Position: Director, Community Fisheries Initiative
Organization: Ecotrust Canada
Location: Vancouver, BC
Start Date: June, 2019
Position status: Full-time (37.5 hours/week), Salaried
Salary Range: $75,000-90,000 annually, depending on experience. Generous benefits package available after 3 months.
Organization and Program Background
Ecotrust Canada is an enterprising nonprofit powered by the vision of people and nature thriving together. We develop innovative economic solutions that enable rural and remote communities across Canada to share in the management and benefit of local resources –from forestry to fisheries to housing to energy. Our on the ground work and systems approach is entrepreneurial, partnership based and relentlessly practical. Learn more at ecotrust.ca
We are seeking an enthusiastic leader with experience and knowledge in fisheries, natural resource planning, and economic/financial analysis, to lead our community fisheries initiative and team.
Ecotrust Canada’s fisheries and marine program has been deeply rooted in community and solution-building in coastal BC for over 20 years. Our fisheries vision is for resilient fisheries – fisheries that meet the immediate social and economic needs of adjacent communities, without compromising ecological integrity, or the ability of future generations to meet their needs.
The Director of Community Fisheries will lead the fisheries team in delivering on Ecotrust Canada’s fisheries initiative within our current Strategic Plan. The primary areas of responsibility are provided below. They will have a deep understanding of, and experience in, BC fisheries and coastal communities, and be an effective strategist and dynamic facilitator who can build strong relationships with, and among, diverse parties. In addition, they will join Ecotrust Canada’s leadership team, and be responsible for working with the CEO, other Initiative leads, and the Board, to deliver on the organization’s mission and values.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities
Please submit resume, cover letter, and references to firstname.lastname@example.org with ‘Director, Community Fisheries” in the subject line by midnight on May 26th, 2019.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: May 2 2019 ID: 53328