Help Wanted

Financial Coordinator

Cambridge ON

Part-Time

Mission Requirements:

This individual should possess the following:

  • Be committed to uphold and integrate the model for missions, by making disciples as a core process of all work-related activities.
  • Be in agreement with, and uphold the Reach Beyond Canada Statement of Faith.
  • Be willing and committed to hold to the guidelines described in the Reach Beyond Canada Policy Manual.
  • Be willing to participate in spiritual emphasis times of staff devotions and prayer time.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Accounting: responsible for all day to day accounting operations
  • Disbursements:  responsible for accounts payable and expense reimbursements via cheques, EFT and wire transfers
  • Bank and credit card Reconciliations:  complete the bank and credit card reconciliations monthly, prepare and post the monthly adjusting journal entries to reconcile the bank and credit card statements to the General Ledger
  • Journal Entries:  prepare and post all journal entries to the Canadian General Ledger
  • Monthly financial reports:  prepare Monthly Financial Statements, Donor Reports, Missionary Project Statements, and Project Balance Reports for submission to the Director Operations and President for Canada
  • Payroll: Responsible for providing monthly and biweekly payroll information to payroll service provider, and reviewing reports prior to finalization of the payroll
  • Pension Plan: Remit monthly pension contributions for staff and missionaries and do corresponding journal entries.
  • Board Financial Report: Prepare Board Reports on Reach Beyond Canada’s quarterly and year to date financial performance for presentation at the Board of Trustees quarterly meeting.
  • Agreement Regarding Cooperative Ministry Activities (with International Office):  Responsible to work with the Finance department of the International Office on the preparation of Canadian financial records, specifically the monthly admin fees, intercompany accounts and related transfers, and reports for the Cooperative Management Committee
  • Annual Tax Preparation:  Annual preparation and/or review of required tax forms and summaries to the Canada Revenue Agency (e.g. T3010). Issue required documentation to the staff for the purpose of individual tax returns (clergy deduction and letter, T4)
  • Budget:  Prepare the annual budget with input from various departments, for approval by the President of Canada and the Canadian Board of Directors
  • Clergy Deduction process: responsible for completion of the annual clergy deduction forms and their submission to the Canada Revenue Agency
  • Missionary Support Schedule: Responsible for preparation of the annual Missionary Support Schedule
  • Audit:  work directly with the auditor regarding the annual audit. Prepare all reports and audit schedules. Complete all post closing journal entries. Co-ordinate the audit with the accounting department of the International Office
  • General office:  maintain all financial files
  • Missionary Support: Be a support to missionaries calling in with questions and concerns regarding financials.
  • Software: Learn new software and be familiar with updates in the following systems - Great Plains, ProDon, Biznet, online banking system
  • Finance Procedures Binder : Responsible for maintenance of the financial procedures binder

Knowledge, Education And Experience

  • A minimum of three years’ experience in accounting
  • Computer experience is necessary, including working knowledge of Microsoft Office (particularly Word and Excel), and experience with Great Plains accounting software is an asset
  • Knowledge of accounting principles and income tax law peculiar to charitable organizations an asset
  • Ability to build strong relationships and collaborate within teams with a range of individuals with diverse interests, backgrounds, dispositions, and executive levels is essential
  • Strong attention to detail and professionalism skills are essential
  • Candidate must be highly organized and able to operate in a fast-paced environment and manage competing priorities

 

Partners and Relationships

  • International Finance and IT departments  
  • Canadian IT department
  • Missionaries
  • Reach Beyond Canada’s Bank and Group Insurance Account Managers

 

OUR MISSION

Our mission is to facilitate a partner-driven movement that results in every unreached people group (UPG) having ready access to a relevant and transformational Gospel witness.

Qualified candidates must be able to demonstrate a commitment to the core values and mission of Reach Beyond.

Reach Beyond specializes in media, medicine and community development. Our desire is to catalyze a movement of churches and individuals to come alongside our disciple-making partners around the globe and resource them with the tools and strategies for proclaiming and demonstrating the love of Christ among the world’s least reached peoples.

