Job Posting

Executive Director - Craft Nova Scotia

Craft Nova Scotia is an exciting and vibrant membership based charitable organization working with professional craftspeople to encourage and promote both the craft movement in Nova Scotia and the public awareness and appreciation of handcrafted works and community activities.

The Executive Director, reporting to the Executive Committee and Board of Directors, is the most senior administrative position in the organization.  The Executive Director directs and administers all Craft Nova Scotia programs and operations, supervises all members of the Craft NS team and coordinates the activities of the volunteers of Craft NS. The Executive Director brings a commitment to elevating Craft Nova Scotia forward as an inclusive and equitable organization that fully reflects the diversity of the greater craft community.

The Executive Director is responsible for the implementation, advocacy and communication of the vital role of craft in Mi'kma'ki - Nova Scotia. The Centre for Craft Nova Scotia is an integral part of the organization's public programming with the Mary E. Black Gallery, Artist Residencies, Workshops and Studios. Craft Nova Scotia manages the Centre for Craft Nova Scotia, under an agreement with the Province of Nova Scotia.

A complete job description is available on our website, see link below.

We encourage applications from all qualified candidates including Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, and persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity.

The deadline for applications is 4:00 pm,  May 7, 2021.

Hourly Wage, Salary or Salary Range: 
$47,000. - $54,000.
Application Deadline: 
Friday, May 7, 2021
Start Date: 
Tuesday, June 15, 2021
Type of Work: 
Full Time
Nova Scotia
Education Level: 
University (Undergraduate)
Prefered Method(s) of Application: 
By E-Mail

Employer Details

Craft Nova Scotia

Craft NS Hiring Committee
1113 Marginal Rd
Halifax, NS B3H 4P7

Our mandate is to encourage and promote both the craft movement in Nova Scotia and the public awareness and appreciation of craft products and activities.