PAL (Performing Arts Lodges) Vancouver is unique in B.C.: this society provides longstanding members of performing arts and entertainment sectors with safe, affordable housing in a vibrant community.
In Vancouver’s Coal Harbour neighbourhood, the Cardero building has 99 units of housing (65 affordable units and 34 near market) and 12 life-lease suites, as well as a performing arts rehearsal / presentation space (1600 sq. ft), outdoor gardens and amenity space. Since opening in 2006, the housing has been at full capacity. A new PAL housing development is currently under construction in New Westminster: with the
same mission and vision, it is a partnership with B.C. Housing and the City of New Westminster. PAL Vancouver will be the operator of both locations.
The position of Executive Director oversees and leads the operations, administration, new initiatives and the implementation of the strategic plan of PAL Vancouver. Creating and fostering community and partnerships both within and outside PAL, advocacy, operational, property and financial planning and management, implementing new strategies and initiatives and leading a team are foundational aspects of this position which reports directly to the Board of Directors.
To successfully carry out this exceptional position requires a self-motivated individual with a mix of qualifications and experience. These include an appreciation of and affinity with performing artists and their vibrant, supportive, and creative community, as well as knowledge of not-for-profits and housing. Leadership experience and working with a Board, social entrepreneurship, demonstrated ability to develop strong relationships with many communities including with local and provincial government stakeholders are required for this role as is thinking creatively and having excellent administrative, communication, strategic and financial skills.
Learn more about PAL Vancouver at http://palvancouver.org/
To apply, please send a letter of interest and resume in one pdf attachment with PAL ED and your name in the subject line, to Hilary Meredith, HJ Meredith Group. We appreciate your interest and will review applications as received.