Job posting: Administrative Assistant

Position Type: Part-time contract
Application Closing: September 21, 2020
Start Date: October 1, 2020
End Date: June 30, 2021, with the possibility of renewal
Location: Montréal, Quebec
Hours: 15 hrs/month
Compensation: $22.50 per hour

The Administrative Assistant will help the Executive Director with administrative and organizational tasks related to membership management. The Administrative Assistant will report to the ED.


  • Maintain the online membership management and mailing list system, including checking new applications, membership renewals and dues; updating organizational member data and preparing receipts when necessary.
  • Attend regular meetings with the ED
  • Assist the ED and Communications Assistant with communication, administration, grant writing and other tasks as needed


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, preferably in a related field
  • Some experience working in an administrative role
  • Knowledge of the Canadian music scene a plus
  • Bilingual – fluency in English and French, both spoken and written
  • Experience with database management
  • Excellent written communication
  • Excellent people skills
  • Ability to work independently, with necessary organizational and time-management skills. CNMN works mainly virtually, so applicants should be comfortable to work from home with occasional in-person meetings (pending COVID-19 regulations).
  • Knowledge of social media platforms, including Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Instagram

How to Apply

Deadline: September 21, 2020

Required Materials:

  • Letter of motivation
  • CV/Resume
  • Contact information for two references (Referees will only be contacted after applicants are selected for interview.)

Please send all materials in PDF format to with Administrative Assistant Application – YOUR NAME in the subject line by September 21, 2020.

The Canadian New Music Network is an equitable-opportunity employer, recognizing diversity in all its forms (race, culture, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, language, physical ability, and age).  We welcome applications from traditionally under-represented populations.

Thank you for your interest!