Executive Director – Northern Lights Festival Boréal
Application Deadline – November 24, 2022
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The Northern Lights Festival Boréal (NLFB) is the longest, consecutively-running, outdoormusic festival in Canada, having held its 50th anniversary four-day summer event in July 2022.The bilingual festival is known for presenting diverse programming, including francophone,Indigenous, multicultural, emerging and international artists, across a variety of musical genres.NLFB also produces Bloom, a multi-day winter festival, as well as concerts and programmingthroughout the year across Sudbury arts organizations, clubs and university campuses.
With our 50th anniversary behind us it’s now time for NLFB to look to the future. We are looking for a leader who can chart a forward looking vision for our festival, featuring new typesof musical and community experiences that will delight our current fans and draw in newaudiences.Our Board is looking for someone with fresh ideas. Someone who understands how physical,digital and hybrid experiences can interact to create opportunities for connections across cultureand geography. Aspiration is key – we know NLFB has many growth opportunities, and we seeour new Executive Director leading staff and our Board through a process where ideas arecollected, distilled, made strategic and delivered with excellence.A proven track record of producing events / music festivals, growing revenues and managing high-functioning teams is essential.