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Western Canada Summer Games 2015 Wood Buffalo

Application Deadline: January 31, 2013   Starting Date: March 1, 2013

Position: Executive Assistant to the GM

Job Description:

Looking for an exciting opportunity to be part of an extraordinary event that will put the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo in the spotlight once again? This position may be just what you’ve been looking for!

The Western Canada Summer Games 2015 Wood Buffalo is seeking an Executive Assistant who will provide executive administrative support to the Western Canada Summer Games 2015 Wood Buffalo Games Manager, and Board of Directors.

The ideal candidate will be experienced in handling a wide range of administrative and executive support related tasks and able to work independently with little or no supervision. As a critical member of the Games team, you will be exceedingly well organized, flexible and enjoy the administrative challenges of supporting a small office of diverse people and programs.

To be successful in this position, you must be results oriented and have the demonstrated ability to effectively prioritize workflow in a fast-paced, exciting work environment.

Desired skills/attributes include:

• Adaptable attitude and a friendly personality with a strong focus on customer service
• Exercise sound judgement with the ability to multitask and proven problem-solving skills
• Advanced knowledge of Outlook, Word and Excel and computer literacy skills, including CAD would be an asset
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Strong organizational skills
• Demonstrated ability to work within a team environment
• Proven track record in working within a volunteer/non-profit organization would be an asset
• Games experience would be a definite asset

Job Requirements
• Certificate or Diploma in Office Administration or related field. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
• Fluency in written and verbal English required
• Valid Alberta Class five operators license

This is a full-time contract position from March, 2013 until September 2015 offering a competitive salary and benefits. Evening and weekend work may be required. Please email your resume in complete confidence to the Games Manager with the heading in the subject line - Executive Assistant position:

Kim Rizzi

Games Manager, Western Canada Summer Games 2015
Wood Buffalo
Fort McMurray, AB

Closing date: January 31, 2013

The 2015 Western Canada Summer Games is seeking corporate partners to support this major event and who may be looking for career development opportunities for their employees. Potential employees seeking a secondment from their organization are appreciated and encouraged to apply. We thank all applicants, however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

The Western Canada Summer Games will be hosted within the Municipality of Wood Buffalo from August 7 – August 15, 2015.

Salary Range: Negotiable

Type of Position:
Full Time - Employee

Contact Information:
Kim Rizzi
Western Canada Summer Games 2015 Wood Buffalo
9909 Franklin St
Fort McMurray , AB
T9H 2K4
Tel. 780-799-8638
Fax. 780-743-7028


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