Administrative Assistant, Corporate Partnerships

Organization NameJob CategoriesPosition TypeRegion and Location(s)Career LevelSalaryAd Online SinceApplication Deadline
BC Children's Hospital Foundation
  • Administrative / Clerical Support
  • Fundraising / Giving
Parental Leave Coverage - Full Time
  • British Columbia - Vancouver & Lower Mainland - Vancouver
Entry LevelN/A2019-01-092019-01-23

Administrative Assistant, Corporate Partnerships
Full-Time, Temporary (contract from March 2019 – March 2020)

What we do

At BC Children’s Hospital Foundation, we’re on a quest to ensure every kid in the province receives the best health care imaginable. As a fundraising organization, we inspire communities and people to support BC Children’s Hospital, along with its world-class research institute, mental health facility and rehabilitation centre.

Our work makes a profound difference. From helping get the boldest research ideas off the ground to supporting the most advanced equipment, together we are pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in children’s health care. This is no small task—which is why we’re looking for passionate people to join our team and help propel our mission forward.

What you’ll do

BC Children’s Hospital Foundation (BCCHF) is looking for an experienced, detail oriented and highly organized Administrative Assistant to join its Corporate Partnerships team on a maternity leave contract team to support its activities.

In this role, you would provide administrative and project support to the Director, Corporate Partnerships and other team members as needed.

More specifically, this role is responsible for:

  • Provides administrative support for the Director, Corporate Partnerships including managing calendars, scheduling appointments and coordinating travel arrangements;
  • Supports the fundraising activities of the Director by coordinating donor meetings, taking meeting minutes, assisting in the preparation of confidential correspondence, formatting donor proposals, creating collateral materials, entering actions in the donor database and assembling materials for meetings and presentations;
  • Assists the Director in managing the Corporate Partnership Team by organizing team and 1:1 meetings, ordering supplies, tracking days off and pay period reports, coordinating courier service;
  • Maintains the Corporate Partnerships Program revenue and expense tracking, including tracking Miracle Weekend financials and bringing forward discrepancies to the Director and/or other members of the Corporate Partnerships Team;
  • Supports the Director in the management of Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) and Canada’s Children’s Hospital Foundation’s (CCHF) programs by completing quarterly reconciliations of incoming funds, organizing meetings and agendas and taking meeting minutes;
  • Assists with the recognition and stewardship processes by collaborating with the Donor Relations team to draft thank you letters, create stewardship reports and assist in the planning of recognition events as needed;
  • Provides administrative and logistical support to donor events as needed (this could include arranging tours, cultivation and recognition events).

What you bring

You have a passion for organizing tasks, projects and people and have a natural intuition for how to balance diverse and competing priorities. You enjoy managing multiple projects and deadlines and helping your team achieve success.

You have a diploma or certificate in professional administration or a related discipline (e.g. business, marketing, fundraising). You possess excellent administrative skills with a minimum of 1-3 years of relevant experience directly supporting a senior manager (or the equivalent combination of related skills and experience). Experience working for a not-for-profit or working as part of a philanthropy team is a definite asset.

In addition to the qualifications, our ideal candidate has:

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint)
  • Strong calendar management skills with the ability to effectively manage a busy calendar
  • Experience with preparing budgets, tracking revenue and expenses and conducting reconciliations
  • Experience with database administration; Raiser’s Edge experience is an asset
  • Excellent communications skills with an ability to draft, proof, and edit a range of written materials
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information appropriately and with discretion
  • Well developed time management and organization skills with an ability to efficiently manage a diverse range of assignments while meeting multiple deadlines
  • Strong team player with an ability to work collaboratively as well as autonomously


Join us

We believe that anything is possible. And that permeates every action we take. As a team, we push ourselves to constantly aim higher in our work. We try new things and challenge the status quo. We respect each other and act from a place of compassion in everything we do.

While we take our work seriously, we’re also big on taking care of our team. We offer perks like a nine-day fortnight schedule and flexible hours, topnotch health and dental benefits, and a commitment to professional development.

We think it’s a pretty amazing place. Others agree—we’re proud to say that we’ve been recognized as one of BC’s Top Employers for nine years in a row.

Seem like the right place for you? Join us and help kids shine. Apply online at by January 23, 2019.