Senior Account Manager

Job CategoriesPosition TypeRegion and Location(s)Career LevelSalaryAd Online SinceApplication Deadline
  • Management / Executive
  • Event Coordination
  • Member Relations
  • Volunteer Management / Coordination
Full Time
  • Ontario - York Region
Manager (Supervisor of Staff)$75,000 - 85,0002019-02-122019-03-04

The Senior Account Manager is responsible for the successful leadership and management of the organization according to the strategic direction set by the Board of Directors. The Senior Account Manager provides leadership to the management team and participates in Board meetings on a regular basis. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Senior Account Manager will be responsible for the business development and partnership activities of the Association.  This includes: Fostering external relationships with other professional organizations, developing annual strategic growth plans and increasing brand awareness.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Managing the Vision, Mission, Values, and Strategic Plan of the organization
  • Participate with the Board of Directors in developing a vision and strategic plan to guide the organization
  • Identify, assess, and inform the Board of Directors of internal and external issues that affect the organization
  • Act as a professional advisor to the Board of Directors on all aspects of the organization's activities
  • Foster effective team work between the Board and the Executive Director
  • In addition to the Chair of the Board, act as a spokesperson for the organization with members and stakeholders
  • Conduct official correspondence on behalf of the Board as appropriate and jointly with the Board when appropriate
  • Monitor and oversee financial management of the organization
  • Work with staff and the Board to prepare a comprehensive budget
  • Work with staff and the Board to secure adequate funding for the operation of the organization
  • Maintain relationships with funding sources and prepare funding proposals
  • Signing authority to approve expenditures within the authority delegated by the Board
  • Administer the funds of the organization according to the approved budget and monitor the monthly cash flow of the organization
  • Establish, maintain and advance community relations
  • Oversee the development of all marketing/promotion strategies, publicity materials, and publication of all programs and events
  • Ensure that the Board of Directors and the organization carries appropriate and adequate insurance coverage
  • Ensure that the Board and staff understand the terms, conditions and limitations of the insurance coverage
  • Maintain up to date knowledge of legislation and government changes as applied to non-profit and charitable organizations.
  • Draft policies for the approval of the Board and prepare procedures to implement the organizational policies; review existing policies on an annual basis and recommend changes to the Board as appropriate
  • Annually prepare and provide to the Board, and other applicable bodies, summary reports of programs and services, including recommendations for future improvement and change
  • Provide consultative services on bylaws, procedures, conflict management
  • Oversee the planning, implementation, execution, and evaluation of special projects


  • Preferred related Bachelor’s Degree (e.g. Business Administration in not-for-profit management, social sciences, social geography) or equivalent experience
  • Experience in initiating, planning, implementing and evaluating programs; proposal development and writing; financial and budget planning.
  • Superior communication, negotiation, and mediation skills
  • Proficiency in using computer software including word processing; databases; spreadsheets; 
  • PowerPoint; e-mail; and Internet

 Special Conditions

  • The Executive Director will need to be flexible in the case of attending evening and/or weekend meetings and events as required.
  • Class “G” Driver’s license and reliable vehicle to use on Association business
  • The job incumbent may be required to perform other duties as assigned.
  • Bilingualism would be an asset.

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