Executive Director

We're searching for a charismatic and dedicated leader

The role

The Executive Director is responsible for implementing Pulsar Collective’s strategic plan and ensuring that the organization is meeting its goals and key performance indicators. Along with the Operations Director, they oversee and facilitate communication with the rest of the executive team. They report to the Board of Directors and are responsible for presenting Pulsar’s key activities at Board meetings. They are responsible for all financial and legal activity in the organization. They are the “face” of the organization and must cultivate relationships with the media and external stakeholders. Along with the Director of Fundraising, they identify and cultivate major funding and partnership opportunities for the organization. Lastly, they are the authority on managing organizational threats.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Passionate, dedicated and committed
  • Strong leadership abilities with a big-picture perspective
  • Multidisciplinary skills and background
  • Skilled in cultivating media and partner relationships
  • Significant management experience
  • Significant business development and/or fundraising experience
  • Marketing and/or public relations experience
  • Experience in the not-for-profit or para-public sector
  • Post-secondary education in management, organizational communication, fundraising, or equivalent is an asset
  • French/English bilingualism is an asset


  • Developing and implementing the strategic plan and KPIs
  • Managing the Operations Director
    Hiring and reporting to the Board of Directors
  • Identifying and cultivating major organizational opportunities
  • Managing legal and financial obligations
  • Cultivating relationships with the media and external stakeholders
  • Preventing and managing threats

Pulsar Collective is committed to creating a diverse environment. We are fully focused on equality and believe deeply in diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin and all the other fascinating characteristics that make us different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration. Additionally, a formal degree is not a requirement of the position; we recognize fully that life experience that has allowed you to gain the skills necessary to do this job well is just as valuable.

Are you a good fit for the position?

Applications due Monday May 16th, 2022 at 11:59PM EDT.

Are you a good fit for the position?

Applications due Monday May 16th, 2022, at 11:59PM EDT.