Thank you for your interest; however only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please email an updated copy of your resume to Canada@reachbeyond.org, with the Financial Coordinator in the subject line.

 


TORONTO CITY MISSION

Communications Coordinator

Permanent Part-time (3 days/week

Toronto City Mission is seeking to hire people who are passionate about making a difference in the lives of families impacted by poverty in the city of Toronto.   We are looking for people who give out of an overflow of the love that they have received from God.  If this sounds like you, please read the job posting below and contact us for more information.

Through God’s transformational power, we build loving relationships to bring hope to children and families impacted by poverty.  We train and invest in our volunteers, interns, and staff.  We mentor children, youth and adults to become leaders in their own communities. We partner with local churches and volunteers to inspire children, youth, and adults to have hope for the future and to share the gospel message.  Our vision is that families, impacted by poverty, will lead transformed lives.

 

SUMMARY:

The Communications Coordinator is responsible for creating TCM’s communication material including newsletters, press releases, direct mail appeals, and other publications.  This person also maintains an up-to-date website and social media presence for TCM. Working closely with the Development Team, the Communications Coordinator also assists in stewardship and event planning support.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Create Communication Material
    1. Execute design, print, and delivery of communication materials
    2. Produce Annual Report
    3. Produce TCM Newsletter 3 times a year
    4. Write and distribute 4 appeals a year
    5. Send newsletters and appeals by email using Constant Contact
  1. Support Fundraising Activities
    1. Create stewardship/thank you letters
    2. Create printed material for events (i.e. invitations, posters, etc.)
    3. Produce promotional flyers, announcements, and brochures for general use and special events
  1. Maintain up-to-date Website
    1. A good understanding of Google analytics
    2. Update banner and post regularly
    3. Squarespace platform
  1. Internal Communications
    1. Read staff monthly reports to capture ‘stories’
    2. Equip staff and maintain strong corporate branding
  2. Social Media
    1. Manage active social media presence
    2. Direct use of Blogs, Facebook, YouTube, etc.
    3. Keep current on relevant news and TCM stories to post on Facebook
  3. Marketing
    1. Create, execute, and manage TCM press releases
    2. Identify new marketing channels for partnership development
    3. Apply and manage Google Adwords for nonprofits
  4. General Administration
    1. Supervise communication volunteers and placement students
    2. Maintain email lists through Constant Contact

Skills and Abilities

●        Graphic design skills with marketing background

●        Excellent writing, editing, and oral communications skills

●        Experience in digital and print communications

●        Familiar with various social media platforms

●        Skilled in Adobe Suite including Illustrator and InDesign

●        Knowledge of MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel

●        Excellent organizational skills

●        Attention to detail

●        Works collaboratively as a member of a team

●        Ability to prioritize workload and work under pressure to meet deadlines

●        Ability to maintain effective working relationships and deal tactfully with others

●        Ability to work independently in a small office environment

●        Able to work occasional evenings and weekends, as needed

●        Relevant post-secondary education

Start Date:  Sept 4, 2018

If you sense God’s prompting and desire to begin a conversation, please send your resume with a cover letter to:
 

Toronto City Mission

Attn: Executive Director
2610 Birchmount Rd.,
Scarborough, Ontario
M1W 2P5

Phone: 416-922-6223

Email: info@torontocitymission.com


 

Full Time Manager

Mission Thrift Store

Okotoks AB

 

BFM Foundation (Canada) is a national Christian organization with over 50 Mission Thrift Stores across Canada. The net revenue from all Mission Thrift Stores is devoted to the Joint Ministry of BFM Foundation (Canada) and Bible League Canada. These funds are used to establish adult and children’s literacy programs, church planter training and distribute Bibles in many places around the world. The stores are operated primarily by dedicated volunteers.

Mission Thrift Store Okotoks is currently seeking a full-time Manager who understands and supports the vision and purpose of BFM Foundation (Canada). The ideal candidate will have strong relational qualities, be able to train and lead volunteers to effectively operate the store. The Manager needs to be vibrant, passionate and have an entrepreneurial spirit. The right candidate must understand the needs and wants of a thrift store customer and deliver exceptional customer service, understand inventory control, pricing, health and safety regulations, delegating, motivating, marketing and financial management.

