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Writers’ Trust of Canada Executive Director application deadline
September 13, 2019
The Writers’ Trust of Canada is a national not-for-profit organization, the mission of which is to advance, nurture and celebrate Canadian writers and writing. Writers’ Trust programming is designed to champion excellence in Canadian writing, to improve the status of writers, and to create connections between writers and readers.
The Writers’ Trust administers ten annual literary awards, and programs that include a writers’ retreat in Dawson City, Yukon; a prestigious fellowship; a career development program for the rising stars of Canadian literature; and an emergency fund for writers in financial crisis. One of the Trust’s fundamental goals is to raise awareness of the contributions made by Canadian literature to our national culture.
The Executive Director is the Chief Executive Officer of the Writers’ Trust of Canada and reports to the 19-member volunteer Board of Directors. The Executive Director provides leadership and vision to ensure that the mission of the Writers’ Trust of Canada is achieved and that the organization’s strategic, programming, fundraising, and communications goals are met.