Business Development Director

The Nelson Waldorf School is recruiting for the role of Business Development Director. The Business Development Director is responsible for the development, implementation, and oversight of both new and current business and financial practices that support the strategic vision of the organization while fostering and maintaining best practices in the current business and financial administrative systems.

As Business Development Director, the responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Developing and assessing feasibility of new business initiatives aligned with the NWS strategic plan and vision
  • Financial strategizing and scenario planning
  • Assessing and ensuring risk, liability, and insurance oversight and compliance
  • Policy development and administration
  • 3 year budget development, implementation, and administration and oversight of annual budget
  • Year-end audit administration
  • Coordination of the Finance Committee
  • Accounting and financial system management
  • Business/financial reporting and compliance with external agencies
  • Procurement system development and administration
  • Grant writing and management of procured funds
  • Assessing and implementing business and nancial systems that support current and future best practices
  • Assisting the Head of School with operational administrative duties

Education and Skill Requirements:

  • Post-secondary degree – accounting/finance preferred;
  • Demonstrated experience in business development, and securing funding opportunities (preferably in the not-for-profit sector);
  • Knowledge of and experience using Quickbooks Desktop (payroll module), Quickbooks Online, Automated Accounts Receivable and Payable Software, G-Suite, and Microsoft Office Software;
  • Proficiency in digital communication and collaboration IT Management skills (hardware and software) are considered an asset

Please send resume and cover letter to employment@nelsonwaldorf.org.