Position: Executive Director
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Hours: Full time contract. Position starts Oct. 1 or Oct 15, 2017.
Pay: $30/hour. Four weeks vacation pro-rated.
Duration: 9 months, possibility for extension.
Reporting: This position reports to TTCriders board.
Please send cover letter and resume in PDF format in one document by August 29, 2017 to info ttcriders.ca* . In your application please explain why you want the job and how your skill set matches the job description and the responsibilities.
Coordinate the work of the Board
Manage the budget including oversight of a bookkeeper
Ensure all legal obligations of the organization are met
Execute the strategy of the organization
Fundraising and membership management:
Implement the TTCriders fundraising strategy
Coordinate our membership strategy
Maintain and build relationships with donors
Apply for and secure grants
Organize end-of-year fundraiser and AGM
Campaigning and Outreach
Lead organizer on high profile and effective campaigns in partnership with our members
Coordinate the work of the committees, including the campaigns committee
Coordinate strategic outreach opportunities
Nurture and maintain relationships with key organizations
Speak to the media, and support other members to speak to the media
Skill-set and experience:
This is a senior level position. Applicants should have a minimum of four years experience in a non-profit, union, political or equivalent setting.
We are looking for a candidate that ideally has the following skills and/or experience:
Experience managing a small non-profit
Grassroots organizing and social movement campaigning experience
Volunteer management experience
Financial management experience
Organizational development experience
Comfortable using a variety of software programs, including word processing and contact management databases
Enjoys working with lots of different people
High tolerance for uncertainty
A track record of achieving campaign results
Knowledge of Toronto transit issues
Already established relationships with transit riders, labour, the social service agency sector, politicians, and relevant advocacy and community groups in Toronto
Fluent in English and another language, especially Chinese or French
Commitment to anti-oppression practices
TTCriders is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to being a democratic and anti-oppressive organization. We strongly encourage applications from people of colour, aboriginal people, women, the LGBTQ community, and other marginalized people.
TTCriders is a grassroots transit advocacy organization that gives Torontonians who use the TTC a voice. We are a volunteer and committee led organization. Our goal is to build a TTC that works with and for transit riders. We have become one of the most active transit rider organizations in North America.
Our vision for a public transit system is based on the following guiding principles:
Fair and affordable fares
Building modern, fast transit into all corners of the city as fast as possible
Making public transit fully accessible transit
Frequent service that connects all our neighbourhoods
Respect for front line TTC workers
Respect for fellow TTCriders
TTC Riders has an office space at the Centre for Social Innovation. This is a group office environment shared by several organizations. As we are a start-up group, the executive director will be responsible for providing their own laptop computer and cell phone. There is a stipend that will cover TTCriders’ share of cell phone expenses. TTCriders has a landline as well. The incumbent will be expected to attend meetings of the Board and various committees that generally take place outside of traditional office hours. Our campaigns and board committees are very active and supportive.
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GoodWork ID: 42076 Date posted to GoodWork.ca: Jul 31 2017