Required Commitment

  • Follower of Jesus Christ who wholeheartedly subscribes to the BFM Foundation’s Statement of Faith and Lifestyle and Morality Policy
  • In fulfilling your responsibilities, you will be required to pray with people who work or volunteer for Mission Thrift Stores.  This may include, but is not limited to opening in prayer at Mission Thrift Store Board and/or Staff Meetings, Mission Thrift Store events, BFM Foundation (Canada) Annual Conference.
  • A love for Bible-based ministry in Canada and around the world.
  • Cultural, economic and environmental sensitivity

Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Understand retail sales, leadership and management principles as they relate to non-profit/voluntary organizations;
  • Understand federal and provincial legislation applicable to voluntary sector organizations including:  employment standards, human rights, occupational health and safety, charities, etc.;
  • Experience in human resources management;
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Working knowledge of PowerPoint would be an asset
  • Effective verbal and written communication

Experience:  Management experience in a retail setting; experience with non-profit/voluntary sector required.

Working Conditions:  The Manager will be working in a retail/office environment and would be responsible for the thrift store operation, which includes assigning and monitoring a team of volunteers.  The Manager will be required to work days, some weekends, and must be available to attend regular Board meetings with the Board of Directors.

Salary Expectations:  Remuneration will be commensurate with experience.  You may include your salary expectations.  Only those considered for interviews will be contacted.  

If you feel you have the passion and skill set that would help to advance the purpose of Mission Thrift Store Okotoks, we look forward to hearing from you!   Please submit your resume and cover letter by noon July 30, 2018 by email to okotoks_board@missionthirftstore.com.

*Full Job Description available upon request

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Full Time Assistant Manager

St. Thomas ON

BFM Foundation (Canada) is a national Christian organization with over 50 Mission Thrift Stores across Canada. The net revenue from all Mission Thrift Stores is devoted to Joint Ministry of BFM Foundation (Canada) and Bible League Canada. These funds are used to establish adult literacy programs, provide church planter training, children’s ministry programs, and distribute Bibles in many places around the world. The stores are operated primarily by dedicated volunteers.

 

Mission Thrift Store St. Thomas is currently seeking a full-time Assistant Manager who understands and supports the vision and purpose of BFM Foundation (Canada). The ideal candidate will have strong relational qualities, who can train and lead volunteers to effectively operate the store. The Assistant Manager needs to be vibrant, passionate and have an entrepreneurial spirit. The right candidate must understand the needs and wants of a thrift store customer and deliver exceptional customer service, understand inventory control, pricing, health and safety regulations, delegating, and motivating plus marketing and financial management.

Required Commitment

  • Follower of Jesus Christ who wholeheartedly subscribes to the BFM Foundation Thrift Store Development Ltd.’s Statement of Faith and Lifestyle and Morality Policy
  • In fulfilling your responsibilities, you will be required to pray with people who work or volunteer for Mission Thrift Stores.  This may include, but is not limited to opening in prayer at Mission Thrift Store Board and/or Staff Meetings, Mission Thrift Store events, BFM Foundation (Canada) Annual Conference.
  • A love for Bible-based ministry in Canada and around the world.
  • Cultural, economic and environmental sensitivity
 

Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Understand retail sales, leadership and management principles as they relate to non-profit/volunteer organizations;
  • Understand all federal and provincial legislation applicable to volunteer organizations including, employment standards, human rights, occupational health and safety, charities etc.;
  • Basic knowledge of human resources management;
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint and email management would be an asset.
  • Effective verbal and written communication

Experience: Management experience in a retail setting; experience with non-profit/ voluntary sector would be considered an asset.

Working Conditions:  The Assistant Manager will be working in a retail / office environment, and would be responsible for the thrift store operation, which includes assigning and monitoring a team of volunteers.  The Assistant Manager will be required to work days, some weekends, and will report to the Store Manager.

Salary Expectations:  Remuneration will be commensurate with experience.  You may include your salary expectations.  Only those considered for interviews will be contacted.  

