Join our Team!
Brentwood College School is committed to making our school the best place to learn and work in the Cowichan Valley. Our employees choose to be here because of the unique benefits we offer. As one of the top boarding high schools in North America, we offer a vibrant culture, competitive compensation, and an absolutely stunning workplace setting.
Are you ready to embark on a dynamic career that combines event planning, alumni engagement, and fostering lasting relationships? Brentwood School is seeking a passionate and organized individual to join our Advancement and Alumni Relations team as a part time Advancement and Alumni Assistant.
What You'll Do:
- Event Coordination: Dive into the world of event planning and logistics, assisting in organizing a diverse range of gatherings, from regional events to career networking nights and alumni reunions. You'll be responsible for everything from venue selection to guest list management and event setup.
- Administrative Support: Keep our operations running smoothly by managing filing systems, preparing purchase requisitions, and taking meticulous meeting notes.
- Advancement Assistance: Contribute to the general office functions, support special projects, and assist with communications and database management.
- Relationship Building: Work closely with a diverse group of stakeholders, including alumni, donors, and community members, to maintain strong and lasting relationships.
What We're Looking For:
- Passion: You have a genuine interest in event planning, communications, and alumni engagement.
- Experience: You bring at least two years of event planning experience to the table, and any knowledge of special events, communications, or marketing is a plus.
- Organization: You thrive in fast-paced environments and can juggle multiple projects with ease, even when faced with competing deadlines.
- Communication Skills: Your written and oral communication skills are exceptional, allowing you to connect with a wide range of individuals effectively.
- Tech Savvy: You're comfortable with technology, particularly Google and Microsoft Office applications like Excel and Google Docs.
- Confidentiality: You understand the importance of discretion and are committed to maintaining the highest level of confidentiality.
- Team Player: Collaboration comes naturally to you, and you excel when working with diverse groups and external stakeholders.
We encourage you to review the full Position Profileof the role on our website before applying.
Brentwood Employee’s Benefits:
- All Provincial Statutory Holidays plus a paid day off for Boxing Day
- Group Health Plan including drug, paramedical, eyeglasses, etc.
- Pension Plan
- Generous vacation and sick days
- Use of athletic center
- Free hot gourmet meals daily (taxable benefit)
- Opportunities for paid Professional Development
Education / Experience:
Preference may be given to candidates with a diploma or degree in special events, communications, marketing, or related disciplines.
- Criminal Record Check clearance is a condition of initial and ongoing employment.
- Must be legally and immediately entitled to work in Canada
Please submit your cover and résumé to [email protected] to the attention of: Manager of Human Resources no later than noon on October 8, 2023. We thank all applicants, however, only those shortlisted will be contacted.
Job Type: Part-time
Part-time hours: 24 per week
Salary: From $25.25 per hour
- Company events
- Company pension
- Dental care
- Disability insurance
- Discounted or free food
- Employee assistance program
- Extended health care
- Flexible schedule
- Life insurance
- On-site gym
- On-site parking
- Paid time off
- Store discount
- Vision care
Flexible Language Requirement:
- Monday to Friday
- Weekends as needed
- Do you currently reside on Vancouver Island? NOTE: Due to housing shortages, only local candidates will be considered.
- event planning or office: 2 years (required)
Work Location: In person
Application deadline: 2023-10-08
Expected start date: 2023-10-30