Kleinburg BIA
October 26, 2016

Job Posting

Executive Director – Energy, Vision, Community Development Expertise required

The Kleinburg Business Improvement Area (KBIA) is seeking a self-motivated professional with exceptional interpersonal and communication skills. Experience with governance and building stakeholder relationships is a must in order to execute the daily operations of the KBIA.

About the KBIA

The KBIA is a not-for-profit organization that supports and strengthens local businesses. It helps to promote Kleinburg as a shopping and business destination.

The KBIA’s mission is: :

To lead and advocate for the KBIA members and act as the catalyst for building strong and unified community partnerships and collaborations; to promote the businesses in the Village of Kleinburg and leverage all of our cultural, artistic, historical and natural assets; to create an energetic, vibrant and unique commercial district that is dynamic from dawn ’til dusk.

Scope of Work

  1. Engage the membership
  2. Develop, execute, monitor and report on the various programs set out by the KBIA Board of Directors.
  3. Develop and nurture stakeholder relationships – community, municipal and neighbourhood.
  4. Find creative and innovative solutions to problems.
  5. Inspire member participation

Main Areas of Responsibility:

The Executive Director will operate under the direction of the Board of Directors.

The Executive Director position is an exciting and challenging role that will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the BIA in an engaging, ethical and professional manner.

The ED will, amongst other things:

  • Speak with members on a daily basis
  • Manage Social Media channels
  • Update the website
  • Answer Member enquiries, resolving issues when needed.
  • Liaise with local stakeholders and partners including the City of Vaughan, the Kleinburg Area Residents’ Association, Trees for Kleinburg, the Vaughan Chamber of Commerce,
  • Manage local events set up.
  • Engage in marketing activities
  • Act as secretary at Board related meetings
  • Perform tasks as assigned by the Board of Directors

Qualifications

The ability to engage is imperative to this role. A facilitator and consensus-builder that can multi-task is required.

Desired skill set to include but not be limited to:

  • Proven leadership abilities, excellent inter-personal and communications skills.
  • Proven planning, organization and project management skills.
  • Proven ability to engage and interact positively with stakeholders (business and property owners), and facilitate meaningful dialogue between groups with different mandates and priorities.
  • Experience working with and providing support to boards of management/directors.
  • Understanding of small business entrepreneurship is an asset.
  • Minimum of two years related work experience.

Work Conditions

This is a part time position with a revolving work week.  The location of the contract is flexible and may require both time in the KBIA and work from home.  We are searching for a contractor who is willing to help be part of this awesome team of volunteers who need help beginning January 2017. The Executive director will be expected to commit a minimum of 10 hours per week, with many of them on site in Kleinburg.

Is this you?  To apply, send your résumé and cover letter to louisezembal@rogers.com

Application deadline is Monday, November 28/ 2016  

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