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YRAC extends deadline for Development & Outreach Manager role


The York Region Arts Council (YRAC) has extended the deadline for applications for the role of Development and Outreach Manager (contract) to August 29, 2022.

YRAC is the only York Region-wide not-for-profit charitable arts and tourism service organization focused on capacity building, creative placemaking and community engagement. Since 2002, YRAC has played a pivotal role in shaping a conversation around arts and tourism in the region.

YRAC’s work supports the development of artists, arts organizations, creative entrepreneurs, and tourism providers. Working collaboratively with stakeholders and industry partners on an annual basis, our services directly impact York Region-based artists and creative organizations. YRAC’s regional tourism portfolio, Experience York Region, is supporting the development of local businesses, attractions and other tourism focused stakeholders, groups, and organizations.

This is a transformative time for the organization, and for the arts, tourism, and creative industries of York Region. As the Development and Outreach Manager, you will work closely with the York Region Arts Council team to set and implement strategies that will have a deep and profound impact on the arts and tourism sectors in the region.

This is an excellent role to bring new ideas, to work collaboratively with key industry stakeholders, and to support the arts movement by bringing it to the forefront of everyday life experiences. Your passion alongside your set of skills in marketing, resource, and partnership development, will bring the right balance to support and grow York Region Arts Council and Experience York Region.

As the new key member of the team, you manage relationships with community organizations, key stakeholders, and independent artists, as well as lead the grant writing and development efforts to build the organization’s resources. Your passion alongside your set of skills in fund development, partnerships and community building, sponsor, and stakeholder relations, will bring the right balance to support and expand YRAC’s vision and mission.

For more information and the complete job description, please click here.

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