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Executive Director

Executive Director – Job Ad

Canadian Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (CPFF) seeks an Executive Director who is passionate, mission-driven and a self-directed individual. The ideal candidate has experience in the nonprofit sector, has excellent relationship and management skills, is innovative and effective in fundraising, has prior experience working with a volunteer Board of Directors, and can develop and execute a vision for CPFF.

CPFF is a national patient-led and patient-focused organization dedicated to the needs of pulmonary fibrosis patients, their families, caregivers, and health care professionals. CPFF is recognized globally for being a leader in pulmonary fibrosis awareness and advocacy.

CPFF’s mission includes patient and caregiver support and education, public education about pulmonary fibrosis and support for pulmonary fibrosis research. It works closely with the Medical Advisory Board comprised of some of Canada’s top respirologists and with a network of sponsors and partners. Over the past seven years the CPFF has grown from 4 family members to a strong and dedicated board of 10 members and a nine-member Medical Advisory Board, has contributed over $800,000 to research and continues to engage more than 3,000 patients, caregivers, and medical professionals through its various communication channels.

The Executive Director is responsible for overseeing CPFF’s operations, including contractors, volunteers, overseeing patient education events, program delivery and board development. The Board relies on the ED to ensure that CPFF operates in a professional manner, meets the goals and obligations as set out by the Board, and continues to grow and expand as a viable not-for-profit organization. A complete Position Description is available.

The ideal candidate has a minimum 5 years experience in non-profit management and fundraising, excellent relationship and management skills, deep knowledge and experience in non-profit development, sustainability and compliance regulations. He or she will have excellent administration skills, including accounting, budgeting, planning, staff management and strong leadership skills with careful attention to detail. The incumbent will work from a virtual office and will be required to attend meetings within: the GTA (weekly/monthly); across Canada 4/year, and International (2/year – Europe). Bilingual ability is an asset.

Remuneration is competitive and negotiable. For further information or to apply for the position please email Rosemary Colucci at rosemary@cpff.ca by Friday, December 15, 2017.  We thank all applicants but please note that only those invited for an interview will be contacted.