PEIANC Employment Opportunity: Community Engagement Team Manager

Deadline to apply: 14 June 2021


PEI Association for Newcomers to Canada is hiring a Community Engagement Team Manager.

Contract Type: six months full-time, with the possibility of extension

The Community Engagement Team Manager's main role will be to make connections between newcomers and the established Island community through events, meetings, and other activities; and to manage the staff whose programs within the Community Engagement Team (CET) forward this work. Working with the Executive Director, and the Community Engagement Team, the Manager will plan, organize, budget, and manage the Association's major community activities as well as developing and maintaining strategic partnerships.

General duties

  • Support CET staff in running multiple programs
  • Schedule and chair team meetings
  • Attend Managers’ Meetings; report on CET activities and issues; inform or survey team staff as requested
  • Compile monthly team reports from individual program reports, as well as requested stats or reports for ED, Information Services Coordinator, or funders
  • Conduct staff scheduling (in-office days, reception duty, etc.), timesheets, vacation requests, etc.
  • Conduct overall budgeting for team; sign off on expenses and check documentation for expenses
  • Check-in on and support CET staff, including with technical needs, in-office and at-home
  • Manage staff performance
  • Oversee external communications, in conjunction with Information Services Coordinator and ED

Event management

  • Chair PEIANC event-planning meetings
  • Delegate actions and follow-up
  • Manage critical paths and timelines
  • Develop and manage PEIANC event budgets
  • Organize post-mortem reviews and develop follow-up action plans
  • Write reports for funders, ED, and Board of Directors

Other Activities

  • Enhance collaboration with existing ethno-cultural organizations
  • Develop and maintain partnerships with community organizations and businesses
  • Attend and network at existing community events of relevance to PEIANC and newcomers
  • Assist with funding applications (in collaboration with ED and other staff)

Personal attributes and skills

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma and/or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 3-years experience in people leadership and management
  • Good computer skills
  • Flexible
  • Both detail-oriented and able to see the big picture
  • Experience in working with the public
  • Strong community connections
  • Project management skills
  • Budget management skills
  • Public presentation experience and skills (personable, inspirational)
  • Strong communication and writing skills
  • Organized and creative
  • Fluency in languages other than English would be considered an asset

How to Apply

Apply by email. Please send a cover letter and resume, by 14 June 2021, to:
Reem Sicoe -

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.