Community Impact Real Estate Society (CIRES) is seeking an Executive Director

  • Role Overview

    Community Impact Real Estate Society (CIRES) is accepting applications for the position of Executive Director in Vancouver, British Columbia. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director is accountable for the overall strategic and operational success of CIRES. In partnership with the Board, the Executive Director assures CIRES’ relevance to the community, the accomplishment of the organization’s vision and strategic goals, and the accountability of CIRES to its diverse stakeholders and constituents. The Executive Director oversees a growing portfolio of currently 53 commercial properties and annual revenues of $1.5 million that, in turn, support the growth and development of social enterprises in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside.

    Further details on the job responsibilities, dimensions, and role qualifications can be found here: CIRES Executive Director Role Description.

    CIRES is a social enterprise commercial property manager and community economic developer based in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. CIRES contributes to the building of an inclusive local economy by using the space in its portfolio to provide affordable goods, services, social support, and employment opportunities in the communities within which it works.

How to Apply

This search is conducted by Realize Strategies. To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume in one PDF document.

For more information about this position, please see the full Role Description and Opportunity Brief, or contact John Kay or Gillian Harper at 604.718.8292.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Early applications are encouraged.

All applications will be kept in strict confidence.

The Community Impact Real Estate Society strives for meaningful employment from all communities and for its team to reflect the diversity of the communities it serves. First Nations, people of colour, and people across spectrums of gender, sexuality, age, and abilities are encouraged to apply.

The Community Impact Real Estate Society
thanks all applicants for their interest in this position.

Opportunity Application Form

  • Please upload your cover letter and resume as a single PDF document using your last name as the title of the application