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Executive Director

Misty Isles Economic Development Society (MIEDS)

What is MIEDS?

Established in 2008 on the unceded territory of the Haida Nation, the Misty Isles Economic Development Society (MIEDS) is a non-profit organization that provides leadership of economic development initiatives of the Haida Gwaii region.  These projects and programs are undertaken jointly by the 5 communities of: Village of Massett, Village of Port Clements, Village of Daajing Giids, and Electoral Areas D & E Skeena-Queen Charlotte Regional District.


The Executive Director is directly accountable to the Board of Directors for overall executive management and effective service delivery; development and refinement of service programs; and control over fiscal management. The Board identifies the goals and direction for the organization and the Executive Director develops and implements strategies for achieving them.


A proven track record of successful performance at the executive management level: staff supervision, strategic planning and evaluation, budget development.

  • Demonstrated leadership skills in a business and/or economic development environment.
  • Demonstrated skills with fiscal management and reporting.
  • Demonstrated aptitude for creating a positive environment for clients and staff.
  • Experience with First Nations partnerships.
  • Demonstrated experience with the management of rural Development.
  • Demonstrated experience working with and developing a Board of Directors.
  • Facilitation of diverse projects.

Preferred Background

  • Post-secondary education in business and management.
  • History of having led organizational growth and change.
  • Familiarity with and knowledge of issues and governance associated with economic and business development in the Haida Gwaii regional area.


  • An annual salary of $65,000; and a blended / hybrid work environment that supports you to balance your working hours in ways that are most productive for you.
  • A fantastic rural lifestyle with outdoor adventures galore.
  • The chance to make a big difference with a small but energetic team.

Next Step

Send your resume and cover letter to Tall Cedars Search & Recruitment, by Fri. Sept. 23, 2022. A Supplementary Package can be obtained by request from the Consultant, which includes a complete job description and details of the position benefits.

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