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Join the MCA Staff Team!

Do you have a passion for the choral arts and want to support Manitoba choirs? Do you have good communication and interpersonal skills and can you work well both independently and as part of a team? Do you have experience working in a not-for-profit environment? If so, apply to be MCA's Administrative Assistant!

MCA is hiring an Administrative Assistant to join our small but mighty staff team. Reporting to the Executive Director and working collaboratively with MCA’s staff, the Administrative Assistant provides administrative and logistical support for MCA’s operations in areas including but not limited to programs, resources, communications, memberships, fund development, and office administration. The full-time term position is based in the MCA office in Winnipeg; however, arrangements may be made to do part of the work remotely from time-to-time. Some evening and/or weekend hours will occasionally be required for meetings and events.

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education and/or training in a related field, or a minimum of one (1) year of related work experience or equivalent

  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Good critical and creative thinking skills

  • Detail-oriented

  • Service-oriented work approach

  • Ability to take initiative and work independently

  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team

  • Experience working with various technological platforms and computer software (including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat, Canva, Affinity Publisher, Facebook, Instagram, Tik Tok, and Wix)

  • Appreciation for the choral arts and/or experience working with non-profit arts organizations is considered an asset

MCA is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting, strengthening, and promoting the choral arts in Manitoba. Among our many activities, we present high-quality artistic, cultural, and educational programs and events; provide resources for choral singers, groups, and leaders of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities; provide opportunities for all Manitobans to experience and enjoy choral music; support and celebrate choral musicians, composers, and contributors through awards and scholarships; promote Manitoba choral concerts, events, and initiatives; and advocate on behalf of the choral community.

The position is a full-time (35 hours/week) term that runs August 15, 2023 to August 31, 2024 (renewal dependent on funding) and offers an annual salary range of $31,000-$37,000, depending on qualifications and experience.

MCA is committed to the principles of equity and diversity in employment. Applicants belonging to any of the following groups are invited to self-declare on their application: BIPOC individuals; newcomers to Canada; persons with a disability; and 2SLGBTQ+ persons. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply; however, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents legally entitled to work in Manitoba.

Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to Jenny Steinke-Magnus, Executive Director to by midnight on Sunday, June 18, 2023. Start date will be August 15, 2023 and. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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