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Employment Opportunity

The Walkerton BIA is looking for an enthusiastic self-starter with a passion for community to take on the position of Administrative and Communications Assistant at the Walkerton BIA. This position is a part time role with flexible hours and offers such benefits as a learning work environment with room for development and growth.


  • Act as a backup and support to the Office Manager; work with Office Manager on projects and programs
  • Assist in setting up committee meetings, take minutes, and remind members of scheduled meetings
  • Create and maintain regular posting for social media
  • Write and distribute email, correspondence memos, letters, faxes and forms
  • Assist in the preparation of regularly scheduled reports
  • Basic website maintenance, or willingness to learn
  • Maintain contact lists
  • Answer phone and reply to messages and emails
  • Provide general support to visitors


  • Proven experience as an administrative assistant, virtual assistant or office admin assistant
  • Knowledge of office management systems and procedures
  • Working knowledge of office equipment, like printers and fax machines
  • Proficiency in MS Office (MS Excel and MS PowerPoint,)
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task
  • High School degree; additional qualification as an Administrative assistant or Secretary are an asset
  • Willingness to learn

Job Types: Part time 25hrs/week

Wage: 16.50/hr

All applications must be submitted by April 22th, 2019 at noon to info@walkertonbia.ca.


  • Office Administration: 1 year (Preferred)

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