We’re Hiring

Community Futures Yellowhead East , an independent not-for-profit corporation whose mission is helping communities thrive by supporting entrepreneurs from start up to success, is seeking a General Manager.

The General Manager will be the operational leader responsible for leading the organization on its mission of growing the communities we serve. Reporting to an active volunteer Board of Directors, the General Manager develops and implements the strategy aligned with the vision and goals of the Board; leads, organizes and controls the program & product development and management; oversees the business including people, financial and operational management to ensure financial and strategic objectives and standards are met.

The person we hope to hire will be a seasoned business leader with a proven track record developing and managing programs and/or products and through them growing businesses. Critical competencies will include the ability to build strong relationships with diverse stakeholders, the ability to adapt and create new programs & products that meet the needs of our clients and our communities in general, and the confidence and charisma to effectively market and promote our programs and services. Supporting those competencies will be the following strengths:

• Communication
• Organization
• People Management
• Business Acumen
• Problem solving
• Ethics

We also expect our new GM to have:

• A Business degree
• At least 10 years of business management experience
• At least 5 years of small business lending experience
• Experience working with not for profit organizations
• A strong history of planning, developing, implementing and evaluating products & programs

If you think you are a strong candidate for this position, please tell us why. Please email us or send your resume to:
Roxanne Harper, General Manager,
Community Futures Yellowhead East,
Box 2185,
Whitecourt, AB T7S 1P8
No phone calls please

Your salary will be determined based on your experience and education. Closing date, 5pm local time February 26, 2018.

We thank all applicants for considering this exciting opportunity with Community Futures Yellowhead East . We advise that only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted. Community Futures is committed to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. As well, your privacy is important to us – please rest assured that all applications will remain confidential at all times. We do not retain candidate profiles or resumes.

Job Type: Full-time

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