Tasks and Responsibilities
The primary purpose of the Executive Director is to oversee the coordination and administration of all aspects of the NIB Trust Fund including identifying fundraising opportunities, planning, organizing, staffing, leading, and controlling program activities. This includes the development and implementation of a long-term strategic plan, goals and objectives of the NIB Trust Fund.
The Executive Director will also oversee the collection and maintenance of records on the clients of the program, as well as manage all project funds. As such, the incumbent will prepare and deliver presentations, write reports and correspondence to the Board of Trustees, Government Departments, NIB Trust Fund recipients, donors and staff.
Skills and Experience Requirements
In order to be considered for this challenging and rewarding opportunity, candidates should possess:
- A university degree in a related field of study
- 5 to 7 years of relevant Director-level experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience
- A minimum of 5 years’ experience working with First Nations and Métis communities.
- Knowledge of First Nation and Métis cultures, history, values and expectations is essential.
- Proven ability to build and cultivate partnerships, long-term relationships and engage with stakeholders
- Demonstrated skills in fundraising
- Prior experience working for a charitable organization
- Proven ability to inspire donors to support a meaningful cause
- Strong understanding of fundraising trends and forming creative fundraising strategies
- Ability to identify unique fundraising opportunities
- At least 5 years of experience in administration
- Strong command of English (written and verbal)
- The ability to work in both official languages (English/French) is an asset.
Who Can Apply
Persons of First Nations ancestry only may apply (s. 16(1) CHRA).
NIB offers competitive salaries, strong benefits and a pension plan.