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Executive Director

Reporting to the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors, the Executive Director (“ED”) is the strategic and operational leader of Gibsons Community Building Society (“GCBS”), and is responsible for managing all aspects of the organization’s internal operations and outward facing activities, ensuring the organization remains aligned with the mission, vision, and strategic priorities and goals established by the Board. This includes both the Gibsons Public Market and the Nicholas Sonntag Marine Education Centre. As spokesperson and steward for the organization, the ED will facilitate key stakeholder, government, donor, volunteer, and grantee relationships to strengthen partnerships, opportunities, and community impact. 


We’re looking for a visionary and energetic leader, with strong relationship and team building skills, a passion for community development and environmental stewardship, and a strong desire to continue growing the organization.  


The Executive Director’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following areas:

•Strategic planning;

•Board support and governance;

•Fundraising and development;

•Community leadership and engagement;

•Leadership and HR;

•Financial management; and

•Program development and facilities management.

Please review the full Opportunity Brief and Job Description below for more information about the position and the full list of responsibilities, or contact Pam Robertson, Board Chair and Amanda Walker, Office and Facility Manager, at 604.886.8814.


To apply, please email your cover letter and resume in one PDF document to the Executive Committee of the Board via Amanda Walker at admin@gibsonspublicmarket.com.


This posting will remain open until a suitable candidate has been identified. All applications will be kept in strict confidence. 


Gibsons Community Building Society strives for meaningful employment from all communities and for its team to reflect the diversity of the communities it serves. First Nations, people of colour, and people across spectrums of gender, sexuality, age, and abilities are encouraged to apply.

Gibsons Community Building Society thanks all applications for their interest in this position.

GCBS – ED Opportunity Brief

GCBS – ED Role Description

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