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Lean In Canada is a volunteer-run community of professional women empowering each other to build purposeful and fulfilling careers. We are affiliated to LeanIn.org, an initiative of the Sheryl Sandberg & Dave Goldberg Family Foundation. Our volunteer engagement focuses on the following critical elements:

Meaningful Work – Our volunteers have broad and thoughtful accountabilities that leverages skills and stretches learning. We believe in creating an environment where our volunteers are encouraged to think outside the box and try new roles

Trust – Our volunteers are given authority to make decisions and act within the accountabilities of their roles

Diversity – We are committed to an open environment which encourages differences and focuses on advancing women in all facets of their life, professionally and personally

If you want an engaging, meaningful volunteer experience and feel connected to our mission, please join us!

Current Openings

Toronto Chapter

+- Marketing Committee | Marketing Lead

The Marketing Lead of the Toronto Chapter will report to the Chapter President and plan and execute the marketing strategy for the Toronto Chapter. The Marketing Lead will work closely with the Chapter President and National Marketing Director, other team leads and the marketing team volunteers to ensure key deliverables and targets are being met.
We're looking for someone who is passionate about digital marketing and who has great ideas on how to promote Lean In Canada in Toronto! Apply Here

+- Marketing Committee | Graphic Designer

Do you have natural instincts on what looks good on social? Can you make our Instagram POP and stand out in someone's feed? Lean In Toronto's marketing team is looking for a graphic designer to help produce social media assets. We need someone who can follow our brand guidelines and has a keen creative eye. Time commitment can very, but is usually 5-10 hours a month. There are other graphic designers on the team to help you share the load with. We look forward to creating with you! Apply Here

Vancouver Chapter

+- Events Committee | Day of Event Volunteers

Interested in events but not sure how much time you can commit? Day of volunteers are needed in Vancouver to help setup, help with registration, and take down events once a month. Apply Here

+- Sponsorship Committee | Sponsorship Team Lead

Building out sponsorship strategy and overseeing implementation with monthly (or more frequent if needed) team meetings to ensure key deliverables are being met. Apply Here

+- Events Committee | Events Team Committee Members

Assists Events Team Lead in event planning execution. Scouting event venues, securing catering for events, setting up event day of, preparing event budget, working with event marketing team to ensure timely event marketing communications to member base. Apply Here

+- KEY LEADERSHIP POSITION: Vancouver Chapter President

Lean In Canada is a community of professional women empowering each other to build purposeful and fulfilling careers. Since 2013, we have grown from an audience of 20 people to over 6,000 members in various professions across Canada. We built our organization for people just like us: professional women who are passionate about driving their careers forward to the next level and beyond, and who want to achieve greater success not only in work, but also in life.
The Chapter President is one of the key leadership positions in Canada. The President will serve a minimum 2-year term and will work closely with the Board of Directors to set the vision and plan for the chapter, your volunteers and your members. Regional Presidents also work directly with the Leanin.org foundation, an initiative of the Sheryl Sandberg & Dave Goldberg Family Foundation, including joining the annual strategy session in California with fellow Lean In Presidents from all over the world.

Responsibilities: Strategy & Leadership
• Build the annual strategic and financial plan for the Chapter.
• Form and lead a leadership team across a multitude of responsibilities, including finance, marketing, event planning, engagement and more.
• Serve as the key regional liaison and representative for the Canadian Board of Directors and the LeanIn.org foundation, including at the annual conference in California.
• Drive engagement and productivity through leadership, coaching and inspiration of a team of leaders and volunteers.
• Serve as the face of the regional organization to all members, partners, media and sponsors.
• Ensure team is meeting or exceeding strategic plans, delivering on all priorities, maintaining effective communication with other chapters and the Board of Directors.
• Grow membership and drive community participation through various engagement opportunities including large-scale events, driving growth of Lean In circles and delivering relevant content.

Qualifications
• Proven experience and ability to build and lead a high-performing team with a minimum of 5 direct reports.
• Senior management experience that includes either direct accountability for or direct experience working with a P&L.
• Experience leading or participating in strategic planning sessions.
• Demonstrated ability to drive efficiency and effectiveness across a multitude of priorities with limited resources.
• Previous experience in a non-profit preferred, but not required.
Apply Here

+- Marketing Committee | Marketing Lead

The Marketing Lead of the Vancouver Chapter will report to the Chapter President and plan and execute the marketing strategy for the Vancouver Chapter. The Marketing Lead will work closely with the Chapter President, other team leads and the marketing team volunteers to ensure key deliverables and targets are being met.

Activities include, but not limited to: promote events, track ticket sales, collect event feedback, participate in Team Lead meetings, train and hire marketing team volunteers.

We're looking for someone who is passionate about digital marketing and who has great ideas on how to promote Lean In Canada in Vancouver!
Apply Here

National Board (Toronto-based)

+- Sponsorship Committee | Business Development Lead

You will research, connect to, pitch, and negotiate sponsorships for Lean In Canada. You are excited to foster long term relationships with National Sponsors to build renewable partnerships for Lean In Canada. Apply Here

+- PRESIDENT OF THE BOARD (Toronto)

President of the Board Job Description

Lean In Canada is a community of professional women empowering each other to build purposeful and fulfilling careers. Since 2013, we have grown from an audience of 20 people to over 6,000 members in various professions across Canada. We built our organization for people just like us: professional women who are passionate about driving their careers forward to the next level and beyond, and who want to achieve greater success not only in work, but also in life.

