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Office Administrator

Nourish Nova Scotia (Nourish) is looking for an Office Administrator who is a highly motivated operator with demonstrated management skills to support operational and organizational management, financial accountability, fund development, communications and program support for an innovative non-profit organization. The Office Administrator will advance Nourish in all organizational and program areas through effective communication and collaboration with staff, board, volunteers, partners and stakeholders.

About Us

Nourish Nova Scotia is a registered charity and the provincial partner for school based healthy eating programs. Our goal is to support the nutritional well-being of children and youth and to build their food knowledge and skills so they can feed themselves well into a healthier future.

Responsibilities & Accountabilities

The Office Administrator supports the strategic and organizational goals of Nourish:  

  • Coordinates financial administration, including payroll, banking, reporting, budgets, filing and audits

  • Manages calendars, maintenance agreements, insurance, organizational records, personnel records and organizational policies

  • Administers website, G suite, and social media

  • Manages donor database and guides donor stewardship activities

  • Supports fund development to include prospect identification and research, campaign implementation, grant writing, presentations and proposals

  • Contributes to the development of human resources, programs, resources, and communication initiatives

  • Builds and maintains relationships with key partners and stakeholders

  • Reviews and proofreads reports, proposals and communications

  • Assists board of directors, leadership teams, Executive Director and staff as needed

  • Maintains office equipment, software and office supplies

This full time position will be based out of the Nourish office in Bedford, Nova Scotia and may require occasional travel. Evening and weekend work will be required from time to time for special activities.

Required Qualifications and Competencies

  • Post secondary certificate and a minimum of 5+ years of professional experience

  • Demonstrated proficiency in basic accounting, financial reporting and budgeting

  • Strong capability in database management (donor data management an asset)

  • Proven ability in office management

  • Strong communications skills, with emphasis on grammar, proofreading, editing and writing

  • Relationship builder and innovative thinker with strong interpersonal skills

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills and demonstrated initiative and problem solving abilities

  • Proficiency in a variety of computer applications including Microsoft Office, database software, infographic software, and social media platforms

  • Demonstrated aptitude for learning new software programs

  • Experience maintaining office equipment such as computers and printers

  • Experience in non-profit administration and non-profit financial management considered an asset

  • French language skills and education sector experience are definite assets

  • Creative thinker with a passion for creating healthy learning environments for Nova Scotia children and youth

To Apply

Please send a cover letter and resume in one document to info@nourishns.ca referencing the position title in the subject line. Application deadline is on or before Tuesday, October 29, 2019. No emails or phone inquiries please.

Nourish Nova Scotia is an equal opportunity employer and we would like to thank all applicants for their interest.  Only those applicants under consideration will be contacted.

For additional information on our organization, please visit us at www.nourishns.ca.

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