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Senior Operations Director

Full-time | Montréal, QC

Kids Code Jeunesse (KCJ) is a Canadian charity determined to make sure every child is educated with the skills to thrive, the knowledge to make informed decisions, and the tools they need to use technology to make the world a better place. We work hard to develop and deliver the best computational thinking and coding education, dans les deux langues officielles, in Canada. And our efforts are making an impact.

Job Decription:

The ideal Senior Operations Director will be an enthusiastic and engaged team player with strong leadership skills. You will be in charge of providing inspired leadership to the operations team, which involves making important policy decisions and implementing the strategy of organization. You will also be a role-model in promoting a culture that encourages innovation and performance.

Language:
  • English (Required)
  • French (Required)
What you'll do:
  • Translate the KCJ mission, visions and goals into action across operations.
  • Plans and oversees communications, operations, web services, HR, and administrative functions.
  • Provide strategic recommendations to President / CFO in the development, implementation, and evaluation of new or modified operating policies, practices, and procedures.
  • Provide inspired leadership in running the day-to-day operations.
  • Establishes and implements short- and long-range organizational goals and objectives.
  • Monitors and evaluates operational effectiveness and builds efficiency and continuous improvements during a large scale-up growth phase.
  • Help promote a company culture that encourages top performance and high morale.
  • Work with senior stakeholders and ensure communication with the management team.
  • Manage legal requirements and monitor compliance with laws and regulations.
  • Identify and address problems and opportunities for the organization.
  • Manages the operations budget.
What you'll need:
  • At least 5 - 7 years experience in senior management, operations, and leadership.
  • Solid understanding of general finance and budgeting, including profit and loss, balance sheet and cash-flow management.
  • Ability to build consensus and relationships among managers, partners, and employees.
  • Excellent communication skills in English and French.
  • Bachelor’s degree in operations management or related field.
Who you are:
  • Motivated, adaptable leader and influential decision-maker.
  • Effective communicator across organizational levels.
  • Enjoy analyzing complex problems, interpret operational needs, and develop integrated, creative solutions.
  • Strong organizer who can balance resources and establishing priorities.
  • Capable to know when and how to delegate.
Nice to have:
  • MBA or other related field Master’s degree.
  • Experience in scaling-up operations and managing budgets of $5M+.
  • Experience managing remote teams across cities, provinces or countries.

KCJ is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Working at KCJ includes:
  • 20 days of annual vacation (including 5 days in December during office closure)
  • Group benefits including medical and dental
  • Up to 5 annual sick days
  • Casual dress/ working environment

We pride ourselves on being a truly collaborative, innovative and diverse team. We celebrate the big - and small - wins. We laugh often and eat lots of homemade food together. We support and help each other learn and grow. We are really good at what we do and we care a lot about doing it. Apply if you belong.

Together, we will help the next generation set the course for a better future.

APPLY
Philanthropy & Grants Manager

Full-time | Montréal, QC

Kids Code Jeunesse (KCJ) is a Canadian charity determined to make sure every child is educated with the skills to thrive, the knowledge to make informed decisions, and the tools they need to use technology to make the world a better place. We work hard to develop and deliver the best computational thinking and coding education, dans les deux langues officielles, in Canada. And our efforts are making an impact.

Job Decription:

You will be responsible for the development and delivery of a fundraising strategy that includes foundations, grants, and individual major donors. You will build and maintain relationships with foundations and major donors, with a focus on large national and international funding opportunities. The fundraising strategy will be part of the global business development strategy.

Language:
  • English (Required)
  • French (Required)
What you'll do:
  • Develop and maintain an annual philanthropy & grants strategy, including tracking and monitoring prospects through every phase.
  • Identify new and manage current relationships with foundations and individual major donors.
  • Prepare strategy and briefing documents for meetings with major donors, cultivating events for individuals, and manage follow-up activities to secure major gifts.
  • Prepare and present compelling funding proposals to major prospects.
  • Attend strategic networking events.
  • Ensure appropriate and timely follow-up of donors following the receipt of financial commitments (gift acknowledgement, coordinating thank-you’s.
  • Develop and implement a donor appreciation strategy.
  • Contribute to the Business Development strategy.
  • Work closely with the Business Development Director and Sponsorship Manager.
What you'll need:
  • Evidence of working at a managerial level to contribute to the development and implementation of successful philanthropic giving strategies.
  • Knowledge of best practice in the prospecting, cultivation, solicitation and management of new and existing foundation and major donor supporters.
  • Proven people management experience and expertise.
  • Proven track record of generating significant fundraising results.
  • Experience crafting major donor strategies.
  • Experience using a CRM.
  • Understanding of and connections in Canada’s foundations and major donors landscape
Who you are:
  • 5yrs + experience working in fundraising and in the not for profit sector.
  • Excellent interpersonal, networking and relationship building skills, including ability to represent KCJ to senior-level supporters and internal/external stakeholders.
  • High ethical standards of behavior, good judgment, respect for others, confidentiality and attention to detail.
  • The ability to be flexible, diplomatic and assertive.
  • Ability to solve problems and identify opportunities, make decisions and prioritise effectively as a manager.
  • Thoroughness and attention to detail.
  • Ability to manage different and multiple relationships.
  • Passionate about the importance of education.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and French.
Working at KCJ includes:
  • 20 days of annual vacation (including 5 days in December during office closure)
  • Group benefits including medical and dental
  • Up to 5 annual sick days
  • Casual dress/ working environment

