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Executive Director

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Kidney Cancer Canada (KCC) seeks an Executive Director who is passionate, mission-driven and self-directed individual . The ideal candidate has experience in the nonprofit sector, has excellent relationship and management skills, is innovative and effective in fundraising, has prior experience working with a volunteer Board of Directors, and can develop and execute a vision for KCC. 

KCC is a national patient-led and patient-focused organization dedicated to the needs of kidney cancer patients, their families, caregivers, and health care professionals. KCC has been described by professionals, both nationally and internationally, as a model of what a patient-led organization can achieve.

KCC’s mission includes patient and caregiver support and education, public education about kidney cancer and support for kidney cancer research . It works closely with the Kidney Cancer Research Network of Canada, Kidney Cancer Canada Nurses’ Network, and with a network of sponsors and partners. Over the past eleven years this dynamic organization has grown from two founding patients to engaging more than 2,000 patients, caregivers, and medical professionals.

The Executive Director is responsible for overseeing KCC's operations, including staff management (3 fulltime), fundraising, stakeholder engagement, financial management (a bookkeeper is maintained under contract), overseeing patient education events, program delivery and board development. The Board relies on the ED to ensure that KCC operates in a professional manner, meets the goals and obligations as set out by the Board, and continues to grow and expand as a viable not-for-profit organization. A complete Position Description is available at:

The ideal candidate has a minimum 5 years experience in non-profit management and fundraising, excellent relationship and management skills, deep knowledge and experience in non-profit development, sustainability and compliance regulations. They will have excellent administration skills, including accounting, budgeting, planning, staff management and strong leadership skills with careful attention to detail. The incumbent will work from a virtual office and will be required to attend meetings within: the GTA (weekly/monthly); Montreal (approx. 3-4 / year) and International (2/year - USA/Europe). Bilingual ability is an asset.

Remuneration is competitive and negotiable. For further information or to apply for the position please only email Sue Robson:  Applications should be received no later than June 16th 2017. We thank all applicants but please note that only those invited for an interview will be contacted.