Executive Assistant to the Executive Minister

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

Invitation: 
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.
Contact: 

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

Application Processing Begins: 
2018/01/23
Job Header: 
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
Supervision: 
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
Qualifications: 
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)