Membership Officer

  • Volet de programme : Jeunesse Canada au travail pour une carrière vouée au patrimoine
  • Titre de l'emploi : Membership Officer
  • Nom de l’organisme : CFFM
  • Lieu de l’emploi : Montreal, Québec
  • Durée de l'emploi : 2017-09-05 à 2018-02-09 (21 semaines)
  • Salaire horaire : 17,20 $

Program stream: Young Canada Works in Heritage Organizations

Job title: Membership Officer

Organization name: CFFM

Job location: Montreal, QC

Length of assignment: 2017­09­05 to 2018­02­09 (21 weeks)

Hourly wage: $17.20

Young Canada Works Web Site Job Poster:

Employer: Canadian Federation of Friends of Museums (CFFM)

Position Title: Membership Officer

Location: Montreal

Address: 1195 Sherbrooke Street West

Montreal, Quebec H3A1H9

Dates: September 5, 2017 to February 9, 2018 Flexible

Position Description: The Canadian Federation of Friends of Museums (CFFM) is a national organization dedicated to increasing the number, participation and effectiveness of museum friends groups, volunteers, donors, trustees and others who offer their support, time, money and expertise to the museum community.

The CFFM plans to fill a position of Membership Officer with a YCW qualified graduate for an assignment from September 5, 2017 to February 9, 2018.

The duties of the position are as follows.

1. The graduate will work under the supervision of the Executive Director in support of a membership drive. Duties will involve analysis of the membership base, updating and improving the database of volunteer groups across Canada, determination of strategies to attract members and implementation of the strategies.

2. Under the direction of the Executive Director while working with a research team (Board members) the graduate will assist in carrying out a research proposal intended to explore the needs and priorities of the thousands of volunteers supporting museums across Canada.

3. Under the direction of the Executive Director, the graduate will write and edit articles for the CFFM newsletter Au Courant. He/she will also carry out regular administrative functions for routine office business such as mail and correspondence services.

4. Under the direction of the Executive Director and a Board member, the graduate will upgrade the website and maintain the CFFM’s social media presence.

5. Under the direction of the Executive Director, the graduate will organize the 2018 Carol Sprachman Lecture and handle the CFFM-CMA Museum Volunteer Award.

Employment Equity:

CFFM supports the participation and employment of all equity groups. Our recruitment strategies will include actively advertising this position in venues that ensure this opportunity is known to as wide a potential candidate pool as possible.

Please apply August 15, 2017

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