National Capital FreeNet seeks an Executive Director
Call for résumés
The National Capital FreeNet (NCF) is Canada's largest member-owned internet service provider, a not-for-profit organization committed to serving the individuals and organizations of Canada's capital region. Established in 1992, NCF helps people obtain the benefits of the internet, facilitating vibrant community interactions and the free exchange of ideas and information.
NCF is owned by its thousands of members, who elect Board Members to represent their interests relating to internet services and making Ottawa/Gatineau a better place. The Board of Directors hires the Executive Director to manage and coordinate staff, volunteers, and corporate community partners to deliver, promote, and enhance NCF's services.
This is a professional position with primary responsibility for maintaining a reliable internet service of the highest standard while attracting new members, engaging and retaining existing members, and facilitating growth. The successful candidate will have full authority and responsibility to develop plans to carry out a mandate set by the Board of Directors. The incumbent will identify and resolve key issues that impede growth, develop and execute strategic solutions, programs and activities to secure new members. While a specific goal is the growth of membership, correspondingly prudent growth of the organization that supports it is required.
Member Services and Member Relations
Operations and Human Resource Management
Planning and Governance
Necessary Skills and Qualities
Desirable Knowledge and Experience
Complexity of Duties
Significant independent contact with a wide variety of organizations and individuals in the public, not-for-profit and private sectors is a key characteristic of this position. The actions of the incumbent reflect on the organization and its members.
Unique Working Conditions
This is an opportunity to be head of an organization and to exercise skills and gain experience in many areas, including:
To apply, please send a résumé and cover letter outlining your skills and experiences that qualify you for this position by email to: email@example.com (PDF preferred).
NCF web: www.ncf.ca