President & Chief Executive Officer, New Brunswick Youth Orchestra, Inc.

The New Brunswick Youth Orchestra, Inc. (NBYO) is searching for its next President & CEO to become part of this unique and transformative organization’s legacy.

The Organization

Striving to inspire children and youth to achieve their full potential through learning and performing orchestral music, the NBYO is a leading Canadian orchestral music program for children and youth, operating an integrated network of programs including:
• Local Sistema NB children’s orchestras, offering a daily after school orchestral music program at no cost to families in 9 communities across the province.
• Three regional youth orchestras (Moncton Youth Orchestra, Saint John Youth Orchestra, Miramichi Youth String Orchestra).
• The award-winning provincial youth orchestra (New Brunswick Youth Orchestra).
• The Tutta Musica Orchestra comprised of professional-level Sistema NB Teaching Artists.

Currently serving over 1,000 children and youth each year, the NBYO is the largest employer of artists in Atlantic Canada, the largest youth music program in Canada and a leader internationally in the space of music and arts for social impact. Recently unveiling the ‘10,000 Children’ strategic plan, the NBYO will double in size to more than 2,000 children served each year, helping to bring about generational change in child poverty levels in New Brunswick over the 15-year life of the plan.

The Role

Reporting to the NBYO Board of Directors, the President & CEO is responsible for the overall success of the organization by providing strategic leadership, planning oversight and stewardship for all aspects of the organization’s finances and operations. The CEO works collaboratively with the Executive Management Team to navigate ongoing fundraising, partnerships, and positioning NBYO and its students for long-term success and stability. The President & CEO is accountable for the implementation of the organization’s mission and goals and provides visible leadership that promotes the organization and its mission and maintains effective relationships with leaders of the New Brunswick provincial government and other constituents. Together with other staff, the President & CEO secures financial support, establishes philosophy, policies, and corporate values to ensure good stewardship of funds, and ensures that NBYO and Sistema NB programs meet the needs and goals of each of their unique communities. They are responsible for the development and implementation of innovative initiatives and ensures all legal and regulatory compliance.

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