The Canada Tibet Committee (CTC) – National Office – is seeking a passionate and experienced professional to fill the role of National Coordinator. Under the guidance of the Board of Directors, the National Coordinator is responsible for the overall operations of CTC, a membership based Tibet advocacy organization to be based in Ottawa/Gatineau, with volunteer branches across Canada.
The role requires strong leadership skills in a collaborative context, and excellent communication skills. Experience in financial and organizational management and development, government relations, fundraising, strategic planning, advocacy campaigns, and volunteer management is necessary.
Experience with NGOs, coalition work, and membership-based organizations is an asset. Very good understanding of the Tibetan issue is essential. Excellent spoken and written English skills are a must. Fluency in French and/or Tibetan is a strong asset. A university degree or equivalent experience in a related field is sought.
Must be willing to work some weekends and travel up to 20% of the time.
Implement strategic fundraising plans including membership expansion and other initiatives
As the principle spokesperson for CTC, plan and communicate key messaging to the public through press releases, op-eds, media contacts, public speaking engagements, and other methods.
Brief individual parliamentarians, parliamentary committees, and government officials. Monitor relevant policy and legislative developments
Oversee growth and maintenance of key communications tools including the website and social media tools
Plan and execute advocacy campaigns and programs, including the Tibet Resettlement Program
Manage administration of the office including management of membership records and communication.
Coordinate organizational initiatives with volunteer branches, develop and maintain relations with like-minded organizations, and working groups.
The outgoing Executive Director with the Board of Directors, will provide transition support.
Canadian citizenship or permanent residence status applicants only please.
Please send a cover letter, resume/CV and salary expectations as text in the email by November 1, 2011. DO NOT SEND ATTACHMENTS.
Only those invited to be interviewed will be contacted. For more information about the Canada Tibet Committee, please visit www.tibet.ca.
Canada Tibet Committee
P.O. Box 217
Place du Parc 2 Station
Montreal QC H2X 4A4
Fax: (514) 487-0665