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Job Number:  40878
Executive Director
Job Posted: Friday, 5 January 2018
Closing Date: Monday, 15 January 2018
(61 days ago)
Vantage Point
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Vancouver Salary: 110000 - 140000

At Vantage Point, we believe staff and volunteer leaders in the not-for-profit sector can and should have every advantage as they address some of the most challenging issues in communities across our province.  Vantage Point grew out of the critical need to invest in capacity building by addressing the changing paradigm of volunteerism in the not-for-profit sector. We believe that organizations are only as strong as their people – leaders, board directors, volunteers, and staff. 


With the upcoming retirement of our current Executive Director, Vantage Point is recruiting for a new leader to guide our future success. 


Vantage Point’s Executive Director has the potential to be at a nexus of governance, leadership and thought leadership in the not-for-profit sector in BC.  The position shapes our organization and has potential to influence the future of the not-for-profit sector in BC through staying abreast of emerging trends in the sector and convening influential leaders who can move change forward within the sector.  The Executive Director reports to the board of directors and is ultimately accountable for all aspects of Vantage Point’s operations.

Key Responsibilities

The key responsibilities of Vantage Point’s Executive Director are:

  • implementing and testing best practices in not-for-profit governance;
  • role modeling Vantage Point’s leadership principles, development of Vantage Point’s team and the culture of Vantage Point’s work environment;
  • revenue generation through fund development, social enterprise, entrepreneurial thinking and business acumen;
  • communications and networking to ensure Vantage Point has the highest possible public profile;
  • government relations, especially to build understanding of and support for capacity building, leadership development and good governance;
  • human resources oversight including recruitment and talent management;
  • financial oversight, planning and budgeting; risk management;
  • is ultimately accountable for the entire operations of Vantage Point;
  • attract and retain highly-qualified and motivated staff and Knowledge Philanthropists;
  • shape the direction and success of the fundraising program;

Vantage Point has a competitive benefits package including a defined benefit pension plan, MSP premium, extended health and dental, short- and long-term disability insurance, group life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment insurance. 


Potential applicants are strongly encouraged to review the full role profile at http://www.thevantagepoint.ca/executive-director-role-profile before applying.


If after reviewing the full role profile you have questions about this opportunity, please contact Farah Kotadia, Executive Director Recruitment Knowledge Philanthropist, at .


Applications are due no later than 4:30pm on January 15, 2018.  Review the full role profile at  http://www.thevantagepoint.ca/executive-director-role-profile which contains details on how to submit your application.  Your application must include a cover letter and résumé or curriculum vitae.  In your cover letter please ensure you explain how your education, knowledge and experience meets the requirements we are seeking as outlined in the full role profile.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Review the full Job Profile at  http://www.thevantagepoint.ca/executive-director-role-profile which contains full application instructions.
Contact Details:
Farah Kotadia
Executive Director Recruitment Knowledge Philanthropist
www:   www.thevantagepoint.ca/executive-director-role-profile

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