Executive Director (Full Time)

Description

 

 

Type of Work: Full Time
Executive Director – Gwaalagaa Naay Corporation

Gwaalagaa Naay Corporation (GNC) is the economic development corporation owned by the Skidegate Band Council, and governed by a Board of Directors. This Corporation is located on Haida Gwaii (Queen Charlotte Islands).

Under the direction of the GNC Board of Directors the responsibilities and tasks of the Executive Director are: to act as spokesperson for the Corporation; to represent the Corporation at meetings, conferences, seminars and other public functions as well as in its dealings with various agencies and organizations; to supervise GNC staff members and the Managers of all corporate-owned companies; to plan, organize, direct and control the Corporation’s various activities; and to manage the various businesses – Haida Heritage Centre, sports fishing charters, gas station, industrial site, and commercial rental units.

GNC is developing businesses opportunities in the tourism, aquaculture and forestry sectors, and is seeking an enthusiastic, experienced and energetic leader who will be responsible for managing existing businesses, and seeking new business opportunities. Reporting to the Board, the Executive Director will provide leadership and direction in enterprise development, establish a vibrant team, formalize marketing strategies, and continue to build on the existing strategic relationships while establishing new ones.

Position requirements:

Education in the field of management, business administration, human resources or equivalent experience or similar credentials with over five (5) years of proven management experience.

Experience with:

• finance and budgeting;
• managing personnel
• developing and implementing strategic business plans;
• responding to raising capital in both debt, equity and grant programs;
• working with or within government environments;
• building strong community and corporate partnerships and coalitions;
• excellent writing and communications skills;
• technology and Mac computer use;
• proven judgment, tact, discretion and diplomacy;
• working with Boards of Directors; and
• knowledge of governance structures on Haida Gwaii.

A more complete list of the position’s responsibilities available upon request.
Salary to be negotiated.

Please send resumes including three (3) references to gncorp1@gmail.com, or fax to 250.559.0013. Attention: Lin Armstrong.
Closing date: Open until the position is filled.

City or Town: Skidegate

How to Apply

 

Please send resumes including three (3) references to gncorp1@gmail.com, or fax to 250.559.0013. Attention: Lin Armstrong.
Closing date: Open until the position is filled.