Career Opportunities

Regional Manager, Northern BC

 

Junior Achievement of British Columbia (JA British Columbia or JABC) is part of JA Worldwide (JA), the world’s largest not-for-profit organization dedicated to educating young people about business. Since 1955, British Columbia schools have relied on JA to inspire and prepare youth to succeed in an ever-changing global economy. This year in 2015, over 35,000 students in BC benefit from JABC programs delivered free of charge by volunteers from local business communities who bring real-life experience into the classroom. JABC programs focus on work readiness, financial literacy and entrepreneurship, giving students the confidence and skills they need to become the next generation of business and community leaders. Visit www.jabc.org for more information.

The Position:

The Regional Manager is the lead representative for Junior Achievement across Northern BC, responsible for coordinating a specific number of JA programs each school year by securing teacher registrations for these programs, and recruiting and training appropriate business volunteers to deliver them. S/he must be time-flexible to meet the needs of educators and volunteers. Possession of a valid BC driver’s license and access to a motor vehicle is required, as is a Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Search.

Based out of a home office in Prince George, the Regional Manager will coordinate programs across Northern BC, utilizing technology, community partnerships, and in-person outreach trips. This is a permanent full-time (30 hours per week) position with benefits.

Key Accountabilities:

  • • Acting as an ambassador for JA within the geographical territory
  • • Developing and stewarding relationships with local educators to host JA program
  • • Recruiting, screening, training, and stewarding volunteers to deliver JA programs
  • • Collecting and entering data into the database to capture program activity.

 

Required Skills and Experience:

  • • 3-5 years demonstrated success in an independent leadership, sales or customer service role
  • • Self-starter with experience working independently from a home office
  • • Volunteer recruitment and management experience
  • • Special event management experience
  • • Ability to handle a fast-paced, multi-task environment
  • • Strong networking and relationship management skills
  • • Strong communication skills
  • • Engaging presentation skills, from small groups to large audiences
  • • Marketing, sales and customer service skills
  • • Results oriented: delivery on time, on budget
  • • Computer literate, with proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), databases and social media such as LinkedIn. Ability to learn new software and systems.

 

Assets:

  • • Knowledge of the non-profit sector
  • • Knowledge of the education sector, training or teaching experience
  • • University degree in commerce, education or a related field
  • • JA Volunteer or Alumni
  • • Working knowledge of Raiser’s Edge database

 

Please submit your application through Charity Village by Monday, January 4, 2015.

No phone calls please. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by phone in January; in-person interviews will be held Thursday, January 21, 2016 in Prince George.