Design Council of Saskatchewan is looking for an Executive Director

DCS seeks to hire a part-time Executive Director for the upcoming year.

The successful candidate shall be responsible for the routine administration, maintenance of membership & fees, guidance (supervision) of sub-committees, marketing & communications strategy, financial administration, and other duties as required for Design Week 2017 and the 2017 Premier’s Awards for Excellence in Design program.

The successful candidate will be an individual, firm, or organization with an understanding of the DCS and its past programs. As an independent contractor, the Executive Director shall fulfill these duties with minimal supervision by the Council, with the nature of this relationship to be guided strictly by a contract for professional services. Please refer to the attached Responsibility List for a detailed breakdown of the Executive Director tasks and role.

Proposals shall be accepted until 5 p.m. on Friday, February 3rd, 2017. Proposals received after this date and time shall be rejected. Proposals will be evaluated and a recommendation for selection will be made as soon as possible. Selected candidate(s) may be required to meet with members of DCS as part of an interview process.

DCS anticipates that this contract will be awarded to an individual, firm, or organization working on a part-time basis, approximately 200-300 hours over the course of the contract for the amount of $30/hour. The time requirements throughout the period of the contract will fluctuate. Leading up to Premier’s Design Awards and Design Week 2017 (September 2017), the Executive Director time expectations will increase. The proposed contract schedule shall run from February 20, 2017 to January 31, 2018.

The Design Council of Saskatchewan thanks you for your interest in our organization. If you have any questions about the proposal or the job description, please contact Amber Moar at 306-370-2066 or

Please see the attached PDF for complete details about the position and the application process.