PART-TIME: Program Assistant

  • Location: Cape Breton University
  • Deadline: November 3, 2021 at 11:59 pm

Job Description: 
Work to support Study and Stay Entrepreneurship Program marketing activities. Recruiting participants for the program and expanding project impact.


·         General office assistance (i.e. answering inquiries)

·         Establishing and maintaining professional relationships with clients, participants, and partners

·         Creation of marketing materials

·         Organization and promotion of events such as workshops, speaker series, etc.

·         Promoting the program to the community

·         Recruitment of students and employers for programs

·         Research

·         Attend entrepreneurial ecosystem events (sometimes outside of normal 9-5 hours)

·         Contacting market research

·         Gain practical application by writing proposals critical thinking skills, financial literacy, networking, sales, pitching new clients

·         Other duties as required


·         Have an interest in entrepreneurship

·         Able to write in a clear, concise, professional manner

·         Able to work well independently and as a team player

·         Proficient in a variety of office software (Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.)

·         Able to work collaboratively

·         Willing to learn

·         High level of adaptability and engagement

The successful candidate must have exceptional customer service and communication skills, and be articulate, mature, and self-confident. The candidate must be able to demonstrate and provide examples of when or how they have shown initiative, time management skills and creativity, and how they feel these experiences can be used to meet the various needs of the Centre. The candidate must also be very team oriented and be willing to take on responsibility with enthusiasm.

How to Apply:

Send both a cover letter and resume to