Executive Director, non-profit (part-time)

  • Executive Director, non-profit (part-time)

    POSITION: Executive Director – part-time (24 hours/week)
    LOCATION: Remote/Home Office 
    Lock Search Group is a leading permanent placement recruiting firm and we are currently recruiting on behalf of a national non-profit organization who is on the hunt for an Executive Director to provide strategic leadership and management reporting to Board of Directors. 
    This non-profit has local chapters in every province. They advocate at the federal level and provide leadership in shaping public policy and federal legislation.
    At this time, this role will be a part-time commitment of 24 hours/week, with the potential for a full-time commitment in the future with further funding. This position will interact with representatives in each province and will be based out of a home office. 
    This role offers:
    • Complete flexibility and autonomy in working hours (you choose when you work each week)
    • Upto 10% RRSP match annually
    • Collaborate with the Board to set the overall strategic direction and prepare annual budget
    • Work closely with the Board to seek their involvement in policy decisions, fundraising and to increase the overall visibility of the organization
    • Draft policies for the approval of the Board of Directors and prepare procedures to implement the organizational policieseview existing policies annually and recommend changes 
    • Effective management of financial resources and implementation and adherence to appropriate controls and support external audits
    • Provide leadership and direction to Board volunteers and staff team for successful delivery of the annual operational plan
    • Ensure adequate financial and human resources are in place to support the strategic direction of the organisation
    • Enhance public image of organization by being active and visible in the community and by working closely with other professional, civic and private organizations
    • Serve as primary spokesperson to the organization’s constituents, the media and the general public
    • Engage in fundraising and developing other revenues by maintaining connections and relationships
    • 5+ years senior non-profit management experience leading a team
    • University degreeMasters degree a strong asset 
    • Experience and skill in working with a Board of Directors
    • 3+ years experience of developing strategic partnerships within government and corporate sectors
    • 3+ years of successful experience in advocacy 
    • Entrepreneurial mindset with the ability to take charge and drive initiatives forward 
    • High level strategic thinking and planning  ability to envision and convey the organization’s strategic future to the staff, board, volunteers and donors
    • Active fundraising experience  excellent donor relations skills and understanding of the funding community
    • French Bilingualism is HIGHLY preferred
    If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your resume to Dana Lamanna using the “Apply”
    Thank you to all applicants but only qualified candidates will be contacted.