Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Sail Canada
Remuneration commensurate with experience and qualifications

The Organization:
Sail Canada is the national sport organization representing the sport of sailing. The Association represents all participants, including recreational sailors and high-performance athletes at the club, provincial, national and international level.

The Opportunity:
Located in beautiful Kingston, Ontario and reporting to the President and Board of Directors, Sail Canada is seeking an outstanding Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to provide leadership and assume overall responsibility for the operation and administration of Sail Canada’s business including human and financial resources. In addition, the CEO is responsible for strategy development, planning, relationship management, funds development and social media strategies.

The Fit:
This is an exciting opportunity for an exceptional senior leader who possesses a post-secondary degree in related fields (eg. Sport Management, Business Administration). Masters level preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience. In addition, the ideal candidate will bring a minimum of seven years of professional experience, including at least 3 years of senior management experience with a results-driven focus. As a strategic thinker, dedicated professional and self-starter, the successful candidate will have demonstrated experience working in a fast paced and multi-tasked environment with an emphasis on time lines and delivery. The ideal candidate will possess a proven track record of building and maintaining positive relationships. (see full job description

The Process:
If you have proven leadership experience and believe you possess the appropriate experience and skill set for this position, please submit your resume and covering letter with the top 3 reasons why you are the ideal candidate for this position. Applications are to be submitted electronically no later than end of day July 4, 2016 to:

Carmen Drouin & Associates, Human Resources & Management Consulting

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, Canadian Citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Sail Canada is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. In addition, Sail Canada is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.
We thank you for your interest.