If you feel you have the passion and skill set that would help to advance the purpose of Mission Thrift Store St. Thomas, we look forward to hearing from you!   Please submit your resume by July 23rd by email to st_thomas@missionthriftstore.com

*Full Job Description available upon request

BFM (St. Thomas) Enterprises Society welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

 


Christian Life Assembly

Langley

Controller 

Christian Life Assembly is looking for a Controller to provide leadership for all accounting aspects of the church. Reporting to the Lead Pastor, this position will be responsible for the oversight of the accounting & finance team, all accounting functions including month end financial statement preparation, internal and external reporting, internal controls and budgeting. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years of related experience and a professional accounting designation or equivalent amount of experience or education. 

The position is full time and includes benefits. Full position description available on the CLA website-http://www.clachurch.com/careers

To apply for this position please send your resume to JoinTheTeam@clachurch.com or deliver it to the Reception Desk marked to the attention of Human Resources.

The closing date for the position is July 30, 2018


 

The Board of Directors for Maranatha Gardens Residence 9 (Burlington ON) is seeking an accomplished leader to serve as

Executive Director

Maranatha Gardens, Residence & Senior Care is a not-for-profit Christian aging in place community located in the heart of Burlington, Ontario that aims to provide a variety of affordable and interconnected housing options for seniors.

The successful candidate will have an appropriate combination of vision, leadership, interpersonal skills and experience.  These qualities and experiences will enable the Executive Director to carry out the day to day duties and responsibilities of the position and advise the Board of Directors on best practices for an aging in place community.

The Executive Director will assist in ensuring that the Maranatha organization is operated in the most effective, efficient and safe manner.  An enabling style and people orientation will assist the Executive Director in creating an environment that results in Maranatha being recognized as a location of choice for seniors.

More information about the position can be found in the Job Description document posted at www.MaranathaGardens.ca/ExecutiveDirectorSearch.  Nominations for the position should address the candidate’s suitability.  Applications for the position are to include a letter of interest and curriculum vitae.

Kindly direct nominations and applications in confidence to:

Maranatha Gardens Search

Mrs. Rosanne van der Woerd, Administrative Assistant to the Board of Directors

C/O Unit 109 – 3260 New Street

Burlington, ON, L7N 3L4

ExecutiveDirectorSearch@MaranathaGardens.ca

Other questions and inquiries may be directed to:

Mr. Brian Verheul

647-808-7355

verheulandassociates@cogeco.ca


 

Gelderman Landscape Services

LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION PROJECT COORDINATOR

Waterdown ON

Reporting to the VP Landscape & Design, The Landscape Construction Project Coordinator assists the Landscape Construction Team in all phases of a construction project.   From selling projects, to estimating and submitting quotes, and finally to organizing and managing subcontractors, materials, inspections and the many administrative aspects associated with the successful completion of a project.  This position is seasonal with opportunity for off-season, winter-related work.

This individual will be responsible to ensure that critical documentation is prepared, updated, delivered and communicated as required during the various stages of a project.  Assistance in the preparation of a new administrative process to better project delivery and management may be required from time to time.  The Project Coordinator will be detail-oriented, exceptionally well organized and comfortable working under pressure.

 

Duties include, but are not limited to:

·        Adhere to and consistently demonstrate Gelderman Landscape Services’ Core Values

·        Preparation and maintenance of project administration files including material take-offs, written quotes and contracts, obtaining accurate pricing, tracking equipment and orders, obtaining drawings

·        Review site documentation for completeness and accuracy

·        Liaising between the company and subtrades

·        Monitoring actual and projected construction costs, identifying potential deviations from the approved construction budget

·        Preparation of invoices for time and material projects

·        Tracking warranty periods and scheduling review inspections

·        Coordination and submission of completed project closeout documentation

·        Communicate ideas for improving company processes with a positive and constructive attitude, and developing this attitude in others

·        Keep Project Managers informed about project status and issues that may impact client relations and project delivery

 

Qualifications:

·        College diploma in related field (preferably Construction) and a combination of related industry experience

·        3+ years of project coordination within the landscape or construction industry

·        Demonstrated construction/landscape project coordination

·        Knowledge of the construction process and general materials

·        Familiarity with reading blue prints

·        Proficiency in MS Office and other related computer applications

·        Commitment to our organization’s progressive culture, including our company Core Values

·        Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with colleagues and customers

·        Motivation, integrity and a positive attitude

·        Must exhibit excellent written, oral and presentation skills

·        Encompasses strong interpersonal, planning and analytical skills

·        Highly-motivated with excellent time management discipline

When we say that caring is in our nature, it doesn't just refer to our clients and their properties. It includes our staff - Care to join us?

