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Job Code:193106
Opportunity:Executive Director
Location:Brandon, MB
Date Posted:3/18/2019

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Our client, the Manitoba 4-H Council, is seeking an Executive Director to direct the day-to-day operations, implement policy, and act as the face of the organization. Responsibilities: Leadership and Support to the Board of Directors . Along with the Board of Directors, assist and participate in maintaining a vision and strategic plan to guide the organization. . Advise the Board on governance including by-laws, policy development, and interpreting terms of reference. . Identify, assess and inform the Board of Directors of internal and external issues. Operational Planning and Management . Develop an operational plan which incorporates the strategic goals and objectives of the organization. . Oversee the day to day operation of the organization, ensuring that the operation of Manitoba 4-H Council meets the expectations of all organizational stakeholders. . Identify, monitor, and evaluate the risks to the organization and implement measures to monitor or protect the organization from those risks. . Draft policies for Board approval and prepare procedures to implement, review existing policies and recommend changes to the Board. Program Planning and Management . Ensure that the programs and activities offered by 4-H Manitoba contribute to the mandate, vision, and mission of the organization. . Oversee the development, planning, delivery and evaluation of the organization's programs, activities, and special projects. Human Resources Planning and Management . Oversee all HR policies, procedures, and practices. . Determine staffing requirements for the organization - recruiting, interviewing and selecting staff and volunteers when necessary. . Implement a performance management process, monitoring the performance of staff on an on-going basis and conducting a performance review. Financial Stability, Planning and Management . Work with the Executive Committee, in collaboration with the Office Manager to prepare a yearly budget. . Administer funds and monitor the monthly cash flow of the organization. . Work with the Board to secure adequate funding ensuring that budget targets are met and deviations addressed. . Research possible funding sources, oversee the development of funding plans and write funding proposals. Community Relations, Communication and Advocacy . Develop, update and maintain a marketing plan for the organization. . Act as the contact for the media, sponsors, partners and other stakeholders. . Establish mutually beneficial working relationships, partnerships and arrangements with major funders/supporters, corporate sponsors, other organizations - locally, provincially and nationally to help achieve the goals and achieve the mission of the organization. . Advocate and influence various government departments, industry and business sectors to increase awareness. QUALIFICATIONS . Post secondary education in Business, HR, marketing or another related discipline . 5+ years of senior management experience with track record of effective leadership . Previous experience and passion for working with children and youth . Excellence in organizational management with the ability to coach, manage, and develop high-performance teams, set and achieve strategic objectives, and manage a budget . Past success working with a volunteer Board . Strong marketing, public relations, and fundraising experience with the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders . Compelling communication skills with successful fundraising track record and grant writing experience . Persuasive and passionate communicator with excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary project skills If you would like more information about this role or the Manitoba 4-H Council, please visit http://bit.ly/4HMB-ED. If you believe you can make a strong contribution to this organization as the Executive Director, please submit your resume to Lisa Cefali, Partner, Executive Search & Strategic Development - Lisa.Cefali@legacybowes.com quoting #193106.



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