Administrative Assistant (Fund Development and Events)

Position
Administrative Assistant (Fund Development and Events)

Location
Calgary

Status
Full Time

Work hours

Monday to Friday ; 8 hours a day, 40 hours a week; occasional weekends/evenings as needed

Posting Date
January 11, 2022

Closing Date
Until suitable candidate found

Start Date
Until suitable candidate found

 

 

DESCRIPTION

 

THE OPPORTUNITY

Our workplace is one where staff can grow in a career that is meaningful and contributing to the community. Wing Kei’s staff and volunteers provide compassionate and individualized support for two age groups: seniors through on-site health and living care and since September 2020, for children and their families through our new Montessori School. As an organization, we adhere to high standards of care, repeatedly receiving Exemplary Standing with Accreditation Canada over the years. If you possess the energy and skills to thrive in a growing organization and believe in our organization’s vision and mission, this may be a great opportunity for you.

 

POSITION SUMMARY


Under the guidance of the Community Relations, Fund Development and Events Coordinator, the Administrative Assistant (Fund Development and Events) will assist to organize processes for fundraising activities and submission for grant applications. The incumbent is also responsible to support with the promotion of Wing Kei and its events and projects through all forms of media, assisting various internal departments on communications projects and activities.

 

THE ROLE 

  • Demonstrate, promote and advocate the Wing Kei vision, mission and core values 
  • Support in promoting effective internal and external communications through different forms of media
  • Process invitations cards, gifts and thank you letters in a time sensitive manner
  • Liaise with the management team and senior administrative coordinators to handle requests and queries from internal and external clients, including sponsors and donors
  • Assist in preparing grants, funding or event permits applications
  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary teams in achieving fundraising goals
  • Plan and participate in meetings & training and take detailed minutes as required
  • Provide general administrative support to the organization

 

THE INDIVIDUAL WHO WILL SUCCEED 

  • Is aligned with a culture where people and integrity matter
  • Completion of Business Administration certificate program or equivalent
  • Is an individual who exhibits high ethical standards and consistent sound judgment
  • Is dependable, self-motivated to work with minimal supervision
  • Thrives in a growing organization, maintaining a positive attitude through temporary challenges
  • Finds it easy to enjoy a variety of tasks, and is eager to grow and learn
  • Can manage through some fluctuations in the pace of work while still disciplined in meeting deadlines
  • Excellent organizational skills with strong attention to detail
  • Has great phone and office etiquette, enjoys building rapport and connecting with a diverse audience
  • Has good computer literacy; experience with social media, graphic design, photo/video editing an asset
  • Communicates well in writing, speaking and presenting; ability to communicate in Cantonese or Mandarin is an asset
  • Working experience with fundraising events or experience working in not-for-profit organizations is an asset

 

Benefits:

Package includes:

  • Dental Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Wellness Program
  • Pension

How to Apply:

Please send resume and cover letter by E-Mail to:

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Benefits:

Package includes:

  • Dental Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Wellness Program
  • Pension

How to Apply:

Please send resume and cover letter by E-Mail to:

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

We are an equity employer and encourage applications from all genders, persons with disabilities and visible minorities who may contribute to the wellbeing of our residents.

All new employees must complete a Criminal Records Check in accordance with the Protection for Persons in Care Act. In compliance with Alberta Health’s Infection Control standards, all new employees are required to provide a copy of their Tuberculosis or Chest X-Ray paperwork and a proof of positive immunity of MMR within 30 days of their date of hire.

Thank you for your interest in working at Wing Kei. Unless you are contacted for an interview, you will receive no further acknowledgment of your application.