Executive Assistant (EA)
Reporting directly to the First Nations Technology Council CEO, this dynamic executive assistant role requires a highly organized, effective, and proactive administrative professional who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment, often dealing with complex and competing requests. This role suits a highly organized and administratively creative individual who is curious and enjoys finding solutions.
As the primary contact and administrative support for the CEO, the Executive Assistant is responsible for proactively managing the CEO’s busy schedule aligned with organizational priorities. The Executive Assistant is also responsible for ensuring that the CEO is provided with all necessary materials for meetings and keeps minutes (as required) and action items for meetings attended.
The Executive Assistant is also responsible for managing all of the CEO’s executive files aligned with organizational file structure and for the creation and maintenance of an effective bring forward system. The EA will also be required to review documents and provide summaries as requested to the CEO. Post-COVID, the EA will also arrange and manage all of the CEO’s travel arrangements.
The Executive Assistant works with others on the Administration team provides timely and accurate information from the CEO Office as needed, and functions as an administrative liaison to the CEO.
The EA will work closely with the Director of Operations to perform other administrative duties as assigned, including reception phone coverage. The EA will also provide secretariat support to both the Board of Directors and the Executive Leadership Team (ELT) of the Technology Council in setting up and supporting meeting materials and agendas.
An interest in the issues of digital equity, connectivity, technology training and economic reconciliation are assets in this role.
About the First Nations Technology Council
The First Nations Technology Council is an Indigenous-led organization that serves all 203 First Nations communities across British Columbia, ensuring that Indigenous peoples have full and equitable access to the tools, training and support to maximize the opportunities presented by technology and innovation. The Technology Council sees the strengthening of local Indigenous economies and the empowering of Indigenous innovators contributing to Indigenous self-determination and nationhood.
About the Role
Skills and Abilities
The First Nations Technology Council holds the following core values, which all employees are expected to honour, demonstrate and deepen through individual practice and team development: trust, humility, community, spirit, innovation for 7 generations, listening, resilience, indigenous wisdom, and heart.
This position reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer.
This position is located at the First Nations Technology Council headquarters Unit 102 – 70 Orwell Street on Squamish Nation land in North Vancouver, B.C. During the COVID-19 pandemic, this position will work remotely until further notice, aligning with public health directives and best practices.
How to Apply
Please upload and send your resume and cover letter to email@example.com. This position will remain open until it is filled.
We are an Indigenous organization whose mandate is to promote opportunities for Indigenous people. We encourage applications from qualified First Nations, Inuit and Métis people. We also welcome other candidates who possess a high level of cultural competence and understanding of Indigenous experience, communities, and issues. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
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