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Administrator (part-time)
Canadian Association of Journalists

The Canadian Association of Journalists is seeking a part-time administrator to assist the National Board of Directors with providing high-quality service to its members. The successful applicant would begin their duties in the month of June 2017. 

Reporting directly to the CAJ president and treasurer, the administrator also works with other members of the National Board to meet the needs of our member-based organization. The administrator’s duties include, in part:

  • Answering emails and general inquiries from members and the general public in English and French;

  • Processing registrations and completing verification on registrants;

  • Sending renewal notices and following up with those members who have not renewed their memberships;

  • Welcoming new members to the association and providing information on member services and perks;

  • The preparation and distribution of monthly newsletters emailed to members;

  • Assisting the community manager with promotion of CAJ priorities and activity;

  • Managing the CAJ’s social media community membership/participation on Twitter, Facebook and Linkedin

  • Processing requests for membership cards and shipping our third-party contractor; and,

  • Providing other support as requested to the CAJ board for its projects and events. 

This position is well-suited to someone with an understanding of the conditions under which Canadian journalists work. The successful applicant would be expected to work 8-11 hours a week from her or his own facilities and is paid an hourly rate upon invoice. Knowledge of MailChimp, the Google Apps platform, Adobe Photoshop and InDesign, and other similar software would be considered an asset.

Subject to National Board approval in June, this position may include an additional three hours a week to complete the following tasks:

  • Regular updating of content on the CAJ’s website; and

  • Distribution of CAJ content across various email listservs

Knowledge of various social media and basic HTML would be considered an asset for these tasks, which would be carried out in co-operation with the CAJ’s community manager.

Those interested in the position are asked to email a resume and cover letter to the hiring committee through CAJ president Nick Taylor-Vaisey – nick@caj.ca.

This posting will close on June 7 at 11:59 p.m. ET.

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