Executive Assistant

UPDATE: The deadline for applications has passed, and we are no longer looking for candidates for this position.

The CVGTA, a registered charity, is building the Westside Legacy Trail – a world-class recreational asset for the Columbia Valley. The fundraising phase has now begun which requires a full-time Executive Assistant to work with the Executive Director, Fundraising Committee, Treasurer and the Volunteer Board.

The Ideal candidate:

  • Get things done. There is no manual to build a multi-million dollar recreational asset, but you have the drive and ability, and know you can help make it happen;
  • Are passionate about the many benefits the trail will provide for the Columbia Valley (hint – that’s the first interview question);
  • Have the ability to deliver on what the fundraising committee, executive director and multiple external organizations will require before the ribbon cutting ceremony occurs;
  • Have their own technology and the ability to be self-sufficient and adaptable to whatever changes.

Position Qualifications:

  • Experience providing a range of administrative support services;
  • Experience working with computerized software, including various MS Office suite products (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook etc.);
  • Ability to draft, edit, and format documents such as email correspondence, reports, or electronic spreadsheets using a range of software programs;
  • Ability to work with independently and with minimal supervision;
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;
  • Excellent organizational/ coordination skills and attention to detail.

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