07 February 2015

COPA Seeks New President and CEO

COPA is looking for the person who will become just the third person to lead the organization since it was founded in 1952. Here is the official announcement for the job opening:

COPA is a not-for-profit organization with over 17,000 members. Its mission is to protect Personal Aviation and promote it as a valued, integral and sustainable part of the Canadian Community. More information may be found on COPA's website at www.copanational.org

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the President & CEO leads a small team of dedicated professionals at COPA's national office in Ottawa. The President & CEO is responsible for providing valuable membership services, contributing to the corporate strategy and business plan, leading and integrating corporate goals and deliverables, influencing governments, assisting the Board with regard to corporate governance while leading and managing the national office.

The successful candidate will have experience with how governments work at the political level and related legislation; knowledge of the challenges facing General and Personal Aviation in Canada; experience in managing and leading teams and effectively working with a Board of Directors. Ideally the candidate will bring experience with regulatory structures and regulations affecting aviation and its impact on the aviation industry. A comprehensive job description, inclusive core and desirable qualifications, may be found at www.copa.recruiterbox.com.

Interested individuals may apply in confidence for the position through the online recruiting website at www.copa.recruiterbox.com or forward their application via e-mail to copa@applications.recruiterbox.com The deadline for submitting applications is Thursday, March 26th , 2015.

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