Employment - Managing Director

Managing Director

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Employer: Cape Breton Capital Group

Title: Managing Director
Position: Full Time
Hours of Work: Monday – Friday (flexibility required)
Job Location: Sydney, NS
Compensation Package: $65,000 - $80,000 annually, 3 weeks’ paid vacation, sick time, flexible schedule, benefits (negotiable) and more! 

Anchored Recruiting is delighted to partner with the Cape Breton Capital Group to find a Managing Director to join their growing team.

The Cape Breton Capital Group is a community of investors that have combined their capital, networks and expertise, to develop and support entrepreneurs on Cape Breton Island. Their vision is to become a group of recognized leaders that invest in what will become the region’s most successful businesses, directly contributing to building a strong, vibrant local economy and creating an attractive business environment for the most ambitious entrepreneurs.

As a new fund with a big goal, they have the desire to build and foster a vibrant community of founders, investors, and supporters to positively contribute to the economic future of our region and contribute to building a strong ecosystem here on Cape Breton Island. The Cape Breton Capital Group believes in the importance of collaboration to unlock innovation, promote creativity, and create value through connecting capital to opportunity.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about the opportunity and enthusiastic about the work that lies ahead. If you are self-directed, driven, resourceful, analytical with an entrepreneurial mindset, this is the role for you!

Core Accountabilities:

  • Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the fund
  • Responsible for the long-term organizational planning and execution
  • Must ensure the company is constantly moving towards fulfilling its short-term and long-term objectives and does not diverge from its strategic guidelines
  • Works on behalf of the investors, to build and manage the pipeline of opportunities- evaluating and working with founders/entrepreneurs- while establishing a visible presence and strong brand within the community and larger ecosystem
  • General administrative tasks to finding and building relationships with potential businesses and start-ups, investors, incubators, accelerators, and everyone in between
  • Responsible for branding, networking, and strategy development
  • Responsible for process management, administration, triaging applications
  • Identify situations and work through the process and pitch with each applicant
  • Responsible for communication and program management on behalf of the Cape Breton Capital Group, while referring to general partners when needed
  • Review and recommend investments to partners 
  • Develop and execute business strategies in order to attain the goals of the Cape Breton Capital Group
  • Conduct proactive outreach to community partners, small businesses and organizations to grow the portfolio and investment opportunities of the group
  • Communicate and maintain trust relationships with shareholders, business partners and authorities
  • Act as the public speaker and public relations representative of the company in ways that strengthen its profile
  • Analyze problematic situations and occurrences and provide solutions to ensure company survival and growth


  • Post-secondary education with at least 5+ years of work experience
  • Proven experience as Managing Director or other managerial position
  • Demonstrable experience in developing strategic and business plans
  • Thorough knowledge of market changes and forces that influence the company
  • Strong understanding of corporate finance and measures of performance
  • Familiarity with corporate law and management best practices
  • Excellent organisational and leadership skills
  • Can demonstrate basic knowledge of start-ups, business, and venture capital
  • Has an evident eagerness to learn and grow
  • Self-directed and self-motivated
  • Adaptable, nimble, tenacious, and energized
  • Community Builder and collaborator
  • Resourceful, organized, self-aware and strong intuition
  • Analytical, inquisitive, persistent, and diplomatic
  • Decision maker and solutions-finder
  • Must be able to work independently 

The Cape Breton Capital Group invites applications from all qualified candidates and hires on the basis of merit. We are committed to the principles of equitable employment for all and strongly encourage applications from women, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, visible minorities and 2SLGBTQIA+ community members.

If interested in this opportunity, please click the ‘Apply to this Job' button. Please note this position will remain open until filled. Applicants will be reviewed in two-week windows.

All information collected will be shared with our client, Cape Breton Capital Group. By submitting this application, Anchored Recruiting will be adding you to our Talent pool database. You may be contacted in the future regarding future job opportunities. Please note that this position is open to Canadian Citizens or Permanent Residents only.

How To Apply

Anchored Recruiting Ltd. will be accepting applications for this opportunity via their Human Resource Information System (HRIS), or other external site. Please follow the link and the instructions below carefully. Failure to do so may result in disqualification.

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Intended Audience

This employment opportunity is open for: Canadian, Permanent Residents, and Temporary Residents who are able to work for any employer in Canada (Study Permit and Open work permit holders).

Only applicants who are authorized to work in Canada will be considered.

Location Information
Cape Breton Regional Municipality
Nova Scotia
Opportunity Information
Anchored Recruiting Ltd.
NOC Code
Experience Required
Available Openings
Pay Type
To be Determined (Negotiable)
Estimated Weekly Hours
Start Date
End Date
Posted on
May 19th 2023
June 18th 2023