Wednesday, January 20, 2010
Application deadline | Open
Position type | Contract (12 month), part time
Location | Toronto
Reports to | Executive Director
Salary | Based on experience and qualifications.
Established in 2007, Lights, Camera Access! (LCA!) encourages employment in the entertainment industry of persons with disabilities while engaging decision makers in the sector to use their media to accelerate public awareness and acceptance of persons with disabilities, and in the development, production and distribution of their product specifically.
The Program Manager is a newly created position responsible for planning, coordination, development, implementation, monitoring & evaluation, and reporting of various funded initiatives. In addition, the position is aimed at strengthening the organizational effectiveness and support development activities of the LCA! These initiatives may include board governance, technical assistance, evaluation capacity building and fund raising. This position requires direct knowledge and experience of the disabilities and entertainment sectors.
- Lead the planning and implementation of various projects
- Develop full scale project plans, including project timelines
- Manage project budgets and track project deliverables using appropriate tools
- Grant writing / fundraising
- Constantly monitor and report on progress of the project to all stakeholders
- Present reports defining project progress, challenges and solutions
- Implement and manage project changes and interventions to achieve project results
- Ensure timely evaluation of all projects
- Excellent communications skills with proven experience in preparing written submissions/grant proposals
- Prepare periodic correspondence and special reports.
- Coordinate admin support to projects
- Manage communication and follow up
- Other Responsibilities as assigned
- Travel is occasionally required
- At least three to five years experience managing projects in a non-profit environment, with post-secondary education in a related field an asset
- Knowledge of the Canadian Television, Film and New Media Industry an asset
- Knowledge of project management techniques and tools
- Direct work experience in project management capacity in the nonprofit sector
- Proven strengths in people management, critical thinking and problem solving skills
- Proven understanding of budgeting, financial management and risk management
- Exceptional planning, organizing and decision-making skills
- Background in at least two of the following areas: organizational development, non-profit board governance, evaluation capacity building or leadership development
- Understanding of the issues and challenges confronting nonprofits in the non-profit/charitable sectors
- Demonstrated skills in team work and delegation
- Proven interpersonal, facilitation and writing skills
- Track record of managing multiple projects and deadlines, prioritizing work autonomously with minimal supervision and working as part of a team
- Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office /Mac Applications
Interested candidates please submit resumes to:
We thank all applicants for their interest. Please note that due to the volume of resumes, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Lights, Camera Access! is an equal opportunity employer.