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I Need Help! I Need an Awesome Assistant

Location of Service: Calgary or Virtual

Job Status: 1 or so days a week to start

Title: Awesome Assistant to Jennifer Buchanan

Application Deadline: August 9, 2019

 

PRIMARY PURPOSE OF JOB: 

The Awesome Assistant will provide a full range of administrative support to Jennifer Buchanan (www.jenniferbuchanan.ca) to help her make the best impact she can make.

SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Google Drive Knowledge
  • macOS (Pages and Keynote), WordPress 
  • Experienced at Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and enjoys being in those spaces
  • Youtube 
  • Communicates exceptionally well on the phone, via email, on social media, and in person. I want people to feel they are getting high-level service at all times
  • Has excellent attention to detail – but also keeps an eye on the BIG dream
  • Is highly ethical and maintains confidentiality at the highest of standards
  • Willing to work with others as needed
  • Has a strong network they can call on as required
  • Have many good suggestions based on previous work experiences

ACCOUNTABILITIES – The perfect applicant can:

  • coordinate travel plans 
  • manage google calendars
  • find me a dependable house cleaner
  • update my website, i.e., upcoming events, video
  • talk to people about my presentations
  • make me feel good on a bad day
  • collect information from clients
  • coordinate book sale opportunities
  • arrange for a videographer, photographer or image consultant should I need them
  • take me out for a coffee (or call me) when I need to work through an important decision or work challenge
  • help me with social media – so it is always personable and engaging (I LOVE social media – I just need a bit of help once in a while)
  • build and update marketing contact customer database 
  • send me a weekly update with suggested next steps and inspired ideas
  • inquire about my vision for this next stage in my career and figure out ways you can help
  • help me present as polished as possible and help me do the work I feel I was born to do
  • be kind, thoughtful, and reliable. I do terrible with too bold, brash or flaky
  • review (for flow and spelling) blogs and copy quickly and accurately

Before sending me a letter of interest and a resume that highlights your skills listed above please:

  • read/skim both my books (I will send you a pdf copy if you require – just send me an email), look through both of my websites, visit me on facebook (jenniferbuchananinc), Instagram (jenniferbuchananinc), twitter (musictherapy), LinkedIn (jenniferbuchananinc) and Youtube (jbmusictherapy)
  • understand that I already have a team managing JB Music Therapy. This Awesome Assistant position is to help me scale my speaking engagements, book sales, coaching services, and the course development areas (Health Entrepreneur’s HUB and teaching) all the while ensuring I don’t burn out. 

Please include:

  • CV/Resume – that connects to the skills indicated above
  • Letter of Interest – that helps me understand why you would like to work with me and how you feel you could help
  • 2 References – two people I can call soon and who have experience working with you in a similar capacity
  • Your hourly, weekly, or monthly rate/charge (keep in mind I am looking for 1 day a week to start (aka. 7 – 10 hours a week, 35 – 40 hours a month) 

Start Date: mid to late August

Connect with me at:

jennifer@jbmusic.ca (email is my preferred communication for this process)