CEO @ Ottawa Food Bank
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Doing food feels good
Every day you will get to see firsthand the results of your hard work
Outward facing spokesperson
You will be called upon to speak to the media and be a high-profile voice in the city
You will be afforded an opportunity to participate at the provincial and federal level on issues relating to policy reform and advocacy.
CEO @ Ottawa Food Bank
Company: Ottawa Food Bank
Location: Ottawa, ON
Skills & Experience
Summary of the Role
The Ottawa Food Bank has evolved dramatically in the last decade, quickly becoming a cornerstone of the Ottawa community. As the newly appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ottawa Food Bank, you will lead the organization forward and maximize the impact it can have from a position of significant strength.
You will provide organizational leadership through the creation and implementation of a strategic plan with definable and measurable objectives. You will work with leadership to create goals that are clear and tangible, with a path to success. You will review and develop program strategies, ensuring they support the network of member agencies.
The Ottawa Food Bank is very visible within the community and as such, you will be the public face of the organization. You will play a critical role in promotional activities, fundraising efforts and will work closely with local media. In addition, you will be influential in advocating on behalf of the Ottawa Food Bank, its member agencies, and their clients as the goal of the organization is not only to support the need for emergency food, but to help resolve the root cause of food insecurity.
You will be accountable for good stewardship, ensuring accountability of funds and assets, the effective use of systems, and the relevance of processes. You will support the Ottawa Food Bank’s Board of Directors as they govern the organization, ensuring that ideas are creative and well thought out with an executable plan offering direct impact. You will work with the Board as they create clarity and alignment on the goals and focus for the organization moving forward. One of your key priorities is to protect what has been built and ensure that the Ottawa Food Bank can support those in need for years to come. You will achieve this through a combination of partnerships, financial efficiencies, scale, effective human capital engagement, and empowerment.
The responsibilities of the role are incredibly diverse and there will be competing needs as your commitment to being outward facing must be balanced with leading a strong management team on a day-to-day basis. From logistics, warehousing, fundraising, operations, agriculture, community engagement and advocacy, this truly is a wonderfully complex and unique opportunity to impact your city and your community every single day..