Location: Any of CBSR’s current office locations (Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary, Ottawa)
CBSR is seeking a dynamic and innovative Executive Director with a proven track record of leadership, a commitment to sustainability, and a belief in the power of corporate Canada to drive ambitious and meaningful positive change.
To be set up for success, you will bring a passion for sustainability, social responsibility, and the mission of advancing corporate sustainability. You will also bring strong knowledge relating to corporate sustainability and exposure to ESG, and as a core transferable skill, the ability to balance the external and internal elements of this role. Since the CBSR membership is made up of industry leaders across a variety of sectors, you will need to be comfortable with a high level of engagement in this private sector arena.
Relevant and interesting potential backgrounds for this role could include: sustainability or climate change consulting; in-house corporate sustainability leadership roles; a leadership role in a membership organization with a sustainability-related mandate of some kind (industry or advocacy); a non-profit or charitable organization with a focus on social or environmental impact.
In terms of specific skills, professional style and experience, CBSR seeks an effective combination of the following attributes:
CBSR has entrusted Elaine Grotefeld at Latitude Cleantech Search to help them recruit for this important role.
If you are ready to apply, please submit your cover letter/resume through the CBSR recruitment portal at http://delphi.zohorecruit.com and complete the associated pre-screening assessment. The pre- screening assessment clarifies the essentials of a candidate’s experience/skills for the role and mitigates any unconscious identity bias during our initial screening process. During this assessment, you should avoid including any identifying information, such as references to gender, geographic location, nationality, and/or age. This anti-bias exercise takes approximately 2 minutes to complete. If you pass the initial pre-screening, your cover letter/resume will be reviewed by Elaine at Latitude Cleantech Search, and she will respond to all who reach this stage. If you have specific questions or would like to learn more before applying, please contact Elaine Grotefeld directly through linked in or on firstname.lastname@example.org. Please use CBSR Executive Director in the subject line.