Position: Executive Director
Organization: Ecology Ottawa
Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Are you seeking an exceptional opportunity to drive positive change in your community and become an environmental leader in Ottawa? Do you have ideas for how to make Ottawa a greener, more resilient city? Do you consider yourself a team-builder and a community organizer? If so, you just might be the person we’re looking for to become the next Executive Director of Ecology Ottawa.
As Executive Director, you will take personal and full-time responsibility to engage and mobilize Ottawa residents and leaders and build coalitions to help create a sustainable city—a city that values and prioritizes clean air and water, clean energy, active and public transportation, and the protection of greenspace and nature. Your knowledge and passion will inspire others to join you, as you cultivate relationships and build coalitions with leaders from diverse communities, businesses, government agencies and Indigenous Nations.
The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors and is responsible for the successful leadership, overall management, and operations of the organization.
About Ecology Ottawa
Ecology Ottawa is a volunteer-driven, not-for-profit organization that has been advocating since 2007 to make Ottawa a greener, smarter and more sustainable city. The organization has developed a solid reputation for mobilizing communities to take local action on a range of pressing environmental issues, including climate equity, renewable energy, trees and biodiversity, active transportation and air quality. Our small team of passionate employees continually punches above its weight, heavily supported by a very large and dedicated group of volunteers and supporters.
Ecology Ottawa is looking for an individual who can grow the organization in a manner that ensures inclusivity and respect, careful stewardship of financial resources, and the delivery of impactful campaigns and programs. The successful candidate will:
Location: Ottawa, Ontario. With gratitude and respect, Ecology Ottawa acknowledges that we are located on the traditional and unceded territory of the Algonquin Anishinàbeg People.
Submit your CV, three professional references and a letter telling us why you are the right person to lead Ecology Ottawa via email to firstname.lastname@example.org , with “Executive Director 2022” in the subject line. The deadline for applications is June 8th, 2022, and interviews will take place in June 2022. We thank all applicants for their submission, however only short-listed applicants will be contacted.
Should you wish to learn more about this exceptional leadership opportunity, call Meredith Brown, in strictest confidence, at 613-864-7442.
Ecology Ottawa is committed to employment equity and seeks diversity in our workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals and encourage applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: May 9 2022 ID: 64361