About the TBSO

Administrative Staff Positions

Executive Director/General Manager

In addition to providing hands-on leadership and oversight to daily operations and finance, our new Executive Director/ General Manager will be an effective communicator and consensus builder, strengthening team spirit and unity of purpose within the organization, while enhancing and creating vital partnerships within the community. Key indicators of success will include: maintaining positive working relationships with government funding agencies (federal, provincial and municipal), building support from private foundations and individual donors, increasing concert and special events attendance, developing a network of support from the business and corporate sector, and designing, in collaboration with the Board and other stakeholders, the strategic direction of the organization.

Our new Executive Director/General Manager will have demonstrated leadership abilities in complex organizations and possess exceptional organizational capabilities and highly collaborative and respectful interpersonal and communication skills. He or she will possess a sound understanding of the business community, have significant experience in the arts or not-for-profit sector and have a deep appreciation for orchestral music.

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This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found; we request that the cover letter and résumé with three references be submitted to Linda Penner, TBSO President by May 13, 2017 at accounting@tbso.ca for priority consideration.

Orchestra & Artistic Staff Positions

There are currently no orchestra positions available.

Welcome to Thunder Bay

Thunder Bay, Ontario

Welcome to the City that is Superior by Nature. Located on the north shore of Lake Superior, under the protective watch of the Sleeping Giant, Thunder Bay is rich in people and resources, and connects Northwestern Ontario to the world. Thunder Bay has five Sister Cities through which economic development, education, friendship, goodwill, and tourism are promoted. Thunder Bay is the largest community on Lake Superior. With a population of 109,140, it is the most populous municipality in Northwestern Ontario and the second most populous in Northern Ontario after Greater Sudbury.

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Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra

The Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra is the only fully professional orchestra between Toronto and Winnipeg. Celebrating over 55 seasons, the Orchestra currently includes 30 full-time musicians, performing a wide-ranging repertoire from the great classical masterworks to pops and children’s concerts. The TBSO strives to be the best regional orchestra in Canada, appealing to as wide and diverse an audience as possible through excellent performances and original programming.

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