 Visit http://www.gelderman.com/careers/openings  to apply

 


 

 

The Landmark Group, creating fine landscapes for over 30 years and based in Collingwood ON., is looking for a General Manager with strong Christian, Kingdom values.

Check out the job posting on Landmark's CCBF Directory page

 


 

 

Dundas ON

Carpenter

Precision Exteriors is a small company with a passion for beautifying home exteriors through wood siding and exterior trim. Their work is primarily on custom homes in Southern Ontario.

They currently have a job opening for a full time carpenter who is:

  • detail oriented
  • safety conscious
  • comfortable working at heights

Experience is an asset but they would be happy to train the right candidate.

Ministry required training will be provided.

For more information or to submit your resume email rich@precisionexteriors.net.

www.precisionexteriors.net


 

 

 

 

 

Hamilton Ont.

Help Desk Technician

Professional Computer Management is looking to expand their team with a HELP DESK TECHNICIAN.

Join a talented team that provides managed IT support to small and medium sized businesses.  Duties would include remote support of various client networks and related equipment.  Technology relating mainly to Microsoft Windows networks and business software.  Position requires good communication skills, attention to detail and a team player attitude.  Diploma in Information Technology preferred; up to date vendor certifications an asset.

To apply or for more information please contact:  resume@pcm.ca

 

 

 

Employment Wanted

Cesar Vera

+1 403 650 4144

+52 1 55 7612 3999

c.vera@mac.com

linkedin/in/cesar-vera

A charismatic leader with a multicultural background career known for developing and executing profit and growth strategies, and finding and materializing synergies amongst business partners. Recognized as a solutions facilitator, promoter of digitalization to bring in efficiency for profit improvement whilst seeking effectiveness for business growth.

Reputation for positive communication and building relationships, and collaborating with stakeholders and the execution team with diverse international experience in managing complex projects and business transactions within the Energy Industry particularly in the Oil and Gas sector.

SELECTED HIGHLIGHTS

  • Lead a disrupted team to an accelerated path of transformation for operational excellence, service delivery and profit improvement under a market constraint
  • Developed innovative solutions to the heavy oil industry by understanding the client’s goals and their success indicators whilst establishing relationships at C-Suite level
  • Successfully consolidated two manufacturing plants into a new built for purpose, lean and efficient facility including a fast track ERP implementation

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

SIEMENS - Building Technologies                                                                               2016 - 2018

General Manager - Alberta, Canada

Accountable for the commercial, technical, operational & administrative structure of the HVAC Controls, Fire Safety, Security System and Energy Optimization business in Alberta, Canada. P&L responsibility with an annual budget of 50M$. 187 employees

  • Entrusted with the transition to an Ownership Culture bringing up the management team readiness in half of the anticipated time

GE - Power and Oil & Gas                                                                                               2014 - 2016

Account Executive - Canada, 2016

Customer advocate for 3 key accounts in the Heavy Oil industry in Canada of GE enterprise.

  • Developed innovative solutions to the heavy oil industry including a Master Service Agreement by understanding the client’s vision whilst establishing relationships at C-Suite level

Region Manager - Latin America, 2014 - 2016

Managed the Pressure Control business in Latin America including manufacturing, sales, service and administration. P&L responsibility with an annual budget of 100M$. Lead a team of 350+ employees including union personnel.

  • Maximized utilization and efficiency producing equipment for various world locations reducing the overall operating cost hence profit improvement.
  • Optimized the commercial and service structure re-establishing the company presence in the region. Secured new contracts, renewals and extensions during the low cycle.

