Investment Programs and Member Training Manager


Job Title: Investment Programs and Member Training Manager
Applications Close August 1, 2018 at 5:00 PM

Location: Music Nova Scotia
2169 Gottingen Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3K 3B5

Supervisor: Executive Director

Salary: commensurate with experience

Vacation: 3 weeks (6%) and statutory holidays

Job Summary

Working under the direct supervision of the Executive Director the Investment Programs and Member Training Manager will administer the Music Nova Scotia Investment Program (MNSIP), provide consultations to Music Nova Scotia members and nonmembers interested in the MNSIP, develop and execute member training initiatives and act as the Nova Scotia Regional Education Coordinator (REC) for FACTOR.

Some travel is required.


  • Administration of the MNSIP which includes the collection, organization, and filing of submitted applications
  • Working closely with the Operations Manager to ensure financial records are organized, accurate, and presented in a timely fashion
  • The continuous development of program criteria and recommendations for a new and evolving program
  • Ensuring applications meet criteria as set out in program guidelines
  • Ensuring timely notification of successful and unsuccessful applications
  • Monitoring approved project final reports to ensure program compliance
  • Preparation of reports for the Executive Director and the Province of Nova Scotia upon request
  • Preparation of year-end reports for the Province of Nova Scotia
  • Preparation of monthly reports for Music Nova Scotia Board of Directors
  • Delivery of upcoming program deadlines to the Events and Marketing Manager for communication to the membership and public
  • Consultations with MNSIP clients
  • Cheque requisitions submitted to the Operations Manager for client payments Music Nova Scotia Job Description-Investment Program and Member Training Manager 2
  • Extensive client data base management
  • Any other duties within the scope of the organization to be agreed upon in consultation with the Executive Director

Required Skills

  • Excellent working knowledge of Google Docs, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), various project planning software and CRM applications
  • Extensive knowledge of local, regional, national, and international music industry
  • Knowledge of government and corporate funding relationships
  • Knowledge of FACTOR programs
  • Understanding of exporting cultural products from Nova Scotia
  • Budget planning and management
  • Experience organizing and maintaining a database
  • Excellent communications, time management, and organizational skills

How to Apply – Three (3) Step Process

  1. Please complete the online application below and attach résumé.
  2. Applicants must create a Music Nova Scotia Investment Client Profile.
  3. Applicants must complete a Marketing Support (Export-Ready) online application for a hypothetical music-marketing project in the USA, Germany or the UK. A panel of export-ready music industry professionals will score your hypothetical marketing project.

IMPOARTANT NOTE ON STEPS #2 AND #3 – Applicants must navigate the Music Nova Scotia website and Investment Program criteria, guidelines and business policies independently to complete. We are intentionally not providing instructions or links to complete these important steps. Applications (Step #1) that cannot be directly linked to Step #2 and Step #3 will not be considered. 

Music Nova Scotia Employment Equity 

Music Nova Scotia will proactively engage measures to eliminate discrimination and to reverse the historic under-representation within its workforce of:

  • Indigenous peoples (especially Mi’kmaq)
  • Members of racialized minority groups (especially historic African Nova Scotians)
  • Persons with disabilities
  • Women
  • Persons belonging to sexual orientation and/or gender identity (SOGI) minority groups

Music Nova Scotia Equal Opportunity Employer

Except in the context of equity in employment, there shall be no discrimination in employment at Music Nova Scotia on any ground prohibited by the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms or the Nova Scotia Human Rights Act. Music Nova Scotia Job Description-Investment Program and Member Training Manager 3 Music Nova Scotia is committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Music Nova Scotia are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, age, physical disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, family or parental status. Music Nova Scotia will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Music Nova Scotia encourages applicants of all ages.