Deadline: April 16, 2021
Remuneration: $95k - $115k
NTS is seeking an experienced development leader for this newly established role of Chief External Relations Officer. Reporting to the CEO, and as a member of the senior executive team, the Chief External Relations Officer will be responsible for the strategic direction and oversight of the External Relations portfolio.
The Chief External Relations Officer will be an ambitious and creative fundraising strategist with demonstrated executive leadership skills. The ideal candidate will have an entrepreneurial approach with the capacity to innovate. They will encourage bold new ideas to grow our NTS profile, brand, donor base, revenues, and impact. The successful candidate must be passionate about the arts and will be eager to engage with and learn from experts.
The new incumbent will lead, direct, and manage in a more hands-on fashion in the area of Development while ensuring more general strategic oversight of the Communications function and team.
Among their first priorities, the Chief External Relations Officer will work to build a unified vision and rapidly consolidate the new External Relations structure, joining the Development and Communications units together, with shared goals, priorities and resources as well as connected plans, systems and processes to ensure execution and tracking of key objectives of the External Relations portfolio.
As the leader of a total team of seven professionals, the Chief External Relations Officer will be a strong team leader with the necessary experience to further develop mission-driven team members, committed to the values of NTS. The successful candidate will effectively harness their passion and potential, encouraging team members to bravely think big and generate innovative ideas, thereby bringing performance to new heights. The new incumbent will also fully champion equity and inclusion in the work environment.
As a member of the senior executive team, the Chief External Relations Officer will play a key role in developing and implementing short-, medium- and long-term plans to improve quality, synergies, and the efficiency of the services or entities under their responsibility. They will be a leader capable of demonstrating pragmatism, rigor, flexibility, generosity, empathy, adaptability and innovation by constantly integrating the strategic priorities of the School in the daily organization of the work. The new incumbent will be excited about the incredible potential to grow collaboration, engagement, and results.