Careers / Job Opportunities

From time to time, career opportunities with Folk Music Ontario, its member festivals and partner organizations will be listed on this page.

Current Postings

General Manager – Ottawa Music Industry Coalition (OMIC), Ottawa
OMIC is currently seeking a General Manager who will be responsible for managing the regular operations of OMIC, as well as working with the Board of Directors to grow the organization’s membership and impact on the National Capital Region. This is a full-time renewable one-year contract, reporting directly to the Board of Directors. The role will involve day-to-day administration, member services, communications, project management, outreach, and advocacy. The General Manager will be self-directed, reporting to the Board of Directors, and able to work a flexible work schedule, attending events on some evenings and weekends, and sometimes travelling to out-of-town events.

OMIC runs a number of regular programs including artist showcases inside and outside of the city, a live residency program, a monthly networking series, and professional development seminars. The organization puts out regular communications over email and social media. The organization is involved in outreach with local stakeholders, including the City of Ottawa, to support the growth of Ottawa’s local music industries.

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Application deadline: March 22, 2017

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Manager of Grants and Development – Ashkenaz Festival, Toronto
The Ashkenaz Foundation is a community-based charity dedicated to fostering an increased awareness of global Jewish culture through the arts. Through its biennial festival and an expanding slate of year-round programming, Ashkenaz showcases the work of leading contemporary artists from Canada and around the world working in music, film, theatre, dance, literature, craft, and visual arts.

The Manager of Grants and Development is a senior staff position reporting to, and working in tandem with, the Artistic and Managing Directors, and will be responsible for creating and implementing an overall development strategy and ensuring revenue targets are met. The successful candidate will oversee corporate and business sponsorships/partnerships, manage grant submissions (public and private), identifiy and steward community partnership opportunities, and maintain the Raiser’s Edge database.

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Deadline: March 24, 2017