Job Title:                       Business Manager
Job Type:                      3 days a week, permanent position
Organization:              Inanna Publications and Education, Inc.
Location:                      Toronto

Application Deadline:   April 24, 2023

Inanna Publications, housed at York University, is a non-profit, independent feminist press committed to publishing fiction, poetry, and creative non-fiction by and about women as well as well as the Canadian Woman Studies Journal/cahiers de la femme since 1978. Our books bring new, innovative, and diverse perspectives which can change and enhance the lives of women everywhere. Our aim is to preserve a publishing space dedicated to feminist voices that provoke discussion, advance feminist thought, and speak to the diverse lives of women.

What You’ll be Doing

The Business Manager oversees the financial well-being of Inanna Publications and is the backbone of the Company. This position covers a wide range of activities, including preparation of long-range business plans and forecasts, budget preparation for the company alongside the Board of Directors for our editorial and sales and marketing departments. You will also work closely with Chair of the Board of Directors in all areas including grant writing and fundraising initiatives. 

About You

The successful candidate will meet the following qualifications:

  • Eagerness to lead organizational change with a small but dedicated staff.
  • Knowledge of small business processes
  • Experience in preparing detailed cash flow and financial forecasts
  • Advanced computer skills with emphasis on Excel and bookkeeping


  • Knowledge of Project Management programmes.
  • Grant writing experience.
  • Fundraising experience.
  • Experience with arts funding in Canada
  • Knowledge of/experience with governance for registered charities.

Other Details:

This is a 3 day a week permanent position. It will require occasional in-person work at our office at York University.

We strongly encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds including ancestry, culture, ethnicity, gender identity, gender expression, language, physical and intellectual ability, race, religion (creed), sexual orientation and socio-economic status to apply.

Application Deadline: April 24th, 2023.

To apply, send cover letter and résumé to [email protected]

We thank all candidates for applying, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.