The Movie is Here in Thunder Bay. Don't Miss it.

The Movie is Here  in Thunder Bay. Don't Miss it.
Indian Horse, the movie based on the book by Richard Wagamese

Wednesday, August 6, 2008

Position Available with Northwestern Ontario Writers Workshop (NOWW)

Job Description - Administrator

In consultation with the executive of NOWW, the Administrator will undertake the following tasks:

1/ help to organize NOWW’s year-end celebration, including arranging the venue and managing ticket sales for the event
2/ help to organize NOWW’s annual writing contest, including recruiting judges and answering queries from the public
3/ help to produce NOWW’s thrice-yearly newsletter, including arranging printing and distribution
4/ maintain a computerized list of NOWW members and print mailing labels as required
5/ maintain a computerized record of NOWW policies, procedures, reports, and correspondence, as provided by the executive
6/ assist in publicizing NOWW events to the public, the media, and its own members, through the preparation and distribution of PSA’s, posters, and information e-mails
7/ maintain the NOWW website, including an up-to-date listing of events and contest information
8/ co-ordinate the intake of memberships through the NOWW website
9/ in consultation with the executive, undertake other projects such as applying for grants or seeking sponsorships

Conditions of Work
The administrator will be expected to provide his/her own workspace and office equipment, including a computer, a printer, an internet connection, basic computer software (MS Office), and a telephone, and to pay for routine office expenses. The use of a vehicle will be required on an infrequent basis. The administrator will report to the president of NOWW, or, in his/her absence, another designated member of the executive.

Salary and Hours
This is a part-time contract position lasting 10 months at an average of 30 hours per month. The contract will run from September, 2008 to June, 2009. The pay will be $15 per hour, plus a $70 per month contribution towards office upkeep and expenses, and the infrequent use of a vehicle.

Candidates should demonstrate a responsible, conscientious attitude towards work, and the ablility to function with limited supervision. Basic computer skills, including familiarity with MS Excel, are required. Experience dealing with the public and a volunteer executive would be a definite asset. An entrepreneurial attitude would also be a strong asset. Experience in website maintenance would be helpful.

Please send a resume and brief cover letter to NOWW c/o 95 Winnipeg Ave, Thunder Bay P7B 3R1 by August 20. Only candidates shortlisted will be contacted for an interview. See

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