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Job Details

Job Number:  50933
Executive Director
Job Posted: Friday, 11 January 2019
Closing Date: Friday, 15 February 2019
(33 days ago)
Obair Economic Society
Region: North Coast / Nechako / North East Type: Negotiable / Flexible
Location: Dawson Creek Salary: $1,050.00 to $1,312.50 per week DOE

The Obair Economic Society is looking for an Executive Director to provide leadership and management for all aspects of the operation of the Society.  The Society provides employment related programs and services to people in the Northeast region of BC; the head office is located in Dawson Creek, BC.  The position will require minimal travel to other areas in the region as required by the needs of the programs and services.




The Executive Director will be fully committed to the Obair Economic Society’s mission and values.  He or she will have proven leadership, coaching, and relationship management experience.


Specific requirements include:

  • At least a Bachelor’s degree in a related field (equivalent combinations of directly related skills, experience, and training/education can be considered)
  • Unwavering commitment to quality programs and services and results oriented evaluation of outcomes
  • Excellence in organizational leadership and management with the ability to coach staff, develop high-performance teams, set and achieve strategic objectives, and manage financial processes including budgeting
  • Successfully work with a Board of Directors with the ability to successfully integrate into a working relationships with fully established board members
  • Strong marketing, public relations, contracting, and fundraising experience with the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders and segments of society
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Advanced computer and technology skills
  • Be a persuasive and passionate communicator with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Have multidisciplinary project skills
  • Be action-oriented, entrepreneurial, adaptable, and have an innovative approach to planning and implementing society business
  • Exemplify qualities of passion, idealism, integrity, a positive attitude, and be mission driven and self-directed
How to Apply:
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A full job description is available upon request to or by calling 250-782-2628

Apply with cover letter and resume via email to or in person at Unit #2, 929 106 Avenue, Dawson Creek, BC
Contact Details:
Beth Wilson
Obair Economic Society
#2, 929 106 Avenue
Dawson Creek, BC, V1G 2N8

Tel: 250-782-2628
Fax: 250-782-2643
www:   www.obair.pris.ca

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