Job Opportunity – Executive Director
The Writers’ Alliance of Newfoundland and Labrador (WANL) is seeking applications for the position of Executive Director.
Executive Director: Full-time, six-month contract with possibility of renewal (maternity leave replacement)
Location: St. John’s, NL
Responsibilities: The Executive Director is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the organization, including: preparing grant applications and reports; fundraising; developing and implementing programs; managing financial records and program budgets; communicating with membership, media, government officials and other arts organizations; supervising staff and volunteers; managing members’ newsletter and website; reporting to the Board of Directors; coordinating board and committee meetings; event planning; and general office duties.
Qualifications: The ideal candidate is highly professional and motivated with strong oral, written, interpersonal and leadership skills; fundraising experience; computer proficiency (database management, Excel and Microsoft Office Suite required; WordPress, MailChimp and Adobe InDesign an asset); knowledge of the provincial writing/publishing industry; knowledge of local arts community and not-for-profit sector; experience with financial recording and budgets as well as managing staff.
Applications must be received no later than 5:00 pm, Thurs, March 2, 2016.
Please send your cover letter, CV (with 3 references) to the Hiring Committee, c/o Michelle Porter, firstname.lastname@example.org.
We thank all those who apply. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.