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Remuneration: $65,000 - $75,000

Reporting to the National Council, the Executive Director is charged with leading the Canadian Dance Assembly into the next phase of its journey, with its mission, vision, and community values as a guide. Equity is a central principle for the CDA. The scope of responsibility will include oversight of government, advocacy, right relations with Indigenous peoples, and community relations; membership services; fund development; strategic planning; and the overall internal operational, financial, and administrative responsibility for the organization.

The Executive Director will embody a generosity of spirit and altruism that is coupled with a fierce and passionate commitment to artists. This individual will have a deep interest in the underlying values that affect the current status and societal impact of artists. The Executive Director will be a fair and credible team player who can quickly gain the respect and confidence of numerous stakeholders. This individual will be committed to strengthening ties among diverse communities through dance. They will have strong interpersonal and leadership skills, including the ability to inspire, collaborate, tactfully negotiate, compromise, and take initiative. A selfstarter undaunted by a fastmoving and lean institution, this individual will be entrepreneurial in spirit, coalescing others around specific objectives and their successful implementation. Decisive and resourceful, the Executive Director will have the ability to think strategically, conceptualize creatively, and analyze projects critically. This individual will have the highest level of integrity, enthusiasm, and tenacity to make things happen combined with an authentic connection to the Canadian dance community.

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Posted by: Canadian Dance Assembly | l’Assemblée canadienne de la danse
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