General Manager, Muskoka Discovery Centre


Position is Filled for this Role

About the Organization

The Muskoka Steamships & Discovery Centre is the leader in preserving, promoting and celebrating the culture and heritage of Canada’s Muskoka District. Founded in 1973, the Muskoka Steamships & Discovery Centre (MSDC) is a not-for-profit charitable organization with an ongoing objective of presenting compelling, entertaining and educational experiences, attractions, and events.

The Muskoka Discovery Centre (MDC) was originally opened in 2006 as a celebration of wooden boats, steamships and historic hotels. In 2016 management began a revitalization program to appeal to a larger audience and develop a cultural learning centre.

The biggest change took place in the summer of 2023 with the opening of a new 12,000 square foot exhibit hall and the launch of The Muskoka Story: A Microcosm of Canada which includes three world class exhibits.

About the Opportunity

General Manager, Muskoka Discovery Centre

The ideal candidate will be a business manager with skills in fiscal management/ profitability, marketing, HR, communications and leadership. They will be a manager that embraces the concept of continuous improvement and looks at the operation of the MDC wholistically.  They will bring energy and ideas that will contribute to the mission and vision of the organization.  They will be a flexible, nimble individual comfortable working under pressure including on weekends and holidays to achieve the revenue performance targets as established by the Business Plan.

About the Responsibilities

Leadership and Management

Community and Stakeholder Engagement

Finance and Operations

Fundraising and Resource Development

Human Resources

About the Requirements

About the Compensation



Workplace Environment

Apply For This Role

Cause Leadership Inc. is managing this leadership search on behalf of The Muskoka Steamships & Discovery Centre.

Individuals interested in being considered for this opportunity are invited to apply below.
Please upload your cover letter and resume.

The search will remain open until a successful candidate is selected. We thank all interested parties but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.