Job Posting: Project Administrator (Deadline Aug 19)

In Jobs on August 3, 2011 by danceumbrella

DanceNL is the first sectoral dance association for the province of Newfoundland and Labrador. Its mandate is “to preserve, promote and support all forms of dance and dance activities throughout the province.” The Board of Directors is currently seeking a contract Project Administrator to develop a Strategic Plan to advance the organization in the short and long-term, as well as enhance the membership, and oversee general administrative duties during the course of the contract.

The Project Administrator would be responsible for:
• Working with the DanceNL Board and feedback from the membership to develop a 3-5 year plan with clearly defined objectives.
• Working to augment membership and develop strategies to retain current members.
• Increasing the public’s awareness of DanceNL through public relations as well as website and social media tools.
• Performing additional administrative and organizational duties as needed.

Required competencies:
• Strong organisational and planning skills
• Able to work independently while liaising with a volunteer Board
• Able to multi-task around various projects
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Comfortable dealing both with the public and the media
• Familiar with Microsoft Word and Excel
• Familiar with social media tools including Facebook and Twitter

Key assets:
• Experience with strategic planning, including the ability to work closely with the Board to determine realistic and attainable goals
• Familiar with the local dance community, or have a strong willingness to learn

Work Term: Fall 2011 – 12 weeks
Contract Fee: $8400 ($20/hr @ 35 hrs/week) PENDING FUNDING APPROVAL
Location: The successful candidate will be expected to use his or her own workspace, computer and telephone. DanceNL will provide support as needed.
Closing date for submissions: August 19, 2011 at 5:00pm
Send electronic submissions to:  

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