Type: Internal & External – Indeterminate, Full-time
Hours of Work:37.5 hours per week, Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Compensation:$48,000 annually. Atira offers a competitive leave and benefits package after an initial disqualification period.
Program & Location:Vancouver Gastown, with remote work up to four days/week an option until restrictions ease
Deadline:Open Until Filled
Atira Women's Resource Society, an award-winning nonprofit organization known for its inclusionary hiring practices and where a job is more than a pay cheque. We offer the opportunity to work alongside a remarkable group of women working to make the world a more just place, one woman, one child, one home, one job at a time.
About the Job:
Reporting to the Director, Communications and Fund Development, the department coordinator provides administrative and other support to the Director, Communications and Fund Development and to the Communications and Fund Development department, contributing to the overall achievement of strategic goals and to the efficiency and productivity of a dynamic and evolving department. The Department coordinator is responsible for assisting with event planning and implementation, fundraising activities, data entry, weekly tax receipt distribution and records upkeep, responding to donations calls and enquiries, sorting and managing incoming in-kind donations, research for grants, as well as for keeping the department current with reporting and filing and assisting the Director with other day-to-day activities. You will attend events hosted by Atira’s programs and may need to take pictures and where appropriate create social media and online content in collaboration with the Coordinator, Social Media and Communications. There will be other diverse and related duties assigned.
You have an inclusive/intersectional feminist analysis of violence against women and powerful alignment with Atira’s mission, vision, values and philosophy. You approach your work and live your life from a decolonizing, women centred and social justice perspective. You thrive on a passion for standards and the promotion of continuous development. You are a team player who strives for excellence but loves to have a good laugh, is able to think fast, be critical, and make sound decisions without agonizing, all while working in an incredibly dynamic and fast-paced environment.
People would describe you as motivated, having a positive attitude, and enthusiastic about learning. You are organized with excellent time management skills, and take initiative; you have the ability to prioritize, multi-task and complete assignments under strict deadlines; and you are proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.
You graduated from a recognized administrative assistant/secretarial post-secondary program and have three (3) years of senior administrative support experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Education and credentials will be valued only as much as work experience. You have advanced computer skills and are a fast and accurate typist.
Resumes from qualified First Nations, Métis and or Inuit women are encouraged, as are resumes from Black women, women of colour, trans women, women who are disabled and women from other equity seeking groups. Fluency in a language(s) other than English is an asset.
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