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Chief Executive Officer

Chief Executive Officer

Company: Link Charity
Contact Person: Evan Evison
101 - 334 Donlands Ave
Toronto, Ontario , M4J 3R9
Phone: 4164104244

Position Description

In partnership with the Board the CEO is responsible to:

  • Ensure Link Charity achieve the objects of the Corporation and its Purpose.
  • Activities are conducted in adherence with the duly constituted Bylaws.
  • Actively support the work of the Board, Standing Committees and Board Directed Task Forces.
  • Execute approved Annual Business Plan to achieve articulated outcomes for Link Charity.
  • Provide support to member charities to assist in helping them achieve their planned giving potential.
  • Provide support to individuals with their planned giving goals.

Key Responsibilities

  • Operational Leadership: Manage organizational resources within existing policies and procedures to achieve annual plan.  Advise Board of deficiencies or gaps in Policies and Procedures.
  • Staff Oversight: Provide supervision and direction to staff within Employment Standards Act and achieve annual plan.
  • Finance: Recommend annual operating budget/plan to the Board.  Provide timely and accurate financial information for Board review and approval.
  • Compliance, Regulatory and Reporting: Ensure Link Charity is compliant with various regulations as an employer, Registered Federal Charity and a National Not-For-Profit Corporation.
  • Board/Committee Support: Ensure Board receives accurate and timely information.   Support the current two Standing Committees in the execution of their duties (Investment and Human Resources).
  • Member Relations: Recruit and support Member Organizations to support their planned giving strategy and goals.
  • Oversee and manage the annual AGM.
  • Fund-Raising: Plans and actions that ensure donors experience a favourable and developing relationship with Link Charity and the member charity.
  • Stewardship: Plans and actions that ensure donors experience a relationship building with both Link Charity and the Member Organization.
  • Planned Giving Expertise: Maintain current and relevant development knowledge with a focus on Planned Giving.
  • Representative of Link Charity: To promote a professional image of Link Charity through all internal and external activities including Board of Directors, Member Organizations, existing and potential donors and the charitable Not-For-Profit sector.


  • As the ideal candidate you are passionate about inspiring charitable giving with education and experience in the area of planned giving.
  • You have experience in the charitable sector, educating and encouraging individuals and organizations in the benefits and impact of charitable giving.
  • You have a proven record in working with or in an organization that strategically uses charitable giving for achieving organizational outcomes.
  • As a people leader, you are a trusted coach, partner or advisor encouraging people and organizations to reach their potential.
  • You are an effective communicator who listens to seek understanding and is curious to learn.
  • You have demonstrated a competence in financial management and general administration.
  • A high level of interest and ability in various technologies is considered an asset.
Posted: May 10, 2019 | Expires: June 1, 2019
Posted Under: Executive
Career ID: [ 6860 ]