines
  • Ensuring bookkeeping is accurate and up-to-date
  • Producing financial reports and working closely with accountant and treasurer to ensure all financial requirements are met (government remittances, reports on grants, etc.)
  • Preparing grant and other funding applications
  • Managing summer students and ICCA volunteers
  • Working closely with Building Manager to ensure facilities and site are ready for programs and events
  • Implementing and maintaining sound administrative procedures
  • Acting as the main representative for ICCA and attending events (some evenings and weekends required)
  • General office management


  • Successful completion of a Non-Profit Management and/or Business Administration program preferred
  • Administrative experience and/or experience working for a non-profit organization
  • Experience with and/or understanding of bookkeeping processes
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Attention to detail and excellent organizational skills
  • Ease in a leadership role and ability to maintain focus while managing several different aspects of the organization
  • Interest in the arts and fostering community
  • Must be comfortable with technology
  • Ability and willingness to create and implement new administrative procedures

Full-time, year-round position. Salary to be negotiated. References required.

To apply please email a resume, cover letter, and references direct to Jade Meunier