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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 | Videographer

Do you naturally capture candid animated moments? Can you also produce short-second videos? Lean In Toronto's marketing team is looking for a videographer to help capture content at our events and create some animated social media footage. If you've got the equipment and passion for joining a great team you're what we've been looking for. Time commitment can vary between 5-10 hours a month depending on if event footage needs editing. We hope you're eager to join a team of women empowering women. 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

+- Events Committee | Senior Events Lead

Reporting to the Chapter President, the Senior Events Lead has the overall responsibility for events in Toronto, ensuring that all events are in-line with the events handbook and event quality is maintained. Although others within the team may have certain responsibilities, the Sr Events Lead is ultimately responsible for ensuring everything gets done. Responsibilities include: - Hiring, training, and scheduling Events Managers, Event Assistants, Guest Services Manager, Photographer, Regional Speaker Research Lead and Venue Research Lead - Booking and executing contracts with venues and vendors, ensuring timely payment - Creating an Event Brief, including all details of the event as well as projected attendee numbers and ticket sales - Planning food/beverage amounts based on projected ticket sales - Day-of venue management, working with the on-site event coordinator - Liaising with and coordinating speakers/panelists in advance of and day-of each event - Scheduling and managing day-of Event Volunteers - Developing and managing the Run of Show - Coordinating creation of the event deck - Working with the Marketing team to promote the event - Other items as required Approx time commitment: Up to 10-15 hours per month (potentially more during months with events). Lean In Toronto will run approx 8 events per year. The Sr. Events Lead and Events Lead will split the events and wholly manage 4 events each. Apply Here

+- Events Committee | Events Lead

The Event Lead reports to the Senior Events Lead, and working together, develops a plan for their events. Ensuring that all events are in-line with the events handbook and the event quality is maintained, the Events Lead is responsible for ensuring everything gets done for their events and maintain independence from the Sr. Events Lead. Responsibilities include: - Booking and executing contracts with venues and vendors, ensuring timely payment - Creating an Event Brief, including all details of the event as well as projected attendee numbers and ticket sales - Planning food/beverage amounts based on projected ticket sales - Day-of venue management, working with the on-site event coordinator - Liaising with and coordinating speakers/panelists in advance of and day-of each event - Scheduling and managing day-of Event Volunteers - Developing and managing the Run of Show - Coordinating creation of the event deck - Working with the Marketing team to promote the event - Other items as required Approx time commitment: Up to 5-10 hours per month (potentially more during months with events). Lean In Toronto will run approx 8 events per year. The Sr. Events Lead and Events Lead will split the events and wholly manage 4 events each. Apply Here

+- KEY LEADERSHIP POSITION: Toronto 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

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)

+- 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

Board of Directors

+- National Sponsorship Director (Toronto-based)

Purpose of the National Sponsorship Director
The Sponsorship Director shall assist the board of directors of Lean In Canada in the development and execution of its national sponsorship plan in order to build mutually beneficial relationships and gain buy-in from aligned sponsors, ensuring the long-term financial viability of the organization.

Responsibilities
The National Sponsorship Director shall build and lead a volunteer committee that will:
• Develop and execute a comprehensive sponsorship strategy that will be ratified by the Board
• Create compelling sponsorship materials that promote Lean In Canada’s services while attracting aligned sponsors
• Establish criteria and standards for national sponsors and sponsorship levels
• Build Sponsorship Handbook to provide guidance for regional chapters (Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary)
• Seek out, assess and recommend potential sponsors and grants to the Board
• Build a portfolio of financial sponsors, in-kind sponsors (eg. Venue partners), and grants to ensure a comfortable cash flow position and take advantage of cost-saving opportunities.

*To apply for this position, please email hr@leanincanada.com with your resume and this application form by March 20th, 2020.
Applications through the website will not be considered for this role.

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