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The Edmonton Eskimo Football Club is a community owned football team playing in the Canadian Football League (“CFL”) that was formed in 1949 and adopted their now famous Green and Gold uniforms from the University of Alberta. The Eskimos have won 14 Grey Cup Championships since 1949 including three in a row in the 50’s and five in a row in the 70’s & 80’s. The Eskimo football club plays a very active role in the Edmonton and Northern Alberta communities and participates in many events under their Champions in the Community brand.
For further information on the Edmonton Eskimo Football Club please visit their website at www.esks.com.
Job Title: President & Chief Executive Officer
Reports to: Board of Directors
Location: Edmonton, Alberta
The President and Chief Executive Officer (“President and CEO”) will have overall responsibility for executive management and strategic leadership of the Edmonton Eskimos. The President and CEO reports directly to a Board of Directors who are influential business and community leaders. The President and CEO will operate within a framework set by the Board and function as the principal representative of the Edmonton Eskimos to business, industry, the community and various levels of government. This role will be responsible for providing outstanding leadership in achieving the short and long-term goals of the Edmonton Eskimos, as well as, providing effective management of its human, physical and financial resources.
The position will include the following responsibilities:
FIRST YEAR DELIVERABLES / MEASURES OF SUCCESS
Success in the first year will be determined by the candidate’s ability to:
Given the pivotal role this individual will be expected to play in achieving the strategic objectives of the Edmonton Eskimos and in supporting the success of the organization, it is essential that the successful candidate possess the following core competencies, experience and attributes:
Candidate Core Competencies:
Ideal Personal Profile
An excellent compensation package awaits the successful candidate.
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