Executive Assistant to the Executive Minister

Mennonite Church Canada (Wpg. office) invites applications for the position of Executive Assistant to the Executive Minister.

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: Office of Mennonite Church Canada
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 Minister
Position Purpose: 
To provide executive assistance to the Executive Minister of Mennonite Church Canada
Time Commitment: 
1.0 FTE
Executive Minister, Mennonite Church Canada
Key Duties: 
40%  1.  Assist the Executive Minister in carrying out his or her responsibilities.
  • Along with the Executive Minister be a public ambassador for Nationwide Priorities
  • Respond to and monitor phone calls, emails, and mail
  • Respond to inquiries when the Executive Minister is unavailable
  • Represent the Executive Minister in internal and external meetings as needed.
  • 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
40%  2.  Provide administrative support to the Executive Staff Group (ESG) and Joint Council.
  • Prepare and distribute dockets, reports, letters, and minutes
  • Maintain mailing lists
  • Coordinate and ensure follow-up of ESG and Board/Council decisions
15%  3. Provide office management oversight
  • Over see the day to day running of the office
  • Other duties as required
  5%  4.  Work on financial trends
  • Analyze T3010 data
  • provide financial analysis of data
As Executive Assistant to the Executive Minister, 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 is essential.
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 ($42,804 -51,071)