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Job Number:  42417
Executive Director
Job Posted: Saturday, 3 March 2018
Closing Date: Friday, 23 March 2018
(in 6 days)
Gorge View Society
Region: Vancouver Island & Coastal areas Type: Full time
Location: Victoria Salary: 65,000-85,000


Executive Director

The Gorge View Society

  • Are you passionate about your community and making a difference in the lives of those who require affordable housing?
  • Do you believe you have the knowledge and experience to take on a role with a diverse and interesting portfolio?
  • Are you an effective communicator who can establish and foster meaningful relationships with a wide variety of stakeholders?
  • Will you have the influencing skills to help us secure capital funding and other grants?
  • Can you think strategically and manage multiple priorities?
  • Do you enjoy leading teams through project planning and implementation?


If any of these statements resonate with you, this may be your next Career Opportunity so please keep reading!


The Gorge View Society is a non-profit housing organization with a mandate to provide affordable housing to low income seniors and families.   We are currently looking for an Executive Director who will provide overall leadership to advance our strategic and operational direction, as our plan is to grow from 108 units to 180 over the next five years.


Reporting to a volunteer Board of Directors, the Executive Director is accountable for the following:

  • Effective day- to-day management of operations with a key focus on financial and property management and site development;
  • Participating with the Board of Directors in developing a vision, strategic and business plan;
  • Ensuring oversight and action on all financial matters including funding opportunities, budget development, expenditure management, revenues and risk;
  • Overseeing the planning, implementation, execution and evaluation of the society’s programs and services including new and special projects;
  • Providing direction to the society’s paid employees including a broad range of Human Resource management;
  • Establishing positive relationships with community groups, funders, politicians and other organizations to further the society’s strategic goals.

Key knowledge, skills and abilities:


Knowledge of:

  • Planning and development processes
  • Planning and research techniques, policy development and evaluation
  • Public relations, including church, community and media
  • Financial management principles
  • Property development

Skills and abilities in:

  • Teamwork and cooperation and problem solving
  • Human resource management suited to directing the work of a small, diverse team
  • Holding staff and others accountable for their deliverables, work and performance
  • Building strategic partnerships
  • Computer software (MS Office and financial management applications)


Education and Experience

Our ideal candidate will possess:

  • A University degree in a related field and considerable experience in non-profit management
  • Experience in managing financial resources and budgets
  • Familiarity with marketing and public relations strategies
  • Familiarity with current challenges in the Victoria housing market
  • Familiarity with fundraising strategies including donor relations in the non-profit sector
  • 2-3 years of experience in property management


Salary and Benefits

This position is a permanent, full time opportunity with a competitive annual salary range of $65,000-$85,000. (Placement within this range is commensurate with your education and experience)

We also offer a comprehensive benefit package.


How to apply

This competition closes on March 23, 2018. Please submit your resume and cover letter to . If you would like to read a copy of the full job description, please send an email to the same address.


We thank everyone for their interest, but only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please email resume and cover letter.
Contact Details:
Gorge View Society
11 Chown Place
Victoria, BC, V9A 1H5


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