NABORS                                                                                                                                2011 - 2014

Country Manager - Mexico

Directed Land and Offshore Drilling Rigs in Mexico and Guatemala with 500+ professionals. Managed commercial, technical, operational & administrative structure including facility for maintenance and refurbishment of the rigs. P&L responsibility with an annual budget of 150M$

  • Led team to high performance and collaboration for 100% improved operating income and growth.
  • Designed, planned and built a state of the art facility, now used as blue print for all future facilities.
  • Set up plans for manufacturing drilling rigs in country based on overall capacity for coordinating contractors and internal resources at low overall cost thru efficient logistics and quality engineering.

SCHLUMBERGER - MI SWACO                                                                                      1988 - 2011

Business Development Manager - Mexico, 2008-2011

Drove market share growth in the region from 23 to 32% by coordinating the sales and technical support groups under a customer-focus, solutions-oriented culture.

  • Expanded presence thru unexplored markets in the production side of the oil & gas industry. Offered design, manufacturing and servicing of scrubbing units, oil recovery units and water treatment plants.
  • Ensured best in class service to the Integrated Projects' contracts and lead fit of the Fluids segment into the company’s portfolio by materializing synergies amongst business lines

Supply Chain Manager - Latin America, 2007 - 2008

Optimized the logistics, purchasing and inventory management for the region. Including making recommendations to improve productivity, quality, and efficiency of the operations across 5 countries.

  • Improved turnover and ROI for 80MM$ worth of inventory.
  • Set up extraction and grinding facilities after secured sources of raw material in Peru and Mexico.

Career Development Manager, Canada and Alaska,  2007

Created career development for field personnel reverting attrition and attracting new talent

Area Manager - Western Canada, 2005 - 2007

Managed a $24M business in environmental services with a team of 64 professionals, and two service centers.

  • Revamped maintenance shop into a Service Centre of Excellence to repair, remanufacture, service, pressure and operation test the company’s waste management equipment.
  • Provided structure and optimized asset management improving net profit by18%

Regional Technical Support Manager - Latin America, 2003 - 2005

Led business development, technical sales and technical support for the region. Reshaped company image to best in class, exceeded revenue by 10% with $47M in new technology. Landed highest profile contract in region.

District Manager, Field and Maintenance Engineer, Venezuela, Scotland, Mexico        1988 – 2003

EDUCATION

Master's Degree in Business Administration

BSc in Electronics Engineering

DISTINCTIONS

Member of Technical Committee, Global Petroleum Show - Calgary, 2018

Member of the judging panel, Global Petroleum Show Awards - Calgary, 2017-2018         

Moderator, NextShale event during Global Petroleum Show - Calgary, 2017

Panelist, Economic Developers Alberta Conference - Banff, 2017

Moderator, Pan American Mature Fields Congress - Mexico, 2016

Moderator & Panelist, Mexico Oil and Gas Summit - Mexico, 2014 & 2015

Panelist, Challenges & Initiatives of the Public & Private Sectors Forum - Mexico, 2014

Panelist, Mexico Oil and Gas Procurement Forum – Mexico, 2014

Treasurer, SEFLUCEMPO Drilling & Cementing Fluids Business Fund - Venezuela,       2003-2005


Ken DeVries

519-808-0162   kendevries@gmail.com
https://ca.linkedin.com/in/kendevries1

MISSION

To promote and strengthen the organization, working as a strong part of the sales and service team, serving with excellence to promote their purpose and their impact in the community.

STRENGTHS AND QUALITIES

Personable: Friendly and outgoing, enjoys working with and caring for customers and prospects.

Leadership: Started and ran two businesses for nearly 20 years; served on volunteer boards.

