The Markham and East York Agricultural Society is in search of a General Manager to lead day to day operations of Markham Fairgrounds and manage the ongoing success of Markham Fair.
This is an ideal opportunity for someone with business management and development experience who desires to lead Markham Fair in its mission to be a vibrant community partner in the celebration and promotion of agriculture, rural living and sustainability, guided by core values of Integrity, Compassion, Commitment and Cooperation.
We are looking for an energetic individual, who thrives in a fast-paced environment, wishes to be part of a community-based organization, and possess the ability to learn new skills. This position is responsible for the promotion and operations of Markham Fair, fairgrounds, facility rentals and the coaching and support of employees.
Skills and Qualifications:
Markham Fair, one of Canada oldest country fairs, occurs annually on the weekend before Thanksgiving and hosts upwards of 60,000 attendees. Directed and supported by a Board of Directors, full and part-time employees and over 800 volunteers, the General Manager has year-round responsibility for the management of all events and activities at Markham Fairgrounds.
To apply: Cover Letter and Resume may be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org