The Yukon Historical & Museums Association (YHMA) is seeking an energetic, outgoing, and organized Executive Director. YHMA is a non-profit organization that serves to connect and support the Yukon’s heritage community, including museums, First Nation cultural centres and heritage organizations. The Executive Director reports to and is guided by a diverse volunteer Board of Directors, and uses a wide range of skills to solve problems creatively.
A typical day might include: work on creating a quarterly financial report; meeting with a committee of museum directors to set common goals for a collaborative marketing plan; taking an urgent call from a reporter who wants your opinion on an endangered heritage site; receiving a drop-in visit from tourists looking for places to view First Nations art; hiring a contractor to organize an event or research a topic; and work on writing a great grant application for a new or existing program.
Sound interesting? More information is included in the job description and job posting below. The deadline for applications is July 29, 2016 at 5pm PST.