Director - Programming and Experiences

  • Location
    Calgary, Alberta
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Category
    Marketing - Marketing

Are you a passionate champion for continuously finding innovative, highly interactive ways to connect with new and diverse audiences? If yes, then this Director – Programming and Experiences job opportunity in Calgary, AB is for you!

Adecco is currently recruiting for a permanent, full-time Director – Programming and Experiences, to work for a well-established and dynamic entertainment company, located in Calgary, AB.  In this role, you will be playing a leading role in the daily operations and fulfilment of the organization vision and mission, as well as in ensuring the organization remains aligned with interests and needs of the community through new experiences, new mediums and diverse voices.

  • Location: Calgary, AB
  • Job type: Full-time | Permanent
  • Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage an industry leading team of full-time professionals in Interpretation, Curatorial, Collection Management, Costuming, Agriculture Programming, Community Programming, Education and Special Events
  • Lead the team as a cohesive, integrated, collaborative group to design and create – in concert with cross-functional teams – mission-focused, highly interactive experiences that exceed guest expectations in engaging and discovering history, supporting achievement of strategic goals
  • Establish productive, collaborative working relationships with community organizations, museums, storytellers, content creators and vendors to develop, design, procure and produce amazing experiences
  • Champion the guest’s perspective and track outcomes against key metrics to foster a culture of continuous improvement
  • Lead the effort to enhance existing special events and to create new events designed to reach audiences and drive visitation and revenue
  • Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Must have a  minimum of 5 years of progressive leadership experience at the senior/executive level in the operation and leadership of a museum-related, historical storytelling portfolio
  • Previous experience working as a senior museum leader is essential
  • Experience working in a non-profit organization and tourist/community attraction would be an asset.
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to work collaboratively as part of a senior leadership team and to build and maintain relationships with a wide array of people from diverse backgrounds are all essential
  • Demonstrated success functioning at both strategic and operational levels with a track record of implementing structured processes and controls and finding creative solutions in a dynamic and changing environment, is a must
  • High analytical and strategic abilities, as well as the ability to construct, articulate and implement annual strategic plans and enabling tactics, and translate complex operational concepts into clear action plans
  • Ability to make tough decisions even when unpopular, stands up for and does “what is right”, and acts and initiates constructive conflict when necessary
  • Ability to lead an effective and productive operations team; demonstrate a genuine commitment to fostering the long-term success and growth of others
  • Strong organizational and project management skills with the ability to multi-task and set priorities within tight timelines
  • A leader who can positively impact both strategic and tactical initiatives
  • Must be legally eligible to work in Canada
  • If you are interested in taking your career to new heights with this Director – Programming and Experiences job opportunity in Calgary, AB, apply now. If you meet our requirements an Adecco Recruiter will be in touch with you soon.




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