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General Manager

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  • Brandon

General Manager position available


The Provincial Exhibition of Manitoba is a non-profit charitable organization rich in history established in 1882. Our mission is to showcase agriculture and link urban and rural through education and awareness while providing entertainment, community pride, and economic enhancement to the region. This mission is achieved through our three annual fairs: the Royal Manitoba Winter Fair, the Manitoba Summer Fair, and the Manitoba Ag Ex, as well as our annual President's Dinner and additional events. The Exhibition?s offices and community event facility are located in the recently restored national historic site Display Building II. The Provincial Exhibition plays a pivotal role in showcasing the importance of the agricultural industry in our region. Studies indicate that the organization has an economic impact of approximately $18 million dollars annually to the city of Brandon. This position is on-site, and we are looking a candidate who shares our passion for our events and community.


Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:


  • Be accountable to the Board of Directors (prepare meeting agendas, compile and present financial reports, and give progress reports for all events and overall organization)
  • Ensure preparation of board minutes and report regularly to the Directors-at-Large
  • Attend all event executive meetings
  • Assist with the review and updating of the organization's strategic plan and with the development and implementation of bylaws, policies & procedures


  • Assume HR & supervisory duties for all staff including hiring, terminating, daily supervision, performance reviews, and goal setting
  • Ensure ongoing staff training, development, and succession planning
  • Develop and maintain up-to-date job descriptions, personnel policies & office procedures 
  • Assign staff to event committees


  • Prepare and maintain annual administration budget and assist in preparing and administering all event and committee budgets
  • Maintain all investments in partnership with the controller and the Finance Committee
  • Review all income and expenditures
  • Work with the auditing firm and the controller to conduct and complete annual audits
  • Compile and prepare all reports for the Annual General Meeting
  • Identify and develop additional sources of funding for the Provincial Exhibition (ie. Government grant programs, foundations, etc.)


  • Work with the Sponsorship Coordinator and Sponsorship Volunteers on cultivating and selling sponsorship when and where necessary


  • Serve as the liaison with Keystone Centre, and Municipal, Provincial and Federal Governments on behalf of the Provincial Exhibition of Manitoba
  • Be the official representative of the Provincial Exhibition of Manitoba for media and public organizations as required
  • Develop and implement new office systems, practices, and strategies as required for increased efficiency
  • Explore and implement growth opportunities through partnerships and other events
  • Attend meetings of the Leadership Group of the Keystone Agricultural & Recreational Centre Inc. along with the Exhibition President


  • Management experience of no less than 5 years
  • Interest and knowledge of agriculture and fundraising is a benefit but not necessary
  • Willingness and ability to work longer hours before and during events


Salary negotiable upon qualifications

Group Insurance is available after probation period

For more information about the Provincial Exhibition of Manitoba, please visit: provincialexhibition.com


Start date: as soon as possible

Closing date for application: March 5th, 2021 at noon.


Applications may be made by emailing cover letter and resume to kcleaver@mymts.net 

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.



Provincial Exhibition of MB

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Posted Friday, February 19, 10:21 AM
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