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Effective, engaged leadership is critical to the success of any organization. Realize’s executive search and consulting services can help develop your leadership team. Take a look at our current opportunities and a portfolio of leaders we matched with progressive organizations.

  • Realize Strategies is seeking a Senior Consultant

    We’re looking for a unique individual. You have a social impact heart and a no-nonsense business head. You are passionate about putting your expertise and skills in service of a purpose that goes beyond profit.

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  • Watari Counselling & Support Services Society is seeking an Executive Director

    Watari Counselling & Support Services Society is a registered, charitable social-profit organization established in 1986 in a response to a lack of services and programs for street involved youth and families.

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  • Realize Strategies and the BC Co-op Association is seeking a Community Administrator

    Realize Strategies and the BC Co-operative Association are seeking an experienced administrator to assist in the day-to-day operations of their busy co-located office in Vancouver. This is a great opportunity to grow your career within expanding businesses.

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  • Realize Properties is seeking an Impact Organization Accountant

    We’re looking for a unique individual. You’re passionate about social impact, and you’re able to toggle comfortably between dealing with numbers, clients and day-to-day logistics. You love working in a dynamic team environment that is dedicated to making a difference.

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  • International Society for Cellular Therapy is seeking a Manager, Accounting Services

    International Society for Cellular Therapy is seeking a seasoned finance and accounting professional to join their growing organization. The successful candidate will be a seasoned professional who embraces ISCT’s culture and is committed to deliver excellence in a challenging, hands-on role.

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  • The Community Impact Real Estate Society is seeking an Executive Director

    The Community Impact Real Estate Society (CIRES) is a new social enterprise initiative of the Vancity Community Foundation, BC Housing and the City of Vancouver. CIRES is the lead leaseholder for mixed-use commercial and retail spaces in Vancouver’s Downtown East Side (DTES) and inner-city area...

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Out on Screen was seeking an Artistic Director

Successfully Hired

Anoushka Ratnarajah and Amber Dawn were selected to jointly hold the position of Artistic Director for Out On Screen’s Vancouver Queer Film Festival and artistic programming. The search garnered a high number of strong applications, but Anoushka and Amber Dawn’s strong vision teamed with their extensive experience with art curation put them ahead. Realize was pleased to lead the search to find the right leadership for this important role in the arts and LGBTQ2+ community. Anoushka is a leading writer, filmmaker, and an associate artist and facilitator at ShapeShift Arts. Amber Dawn is a seasoned educator and award-winning writer. She previously held the position of Artistic Director for four years until 2012.

John Howard Society Of The Lower Mainland was seeking an Executive Director Of Corporate Development

Successfully Hired

David Lee was the successful candidate for the Executive Director of Corporate Development position at the John Howard Society of the Lower Mainland (JHSLM). Realize led the search to find the optimal candidate for this newly created role at the JHSLM, a non-profit charitable organization that supports individuals involved in the criminal justice system. David has a diverse skillset and strong background in social justice, with ample experience in strategic business development. Realize is confident that David will help amplify the growth of the JHSLM and position the organization for even greater impact in the future.

Out On Screen was seeking an Executive Director

Successfully Hired

Stephanie Goodwin was appointed Executive Director of Out On Screen in the summer of 2015 following a search initiated by the Board of Directors. The previous ED had been with the organization for more than 15 years and so Realize was pleased to guide a very busy Board through the process. The role called for specific LGBTQ community understanding and a love of film. Stephanie is a seasoned non-profit leader, bringing more than ten years of leadership from Greenpeace. Realize not only handled the leadership search but also provided communications support for the organization through this transition.