Executive Director

Organization NameJob CategoriesPosition TypeRegion and Location(s)Career LevelSalaryAd Online SinceApplication Deadline
Documentary Organization of Canada (DOC)
  • Government Relations
  • Management / Executive
  • Marketing / Communications / PR
  • Member Relations
Full Time
  • Ontario - Metro Toronto Area - Toronto
Executive (Dept. head, director)$75,000 - 90,0002020-01-062020-01-31

Who are we?

The Documentary Organization of Canada (DOC) is the national bilingual arts service & advocacy organization dedicated to supporting independent documentary filmmakers in Canada. We are looking for a dynamic and highly motivated individual to be our next Executive Director and to help lead our vital organization into the future.

Who are you?

As head of this national bilingual membership-based organization, you must possess:

  • thorough working knowledge of the Canadian film and media industry, including insight and experience with key players and stakeholders;
  • the ability to advocate effectively for the organization before regulatory and consultative bodies such as the CRTC, CMF, Telefilm Canada, the Department of Canadian Heritage, CAVCO, among others;
  • advanced project management skills delivering results on time, on budget and with high quality;
  • the ability to represent the interests of a national membership-driven organization with six chapters across the country (BC, AB, MB, ON, Que, Atlantic);
  • strong financial management skills (ie. budget forecasting & reporting, project-based planning, overseeing fundraising);
  • strong people management skills as you will be leading a small office team;
  • familiarity with management of a national non-profit corporation, and experience working with a Board of Directors and committees;
  • a proven ability to plan strategically, rally people together, communicate a vision effectively, and deliver results;
  • excellent communication skills in English (bilingual skills in French/English will be considered a strong asset).

Some more important details:

  • Location: The Executive Director will sit in the DOC office in downtown Toronto.
  • Travel: Some travel as required to meet with stakeholders and DOC members across Canada.

What we offer:

  • Salary range: $75 – 90K (commensurate with experience)
  • Benefits: health/dental coverage, 4 weeks vacation and paid days during office closure between Christmas and New Year

Interested applicants can send their CV and cover letter to hiring@docorg.ca 

Start Date: February 2020 (negotiable)