Administrative Assistant I - Communications

The organization:

The Health Sciences Association of Alberta is a progressive union representing approximately 26,000 paramedical professional and technical members. Our staff are committed to delivering high-quality services to our members.

The position:

We are looking for a full-time permanent Administrative Assistant I – Communications that will work out of the Edmonton office reporting to the Executive Liaison.  This in-scope position will be responsible for the distribution of communication to HSAA’s membership, staff and media contacts.  The incumbent will be editing and formatting information to ensure the organization’s brand and message is consistently received by its stakeholders. The position works closely with the communications and governance teams to provide administrative support.

What you bring:

You possess a post-secondary degree or diploma in a related field, such as business, technical writing, legal assistance or communications as well as three years’ experience in an administrative role. Equivalent education and work experience will be considered.

You are an energetic, self-motivated and organized individual with the ability to support and work collaboratively with many different stakeholders. You possess excellent interpersonal skills and provide information through your outstanding verbal and written communication.  You are skilled at editing and formatting content utilizing Adobe and Microsoft Office Suite.  Preferably, you are familiar with Canadian Press (CP) Style and have experience working with online apps and databases.  You prioritize your work and excel in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment. You share the core values of HSAA and believe in the value that unions bring to workers.

Your core competencies:

Creative Problem Solving: You contribute ideas for how the work can be done differently to solve issues.
Agility: You anticipate and adapt to changing priorities. You are resilient in times of uncertainty.
Develop Networks: You build connections and trust in relationships.
Build Collaboration: You contribute to conditions that support teamwork, collaboration, consistency and excellence.
Systems Thinking: You understand how the work you do contributes to the overall success of the organization.
Drive for Results: You take ownership of achieving results as an individual and as part of a team.

What we offer:

Competitive compensation: Starting at $32.97 per hour.
Top benefits: 100% employer paid benefits, flex spending account and pension plan.
Work-life balance: 35-hour work week.
Learning & development: Internal and external training support.

How to apply:

Please submit your application to Human Resources through this link. Tell us how your skills and experience align with this position. A cover letter is required. Written communication skills, accuracy and attention to detail are essential to this position and your cover letter will be reviewed as part of the recruitment process.

Deadline for applications: Friday, March 29, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.

Health Sciences Association of Alberta is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those shortlisted for the position will be contacted.

Closing date: 

Friday, March 29, 2019 - 23:45

Location: 

Please indicate on your cover letter that you saw this job posting at the CALM Job Board.