What we're looking for

Startup Canada is looking for a Managing Director to support the organization’s growth into its next chapter! This opportunity offers a unique chance to work with a trusted, nationally and internationally recognized non-profit organization, delivering innovative support to Canada’s entrepreneurship community at a scaling juncture - expanding across every region, and industry in Canada. We have bold plans for our future, and we’re looking for a leader to support us in getting there!

We’re looking for a strong leader who thrives in a collaborative, transparent, and respectful environment, with ambitious goals, and a unique ability to manage many moving parts of the organization - from governance, to mentorship programs and community initiatives, to national communications campaigns, this role will touch every aspect of organization. We’re looking for a connector - someone who can manage the fine details, and the big picture, and enjoys managing multiple priorities simultaneously.

We’re looking for someone with:

  1. Experience working with the entrepreneurship and small-business community in Canada. A passion for supporting Canada’s entrepreneurship community is core to everything we do.
  2. Experience successfully managing a small to medium-sized organization or team. Our team culture is extremely important to us - we’re looking for someone who can live and breathe our values.

Reporting directly to the CEO, the Managing Director is ultimately responsible for managing the program delivery, team, and operations of Startup Canada from end-to-end with the assistance from the Executive Team. The Managing Director is also responsible for input into and advice on strategic direction for Startup Canada.

Responsibilities

Strategy & Operations

Team & Culture