Executive Director

On behalf of our client, a Manitoba based association, we are actively recruiting for an Executive Director to join this growing association on a part-time basis. This position averages an expected hourly commitment of 20 working hours a week, although this will fluctuate around industry specific events. Our client is seeking someone for a 3-year contractual commitment.

As the Executive Director, you will be overseeing all operations, functions, and activities. You will be the face of the association, responsible for providing a clear strategic direction and implementing a high-quality vision.

Our client’s ideal candidate will be an influential manager with ability to lead and motivate. Additionally, we are seeking candidates with exceptional communication skills and someone that can take a holistic approach in managing the association’s operations. The goal is to manage and lead the Association towards the realization of its mission, with a focus on sustainable growth and member engagement.


  • Develop and implement strategies aiming to promote the association’s mission and strategy. Also, works with board to fulfill the association’s mission and objectives.
  • Assist the president, committee chairs, representatives, etc. in completing their duties, and collaborate with other provincial executive directors and associations routinely on mutually beneficial projects.
  • Organize Meetings and be responsible for the effective administration of operations.
  • Identify, assess, and inform the Board of Directors of internal and external issues that affect the association.
  • Create complete business plans for the attainment of goals and objectives set by the board of directors.
  • Direct and oversee investments and fundraising efforts.
  • Ensure adherence of the association’s daily activities and long-term plans to established policies and legal guidelines.
  • Work with Board and staff to ensure that the mission is fulfilled through programs, strategic planning, and industry events.
  • Continually support existing membership and drive new membership and awareness with prospective members.
  • Continue and revise our communication plan that supports the strategic direction, as set by the Board of Directors.
  • Communicate with members and stakeholders to keep them informed of the associations work of and to identify changes in their industry.
  • Forge and maintain relations of trust with shareholders, partners, and external authorities.
  • Act as the public speaker and public relations representative of the association in ways that strengthen its profile.
  • Determine staffing requirements for organizational management and program delivery.

Skills & Experience Requirements

  • Experience in developing strategic planning and implementation.
  • Ability to apply successful fundraising and networking techniques.
  • Strong understanding of corporate finance and measures of performance.
  • In-depth knowledge of corporate governance principles and managerial best practices.
  • An analytical mind capable for “out-of-the-box” thinking to solve problems.
  • Outstanding organization and leadership abilities.
  • Excellent communication (oral, written, and online) and public speaking skills.
  • Proven experience as executive director or in other managerial positions.
  • Passion for growth.

Our Client Offers:

  • A competitive salary and bonuses.


We thank all applicants in advance, however, only those individuals who best meet our qualifications will be contacted. All other resumes will be kept on file for future consideration. Please send in your resume via email to our Senior HR Consultant Billy Stewart: bstewart@fhblack.com