Career Opportunity – Executive Director: Craft Nova Scotia

Craft Nova Scotia is an exciting and vibrant membership based charitable organization working with professional craftspeople to encourage and promote both the craft movement in Nova Scotia and the public awareness and appreciation of handcrafted works and community activities.


The Executive Director, reporting to the Executive Committee and Board of Directors, is the most senior administrative position in the organization.  The Executive Director directs and administers all Craft Nova Scotia programs and operations, supervises all members of the Craft NS team and coordinates the activities of the volunteers of Craft NS. The Executive Director brings a commitment to elevating Craft Nova Scotia forward as an inclusive and equitable organization that fully reflects the diversity of the greater craft community.


The Executive Director is responsible for the implementation, advocacy and communication of the vital role of craft in M’igmag’i – Nova Scotia. The Centre for Craft Nova Scotia is an integral part of the organization’s public programming with the Mary E. Black Gallery, Artist Residencies, Workshops and Studios. Craft Nova Scotia manages the Centre for Craft Nova Scotia, under an agreement with the Province of Nova Scotia.


A complete job description is available on the Craft Nova Scotia website at:


We encourage applications from all qualified candidates including Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, and persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity.


The deadline for applications is 4:00 pm,  May 7, 2021.