Executive Director
in Halifax, NS

Halifax, NS
Full-time - Permanent
$90,000 / year
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The Nova Scotia Liberal Party ("the Party") seeks a highly motivated and inclusive leader to serve as our next Executive Director.

Reporting to the President, the Executive Director is responsible for managing the daily operations of the Party, including providing direction to both professional and volunteer staff. The Executive Director acts as chief advisor to the Board of Directors, develops and maintains both operational and event budgets and provides oversight of the Party's fundraising efforts.


You are a highly motivated individual with a strong work ethic who thrives in a constantly evolving and dynamic environment and demonstrates flexibility, resiliency, and initiative. You are known for remaining positive in high-pressure and stressful situations.

Your relationship-building skills are exceptional, and you can forge highly constructive relationships with a wide variety of diverse stakeholders. These are complemented by high-level public relations, marketing and communication skills and instincts.

Your political acumen skills are finely honed with the ability to utilize networks and provide strategic advice to senior leadership on complex and sensitive issues. You bring a strong financial acumen with experience in budgeting and financial management and outstanding analytical and problem-solving skills.

You have a proven track record of leading, mentoring, and empowering a team of staff and volunteers to develop and deliver on short and long-term strategies. Your excellent organizational abilities allow you to thrive in a deadline-driven environment and adapt to changing priorities.

Finally, you have a strong interest and knowledge of the political and electoral process in Nova Scotia and ideally have political campaign experience. You also can support the principles and policies of the Nova Scotia Liberal Party.

A full job description can be found here.

If you feel this describes you, please apply with a copy of your resume and a cover letter explaining how you meet the needs of the Nova Scotia Liberal Party.

We encourage applications from equity-seeking or equity-deserving communities including Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, and persons of diverse sexual orientations and/or gender identities.

Applications will be accepted until May 18th, 2022.

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