[Sust-mar] Office Manager, ACORN (Atlantic Canadian Organic Regional Network), Sackville, New Brunswick
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Position: Office Manager
Organization: Atlantic Canadian Organic Regional Network Co-operative (ACORN)
Location: Sackville, New Brunswick
Since 2000, ACORN has been the key organization for information on organic agriculture, eating organics, and connecting all the parts together in Atlantic Canada. From seed to farmer to consumer, ACORN works to bring the whole picture together -- making food choices healthier and more environmentally responsible. For more information, see http://www.acornorganic.org
The ACORN Office Manager will support all ACORN staff, principally the Executive Director, in a range of office-related activities. There will be core administrative responsibilities (as outlined below), but also a variety of project-related support that will change from day to day. The successful candidate will be responsible for contributing to an efficient, productive, and friendly work environment at ACORN.
Specific tasks will include:
Administrative support -- answering telephones, responding to general and membership inquiries, financial activities/administration
Event registration coordination -- Managing pre-registration for ACORN events, including the Annual Conference in November
Web updating and database management -- Maintaining a current website and membership database
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to organic agriculture, farmer training, food systems and/or the environment
Effective team player who also works well independently
Highly organized with an eye for detail
Experience with Macintosh computers and programs considered an asset
Bilingualism considered an asset
Approximately 20 hours/week with more leading up to the November conference. $15-$18/hour depending on experience for a 9-month contract, with possibility of extension. Start date May 1st or as soon as possible. The successful candidate will work from ACORN's office in Sackville, NB.
Please submit a cover letter and a detailed résumé with the names of three easily reachable references (all in one file, please!) to:
admin at acornorganic.org
Application deadline: April 12, 2013 at 4:30pm
We appreciate everyone's interest in this position; however, only those selected for an in-person interview will be contacted.
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