Job Posting 74178

Executive Director
Mealshare
Work From Home, Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario, Manitoba, New Brunswick, ...
closes in 14 days (Mon, 11 Oct)
full time  •  $105,000 - $124,000 per year

Join Mealshare and help us change the world as our - Executive Director -


Mealshare exists because some children don’t have enough to eat, and we’re not okay with that. We are a non-profit social enterprise that makes it easy for people to share meals. Just buy a Mealshare item at any of our partner restaurants, and you are providing one meal to a youth in need. We are looking for a proven and passionate person to lead Mealshare on our mission to end youth hunger!

History Lesson:

Mealshare launched in the summer of 2013 with four partner restaurants in Alberta. Since then, we have grown to 1200+ restaurants in 450+ communities across Canada. We are a tight-knit team that works collaboratively and efficiently to change the world. To date, we have provided over 4.5 million meals to youth in need.

A day in the life of an Executive Director:

You will lead a team of ~16 skilled and passionate team members across the country. With their support, you will:

 

  • Inspire and lead Mealshare to work as a high-functioning team with a great company culture
  • Directly manage and mentor ~5 senior members of the team (Marketing VP, Admin VP, Managers)
  • Develop external support, credibility and awareness with partner restaurants, donors, companies, etc.
  • Set organizational plans and ensure Mealshare lives up to its Mission, Vision, Values and 5-year Goals
  • Develop and implement a national media plan and deliver key messages to media outlets
  • Plan and implement a broad fundraising strategy including grant applications, sponsorship, partnerships, events, etc.
  • Ensure Mealshare is systemized and its operational activities are flowing smoothly
  • Liaise with, and report to the Mealshare Aid Foundation and Mealshare Aid Society Boards of Directors



What it takes:

You will be responsible to ensure that Mealshare remains a leading-edge organization.  We are looking for someone who is passionate, organized, and personable with 5+ years experience in leading and growing teams/companies in dynamic environments. Our ideal candidate is:

 

  • Passionate about changing the world with their career
  • Proven and experienced in leading teams and/or organizations
  • Fun and creative in their approach to people, problems and life!
  • Charismatic and able to inspire trust and confidence
  • Quick on their feet and a level-headed problem solver
  • Comfortable with having tough conversations when needed
  • Able to travel for work occasionally
  • Comfortable with creating budgets and reviewing financial statements
  • Experienced in business development and/or fundraising
  • Proficient with software and technology platforms (Salesforce, Dropbox, Excel, etc.)
  • A proven self-motivated, responsible professional



Application and Details:

Send your CV and cover letter to with the subject line “Executive Director - (INSERT YOUR FIRST & LAST NAME)”. We will be accepting applications until October 11th, and we hope to have you start in early January 2022.  This position will be full-time. Annual salary will start between $105,000 – $124,000 (based on experience). You will have a flexible schedule and will work from home, coffee shops and partner restaurants.  This position is remote and we’re open to candidates from anywhere in Canada. Our vacation policy is very accommodating and Rule #1 in our Playbook is ‘Have fun’ (true story). We can’t wait to meet you!

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