Interim Executive Director – Black Creek Community Farm

Strategic Planning:
The Executive Director is responsible for developing and executing the short- and long-term strategic goals of the organization, organizational policy development and implementation, and evaluation of projects and campaigns. By engaging with the leadership of the Steering Committee, the ED leads the strategic planning and visioning process of the farm, ensuring the work of the farm is rooted in advancing food justice.

Leadership and Management:
The Executive Director provides leadership and direction on all aspects of BCCF work within the scope of the mission, vision, and organizational strategic plan, with guidance from a strong and active Steering Committee. This includes direct oversight, management, and execution of BCCF’s mission. The Executive Director leads the BCCF Management team in supervising BCCF staff and supporting their professional development, as well as ensuring all necessary policies and procedures are followed.

Fundraising and Communications:
The Executive Director is responsible for securing and growing the financial resources needed to carry out BCCF’s mission. This includes developing and executing multi-year fundraising plans and cultivating support from individual donors, organizations, and foundations. The Executive Director is responsible for successfully securing funding from foundations, organizations, and government partners to support BCCF’s vision and mission.As the primary spokesperson for the organization, the Executive Director is the public face of the organization, and will regularly give media interviews and public talks, organize events, and strengthen strategic relationships within and outside of the organization.

TO APPLY:
Please send your cover letter & resume in one PDF document to BCCF Hiring Committee – at hiring@blackcreekfarm.ca by 5:00 pm on Friday January 15th, 2020. Please put in the Subject of email, your first & last name and the position you are applying for.

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