We pride ourselves on being a truly collaborative, innovative and diverse team. We celebrate the big - and small - wins. We laugh often and eat lots of homemade food together. We support and help each other learn and grow. We are really good at what we do and we care a lot about doing it. Apply if you belong.

Together, we will help the next generation set the course for a better future.

APPLY
People & Culture Manager

Full-time | Montréal, QC

Kids Code Jeunesse (KCJ) is a Canadian charity determined to make sure every child is educated with the skills to thrive, the knowledge to make informed decisions, and the tools they need to use technology to make the world a better place. We work hard to develop and deliver the best computational thinking and coding education, dans les deux langues officielles, in Canada. And our efforts are making an impact.

Job Decription:

You will be responsible for building a strong organizational culture, and empowering employees to grow in their positions. You will steer the team toward our common vision, mission and goals. You will design, implement, and maintain our People and Culture strategy. You will oversee hiring and onboarding as well as on-going HR related duties.

Language:
  • English (Required)
  • French (Required)
What you'll do:
  • Design KCJ’s People and Culture strategy.
  • Actively manage the implementation and maintenance of KCJ’S People and Culture strategy including talent attraction, engagement and development.
  • Plan, organize and manage HR activities that drive a positive culture.
  • Ensure managers have support and training for employee talent development and retention.
  • Provide a high level of service and support to managers around processes such as annual reviews, compensation and exit processes.
  • Provide guidance to management and leads in employee related issues i.e., performance evaluations, employee relations, mediation, succession plans, compensation, departmental organization and disciplinary procedures.
  • Develop internal communications strategy, including notification of statutory holidays, all-staff meetings, and organizations news and updates.
  • Manage and help resolve any employee related concerns including grievances, mediations, arbitrations and complaints in a manner that respects all concerned and communicate recommendations and results.
  • Organize and coordinate employee engagement events such as: BBQs, seasonal parties and any other employee appreciation events.
  • Manage employee annual performance review process.
  • Develop, update and implement HR policies, procedures and initiatives.
  • Oversee the management and contract renewal of the group insurance plan.
  • Manage overall health and safety and the coordination of all CNESST claims /advises on short & long term disability claims; reviews return to work.
  • Manage employee questions around all HR concerns.
  • Ensure employee holiday time, time in-lieu are tracked and in order.
What you'll need:
  • University degree in human resources, labour relations or related field, equivalent work experience will be considered.
  • You have a minimum 5 years’ experience in a Human Resource role and a post-secondary diploma/certificate in HR. CHRP is an asset.
  • You have strong knowledge of current legislation related to employment as well as current HR theories and practices including recruitment, policy and performance management.
  • You have prior experience coaching leaders and can manage conflict.
  • 5 years of relevant progressive work experience in a management role.
Who you are:
  • You are a high energy person.
  • You are organized and detail oriented.
  • You maintain strict confidentiality, use high levels of diplomacy and tact.
  • Proven leadership and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to work and act independently using good judgment when assessing difficult situations.
  • Ability to accurately listen, understand and respond appropriately.
  • Demonstrate a high degree of integrity, diplomacy, discretion and confidentiality.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and French.
Working at KCJ includes:
  • 20 days of annual vacation (including 5 days in December during office closure)
  • Group benefits including medical and dental
  • Up to 5 annual sick days
  • Casual dress/ working environment

We pride ourselves on being a truly collaborative, innovative and diverse team. We celebrate the big - and small - wins. We laugh often and eat lots of homemade food together. We support and help each other learn and grow. We are really good at what we do and we care a lot about doing it. Apply if you belong.

Together, we will help the next generation set the course for a better future.

APPLY
Sponsorships Manager

Full-time | Montréal, QC

Kids Code Jeunesse (KCJ) is a Canadian charity determined to make sure every child is educated with the skills to thrive, the knowledge to make informed decisions, and the tools they need to use technology to make the world a better place. We work hard to develop and deliver the best computational thinking and coding education, dans les deux langues officielles, in Canada. And our efforts are making an impact.

Job Decription:

You will be responsible for the development and delivery of a sponsorship strategy.

You will build and maintain relationships with corporations, with a focus on large national and international sponsorships. The sponsorship strategy will be part of the global business development strategy, set with KCJ's Business Development Director.

