Friday, 12 February 2016


Executive Director

The Canadian Quilters Association/Association canadienne de la courtepointe is accepting applications for the position of Executive Director who will be responsible for the successful leadership and management of the organization.  This is a part time position of approximately 20 hours per week, working with a volunteer board of directors, one staff person and several contractors.  Compensation will be competitive.

The Canadian Quilting Association/Association canadienne de la courtepointe (CQA/ACC) ( is a national not for profit organization that promotes excellence in quilts and quiltmaking and fosters a climate of sharing among Canadian quilt makers and enthusiasts.

·       Marketing and/or Business degree and experience with a Not for Profit Board of Directors.
·       Knowledge of administrative procedures and legal requirements for a not for profit organization.
·       Communication skills
·       Advanced Computer and Website skills.
·       Ability to develop, plan and implement Projects and Strategic Goals.
·       Ability to work both independently and as a team member
·       Experience in budgetary and human resource management.
·       Operates in a timely, objective and transparent manner.
·       Excellent decision making, problem recognition and problem solving skills.
·       Good interpersonal and team management skills.
·       Understanding the quilting scene in Canada and its trends is an asset.
To inquire about this position and for the full job description contact the President at  

Applications will be accepted until March 15, 2016.  

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