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Entrepreneur Navigator/Mentor

Job ID8A-A6-00-45-05-14
CompanyNative Women's Association Of Canada
Date Posted2019-10-12
Posted Until2020-04-09
Job TypeFull-time
Job CategoryMiscellaneous
Advise and support Indigenous women, Two-Spirit and gender diverse entrepreneurs looking to start or scale up their businesses, and assist them in accessing other services and supports. Develop online resources and manage online networking tools.

Your Impact
The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) is a National Indigenous Organization representing the political voice of Indigenous women and girls in Canada. Incorporated in 1974, NWAC works to advance the social, political, and cultural well-being and equality of Indigenous women through advocacy, education, research and policy.
This exciting opportunity aims to make a difference in the lives of Indigenous women, Two-Spirit and gender diverse entrepreneurs in Canada and around the world. The NWAC is seeking to fill two Entrepreneur navigator/mentor positions.

What We Value
We value diversity, sharing, adaptability and a willingness to learn.

How We Work
Our team is organized to maximize collaboration, information exchange, as well as efficiency. We will be looking at various approaches to organize our teams and foster a great workplace environment, and as such we are open to hearing about your experiences and ideas to ensure we achieve our team objectives as efficiently as possible.
Start DateNovember 1, 2019
Salary$50,000 - $60,000
Education RequirementsPost-secondary diploma or degree in business or related field. (A combination of experience and education will be considered)
Essential SkillsCore Competencies

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal.
Ability to prioritize work
Ability to meet tight deadlines
Ability to work as a team member
Ability to manage multiple conflicting priorities
Ability to interact professionally
Be adaptable and flexible in a changing work environment
Reliable and dependable
ExperienceExperience in working with a National Indigenous Organization with Indigenous Peoples, especially women.
Experience as an entrepreneur or in a relevant field that supported entrepreneurs, including branding, marketing, financing, and the management of small businesses.
Must be computer literate with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe.
LanguagesBilingualism (French and English)
Ability to speak an Indigenous language
Additional SkillsAssets

Experience with bookkeeping software, i.e. Quickbooks.
OtherPreference will be given to Indigenous women candidates. Please self identify.
Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Interviews will be held in Ottawa or by teleconference.
Willingness to travel when necessary.
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