Language:
  • English (Required)
  • French (Required)
What you'll do:
  • Develop and maintain an annual sponsorship strategy, including tracking mechanisms and monitoring prospects through every phase.
  • Identify new and manage current relationships with employees in corporations, including alignment to CSR programs.
  • Prepare strategy and briefing documents for meetings with sponsors.
  • Prepare and present compelling sponsorship proposals to major prospects.
  • Attend strategic networking events.
  • Manage sponsorship target tracking and delivery.
  • Contribute to the global Business Development strategy.
  • Work closely with the Business Development Director, Philanthropies Manager, and Community Developers.
What you'll need:
  • Evidence of working at a managerial level to contribute to the development and implementation of successful sponsorship strategies.
  • Proven people management experience and expertise.
  • Proven track record of generating significant sponsorship results.
  • Experience crafting major sponsorship strategies.
  • Experience using a CRM.
  • Understanding of and connections in Canada’s corporate landscape.
Who you are:
  • 5 yrs + experience working in sponsorships or corporate social responsibility.
  • Excellent interpersonal, networking and relationship building skills, including ability to represent KCJ to senior-level corporate leaders and internal/external stakeholders.
  • High ethical standards of behavior, good judgment, respect for others, confidentiality and attention to detail.
  • The ability to be flexible, diplomatic and assertive.
  • Ability to solve problems and identify opportunities, make decisions and prioritise effectively as a manager.
  • Thoroughness and attention to detail.
  • Strong time management skills and ability to prioritize.
  • Ability to manage different and multiple relationships.
  • Passionate about the importance of education.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and French.
Working at KCJ includes:
  • 20 days of annual vacation (including 5 days in December during office closure)
  • Group benefits including medical and dental
  • Up to 5 annual sick days
  • Casual dress/ working environment

We pride ourselves on being a truly collaborative, innovative and diverse team. We celebrate the big - and small - wins. We laugh often and eat lots of homemade food together. We support and help each other learn and grow. We are really good at what we do and we care a lot about doing it. Apply if you belong.

Together, we will help the next generation set the course for a better future.

APPLY
Business Development Director

Full-time | Toronto, ON

Kids Code Jeunesse (KCJ) is a Canadian charity determined to make sure every child is educated with the skills to thrive, the knowledge to make informed decisions, and the tools they need to use technology to make the world a better place. We work hard to develop and deliver the best computational thinking and coding education, dans les deux langues officielles, in Canada. And our efforts are making an impact.

Job Decription:

You will oversee the global business strategy, which includes KCJ’s independent revenue through sales and services, philanthropies and grants, and sponsorships. You will also be responsible for managing a team of Community Developers, who will be an integral part in building sustainable communities across Canada.

Language:
  • English (Required)
  • French (Helpful)
What you'll do:
  • Develop a global business strategy, including financing from sponsorships, grants and philanthropy, and independent revenue streams with provincial, national and international reach.
  • Oversee the delivery of the strategy with annual targets.
  • Manage a team of Community Developers.
  • Develop and implement an independent revenue strategy.
  • Quarterly progress presentations to CEO, President, Board of Directors.
  • Strategy development with the CEO and President & CFO.
What you'll need:
  • Experience at director level in a small to medium sized company, or management level at a large company.
  • Experience in development and implementation of successful sponsorship strategies.
  • Proven people management experience and expertise.
  • Proven track record of generating significant sponsorship results.
  • Experience crafting major sponsorship strategies.
  • Experience using a CRM.
  • Experience working/ volunteering in the Not for Profit sector.
  • Proven connections in the corporate sectors in Canada.
  • Able to travel occasionally.
Who you are:
  • 10 yrs + experience working in business development.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Strong financial forecasting skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, networking and relationship building skills.
  • High ethical standards of behaviour, good judgment, respect for others, confidentiality and attention to detail.
  • Flexible, diplomatic and assertive.
  • Skills to solve problems and identify opportunities, make decisions and prioritize effectively as a director.
  • Passionate about the importance of education.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
Nice to have:
  • Drivers licence.
  • Verbal and written communication skills in French.
  • Strong connections with companies in artificial intelligence.
  • Understanding of the United Nations working Sustainable Development Goals.
  • National and International not for profit experience.
  • Masters in Business Administration or equivalent.
Working at KCJ includes:
  • 20 days of annual vacation (including 5 days in December during office closure)
  • Group benefits including medical and dental
  • Up to 5 annual sick days
  • Casual dress/ working environment

We pride ourselves on being a truly collaborative, innovative and diverse team. We celebrate the big - and small - wins. We laugh often and eat lots of homemade food together. We support and help each other learn and grow. We are really good at what we do and we care a lot about doing it. Apply if you belong.

Together, we will help the next generation set the course for a better future.

APPLY