Executive Assistant to the Executive Director

Mennonite Church Canada invites applications for the position of Executive Assistant to the Executive Director.

Applications are open now and will be considered until a suitable candidate is found. The start date will be arranged with the suitable candidate, as soon as possible.

email: Coreena Stewart
Mennonite Church Canada
600 Shaftesbury Blvd.
Winnipeg MB R3P 0M4
phone: 204-888-6781
toll-free: 1-866-888-6785

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Job Description: Executive Assistant to the Executive Director
Position Purpose: 
To provide executive assistance to the Executive Director of Mennonite Church Canada
Time Commitment: 
1.0 FTE
Executive Director, Mennonite Church Canada
Key Duties: 
55%  1.  Assist the Executive Director in carrying out his or her responsibilities.
  • Respond to and monitor phone calls, emails, and mail
  • Respond to inquiries when the Executive Director is unavailable
  • Help prepare and monitor budgets and expenditures as they relate to the Joint Council
  • Oversee adequate acknowledgement of donations
  • Record minutes at meetings as requested
25% 2.  Provide administrative support to the Executive Staff Group (ESG), Executive Committee, Boards.
  • Prepare and distribute dockets, reports, letters, and minutes
  • Maintain mailing lists
  • Coordinate and ensure follow-up of ESG and Board/Council decisions
10%  3.  Work on financial trends and charitable giving for generosity report (biennially - opposite years)
  • Analyze and clean up Revenue Canada data
  • provide financial analysis of data
  • generate graphs and charts for generosity report
  • other duties as required
10%  4. Provide office management oversight
  • Over see the day to day running of the office
  • Other duties as required
As Executive Assistant to the Executive Director, Mennonite Church Canada expects the following:
  • Strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Initiative and creativity in providing organizational and administrative assistance
  • Attention to detail
  • Self motivation and ability to manage time and work unsupervised
  • Experience with financial analysis
  • Experience with BlackBaud – (Raisers Edge) an asset
  • Proficiency in MS Office and ability to learn and use new technology – experience with or ability to learn database management and software essential
  • Thrives with new challenges 
Mennonite Church Canada expects all staff to exhibit a commitment to:
  • A personal faith in Christ as Saviour and Lord;
  • Being active in a local congregation that is a member of MC Canada;
  • Upholding the Confession of Faith in a Mennonite Perspective;
  • Being committed to the vision of MC Canada as a missional church;
  • Adhering to the Personnel Policies of MC Canada;
  • Being energetic, creative and capable of multi-tasking;
  • Working well with others as a team worker.
Special Considerations: 
This position may involve occasional travel within Canada
Salary Classification: 
Level 7 ($42,255 -51,583)