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Parkinson Society BC
Chief Executive Officer

Established in 1969, Parkinson Society British Columbia (PSBC) is a not-for-profit charitable organization that exists to address the personal and social consequences of Parkinson’s disease through education, community outreach, scientific research, advocacy and public awareness. Parkinson Society British Columbia, governed by a voluntary Board of Directors, does not receive government funding and is supported entirely by donations from individuals, members, corporations, foundations and the dedicated efforts of volunteers.

With provincial scope and dynamic partnerships with health authorities in place to provide specialised support services, Parkinson Society BC is a thriving organization centred around meaningful advocacy, education and support for those living with Parkinson’s disease. The organization is seeking its next leader to continue building on a solid foundation. The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the organization’s operations including fundraising, program development, marketing and communications, financial management and staff leadership. Reporting to the Board of Directors, they will ensure the organization is fulfilling its mission and serving the community effectively. A strong advocate for the organization, the CEO will promote awareness of programs and goals and will also be responsible for cultivating and maintaining mutually beneficial relationships with key external partners including donors, healthcare partners, ally organizations and community leaders. The CEO will work closely and collaboratively with the Board to guide strategy for the organization and effectively lead a small team by empowering them to achieve their best work.

The ideal candidate will bring proven strength in revenue growth as evidenced by success in achieving targets and outstanding relationship-building skills. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills combined with an ability to work collaboratively with a variety of people at all levels will enhance the CEO’s capacity to heighten the recognition of Parkinson Society BC and the services it provides to the broader community. In addition, they bring an understanding of BC’s healthcare system and are known as a strong collaborator, community builder and administrator. Ideally, the CEO will have run all aspects of an organization and worked closely with Boards of Directors to guide strategy development and set priorities.

The targeted salary range for this position is $115,00 – $138,000 annually, supplemented by a competitive total rewards package.

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