Director of Engagement and Advocacy

Vantage Point
Posted a month ago
Full Time

Job Description

Vantage Point is a BC non-profit that serves other BC non-profits. We convene, connect, and equip leaders to lift the organizational capacity of non-profit and charitable organizations. With our main office situated on the unceded and stolen lands of the Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), Səl̓ílwətaʔ (Tsleil-Waututh), and xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam)nations, Vantage Point provides high quality, practical education, facilitation, and consulting support to BC’s non-profit sector as well as programs that support sector success through convening, facilitation, and advocacy. We offer programs and services to non-profits across the lands of over 200 distinct First Nations.

Vantage Point is currently seeking an energetic and passionate Director of Engagement and Advocacy to work closely with the CEO and the Engagement and Advocacyteam to make the BC Non-profit Network a reality. This is an opportunity for someone who has a good understanding of and strong commitment to the non-profit sector, is a skilled and personable community connector, and has superb leadership qualities. The ideal candidate understands collective impact, provincial engagement, partnership development, and how to build a movement that is driven by the voices of the community. This is an exciting opportunity to uplift the non-profit sector, contribute to systemic change, and ultimately support stronger communities across our province.

The Director of Engagement and Advocacy is responsible for leading the development and implementation of Vantage Point’s network engagement strategies with a focus on engaging non-profits and other key partners across British Columbia to contribute to a stronger and more connected non-profit sector. This includes providing leadership to Vantage Point’s peer networks and being the leading force, in partnership with the CEO and Engagement and Advocacy team, in the establishment and growth of an engaging and inclusive BC Non-profit Network. This role also leads Vantage Point’s policy and advocacy work, as shaped by the Network, through a strategic leadership role focusing on community listening, research, analysis, and policy development.

Additional Info

This is a full-time position (35 hours/weekly) with extended health benefits and an excellent pension plan (eligibility according to plans) and flexible work weeks. The position is in the Director range (Level J) according to our People Policies which has a hiring range of $95-105K depending on experience. Vantage Point’s offices are located in downtown Vancouver, with all staff members working in a hybrid format.

A minimum of two days per week in office is expected for this position. Travel across BC (approximately 20%) and occasionally across Canada are required for this role.

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