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Job Posting: administrative associate

Application Deadline: June 21, 2019

Mocean Dance, a professional contemporary dance company based in K'jipuktuk/Halifax, Nova Scotia, is seeking a new Administrative Associate. The position will either be part-time or full-time based on a 25 to 35 hour work week which will be determined by the successful candidate's professional interests. This position also includes optional comprehensive health benefits.

The position is based in administrative support for the company but there is flexibility to also cater to the role and responsibilities to those who apply. Mocean is open to a variety of applications on the spectrum of administrative work, tailored to the applicant's background and strengths.


  • Support and assist as required the Co-Artistic Directors, Board and Contract Employees

  • Provide administrative support including filing, maintaining records, upkeep the donor database, processing charitable receipts

  • Maintain financial records, day-to-day bookkeeping and payroll (including CRA, T4, T4A’s and WCB)

  • General office activities including checking mail, maintaining office/building cleanliness and office supplies.

Other areas of responsibilities will be based on the applicant's interests. These areas may include marketing and communications, editing and delivery of grant applications, graphic design, volunteers coordination, event planning, fundraising, sponsorship, and revenue generation and financial management.

Experience with Quickbooks, Sumac, Photoshop, InDesign, and donation-tracking databases are an asset.

Salary Range: $22,000 to $32,000

For more about Mocean:

Start date: July 2 (start date flexible)

To apply: please forward your application, including cover letter, resume, and references to

Application deadline: June 21, 2019

We thank all candidates for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.Candidates to be interviewed will be notified by June 25.

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