October 9, 2010: Theatre Manager Position Available

Do you have a passion for film and performing arts? Does life in a vibrant small university town surrounded by stunning landscapes appeal? Enjoy making connections and facilitating events? The Acadia Cinema Coop in Wolfville Nova Scotia is hiring a theatre manager to manage the Al Whittle Theatre and Studio-Z. You will book all events at these venues, arrange for staffing and manage the building in partnership with Just Us! Coffee Roasters Co-op. Your excellent customer service skills will be the key to your success!

As the ideal candidate you would have post secondary education in theatre management and/or performing arts administration. We are looking for a mature individual, who is computer literate, and has experience in theatre management, event management, facilitating entertainment events, or managing building sites.

The theatre manager reports directly to the Acadia Cinema Coop Board through the Chair, and is a member of the Joint Management Committee, established with Just Us!, to identify, discuss and resolve building management issues. The manager would provide regular reports to the Board and attend Board meetings upon request.

The initial appointment is for six months. Permanent employment will be dependent on secure funding and a satisfactory performance review at the end of the probationary period.

The job is estimated to be half time. Salary will be negotiated based on your experience. You would have significant input into your hours and schedule. There are also potential opportunities for income through presenting events or providing Event Management services (actually working during events), dependent on your skills and abilities.

Sound intriguing? You can submit your application by e-mail to:


or by mail to:

Theatre Manager Position
Acadia Cinema Coop
450 Main Street
Wolfville, Nova Scotia
B4P 1E2

Applications will be accepted until 5pm, October 29, 2010.