EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR – WINERY ASSOCIATION OF NOVA SCOTIA (WANS)

The Winery Association of Nova Scotia (WANS) is currently seeking an Executive Director who will be responsible to the Board of Directors for the effective management of WANS and the hands-on implementation of strategies designed to further the interests of Nova Scotia’s emerging wine industry.

The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors and in addition serves as an ex-officio member of the Board and the Executive Committee.  The Executive Director is a member of all WANS committees and task forces established to advance industry initiatives.

Given the nature of the Association as the voice of the Nova Scotia wine industry, the successful candidate must have the leadership and interpersonal skills to build and foster strong working relationships with all member organizations within WANS and its stakeholders, including government at both the provincial and federal levels.

WANS is seeking a dynamic and engaging relationship builder and a trusted advisor who will quickly earn and maintain the respect of the industry, stakeholders and the Board of Directors—all of whom are committed to WANS’s success and to achieving its mission and vision.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Government Relations

Regulatory Development and Advocacy

Communications & Public Relations

Economic Analysis & Information Services

Stakeholder Relations

Member Relations

Administration

Strategic Planning

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

HOW TO APPLY

Email a detailed cover letter and your resume to info@winesofnovascotia.ca

Qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.