Job Description

Executive Director – Toronto Jewish Community:

Our client is a conservative synagogue with a long history as a hub of Jewish life in the community. The synagogue has a membership base of 1200+ families, and have a dedicated leadership and volunteer group who strive to continually to grow and provide a wonderful environment to their membership base.

Due to the upcoming retirement of their current Executive Director, the Synagogue is looking to bring on a dynamic individual to lead the organization into the future.

Position Focus:

The Executive Director role is all-encompassing, and runs virtually all day to day operations of the Synagogue, including, but not limited to the following

·         Property Management

·         Working hand-in-hand with Board of Directors & Committees

·         Financial oversight & leadership

·         High-Holidays

·         Community engagement & membership experience

·         Financial development and fundraising 

·         Professional development and accountability

·         Member Relations

·         Event Planning

·         General involvement in the Jewish community

·         Human Resources Management

·         General organizational leadership

The idea candidate:

·         Executive leadership experience

·         Jewish non-profit experience

·         A history of leading teams and direct reports

·         Track record of managing diverse stakeholder relationships

·         Focus on customer / member engagement

·         History of delivery against targets and metrics

·         Financial literacy & competence

·         Jewish background with strong understanding of tradition and ritual

·         Involvement in Toronto Jewish life

Personal Qualifications:

·         Exemplary moral and ethical character

·         Dedication, sincere, flexible and articulate

·         A people person

·         Ability to work well in demanding situations, and in a high-energy environment

Job Title:
Executive Director
North York, Ontario
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