We are hiring!
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.
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
Please send a cover letter and resume in one document to email@example.com 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.