The President of the Board is the key leadership position in Canada. The President will serve a minimum 2-year term and will work closely with the other Directors and Leanin.org (an initiative of the Sheryl Sandberg & Dave Goldberg Family Foundation) to set the vision and plan for the organization including its people strategy, strategic partnerships, and administration. The President is responsible for establishing purposeful partnerships with aligned community organizations, ensuring efficient day-to-day operations and good governance of the organization and facilitating an engaged and efficient Board and volunteer network.

Responsibilities

The President shall:
· Ensure that the Board of Directors and its members are aware of and fulfill their governance responsibilities; comply with applicable laws and bylaws; conduct board business effectively and efficiently; and are accountable for their performance
· Building the overall Lean In Canada growth and engagement strategy
· Serve as the key liaison and Canadian representation to the Leanin.org Foundation
· Serve as a mentor to ensure all official regional Chapters are operating efficiently
· Preside over all board meetings
· Ensure the organization maintains positive and productive relationships with media, sponsors, partners, other organizations, and the community at large
· Seek out and build relationships with potential partner organizations to expand the reach of the Lean In Canada network, and supplement our service offerings with non-competing organizations that are aligned with the Lean In Canada mission
· Assess and recommend strategic partnerships to the Board
· Serve as an ex-officio member of board committees, assisting committee leads in the resolution of problems when necessary

*To apply for this position, please email hr@leanincanada.com with your resume and this application form by June 12th, 2020. Applications through the website will not be considered for this role.

+- Marketing Committee | Digital/Sponsor Marketing Manager

The Digital Marketing Manager will be responsible for:

• Supporting with the ongoing maintenance of the Lean In Canada website including:
o Managing a yearly budget
o Managing an external agency (creative, translations etc)
o Building quarterly content plan
o Supporting local chapter needs/requirements
o Supporting Board of directors’ needs/requirements
o Supporting sponsor needs/requirements
o Tracking and growing engagement metrics
• Working cross-functionally with each board member as well as cross Canada Chapters to build yearly plans for content, sponsor engagement, etc
• Supporting the on going email database & engagement tactics
o Supporting in the development and execution of the quarterly newsletter - managing deployment, etc.
o Leveraging content from other Lean In Organizations (where applicable)
o Building content, timing, planning for email opt-in campaigns
o Measuring performance, tracking metrics for email engagement

** Ideal candidate has experience in project management, ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, familiarity managing websites, experience building and growing a brand. Will report to the Board of Directors – Marketing Lead.
Apply Here

+- Marketing Committee | Social/Content Marketing Manager

• Supporting with the ongoing engagement of the Lean In Canada National social channels including our Facebook Page, LinkedIn, & Instagram:
o Managing a yearly budget
o Managing an external agency (creative, translations etc)
o Building monthly content plan
o Supporting local chapter needs/requirements
o Supporting Board of directors’ needs/requirements
o Supporting sponsor needs/requirements
o Tracking and growing engagement metrics
o Deployment/posting on all properties
• Working cross-functionally with each board member as well as cross Canada Chapters to build yearly plans for content, sponsor engagement, etc

** Ideal candidate has experience in project management, understanding of social content engagement, deployment & planning. Will report to the Board of Directors – Marketing Lead.
Apply Here

+- Director, Strategic Initiatives

Lean In Canada is a community of professional women empowering each other to build purposeful and fulfilling careers. Since 2013, we have grown from an audience of 20 people to over 6,000 members in various professions across Canada. We built our organization for people just like us: professional women who are passionate about driving their careers forward to the next level and beyond, and who want to achieve greater success not only in work, but also in life.

The Strategic Initiatives Director is a key role on the National Board. This role helps to ensure the organization is operating efficiently while chartering new initiatives alongside the President and other Directives.

Key Responsibilities
The Strategic Initiatives Director shall:

Support the President in executing the key deliverables including:
o Building the overall Lean In Canada growth and engagement strategy
o Acting as a key liaison and Canadian representation to the Leanin.org Foundation
o Serving as a mentor to ensure all official regional Chapters are operating efficiently

Champion key operational initiatives:
o Partner with the Sponsorship Director to build out the national sponsorship strategy including target identification, value proposition creation, program development and KPI reporting.
o Partner with the Finance Director to build out a strategic and financial planning process

Identify and lead new strategic initiatives including:
o Develop a partnership strategy with other women’s organizations
o Investigate building a collaborative sponsorship outreach program in partnership with other women’s organizations
o Develop ways to open up the audience to include more men
o Work with the Lean In foundation to bring more programs to Canada

*To apply for this position, please email hr@leanincanada.com with your resume and this application form by June 12th, 2020. Applications through the website will not be considered for this role.

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