Office Administrator

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Office Administrator

The listing period for this opportunity has passed.

Come work with us in the arts hub that is cSPACE King Edward.

The Alexandra Writers Centre Society is a non-profit organization and a registered charity that supports local creative writers. From one-day workshops, weekend intensives, multi-week classes, and a variety of other programs, our focus is to build a community of writers who support and encourage each other in their writing efforts.

Founded in 1981, the AWCS now boasts a community of over 500 local writers.

This is a part-time, entry-level position with the opportunity for advancement.

The successful candidate should:

  • Have experience in creative writing or the arts.
  • Be organized, and a quick learner.
  • Friendly and outgoing.
  • Able to prioritize tasks.
  • Work well in a sometimes, hectic environment.
  • Good communication skills: orally and written.
  • Have a basic understanding of computers and MS Office – Word/Excel.
  • Be familiar with social media platforms – Facebook, Instagram, Twitter.
  • Able to work well with a team or alone.

Basics duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Answering phone and responding to emails.
  • Processing registrations (online, phone, walk-in).
  • Maintaining the membership database and renewals.
  • Preparing class lists, instructor folders, and course notifications.
  • Website and social media updates.
  • Assist with new program development and member social/writing events.
  • Flexible hours, mostly days, some evening,s and weekends may be required.

Training is provided.

If you are interested in this position, please apply to Robin van Eck, Executive Director, by email with a cover letter introducing yourself and why you think you would be the best candidate for the position, your experience with the local arts/literary community, and a resume.

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