Career Opportunity - Executive Director


Career Opportunity — Executive Director

December 3, 2021 

Friends of Medicare (Edmonton, Alberta) is seeking an exceptional individual to be the effective and persuasive lead voice for public health care as our Executive Director. The successful candidate will be responsible for guiding FOM and its impact on public health care policy in Alberta’s social, political and economic arena.

Closing date: December 17, 2021

Areas of Responsibility

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director (ED) is the Chief Executive Officer and a key spokesperson for FOM.  The ED will provide day-to-day management as well as strategic and tactical leadership of the organization, employees and volunteers.

The candidate must be capable of leading a vision for growth, with outstanding leadership, communications and interpersonal skills, and developing, directing and implementing an ambitious strategic plan.

Leadership in this position is provided by planning and coordinating campaigns and projects to achieve organizational goals; enhancing the public profile of FOM through proactive media and communications initiatives; fund-raising, supervising staff; advising the Board of Directors on policy and procedures; and building effective relationships with members, chapters and other partners and interested parties.

We are looking for someone to take on this position immediately.


The ED will be an experienced and decisive campaigner, with the ability to marshal resources from a broad base of organizational and individual supporters to develop and execute advocacy campaigns, lobbying and other activities to support the goals of the organization. As a spokesperson for Friends of Medicare, the candidate will be skilled in media relations.


Market competitive and generous compensation package (negotiable).

Only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.
Submit resume to: [email protected]