Executive Director, Light Up The WorldCanada-based Light Up the Word (LUTW) is recognized for its programs and projects that provide solar energy-powered lighting to communities that would not have access to electricity.
Light Up The World is currently recruiting for an Executive Director, seeking an experienced, resourceful and collaborative senior leader to advance its vision and mission.
Reporting to a Board of Directors, the Executive Director serves as the key advisor in updating the organization's vision and mission and its companion strategic plan and related performance measures.
The Executive Director supports effective governance through financial stewardship and the development of policies, systems, and practices that enable ethical business practices, regulatory compliance, and cost-efficient operations.
Other key responsibilities span funding development, human resource management, community education and outreach, and the oversight of communications, media / public relations, and information security and management.
The ideal candidate will have a degree in a related field and at least five years of senior leadership experience in a not for profit, public or for-profit sector environment.
Preference may be given to candidates who have knowledge and experience relating to solar power and the Latin American culture and business practices.
Spanish language skills are an asset. This is a full-time position based in a major Canadian centre with preference for Calgary or Toronto.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.