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PROGRAM COORDINATOR – ENTREPRENEURSHIP

The Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) is a national Indigenous, non-partisan association. Our mission is to promote, strengthen and enhance a prosperous Indigenous economy through the fostering of business relationships, opportunities, and awareness.

The primary role of the Program Coordinator will support the Manager of Entrepreneurship and the department. The individual in this role will be responsible for coordinating the day-to-day administrative aspects of the program. CCAB is looking for a Coordinator to help support engagement and retention, through performing job duties as outlined below.

Tools and Financing for Aboriginal Business (TFAB) provides practical tools, training, and networks to help our members grow their business. Its easy to access online portal provides Indigenous entrepreneurs with practical business tools, expertise, training, and networks enabling these entrepreneurs to strengthen and grow their businesses. Through TFAB, Indigenous businesses, entrepreneurs, and communities have access to:

  • A growing library of practical business tools and resources
  • Interactive business skills development podcasts
  • A growing catalogue of previous TFAB podcasts
  • Access to Indigenous business networking events held in cities across Canada

CCAB developed TFAB in response to insights gained from our research into the key needs and challenges Indigenous entrepreneurs face when starting or growing their businesses.

Key Responsibilities

  • Grant programs planning and coordination
  • Collaborate with marketing team
  • Promote TFAB program and events
  • Address inbound enquiries via the grants email
  • Customer service and stakeholder management of TFAB
  • Update TFAB website content
  • Develop TFAB marketing materials, presentations, and reports
  • Track program budget expenditures
  • Maintain programs database, content and customer management systems

Skills & Work Experience

  • Post-secondary diploma/degree or relevant work experience
  • Minimum two to three
  • years of relevant experience
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Exceptional customer service and stakeholder management
  • High proficiency with Microsoft Office, particularly Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and Word as well as excellent computer skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills and a collaborative working style
  • Previous knowledge or experience with content management systems is preferred
  • Experience with entrepreneurship programs is an asset
  • Good judgement, discretion, tact and the ability to work easily with senior leaders within the charitable, government, and business sectors
  • Ability to work independently without close supervision
  • Established connections within the Indigenous business community, corporate Canada and Government is an asset

This is a full-time position with hours from 9am – 5 pm, Monday through Friday.

Those qualified are asked to submit a cover letter with a resume, outlining experience and suitability for the position to hr@ccab.com. The posting will remain open until filled.

We encourage applications from qualified First Nations, Inuit and Métis people and all others interested in the position.

Information regarding CCAB is available at www.ccab.com

We thank all applicants in advance however only those invited to be interviewed will be contacted. Please no telephone calls.