Thank you for applying for an “Administrative Assistant” position at The Student Herald. Here is a brief description of the position.
The Student Herald is a Federal Canadian Corporation with provincial operations in Ontario, Nova Scotia, and British Columbia. The corporation began as an immigration newsletter operation and soon expanded to a recruitment platform for overseas recruitment to fill the labour requirements in Canada for jobs NOT filled in Canada. The Student Herald is currently embarking on an ambitious project in expanding our workforce with a new Recruiter portfolio beginning in 2019. We are looking for two Administrative Assistants to join our “work from home” team. We offer a work from home platform at $18/hr for five hours a day, five days a week. Our hours are flexible and allow our team to work at their own pace. Currently, there are no benefits included in this employment arrangement.
What is this position about? The Student Herald’s Venture Capital division deals with several entrepreneurial operations. This position involves providing administrative support for the positions. Communication with Government, Quasi-Government and private corporations, Research, and other administrative roles are to be expected. Every day is a new day, with new challenges and opportunities. The position will start with a flexible 5 hour logged work between 10 am and 5 pm local time Monday to Friday.
Equipment and other requirements: Currently, this position is available for experienced individuals who have their own equipment and space to work from home. During probation (first four months or less), you are required to operate from your equipment or BYOD (Bring Your Own Device), including a computer and a phone. You are provided with a SIM card or VoIP phone to send and receive calls. You must have a reliable and consistent wifi speed of at least 30mbps.
This position is for a self-driven and honest individual whose work logs and project management tool justifies logged hours. Training will be provided in the use of any custom applications, however basic computer and application skills is a requirement for the job.
Selected candidates will be expected to start in a week after the employment contract is signed, however, the notice period for current employment may be considered.