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Administrative Assistant Required

The Saskatchewan Writers’ Guild (SWG) invites applications from experienced and dynamic individuals for the full-time position of Administrative Assistant in the Regina office. The position’s key responsibility is to ensure that the processes and procedures allow SWG as an organization to operate effectively and efficiently in a welcoming environment.

Reporting to the Executive Director, the incumbent provides administrative support for the staff and numerous programs of the SWG. The Administrative Assistant also performs general office tasks including reception duties, filing, database management, membership information maintenance and on-site event assistance. A key role for this position is to maintain content and oversee day-to-day management of the Web site as a dynamic and useful communications tool for the SWG, and to assure quality and integrity of web pages in providing information to members and the public, including management of Facebook and Twitter.

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of general office procedures
  • Proficiency in a Windows 7 environment and MS Office 2007, particularly Word and Access Database, and Adobe Acrobat Professional
  • knowledge of Web site maintenance
  • Knowledge of InDesign and Photoshop is an asset
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to work as part of a team, and relate well to SWG members and the public
  • Excellent organization skills, including the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Superb attention to detail and accuracy
  • Available for occasional overnight travel for conferences and events

The detailed job description is available here.
Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Interested applicants should email their resume, salary expectations and a letter outlining how their experience relates to the qualifications and experiences required of the position by Wednesday, June 30th, 2010 to Executive Director, Saskatchewan Writers Guild, Box 3986, Regina, SK S4P 3R9 or by email to edswg@skwriter.com

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