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Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

Regional Lead, West Canada

Based in one of the following Provinces (remote):

  • British Columbia

  • Alberta

  • Saskatchewan

  • Manitoba

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The Company:

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is a monthly book gifting program that mails free, high-quality, age-appropriate books to children from birth until their 5th birthday – no matter their family’s income.

After launching in 1995, the program grew quickly. At first, books were only distributed to children living in Sevier County, Tennessee where Dolly grew up. It became such a success that in 2000 a national replication effort was underway. By 2003, Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library had mailed one million books. It would prove to be the first of many millions of books sent to children around the world.

From a Toronto stage in November of 2006, Dolly Parton gleefully announced the Canadian expansion of her Imagination Library. It was the first international push for the organization. The development was thanks, in part, to an early agreement with the Canadian-based organization, Invest in Kids, which proved to be just the beginning. Program coverage in Canada spans coast to coast with programs in every Province and Territory in Canada.

The Role:

The Regional Lead plays a crucial role in supporting the growth and development of The Dollywood Foundation's Dolly Parton's Imagination Library program in the assigned region. They will work closely with local partners and stakeholders to increase program enrollment and awareness, contributing to the overall success of the program.

Under the direction of the Senior Regional Director, this position serves as a central point of contact for Imagination Library affiliates across western Canada.

With a focus on the mission, this position plays a critical role in developing and maintaining strong relationships with Imagination Library program partners, volunteers, staff and supporters statewide, assisting them in areas including, but not limited to, sales and marketing, maintaining their enrollment growth capacity and financial stability. In addition, this position is called upon to manage specific projects and initiatives of the Imagination Library that relate to fundraising, enrollment, impact research and public/private collaborations.

This candidate must be located in the West Canada region.  This is a remote-centered position with periodic meetings and travel throughout the region.    

To Apply:

Email: inquiries@merrimacintl.com

Please include Company Name & Position in the Subject Line as well as attach a resume

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