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Executive Director (Reference Number: 2712)

Position Type: Full Time
Position Location: Brantford
Date Posted: 05.29.2019


Job Description

Lucas Professional Search Group is currently working with Western Ontario Community Futures Development Corporation Association (WOCFDCA) in Brantford, Ontario in their search for an Executive Director. The Executive Director will report to the Board of Directors and will lead staff to ensure the effective implementation and operation of the programs of the Corporation. This includes the responsibility of managing the business affairs, building productive community relationships, and maintaining collaborative relationships with various levels of government and other stakeholders.  


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


-          Responsiblefor theoverall supervision and financial controlofthe Corporation

-          Prepare or review and submit budgets for all funds to the Board of Directors

-          Implement accounting policies, procedures and internal controls

-          Meet the investment and service objectives; monitor the investments

-          Supervise all staff in the performance of daily duties including performance reviews

-          Advise the Board when required on WSIB, Human Rights Code, Employment Standards Act

-          Support an inclusive strategic planning process with Board and Staff

-          Promote the organization and the activities of the WOCFDCA and CFDC program

-          Prepare funding proposals for the Corporation as per the Board’s request

-          Implement Policies & Bylaws and assess current policies for content and consistency

-          Identify and evaluate risks totheorganization’sproperty,finances and reputation

-          Approve all expenditures and payments within approved policy guidelines

-          Present monthly financial reports to the Board of Directors

-          Develop and implement the marketing and communications plan as approved by the Board of Directors


Requirements and Qualifications:

-          Post-secondary education with related experience

-          5 – 10 years managerial experience including strategic planning and creative thinking

-          3 – 5 years experience in small business/commercial lending at a senior level

-          Community development with previous experience working with a Board and Committees

-          Familiarity with business and economic development concepts and practices

-          Superior computer skills using Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint

-          Budgeting and funding experience with the ability to understand financial statements

-          Possess a broad network of contacts in business and government

-          Experience working with small businesses/entrepreneurs in a supportive role

-          Public relations including initiating speaking opportunities

-          Ability to travel throughout Southwestern Ontario with own vehicle

-          Previous experience supervising staff including hiring, training and performance management

-          Strong professional interpersonal and communication skills

-          Self-motivated with a can-do attitude to lead the organization to the next level


If you meet the above qualifications and are looking for an opportunity to play an integral part in promoting the Executive Director role within the community, please send your resume to Lucas Professional Search Group to the attention of Brenda Broughton at

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Contact Name: Brenda Broughton
Telephone: 1.855.777.7009

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