Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director is responsible for the organization, direction and management of all activities of the Foundation with primary responsibility for the:
- development, co-ordination and implementation of plans and strategies to increase the endowed and other assets of CNDCF in accordance with the strategic plan.
- active promotion and community awareness of CNDCF while broadening the level of understanding and support for the Foundation and its activities.
Experience and Knowledge:
- A strong relationship builder and generalist with a minimum of 5 years of management experience in the non-profit sector and/or corporate experience.
- Experience with non-profit boards of directors as well as strong volunteer management (both committees and boards). Demonstrates ability to build relationships with leaders in the voluntary, private, and government sectors
- Brings experience in fundraising, specifically in gift planning and major gifts
- Strong marketing and communications experience required to help build awareness of the Foundation including social media experience
- Proficient in the use of technology as it pertains to business management
Skills & Attributes:
- Strong experience as an emerging leader
- An authentic collaborator
- Strategic thinker, able to conceptualize and explain complex ideas
- Results – driven with good planning, analytical and organizational skills
- Solid communication and presentation skills: both written, verbal coupled with strong listening skills
- Strong decision-making and problem-solving skills
- Good interpersonal skills, demonstrated capacity to work effectively with people with diverse backgrounds
- Strong commitment to team work, able to mobilize people in joint efforts
- Strategic marketer – in order to strengthen awareness of The Cambridge & North Dumfries Community Foundation
- Post–secondary education or equivalent
- Knowledge of key issues and trends that impact the Cambridge and North Dumfries community
- Experience working/volunteering with a community foundation
- Knowledge of grant-making, including ethical, regulatory and legal issues
- Understanding of financial and investment administration
This search is being conducted on behalf of the Cambridge & North Dumfries Community Foundation by crawfordconnect, a search firm specializing in recruiting fundraisers and leaders for Canada’s non-profit sector. If someone you know may be interested in this position, please feel free to forward this document – we’d be pleased to connect with them.
Submit your application, by visiting: http://jobs.crawfordconnect.com/?WebJobPostingsID=8. Select the ‘Apply for this Position’ tab to upload your cover letter and resume by September 11, 2017.
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We request all cover letters and resumes be submitted in one document online only. We thank all applicants for applying, however, only qualified candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.