The Executive Director is responsible for the administration of ACTSAFE, and for achieving the goals of the mission statement and the objectives set by the Board of Directors. Appointed by the Board of Directors and reporting to the Chair, the Executive Director provides leadership in the management of ACTSAFE, the facilitation of stakeholder input and directs the staff in the planning and development, administration, management and mentoring of all ACTSAFE activities.
Initiates, organizes and co-ordinates educational activities to promote safety within the arts and entertainment industry.
Develops and provides appropriate policy and strategy recommendations for consideration by the Board.
Attends all Board meetings and presents a written Executive Director’s Report. Prepares other written reports to Board members as required.
Facilitates compliance with WorkSafeBC’s Occupational Health and Safety Regulation in the arts and entertainment industry. Provides recommendations for modification when WorksafeBC compliance is unachievable for either industry.<ins cite="mailto:Tracey%20Wood" datetime="2013-06-25T14:42"> </ins>
Seeks and maintains appropriate collaboration and cooperation with industry committees, associations, unions and guilds that will assist in the attainment of goals and effective delivery of programs.
Liaises and communicates with appropriate WorksafeBC<ins cite="mailto:Tracey%20Wood" datetime="2013-06-25T14:43"> </ins>personnel and other safety organizations including other health and safety associations as required to foster a blending of awareness, education and enforcement to instill safe work practices.
Keeping in mind Actsafe’s strategic goals and succession planning, develops and maintains a staff organization which provides appropriate policy recommendations for consideration by the Board and delivers services, programs and information beneficial to all ACTSAFE members.
Proposes an issue agenda<ins cite="mailto:Tracey%20Wood" datetime="2013-06-25T14:45">,</ins> ongoing project list and updates for the Board of Directors, Motion Picture/Video, and Performing Arts committee meetings.
Attends workplaces in branches of the arts and entertainment industry to become familiar with relevant health and safety issues.
Performs such other duties as are customarily incidental to the position or as the Board may from time to time prescribe.
The ideal candidate will bring to ACTSAFE an outstanding track record of previous success as an accomplished professional recognized for his/her management and general business skills. As well, the new incumbent is recognized for his/her leadership and interpersonal abilities fostering teamwork and results. Exposure to the operational aspects of association management would be an asset.
Actsafe, BC’s performing arts and film industry safety association, is currently seeking an Executive Director.
For 15 years Actsafe has been an industry leader in health and safety, and is looking for a candidate to lead us into the future. If you are looking for a position that makes a difference in people’s lives, this is it.
Working closely with our Board of Directors and dynamic staff you will have the opportunity to positively impact the safety and well being of workers in two extremely interesting and creative industries.
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, as well as a creative and relaxed work environment.