Newfoundland & Labrador


Chief Executive Officer


Food First NL
- Healthy Food for All: Ensuring access to enough, healthy, and culturally appropriate food for all-


Established in 1998, Food First NL has over twenty years experience leading food security work in Newfoundland and Labrador. Food First NL’s Mission is to actively promote comprehensive, community-based solutions to ensure access to adequate and healthy food for all. Food First NL’s Vision is a province where all people at all times have physical and economic access to sufficient, safe, and nutritious food to meet their dietary need and food preferences for an active and healthy life.

Food First NL is seeking an exceptional professional to lead their team as Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the CEO provides passionate, executive leadership and management for the organization’s strategic plan, project administration, programs and services and plays a vital role in assuring Food First NL’s success. The CEO is responsible for the overall management, strategic direction and growth for Food First NL. This includes ensuring financial sustainability of the organization, facilitating strategic and operational planning, building and expanding relationships and partnerships, building capacity among staff and ensuring effective program delivery, overseeing responsible financial management and administration, and supporting effective governance.

As the ideal candidate, you have leadership experience, not-for-profit experience and are passionate about what you do. Proactive and energetic, your ability to inspire and include others creates an environment where diversity, inclusion and empowerment support an innovative approach to advancing food security in Newfoundland and Labrador. With a growth minded vision, you have a high level understanding of fund development including public and private funding and project financing. Your excellent communication skills and ability to build and nurture a high performing team and strong stakeholder realtionships are evident through past successes. You excel in raising awareness about complex issues, strengthening partnerships, and catalyzing action to achieve results.

If you’re interested in this opportunity, contact Janet Rose at jrose@kbrs.ca or telephone 1-866-822-6022 or Beverley Evans at bevans@kbrs.ca, or please apply directly by clicking on the "Apply Now" button below.

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