Women in International Security (WIIS) Canada is looking for a dynamic and motivated individual based anywhere in Canada, to serve in support of the Board of Directors as Executive Director. This is a voluntary position requiring approximately 5 hours per week. In time we aim to raise sufficient structural funding to provide some renumeration.
Requirements and Qualifications:
Academic credentials in international development, business, law, political science, security, policy, journalism or communication
A demonstrated affiliation with or interest in issues of national and international peace and security
Demonstrated ability to work in both official languages of Canada, English and French
Solid team work skills
Description of Executive Director’s Role:
The Executive Director serves on the Board in an ex officio capacity. Duties include but are not limited to:
Implementation of the Corporation’s strategic direction and programs
General supervision of the day-to-day affairs (this includes management of financials and the membership base, communication with members, external communications)
Ultimate responsibility for management of the website and social media platforms
Ensure that for all activities and partnerships, the WIIS-Canada brand is visible and well
Strategic decision and events involving the WIIS-Canada brand must be submitted to the Board for
The ED will have other duties as the Board may specify.
Core topics of engagement and expertise:
Female leadership building
United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security
Sexual and gender-based violence
Canada’s role in the security and defence sector
WIIS-Canada will be accepting applications until October 9.
To apply, please submit resume and covering letter to the Interim Executive Director, Dr. Cassandra Steer: email@example.com
To nominate yourself or any WIIS-Canada member for the Board elections, fill out this form: https://forms.gle/yCve6ELLRuAW5SKB9