Office Administrator

Shorefast - Joe Batts Arm, NL

Job details Salary $15 - $27 an hour Job type Full-time Full Job Description

Who We Are

Shorefast is one of North America’s most creative and notable social enterprises and the charitable organization behind the world-renowned Fogo Island Inn and Fogo Island Arts. We’ve garnered significant international attention including a feature on 60 Minutes and named in The New York Times’ 52 Places for a Changed World.

Shorefast is committed to building economic and cultural resilience on Fogo Island while making it possible for local communities to thrive in the global economy; we’re forging a new path at the intersection of business, philanthropy, and community economic development.

The Opportunity

As primary gatekeeper to the Shorefast Shared Services Team, the Office Administrator is responsible for a wide array of duties including managing day-to-day administrative activities for Shorefast Social Enterprises Inc. The Office Administrator will support the Shared Services team in achieving objectives and will contribute to streamlining a variety of cross functional activities including human resources, employee engagement, accounting, planning and scheduling, process and controls, and general administrative support.

What You’ll Do

  • Manage administrative duties to support the Shared Services Team, which may include; Participating in meetings and taking notes, preparing correspondence, and creating expense and other reports.
  • Provide exceptional customer service including greeting guests/customers, answering phone inquiries, and handling requests in a professional and timely manner.
  • Participate on various committees, including but not limited to; Occupational Health and Safety Committee, Social Committee, Wellness Committee, etc.
  • Arrange travel, related itineraries and make reservations for invited visitors/guests.
  • Liaise with multiple teams and working groups on various projects.
  • Maintain electronic and paper records and filing systems.
  • Facilitate employee engagement activities and community outreach programs or events.
  • Provide other administrative support as necessary.

Qualifications you’ll bring

  • Proven excellence as an office assistant, office administrator or in another relevant position.
  • Successful completion of a diploma or degree in business administration, or any combination of relevant education and work experience.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and related software.
  • Outstanding abilities to communicate in person, in writing and over the phone.
  • Must maintain a high degree of confidentiality, problem-solving, and time management skills.

What we offer

  • An engaged, progressive, highly supportive, flexible, and collaborative work environment
  • The opportunity to work in a thriving social entrepreneurship environment
  • A commitment to recruiting, promoting, and training qualified individuals at all levels within the organization.
  • Group Insurance Plan (including Health, Dental, Life & AD&D) and Employee Assistance Program
  • Eligibility for discounts at Shorefast’s community enterprises, and at select Canadian hotels

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $15.00-$27.00 per hour


  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off


  • 8 hour shift

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Joe Batts Arm, NL: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (preferred)


  • Secondary School (preferred)


  • Administrative: 1 year (preferred)

Application deadline: 2022-05-27
Expected start date: 2022-06-06

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