Senior Manager

The Senior Manager is responsible for the successful leadership and management of a non-profit association, in consultation with their volunteer Board of Directors and committees. The Senior Manager provides leadership to and guides the support team, and he/she participates in and oversees all aspects of the client’s day-to-day operations.  

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Senior Manager is responsible for the development and growth of the Association.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Managing the Vision, Mission, Values, and Strategic Plan of the organization
  • Identifying, assessing, and advising the Board of Directors of internal and external issues that may affect the organization
  • Acting as a professional and knowledgeable advisor to the Board of Directors on all aspects of the organization's activities
  • Fostering an effective relationship with the Board of Directors and members
  • Managing the logistics of Board of Directors and committee meetings, including venue selection, developing agendas and required reports, attending the meetings and preparation of minutes
  • Acting as a spokesperson for the organization with members and stakeholders
  • Preparing official correspondence on behalf of the Board and jointly with the Board as appropriate
  • Monitoring and overseeing financial management of the organization, including budget preparation, variance analysis reports, cash flow analysis, and regular projections
  • Approving expenditures and assuming responsibility as a signing authority as delegated by the Board
  • Monitoring and allocating expenses according to the approved budget
  • Establishing, maintaining, and advancing stakeholder relationships
  • Overseeing the development and promotion of all marketing strategies, publicity materials, and publication of all programs and events
  • Maintaining up to date knowledge of legislation and government changes as applied to non-profit and charitable organizations
  • Drafting policies for the approval of the Board and preparing procedures to implement the organizational policies, reviewing existing policies on an annual basis and recommending changes as appropriate
  • Preparing and providing to the Board, and other applicable bodies, annual summary reports of programs and services, including recommendations for future improvement and advancement
  • Providing consultative services on bylaws, procedures, conflict management
  • Overseeing the planning, implementation, execution, and evaluation of any special projects


  • Prefer related degree (e.g. Business Administration in not-for-profit management) or equivalent experience
  • Experience in initiating, planning, implementing, and evaluating programs; proposal development; financial and budget planning.
  • Superior communication, negotiation, and mediation skills
  • Well organized, ability to multi-task and work effectively as part of a team or independently
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office software and social media  

Special Requirements

  • Flexibility to attend evening and/or weekend meetings and events as required.  Travel is required
  • Class “G” Driver’s license and reliable vehicle for use on Association business

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  No phone calls please.  Due to COVID interviews will be conducted virtually.