Employment Opportunity: Executive Director, United Way Fort McMurray and Wood Buffalo


United Way Fort McMurray and Wood Buffalo

Established in 1978, United
Way Fort McMurray and Wood Buffalo is an accredited Imagine Canada Standards organization
and operates at the highest level of excellence in: board governance, financial
accountability and transparency, ethical fundraising, staff and volunteer

The Board of
Directors of United Way Fort McMurray and Wood Buffalo is seeking a visionary, motivational,
and strategic leader to serve as our next Executive Director. This is a full
time position reporting to the Board of Directors.

Our new
Executive Director will serve as a strong and collaborative leader on a wide
array of community partnerships that support improvements to the lives of some
of our most vulnerable citizens. 

Supported by
strong internal managers, the Executive Director will continue to empower the
staff team and volunteer committees and will be a relationship builder who competently
leverages the power of both individual and business relationships and networks
across the private, public and social profit sectors.  As the top brand steward, you must grow and
protect our reputation and continue to build our image, trust and relevance in
the community. 

The successful
candidate will understand and identify the unique Regional Municipality of Wood
Buffalo community needs and possess broad business and management skills to
lead the organization, including the operation of the social profit shared
space; The Redpoll Centre. 

Core Competencies:

We are seeking a
hands-on, proactive, intuitive, and passionate leader with a solid track record
of delivering impactful results as an executive leader:

  • Sets high standards of
    performance and professionalism
  • Possesses the flexibility to
    adjust leadership style for best team results
  • Persuasive and compelling
    communicator with superior interpersonal skills and social acuity
  • Strong experience working with
    governance boards, supporting them as a professional advisor and resource to
    enhance policy development, strategic planning, risk assessment, and financial management
    and investments


Previously served in a senior leadership role managing
staff and volunteers.

Experience in budget development and management.

A Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience in a
related field.

United Way Fort McMurray and Wood Buffalo is an equal
opportunity employer and values diversity. 

Please submit your resume with a letter of
interest to:

info@fmwbunitedway.com  or deliver to:  United Way Fort McMurray and Wood Buffalo, The
Redpoll Centre at Shell Place, 1 C.A. Knight Way, Fort McMurray, marked
Confidential:  Human Resources Committee
by May 3, 2019

Way Fort McMurray and Wood Buffalo thanks everyone for submitting an expression
of interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be

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