Newfoundland and Labrador



“Your go-to resource for business”.

Existing for their members, the St. John’s Board of Trade is dedicated to enhancing the prosperity of its members and to helping them realize their full potential. With roots that are deep, their growth has no limits and it is their job to celebrate, support, and connect people and local business so they can grow and inspire the world. The Board of Trade is committed to influencing public policy and providing resources for strategic issues management, networking, and business-building events. As a member of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, we are the primary connection between business and the federal government to advocate for you.

With their mission to grow the business community, local entrepreneurs are never alone. The Board of Trade connects its members to a team of people who want them to grow and succeed.

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the CEO provides visionary leadership on the organization’s strategic plan, administration, programs and services, and plays a vital role in assuring our success. As a strategic and collaborative leader, the CEO is a high-profile transformational position tasked with forging lasting relationships with and amongst diverse business members and other related associations in the community. We are looking for transformational change and increased relevancy for you, our members.

Supported by a strong senior management team, the CEO will focus their attention on the growth of the organization’s membership base, supporting member success as well as the diversification and growth of revenues that ensure the continued and sustainable development of Newfoundland and Labrador’s small, medium, and large businesses. While strengthening the internal operations and external customer experience, the CEO is responsible for attaining goals and objectives as established with the Board of Directors, within its mandate, policies, and budget, to ensure the future sustainability of the organization. Your excellent relationship building abilities will propel the organization forward into new and exciting partnerships.

As the ideal candidate, you are a true entrepreneur, a visionary thinker, a demonstrated champion of change, and a strategic senior leader. You have an undergraduate degree and 10 years or more in a leadership or management role or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in a member-based organization is an asset. Comfortable as the face of an organization and speaking with media, you have a presence and are an engaging speaker who knows how to build a network and make connections that draw people to the organization as their go-to service provider.

The SJBOT seeks to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds and perspectives. We strongly believe that talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion or disability, but enriches itself through these differences.

For further information about this opportunity, please contact Sandra McIsaac or Beverley Evans at 1-866-822-6022 or submit your application online by clicking the "Apply Now" button below.

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