Full Time (37.5 hours per week)
Skills Canada Newfoundland & Labrador (SCNL) is a charitable organization that promotes skilled trades and technologies as first choice career options for young Canadians and encourages excellence and employment readiness. SCNL hosts skilled trade, technology, and employability Competitions, Skilled Futures Conferences, Entrepreneurial Programs, Try-A-Trade® and Technology events, Essential Skills Challenges, and offers awareness-raising activities to schools throughout the province.
SCNL is partnering with the NL Association of CBDCs to offer the Enter:Preneur Program which highlights great opportunities for skilled tradespersons and technologists to become successful business owners. The main goal of this program is to encourage youth to consider skilled careers as a pathway to entrepreneurism and to provide young tradespersons and technologists the tools, expertise, and knowledge to translate their skills into successful business ownership.
The Project Coordinator’s primary responsibilities are to liaise with partners in the educational and business community and lead a marketing initiative to promote skilled careers as excellent pathways to business ownership. The Coordinator will deliver a number of events and programs including Entrepreneurship Conferences for Apprentices, Business- Pitch Simulations for High School Students, Lunch and Learns for Educators, and Essential Skills for workplace success. Note that during the current stage level of COVID-19, events and programs will be offered in a virtual format but will resume in-person and blended virtual activities when deemed safe by Public Health.
The successful candidate will possess excellent administration and communication skills, be highly organized and detailed-oriented, and have the ability to work both independently and as part of a team. Some additional work outside the regular workday and provincial travel may be expected. This position requires access to a reliable vehicle.
- Post-secondary education in business, administration or equivalent combination of education and experience,
- Experience in Project Management, event organization, office technology, research, presenting to groups and community outreach,
- Strong organizational skills and exceptional attention to detail,
- Proficiency in a multi-task environment,
- Excellent computer skills including Microsoft office software, social media, office equipment,
- Professional and friendly communication style (telephone, e-mail, and in person).
Salary: $35,000 plus benefits (post probationary period).
SCNL’s office and events are located on the unceded territory of the Beothuk and Mi’kmaq People. SCNL is committed to employment equity and the elimination of discrimination at each organizational level. We value diversity and inclusion. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates including members of racially visible communities, persons with disabilities, Indigenous Persons, and members of the 2SLGBTQ+ community. Applicants wishing to disclose any personal details related to equitable or inclusive hiring are encouraged to do so in their application.
Interviews for this position and hiring will take place mid-late September; applicants please submit Resume on or before September 4th to:
Skills Canada Newfoundland and Labrador
Thank you for your interest in Skills Canada.
Please note that only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.