Posting: Executive Director Position

Executive Director

Reports To

Board of Directors

Job Summary

The Executive Director, under the direction of the Board of Directors, will primarily be responsible to authorize and organize events, membership, financials, staffing and newsletter content.

This position will advise elected representatives on NEBA financial status and action plans for events. This role will also co-ordinate the work monthly events and special events with the Board.

The Executive Director must possess an undergraduate degree and years of progressive experience in a management role, preferably in non-profit sector.

Competencies

  • Professionalism - Demonstrates professional standards of conduct when governing interactions between individuals in a business environment.
  • Economical - Ensures work is completed in a way that is conscientious of NEBA’s resources.
  • Client/Customer Focus - Provides superior service to both internal and external customers and members.
  • Change Management - Able to identify, implement, and communicate organizational changes successfully to relevant stakeholders.
  • Continuous Improvement - Strives to improve job responsibilities through developing skills and increasing knowledge.
  • Cooperation - Works with others to prevent conflict and share resources to encourage symbiotic relationships within the member base and volunteers.
  • Cultural Sensitivity - Promotes an inclusive environment exemplified by understanding all cultural groups.
  • Decision Making - Makes concrete, well-informed and thought-out decisions that support the overall organization. Has the ability to make quick, effective decisions even when data and details are limited.
  • Leadership - Works well with a wide range of individuals to provide support, coaching, encouragement, and direction.
  • Resource and Fiscal Management - Uses resources such as human capital, supplies, products, materials, and other useable items effectively and with foresight to available and limited funds.
  • Strategic Thinking - Analyzes and interprets the strategic direction of the organization. Has a clear and firm understanding of the vision, mission, values, and objectives and uses that information to develop responsibilities, tasks, goals, and initiatives that align with long-term plans and growth.

 

Job Duties

  • Make presentations to legislative and other government committees regarding policies and programs
  • Recommend, review, evaluate and approve documents, briefs, and reports submitted by middle managers and senior staff members
  • Provide community leadership
  • Actively promote development to broaden and strengthen the membership base
  • Oversee the development of programs for the physical, economic, social, and cultural development of North Edmonton
  • Administer NEBA’s funds according to the approved budget, and monitor its financial expenditures
  • Event marketing and promotion, selling tradeshow tables to cover costs of events, memberships, etc
  • Website management, including updates, upload picture, service members and all social media management
  • Represent the organization with delegate representatives to act on behalf of the organization, in official functions
  • Respond to matters of concern to members and the general public
  • Develop, implement, and monitor long-term plans, goals, and objectives focused on achieving the organization’s mission and members priorities
  • Communicate with city council on internal and external issues that affect the North region of Edmonton
  • Continue to retain existing memberships and attract new members
  • Organize and execute events in North Edmonton including; Breakfast Mixers, after work business mixers, Luncheons, Business Introductory events and other annual community events
  • See full detailed listing attached

Job Requirements

  • A clear and solid understanding of the issues faced by non-profit organizations
  • Ability to understand North Edmonton’s goals, objectives, policies, and existing issues
  • Demonstrated knowledge of applicable legislation and government policies
  • Ability to identify and respond to sensitive community, organizational, and city council issues, concerns, and needs
  • Experience with budget preparation and management
  • Sound analytical thinking, planning, prioritization, and execution skills
  • Strong formal and informal leadership skills

Work Conditions

  • Flexible hours including nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Operation of desktop computer and peripherals
  • Attendance and conducting of presentations
  • Frequent overtime
  • Occasional travel
  • Extended periods of sitting
  • Working in an office environment
  • High levels of stress and pressure

Acknowledgement And Agreement

North Edmonton Business Association is an equal opportunity employer and strives to ensure that its hiring process meets the needs of all persons with disabilities. As such, North Edmonton Business Association will provide reasonable accommodation for any applicant, as requested during the hiring process.

 

 

North Edmonton Business Association (NEBA) is looking to fill the position of Executive Director, who, will primarily be responsible to authorize and organize events, membership, financials, staffing and newsletter content.

This position will advise elected representatives on NEBA financial status and action plans for events. This role will co-ordinate the work monthly events and special events with the Board.

The Executive Director must possess an undergraduate degree and years of progressive experience in a management role, preferably in non-profit sector.

Duties:

  • Retain and Attract memberships
  • Sponsorships for the association and events
  • Revenue Source – Advertising Platforms for website, newsletter, events, etc.
  • Events: Breakfast Mixer, After work business mixer, Luncheons, Business Introductory Event
  • Event marketing and promotion, selling tradeshow tables to cover costs of events, membership etc
  • Manage NEBA’s Website, social media accounts
  • Semi-annual meetings / community dialogue meetings
  • Attending open house with elected officials, keeping up to date on development in north Edmonton, meeting business owners and residents at these events
  • Keeping up to date and staying informed with developments in north Edmonton (north east and castle news community newspaper, follow up on news on twitter, etc)

 

Qualified applicants should contact Board of Directors at: info@neba.ca

 

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

North Edmonton Business Association seeks to fully integrate the principles of Employment Equity and will ensure the full participation and advancement of members of historically disadvantaged groups (i.e., members of visible minorities, persons with disabilities, women, and aboriginal peoples). North Edmonton Business Association will achieve this by ensuring that its hiring process is fair and equitable for all persons.

 

North Edmonton Business Association strives to ensure that its employment practices are free from direct and indirect discrimination and is committed to upholding the human rights of those participating in the hiring process. In pursuit of this commitment, North Edmonton Business Association will not condone or tolerate any acts of discrimination or harassment under any of the grounds protected under human rights legislation. This commitment extends to the hiring process and throughout the course of employment.

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