This individual will possess a high level of skills and knowledge in the areas of Partnerships, Project Development and Business Management and Development. The ability to operate in both English and French at a cultural and business level of high proficiency is essential.


Location Toronto
Salary $63,995 to $81,448 per year with benefits
Duration Two years
Working hours Full-time
Closing date Monday 14 April 2014

Role overview

Plan, design and ensure best delivery of the Canada Arts, Education and Society programme of a scale, quality and innovativeness appropriate to the maturity and opportunity of the UK/Canada bilateral relationship.

Achieve challenging financial targets by securing partnership agreements with corporates, foundations and trusts as the primary resource for the British Council Canada programme, such that 50% of costs (including staffing for project delivery) are partner-funded by Financial Year 2015/16 and 70% by 2016/17.

Manage the British Council Canada arts programme by devising and implementing arts projects which meet the British Council’s strategic objectives and which attract cultural and financial partnership.

Manage a network of external and internal partners to meet programme aims and targets, particularly in the Arts.

How to apply

If you are interested in applying for this position, please download the documents below.

Please submit your application form to with Subject Title: Application for Programme & Partnerships Manager.

CVs and resumes are not accepted.

Please note that only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted

The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and we positively encourage applications from all sections of the community. Candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply.