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Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Ottawa International Animation Festival Employment Opportunity

Position:  Office Assistant (26 week contract)

The Ottawa International Animation Festival is currently seeking an Office Assistant to help us gear up for our next event in October.

The position is staffed through Employment Ontario’s Job Creation Partnership Program (JCP). It’s a work-training program that gives you a chance to upgrade your skills and put current work experience on your resume – while you get paid.

Eligibility Criteria:
You must currently be in receipt of Employment Insurance (EI) payments
or have received EI payments within the last 3 years (Reach back status)
Live in the Ottawa area
You must not leave employment to participate in JCP
You must not be a current full-time student
You must have your Employment Insurance status verified
You may only participate in the JCP once in a 2 year period

(Applicants that do not clearly indicate their ability to meet these criteria in the cover letter will not be considered.)

Your responsibilities may include:
Processing pass orders and ticket sales;
Simple bookkeeping using Quickbooks software;
Answering emails and phone calls;
Writing correspondence;
Updating the contact database;
Watching cartoons;
Working with sponsors;
Fighting chaos.

Skills and Abilities:
Clear communication (written and oral);
English essential (French and other languages an asset);
Exceptionally organized;
Work well under pressure in an open-concept office;
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, database and Internet programs;
Work independently and as part of a team with all kinds of people;
Meet deadlines;
Pay close attention to detail;
Impeccable customer service.

You will be paid the maximum EI earnings ($423) per week.

How to apply:
If you have a sense of humour and love film and animation, please send us your resume and cover letter and let us know which position(s)  interest you.

For more information regarding the job, or to submit your resume, please contact Kelly Neall at  or call 613-232-8769.

The closing date for Receptionist application is Wednesday, February  24.  Only those participants being considered for an interview will be contacted.

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