Location: British Columbia (with a preference being Invermere, BC)
Position Details: Full Time Term Contract: January 2022-September 2022
Taking care of our environment has never been more important than it is today. The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is looking for a detail-orientated Executive Assistant to join a team committed to protecting our most important natural areas and the plants and animals they sustain.
NCC is the nation’s leading not-for-profit, private land conservation organization, working to protect our most important natural areas and the species they sustain. Since 1962 NCC and its supporters have protected 14 million hectares (more than 35 million acres) or ecologically significant land across Canada. NCC takes a collaborative, science-based approach to achieve conservation success for the sake of nature and Canadians. With a national office in Toronto and seven regional offices across the country, NCC delivers results you can walk on.
The Executive Assistant will provide administrative support to the British Columbia Regional Vice President, Director of Conservation, and the Regional Advisory Board. The Executive Assistant will manage Senior Manager’s calendars, appointments, travel arrangements, financial reconciliations and reimbursements and assist with general administration and office management. The Executive Assistant will respond to emails and other correspondence on behalf of the Senior Managers when appropriate, will coordinate and facilitate all Senior Management, Leadership Team and Regional Staff Meetings, and will be responsible for the sharing of information between Senior Management and Staff.
The Executive Assistant will act as Secretary to the Regional Advisory Board and will be responsible for the record keeping of all board activities and will take minutes at all Regional Advisory Board Meetings.
- Ability to manage multiple and changing priorities and deadlines
- Adaptability and flexibility to embrace a wide range of tasks as needed to support a team
- Proven time management skills
- A track record as a self-motivated, proactive, conscientious, and reliable team player
- Excellent writing and comprehension skills in English
- Attention to detail and accuracy with record keeping
- A strong customer service-oriented approach
- Ability to interact with donors as well as volunteers
- Ability to maintain confidential and sensitive information
- Proficient with MS Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
- Commitment to the Nature Conservancy of Canada core values and mission
How to Apply
NCC is an equal opportunity employer. If you are interested in joining our team, please submit your cover letter, resume and salary expectations through Recruitment (adp.com), by January 4, 2021.
NCC Welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
We value and incorporate diverse traditions, heritage, knowledge, and experiences in our mission and in our workplaces. We celebrate the full participation of people from all walks of life as we work towards our common goals. We strive for a conservation movement in which equity, diversity and inclusion are the norm. The is our continuous commitment: to promote healthy people, healthy communities, and a healthy planet for everyone.
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