Operations Assistant

Active Impact Investments

  Posted: October 15, 2021

  Location: North Vancouver, British Columbia

  Internship Program: Impact

  Salary Range: $40,000 - $50,000

  Hours per Week: 40

  Start Date: December 20, 2021

  End Date: March 31, 2022

Job Description

Active Impact Investments is seeking a keen, mission-aligned up-and-comer to support our team for an initial 4 month contract beginning in January 2022 until March, with the strong possibility of becoming permanent full-time. This position is ideal if you are a recent graduate with interest in climate change impact and you are looking to apply your diverse skills to many facets of a fast paced, agile business. This is a generalist role which means we're looking for someone who can jump into almost any situation and approach it with positivity, curiosity and the ability to think critically to deliver solutions. This role will create capacity for our whole team and no day/week will be the same. Ideal candidates are located in Vancouver, North Vancouver or nearby so that you can work closely in-person with our team and learn as much as possible to enrich your future aspirations.

Duties and Responsibilities

Support administration, communications, operations with primary duties being: aid the senior leadership in scheduling; support communications on social media; assist with research; data entry and organization; and, keep the office coordinated and organized by being a project manager.

Knowledge and Skills

Required attributes:
-Finding joy in diverse tasks like scheduling, communicating, task management, data entry, event planning, light accounting
-Intuiting the human side of situations to the best experience possible
-Talented at creating and implementing good systems
-Providing versatile support to small teams in an unstructured environment
-Prioritizing multiple projects with minimal supervision and under pressure
-Communicating clearly and in a timely manner
-Strong interpersonal, communication and writing skills
-Superior analytical and critical thinking skills
-Being tech savvy

Education Required

Bachelor degree

  How to Apply

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