Social Enterprise Business Manager
Are you a forward-thinking, innovative business manager who is passionate about improving the lives of children and youth and being a good environmental steward?
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Victoria Capital Region, whose mission is to enable life-changing mentoring relationships to ignite the power and potential of young people, is a not-for-profit, charitable organization offering preventative support to children and youth through mentoring.
For more than 20 years, we have been operating a social enterprise in support of our mission, “to enable life-changing relationships to ignite the power and potential of young people”. Our social enterprise raises funds for our mentoring programs while diverting re-usable goods from landfills and maximizing benefits to our community through environmental stewardship. Under the direction of the Social Enterprise Business Manager, we work to upcycle used items through sales, with every dollar raised supporting our agency and vulnerable children in our community.
We are looking for someone with strategic vision, strong management skills, and business acumen - an innovative entrepreneur who will help us grow our business, ensure profitability, and build solid partnerships throughout the community.
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Social Enterprise Business Manager manages our social enterprise. To succeed in this role, the ideal candidate will have a strong background in business, or related discipline, experience in inventory management, managing stakeholders, building strong relationships, and hands-on experience mentoring and developing others.
They are responsible for ensuring that targets are met and for maintaining strong fiscal accountability. This position is responsible for business development, supporting the development and implementation of a business plan, as well as providing leadership for the safe and effective day-to-day operations of the social enterprise.
About the Role
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To Apply please submit a cover letter outlining how your education and experience supports the mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters Victoria Capital Region, together with your resume, to Amanda Hill, Interim Executive Director before May 12, 2023 at
We thank all those who apply; however, only short- listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.
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