People: Extensive business and personal connections in profit, non-profit, and political sectors

Detailed: Former quality inspector, copy editor, and database manager -- minding the details

Experienced: Wide variety of work experience in sales, service, assembly and inspections

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • 18 years experience in developing, growing, maintaining, and turning over 2 service businesses

  • Successfully gains new clientele through “cold-calling” and pre-call research

  • Listens and observes to identify customer needs, and desires to offer solution options

  • Trains and leads employees in multiple facets of the business operation

  • Experienced with client databases in Microsoft Access, Sage ACT, Insightly & SalesForce

  • Above-average computer skills in MS Office, Outlook/Exchange, and Simply Accounting

  • Handles special requests from clients amicably, resolves issues in a mutually-acceptable format

  • Adapts well to changing environments, thrives in new and chaotic situations, stays calm, optimistic, and positive

EMPLOYMENT AND BUSINESS HISTORY

Customer Service and Sales:

Client Services, Great Promotions, Jan 2017-Feb 2018

  -- Commissioned sales for promotional products and apparel company in London & SW Ontario

Relationship Manager, TicketWindow Inc., April 2016-present (as need basis)
  -- Prospecting and sales for sponsorships and events, updated database of contacts

Sales & Support, Steering Team Member (Volunteer), The London Beatles Festival, 2016-present

  -- Assisting Festival Director and Founder in planning, sales & organization of local music festival

Delivery Associate, LondonXpress.ca, Nov 2016-Dec 2016 and Nov 2017-Dec 2017

  -- Christmas-season driver bringing skidded product to retailers in malls, daily driving cube van

Owner & Publisher, The Shepherd’s Guide, 1997-2013

  -- Founder and Publisher for widely-circulated advertising directory in 3 areas of SW Ontario

Owner & Founder, Action Downtown Delivery Service, 1989-1994

  -- Founded, operated, and sold local mail delivery business serving legal and medical clients

Outreach Engagement Associate, Teen Challenge Canada, Aug 2016-Oct 2016

  -- Calling churches to book Teen Challenge outreaches, building and updating database

Service Delivery & Audio Testing, Occu-Med Health Services, Jan 2015–Aug 2015

  -- Performed on-site hearing and health testing; for sales & research utilized ACT and Internet

Seasonal Retail Sales Associate, Mastermind Toys, Nov 2014-Dec 2014

  -- Guided customers towards toys, educational items, books, and crafts for Christmas gifts

Advertising Sales Manager, Faith FM 99.9 London, Nov 2013-Nov 2014

  -- Created and managed advertising sales for London-area Christian radio station

Sales Consultant, Impressions Printing, Nov 2012-Feb 2013

  -- Sales of small and large-format printing, learned how to set folders and cutters

Manufacturing and Quality Control:

Assembly & Inspection, various factory positions through Temporary Agencies, 2013

  -- Auto parts welding and assembly, quality inspections, parts stocking and management

  -- At Formet St Thomas : Auto parts welding and assembly, quality inspections, parts stocking

  -- At Takumi Stamping St Thomas: welding, parts stocking and sorting, supply chain support

  -- At CAMI Ingersoll, and Dyna-Mig Stratford: parts inspection, sorting and repairs as needed

Quality Inspector & Auto Seat Assembler, Lear Corporation, July 1994-Jan 1999

  -- Detailed inspection work for work-in-progress and finished goods inspection and assembly

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

B.A. Degree, Major in Business Administration, Redeemer University College, Hamilton ON

Dale Carnegie Sales Leadership Course

VitalSmarts “Crucial Conversations” Training Seminar

Global Leadership Summit, Attendee and Volunteer, 2013–2017

Standard First Aid CPR/AED Level C, current

SmartServe certification

Ontario Licence Class G

Work and Personal References available on request


Cecil Alkema

30 Brian Boulevard

Waterdown ON

L8B 0C7

Home 905 689 7378

Cell 289 933 6526

calkema@cogeco.ca

Objective:

After a long and varied career (Finance, Information Technology and Business Operations), I am looking for a semi-retirement job.  I am open to any type of employment or contract relationship --- preferably part-time.  I have developed many essential business skills which are transferable across most industries. 

Skills and services that I can provide:

·         Finance --- analysis, forecasting, budgets, balance sheet, P&L statement

·         Information Technology (computer software) --- strategy, installation, implementation, user support, training, document organization, Microsoft Office

·         Database Management --- design, analysis, business intelligence, reporting

·         Legal --- contracts, research, terms & conditions, deliverables tracking, project management.


 

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