External Relations Assistant

  • Let's Talk Science
  • Unit 12 1510 Woodcock St., London, Ontario, Canada
  • Aug 27, 2019
Contract Not-for-profit/Fundraising

Job Description

Are you a natural relationship builder?
Would you like to work for a company that supports a family friendly work environment?

Do you like to know that your work will make a difference to children and youth?

If so, we invite you to submit your application to join Let’s Talk Science – Canada’s leading national, charitable organization that engages youth in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) –
and become the newest member of our growing team.

External Relations Assistant
Within a matrix operating structure, the External Relations Assistant works with Fund Development and Communications & Marketing team members to provide fundraising support including gift processing, prospect and donor research, assistance with fundraising initiatives, donor recognition and stewardship. The Assistant will also provide general administrative support to the VP, External Relations and additional administrative support to the team.  Working collaboratively with the External Relations team, the incumbent must possess excellent interpersonal and organizational skills to support strategic organizational goals.

  • Post-secondary education in fund development, non-profit studies, business administration, communication, public relations and/ or a related discipline or equivalent experience
  • Minimum four years’ experience in office administration, preferably in the area(s) of development, including hands-on experience with fundraising database Raiser’s Edge
  • Experience doing internet research, synthesizing information and producing reports
  • Experience with prospect research
  • Experience with electronic records and database programs
  • Administrative skills and experience, including data mining and data entry
  • Bilingual (English and French) an asset
This is a full-time 15-month contract, which includes benefits and is located in our office in London, Ontario.

A full position description can be downloaded from our website at: http://www.letstalkscience.ca/About-Us/Careers

Interested candidates should submit their resume, cover letter, including salary expectations and quoting “External Relations Assistant” as outlined below. The position will remain open until filled; however, applications are encouraged by 11:59 p.m. on August 11, 2019 to:
Heather Small
Manager, Human Resources, Let’s Talk Science
1510 Woodcock Street, Unit 12 London, ON N6H 5S1
Or via email: hr@letstalkscience.ca (please submit all documents in one pdf file)
FAX: (519) 474-4085

Let’s Talk Science is committed to employment equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals.  If you have a disability that requires accommodation to assist you with any aspect of the hiring process, please contact the Coordinator, Human Resources listed above. Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.