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Now Hiring - Administrative Assistant/Event Planner

Job title:

Administrative/Events coordinator


Job summary:

To ensure efficient and timely operations of the Association’s office and events to promote the work of the Association


Reporting to:

Membership Services Manager


Hours of work

Monday to Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm and evenings as required

Salary position:

Paid semi-monthly
Pay range (dependent on experience)
Basic Health plan after 3 month probationary period


Vacation Time:
2 weeks after 1 year


Prime functions:

Office Administration

  • Reception duties including greeting members upon arrival and answering phone (phone, voice-mail, fax, email, preparation of mail outs and other duties as assigned)
  • Offers support to Executive Officer as required
  • Receives and sorts mail
  • Filing
  • Updates membership database & outlook database
  • Maintains office calendar
  • Prepares office for Association meetings
  • All other tasks required for the smooth and efficient running of the office
  • Invoice for events
  • Receive payments
  • Orders office supplies


Event Planning(reports to membership services manager)

  • Coordinates and carry-out services for events including booking venues on expected numbers and menu planning, invitations, and all other associated duties
  • Ordering food for events, booking venues (approved by Membership Services Manager)
  • Event location set-up, sign-up, registrations, and take-down
  • Greets members on arrival to events
  • Organizes and manages volunteers for events
  • Advertises events to membership and promote attendance to events
  • Sends invites to committee meetings and Association events
  • Sends thank-you cards for event sponsors
  • Other tasks as necessary


Member Communication and Committee Support

  • Prepares and distributes committee minutes to members
  • Prepares and distributes all communication to support events


Qualifications:

  • Minimum 1 year working in an office environment
  • Minimum 2 years previous event planning required
  • Ability to focus on many projects/events at one time
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to prioritize in fast paced environment
  • Reliable vehicle
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge in simply accounting an asset
  • Knowledge in simply accounting an asset
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Local Builders Take Awards at Provincial Awards of Excellence in Housing

September 23, Jasper,  AB –September 18 to 20 saw the 2014 Canadian Home Builders Association Alberta host the annual BUILD Conference in Jasper Alberta. While the two largest Cities in Alberta; Edmonton and Calgary picked up the majority of the awards the Lethbridge Membership was represented by a healthy number of attendees and proudly accepted 5 awards in total.

Avonlea Homes Master Builder was awarded the Provincial Safety Award for the small builder category, as well, they picked up an Award of Merit in the category of Town Home or Duplex $300,000 - $400,000 for the Genesis design. “To be recognized for our strong Safety Culture at the Provincial level is big news and extremely exciting for all of us at Avonlea! We strive for a safe work environment and in the past year have gotten creative on how to bring awareness to not only the community, but our trades partners, and our Home Owners.  We thank everyone involved for their hard work and the joint effort to keep our jobsites safe.” Commented Jennifer McCarthy – Head of Design Avonlea Homes Master Builder.

Ashcroft Master Builder was handed two awards as well. This company walked away with the award for single family design in the $310,000 - $340,000 category for Griffin design and the Lethbridge Home Builders Association is extremely proud to announce that Ashcroft Master Builder walked away with the Small Builder of the Year award! Stephen Amonson, President and General Manager of Ashcroft Homes Master Builder commented, “Builder of the year in Alberta is an extremely huge honour for us. This award is based on design, safety, homeowner feedback and volunteerism. To have achieved this in just 6 short years and to do so with competition from all over the province is simply awesome.” Amonson went on to say,“We have some of the finest craftsmen, trades and suppliers anywhere in the world. Even with an extremely tight labour market and shortage of skilled tradespeople our team continues to produce homes that we are extremely proud of.”

The CHBA would also like to congratulate 2 entries that were recognized as finalist this year, Ashcroft Master Builder with the Marpole 2 and Signature Homes with the Sedona 2. “The competition is fierce when looking across the entire province and it is a great feeling to know that Lethbridge is being so widely recognized in all styles of housing from town homes to estate homes.” Remarked Angela Zuba, Executive Officer for the Lethbridge Region.

The CHBA Lethbridge Region is also pleased to announce that Daytona Group of Companies in Edmonton, with a branch in Lethbridge won the Large Volume Safety Award and All Weather Windows Alberta, with a branch in Lethbridge was awarded the General Member Large Employer safety award!

In addition, the CHBA Lethbridge Association received the Industry Leadership Award for demonstrating innovative community partnerships, programs to enhance training and forward thinking safety initiatives. “This Award means a lot to our Association and our membership,” commented Angela Zuba, “it shows the commitment we have to improving the community and the dedication we have to success. Lethbridge may be a small City but we are accomplishing amazing things.” 

 

Media Contact:

Angela Zuba

Executive Officer

CHBA Lethbridge Region

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403-331-7966 (cell)

 

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