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Special Projects Coordinator – Entrepreneurship & Procurement

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 Special Projects Coordinator will be to support the Vice President, Entrepreneurship & Procurement. The individual in this role will be responsible for coordinating the day-to-day administrative aspects of several programs. CCAB is looking for a Coordinator to help support engagement and retention, through performing job duties as outlined below.

Key Responsibilities

  • Acting as a liaison between Indigenous businesses and CCAB to provide Indigenous businesses information on grant opportunities available to them
  • Researching grants that are available for entrepreneurs
  • Scheduling and administering information sessions (i.e.: webinars) open to Indigenous businesses regarding grant opportunities
  • Tracking Indigenous business participation and successes in grant programs
  • Grant program planning and coordination
  • Customer service and stakeholder management
  • Maintain programs database, content, and customer management systems
  • Member Engagement – Connecting with CCAB Members directly to increase connectors
  • Promote the Connector Program & Webinars
  • Collaborate with marketing team and all relevant departments
  • Develop Connector Program marketing materials, presentations, and reports
  • Oversee the Community Forum module and populated content
  • Administrative duties as required

Skills & Work Experience

  • 1-2 years administration experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Exceptional customer service and stakeholder management
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Effective people skills and a collaborative working style
  • Good judgement, discretion, tact, and the ability to work in a professional manner under tight deadlines and in an ever-changing environment
  • Ability to work independently without close supervision

This is a one year, contract position with hours from 9am – 5:00pm

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.

We thank all applicants in advance however only those invited to be interviewed will be contacted. Please no telephone calls. Information regarding CCAB is available at www.ccab.com