Sierra Club of BC Foundation is a non-profit environmental and social justice organization whose mission is to defend British Columbia’s wilderness and ecosystems, within the urgent context of global climate change. We advocate for the responsible use of B.C.’s natural resources while promoting a modern, equitable economy that sustains our planet in every way. Sierra Club BC works with First Nations and other levels of government to provide science-based advice on policy decisions that affect a range of environmental issues. Based in Victoria, B.C., we are a dynamic and influential organization. Learn more at http://www.sierraclub.bc.ca.
This is an opportunity to help take B.C.’s oldest environmental non-profit to the next level of influence and effectiveness.
As Executive Director, you are a highly experienced, strategic leader with a proven track record in senior management. You can especially demonstrate consistent success in fundraising. You have a clear commitment to upholding Indigenous title and rights, ideally reflected in a proven understanding of Indigenous and colonial history, and a demonstrated track record working in solidarity. You are able to work with people from diverse backgrounds and engage constructively with a wide range of stakeholders, including funders and donors, First Nations, scientists, industry, environmental and social justice organizations, senior public servants and elected officials. You hold compelling communication and interpersonal skills, are an effective motivator and coach, and are adept at media relations. The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors and collaborates with a Management Team that is responsible for overall strategic direction and overseeing operations, including fiscal management, fundraising, campaigns and programs, digital systems and engagement, communications, and human resources.
Fundraising and Financial Management
Program Support and Strategic Planning
Human Resources and Team-Building
Salary is $84,064 to $89,914, subject to experience and qualifications. We offer a generous vacation allowance and a solid benefits package. Some travel is required, especially to the Lower Mainland. Occasional weekend and evening work as needed.
Sierra Club BC is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage women, people of Indigenous ancestry, people of colour, LGBTQQIP2SA individuals and members of other diverse communities to apply for careers with our organization.
Submit CV and a statement of interest, with the words “Application for Executive Director” in the subject line, to Sierra Club BC Office Manager Lynn Bakken at firstname.lastname@example.org . No phone calls please.
To enjoy the earliest consideration for this position, please submit by January 5, 2018.
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GoodWork ID: 43088 Date posted to GoodWork.ca: Nov 15 2017