Job Opportunity: Executive Director

Who We Are

The Wooden Boat Museum of Newfoundland and Labrador operates as a professional archivist, conservator, exhibitor and transmitter of the Province’s knowledge and history of wooden boats and their builders. Our Museum headquarters is located in Winterton, NL.

We are currently seeking a dynamic candidate for the position of Executive Director.

The Role

  • Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director will be responsible to:
    • Plan, organize, direct, control and manage all Museum functions under the direction of the Board of Directors
    • Provide leadership and management of all day-to-day operations of the Museum
    • Lead, develop, and execute the Museum’s strategic plan to successfully achieve goals and objectives
    • Promote Museum partnerships, sponsorships, memberships, programming on and off site, revenue development and special projects
    • Responsible for all funding and grant applications and to prepare all payment claims and advance requests
    • Perform all accounting functions including those necessary for auditing, budgeting, financial analysis and payroll
    • Give direction and provide oversight to Museum’s staff and volunteers
    • Oversee all aspects of collections management, preservation, conservation and care of exhibits and artifacts

Our Ideal Candidate

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Folklore, History, Anthropology, or other degree applicable to the mandate of the Museum or equivalent experience and training
  • Experience in fundraising, marketing and communications
  • Experience in the heritage field, including museum operations, best practices and collections management
  • Self-starter who demonstrates enthusiasm for the role, takes initiative with the ability to plan, organize, manage, multitask, prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Knowledge of Simply Accounting, ADP Payroll system and PastPerfect collections management software

Our Work Environment

  • We offer a competitive compensation package
  • Flexibility with time is essential as attendance at meetings/events will be required after business hours.
  • Place of residence is flexible based on work conditions

If you are an initiative-taking dynamic leader and are prepared to meet the challenges as outlined, apply in strictest confidence today!

More Detailed Job Description Available Here

Please submit resume to inquiries@woodenboatmuseum.com by
December 17, 2021
Job Opportunity: Executive Director | The Wooden Boat Museum of Newfoundland & Labrador