Executive Administrator

Forestry Sector Council

Are you interested in shaping the future of forestry in Nova Scotia? Are you a hard worker who shows initiative and enjoys learning? If you have a positive attitude and an eye for detail, we have the job for you with the Forestry Sector Council (FORSEC).
Forestry Sector Council

is hiring an

Executive Administrator

to join their team. FORSEC seeks a team player to help operate efficiently, serve the industry’s employers, and strengthen our workforce. The successful applicant will be self-motivated, organized, detail-oriented, and competent in prioritizing.

The Forestry Sector Council is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to developing a skilled and professional workforce for Nova Scotia’s forest industry. We collaborate with partners to identify and solve labour challenges. Our strategic priorities are talent attraction and retention, skill development, and human resource planning. We are cultivating a workforce like our forests—sustainable, diverse, and growing.

The Executive Administrator will work with the FORSEC team to create and maintain a positive and professional organizational presence. This role leads all administrative support for the organization, ensuring the efficient operation of the office and effective project management. The work done by the Executive Administrator will engage members and stakeholders, ultimately serving industry employers.

office activity and operations for a new and growing organization.
exceptional member engagement experiences.
planning and coordination.
staff with project management, execution, and reporting as needed.
phone calls, inquiries, and correspondences.
with communications and marketing materials.
maintenance of office facilities and equipment.
able to see areas of need within the organization and provide solutions.
other relevant duties where required in a team environment.

The ideal candidate will have a combination of relevant education and work experience. They must have a minimum college diploma (in administration, business, marketing, communications, or commerce) and 3+ years of comparable work experience.

This position requires balancing multiple priorities with strong communication skills, attention to detail and accuracy. Experienced administrative, technical, organizational and interpersonal skills are essential, as is the ability to work independently and in a collaborative team environment.

attention to detail with a strong sense of initiative and follow-through.
team player with strong interpersonal and communication skills.
verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to convey complex ideas clearly and effectively to diverse audiences.
proven experience building relationships with a similar audience.
proven organizational, planning, prioritizing, and time management skills.
self-starter who exercises good judgment.
with computer software applications, specifically Microsoft Office 365 Suite and the ability to learn custom CRM / AMS
industry knowledge is an asset.
with workforce development and the labour market is considered an asset.
with community engagement, outreach and marketing strategies is considered an asset.

Why Work With Us?
The FORSEC strives to make a difference in the industry and is bold about our unique ability to be the best at what we do. Collaboration and support among the team propel us forward.

Our teams unique skills, voices, and ideas are critical to the organization’s long-term success. Building an inclusive, diverse, and talented team is integral to serving this innovative industry.

Workplace Considerations
This is a full-time, on-site role located in Truro Heights, NS. Flexible hours can be discussed to suit your lifestyle.

How to Apply
Please apply by sending your cover letter and resume to [email protected] or call 506.424.1796. This posting will remain active until the position is filled.

The Forestry Sector Council is an inclusive, equal-opportunity employer. We encourage applications from all underrepresented groups. Individual accommodations due to a disability are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, religion, ethnicity, gender, disability, citizenship status, marital status, actual or perceived sexual orientation, or any other applicable characteristics protected by law.