We offer employment opportunities at the Rotary Centre for the Arts in a variety of areas including programming, volunteer coordination, communications, facility bookings, building maintenance, bistro/catering and arts administration.
Applications are invited for the position of
Rotary Centre for the Arts
Kelowna, B. C.
The Rotary Centre for the Arts is a multi-use visual and performing arts facility located in the heart of Kelowna’s Cultural District. Home to eight resident artist studios, the 325 seat Mary Irwin Theatre, Potters Addict, Alternator Centre for Contemporary Art, New Vintage Theatre, ArtsCo, Theatre Kelowna Society, Ballet Kelowna and the RCA Bistro, the RCA provides a vital community service as the heart of Kelowna’s arts and cultural experience.
The executive director will provide leadership to the Centre while building recognition and support for the RCA in the local community. Reporting to the Board of the Kelowna Visual and Performing Arts Centre Society, the executive director is responsible for achieving the goals and objectives of the Society. Managing an annual budget in excess of one million dollars, leading a passionate, professional staff, and liaising with the tenants and wider community, the executive director has fundamental responsibility for the success of this key community organization.
Qualifications: a degree in Business Administration, Arts Administration, or Fine Arts, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience and skills preferred:
Rate of pay: competitive compensation is offered, including an excellent benefit plan with dental and extended health, dependent on experience.
Start date: this position will be filled as soon as practical following the closing date. This is a full-time position.
Applications: please apply electronically to hiring@RotaryCentrefortheArts.com. Applications must be received by November 30, 2019. Please include a fully detailed, chronological resume. Not all applicants will be contacted due to the anticipated high interest in this position.
Request for Expressions of Interest – RFEI 19-01
Food and Beverage Services (The Bistro)
Introduction – The Rotary Centre for the Arts (RCA) seeks submissions from interested operators to provide food and beverage services at 421 Cawston Avenue, Kelowna, British Columbia.
Background – Located in the heart of Kelowna’s exciting and rapidly densifying Cultural District, Rotary Centre for the Arts (RCA) is a multidisciplinary visual and performing arts centre whose mission is to celebrate, nurture and promote the Arts through diversity, entertainment and education. Currently home to eight resident arts studios, the 326-seat Mary Irwin Theatre, Potters Addict, Alternator Centre for Contemporary Art, New Vintage Theatre, ArtsCo, Theatre Kelowna Society and a 1270 square-foot Bistro, the RCA hosts approximately 240,000 visitors annually. The public Atrium attracts clients to the Bistro and ticket outlet and provides a venue for meetings, informal performances, and gala events.
Details – The RCA seeks an operator who will assume responsibility for food and beverage operations in accordance with the following operational objectives:
How to apply – interested businesses and persons should submit an information package (maximum 6 pages) which includes:
Key information –
Note - this RFEI is not intended to create a contractual relationship between the RCA and the applicant. By issue of this RFEI document, the RCA reserves the right to consider, analyze and select applicants as the RCA sees fit. The RCA will not be responsible for any costs incurred by applicants responding to this RFEI.