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Position: Administrative Assistant
Organization: Life Without Plastic (a division of Mama Mundo Inc.)
Location: Gatineau/Hull, Quebec (near Saint-Joseph & Allumettieres)

Company Information:

Life Without Plastic is not only our name, it’s our mission. We are a social enterprise advocating for a plastic-free planet by helping people kick the plastic habit. We are the one-stop online shop for safe, high quality, ethically-sourced, Earth-friendly and sustainable alternatives to plastic products for everyday life. We are committed to raising awareness about plastic issues and solutions and helping inspire our audience to live without plastic.

Position Description:

The administrative assistant would assist with a variety of tasks at Life Without Plastic. This will include tasks related to bookkeeping like entering bills, payments, expenses, and other transactions in Quickbooks Online. The administrative assistant would also help with administrative and other office tasks like packing orders, creating shipping labels, and reviewing and editing our new website and products. The administrative assistant may also be asked to help with customer service related tasks like helping with sales and responding to emails or calls in both English and French.

We are looking for someone who is:

  • Passionate about the environment and the Life Without Plastic mission.

  • Proactive, a self-starter, and is resourceful (ready to Google solutions).

  • A team player but is also comfortable working autonomously.

  • Creative, detail-oriented, organized, and ready to tackle a variety of office tasks.

  • Comfortable with computers and quick-learner.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Comfortable communicating in both English and French.

  • Experience with customer service is an asset.

  • Experience with data entry or bookkeeping is an asset.

  • Experience with social media platforms is an asset.

  • Experience with Excel, Google Suite, Quickbooks Online or other accounting softwares in an asset.

Application deadline: February 22, 2018

Start Date: As soon as possible

Duration: indeterminate

Full or part time: Part time (~ 10 hours a week) on Mondays, Tuesdays, or Thursdays

Salary: $15 / hour

How to Apply:

If you have a passion for the environment and know you'll be a good fit for this opportunity, we look forward to hearing from you! Please submit your resume and a cover letter by email to:
no later than February 22, 2018.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Feb 8 2019    ID: 51119