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Chief Executive Officer, The Forks North Portage

After fourteen years of dedicated service, Jim August will be retiring from the position of CEO of The Forks North Portage. A local search is being undertaken to identify his replacement.

The Forks North Portage’s mission is to encourage business activities in downtown Winnipeg through public and private partnerships, to develop and implement revitalization strategies, to ensure financial self-sufficiency and to develop and promote like strategies for Manitoba’s leading tourism attraction, The Forks.

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the CEO is accountable for providing strategic direction, oversight and leadership with respect to the implementation of approved strategies that support the mission, vision and mandate of The Forks North Portage.

This role is ideal for someone who has the right mix of leadership, experience, business acumen, strategic initiative and an innovative spirit. They will possess a combination of education and senior executive experience. Their reputation is one of a senior leader in a complex organization who works effectively with a Board and diverse private and public stakeholders. They will be highly credible and experienced in leading change, with proven experience in developing and implementing sound operations and financial plans. They are experienced influencers, communicators and consensus builders.

This is a senior management role that brings with it executive level compensation and benefits.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resumes to by May 9, 2014. We thank all who apply for this important role but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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