Canadian Organic Growers, in Ottawa, Ontario, is seeking an Executive Director!
About Canadian Organic Growers
Canadian Organic Growers (COG) is Canada’s national organic farmer and
consumer association and is a registered educational charity. COG offers training
and resources to raise awareness about organics and to assist farmers and
gardeners in adopting sustainable and commercially-viable, organic production
methods. We are engaged in policy work and industry development at the local,
regional and national level, and offer a voice for organic farmers and consumers
to governments on matters related to regenerative and organic food and farming.
At a time of unprecedented change within the organic and agricultural sector, COG is
seeking a dynamic and passionate Executive Director who has an established
knowledge of the organic sector and the practical skills necessary to help lead a
national organization engaged in a wide range of practical project based programs and
advocacy based endeavours. Successful applicants will demonstrate a thorough
knowledge of the organic sector, program delivery, not-for-profit administration and
financial management and reporting.
The successful candidate will help chart the course of COG’s future as we work to
promote, protect and expand organic and regenerative production across Canada while
also addressing the ongoing challenges of the climate crisis.
Job Type: Full time permanent
Schedule: Monday-Friday with occasional evening and weekend work as required
Salary: Commensurate with experience and in line with sector best practices
Requirements: Proven experience in financial management, fundraising and human
resources. Applicants must be able to legally work in Canada and must be located near
our offices in Ottawa, Ontario or be able to travel there frequently.
Assets: Fluency in French
Work Remotely: Temporary remote work is currently in place due to COVID.
Application Deadline: June 21st, 2021
Start Date: Summer 2021
COG is committed to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion. COG
actively encourages applications from those who experience barriers to equity such as
BIPOC and LGBTQ2S+ people. We invite you to inform us should you have any
accessibility or accommodation needs.
We encourage all participants who meet or have experience in at least 80% of the
below criteria to apply.
To apply send your resume and cover letter in a single PDF format to: email@example.com by
June 21st, 2021. Resumes will be reviewed in order of submission.
Click here for the Position Summary: COG-Executive-Director-Job-Description.pdf
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