Organizational Profile | Founded in 1977, the Italian Cultural Centre’s mission is “To promote and share Italian culture, values, and heritage with all communities” finds itself as the focal point for all things Italian to the Italo-Canadian community and those wanting to experience Italian in the lower mainland.
The Executive Assistant is an integral part of the il Centro team enabling the efficiency of the Executive Director. As a key member of the Executive Director team, interaction with other senior managers and staff to provide leadership on strategic initiatives. Our digital marketing strategy is an integral part of il Centro and this position would also serve as content copy (written) review and in some cases creation.
Duties and Responsibilities
Supports the Executive Director in various forms
Acts as a primary point of contact between the ED and external stakeholders
Manages the Executive Directors calendar of activities; plans, schedules meetings including board of director meetings, member meetings and committee and council meetings involving the Executive Director.
Preparing agenda and packaging director reports for monthly Board meetings.
May be required to attend Board Meetings, Member meetings, Member meetings, and Committee meetings and record minutes of the meetings
Accurately enter data, produce reports, presentations, and briefs.
Manage the member database and produce required reports
Take the lead role in creating a volunteer group
Experience and Qualifications
Completion of a university degree in a related field or accreditation from a sanctioned post-secondary institution coupled, plus a minimum of two years of experience in an executive assistant role, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Very strong writing and editing skills with attention to detail.
Very strong skills in Microsoft Office Products, some experience with Adobe Creative Suite and all social media platforms.
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Strong critical and analytical thinking skills to resolve problems effectively and understanding the consequences of decisions
Capable of working without direct oversight and under specified time constraints and delivering high-quality work product.
Great interpersonal skills with exceptional organizational capabilities to work in a multi-task environment and to work collaboratively within a small high performing team.
Results-oriented individual who takes pride and ownership of every asset produced as their personal brand. – Knowledge of Italian is an asset but not mandatory
Knowledge of basic web capabilities is an asset
Corporate network drive management
In addition, the following qualifications and experience are considered assets:
- Good working knowledge of Italian
• Dental care
• Extended health care
• Life insurance
• Vision care
• On-site parking
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: Up to $48,000.00 per year
Please send your resume to [email protected]
Executive Assistant to Executive Director