Executive Director, Gateway Theatre

Application Deadline: July 26, 2023, 5:00 pm PDT

About Gateway

Driven by a passion to serve its audiences in bold and innovative ways, Gateway Theatre enriches the quality of life in Richmond and surrounding communities by creating outstanding artistic offerings and by serving as a dynamic hub for the performing arts. To achieve our organizational mission and connect with the changing population of Richmond, we employ staff with eclectic and multifaceted expertise. As a group we take risks, we empower, we go beyond, we listen. We embrace difference as something that challenges our understanding and provokes our growth. So, if you won’t settle for the expected, you have found your crew.

Brief Position and Role Overview

The Gateway Theatre’s next Executive Director will have the unique opportunity to build on the successes of a mature organization while charting a new course for future possibilities. In collaboration with artistic leadership, the Executive Director will cultivate strong relationships, partnerships, and community connections in the city of Richmond and beyond.

Reporting to the Gateway Theatre Board of Directors, Gateway’s Executive Director (ED) is responsible for the overall leadership and management of the organization, leading staff and the board of directors in the key areas of A) Planning and Strategic Priorities, B) Finance & Revenue Generation, C) External Relationships and Communications, and D) Organizational Leadership.


The salary range for this position is $95,000 – $110,000 gross per annum plus a package including extended benefits, pension plan, paid sick days, and vacation. This is a full time employee position. Desired start date is September 2023 (negotiable).

A relocation fee may be made available for a candidate living within Canada.


This position is in Richmond, BC. Please note that while there is some flexibility for partial remote working, the needs of this position are to be onsite and in-person at the theatre.

For full job posting information, and how to submit your application before July 26, 2023 at 5:00 pm PDT, please view the PDF document here.

Contact Information:
Jeanne LeSage, LeSage Arts Management