DEPARTMENT: Membership and Events
REPORTS TO: Director of Membership and Events
HOURS: Part-time, 0.6 FTE, Flexible schedule
LOCATION: From home-based office located in either Newfoundland & Labrador, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia or New Brunswick. Access to major urban centers/ airport an asset.
Founded in 1942 by a coalition of provincial associations, the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (CAMRT) is Canada’s national professional association and certifying body for medical radiation technologists and therapists. CAMRT serves and supports over 12,000 members nation-wide to provide patients the highest quality of medical imaging and radiation therapy care, ensuring that medical radiation technologists (MRTs) are certified as having the knowledge, skills, and judgment to enter practice. It is an authoritative voice in medical imaging and radiation therapies within the Canadian health system and the wider community, and engages internationally as a leader of the profession. http://www.camrt.ca
Recently, the membership of the four Atlantic provinces (Newfoundland & Labrador, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick) voted to transition to the provision of provincial member services by the CAMRT. It is in this environment that we seek to attract a highly motivated and people-oriented association manager to work in collaboration with the CAMRT staff in the Ottawa office to deliver member value to MRTs in Atlantic Canada, while advancing provincial advocacy priorities and supporting the work of the volunteer Atlantic Advisory Council.
The Provincial Manager for Atlantic Canada will work to achieve recruitment, engagement, and retention of eligible Medical Radiation Technologist members (MRTs) in the provinces Newfoundland & Labrador, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. The Manager will collaborate with CAMRT staff in Ottawa and external contacts to develop, implement and evaluate programs and initiatives designed to promote the personal and professional value of membership.
Specifically, the Provincial Manager, Atlantic Canada will collaborate with the CAMRT staff team to:
- Organize and support/maintain outreach activities, including the Site Ambassador program, site visits to clinical sites and presentations at inservices or other meetings
- Organize and support educational activities including regional events
- Organize and support Commencement activities for educational programs throughout the region
- Collaborate on and coordinate the execution of a marketing program for member recruitment and retention in Atlantic Canada
- Develop and nurture professional networks within the province,
- Assist in the development and management of the CAMRT-ATL budget
- Respond to Atlantic members’ inquiries, as required
ADVOCACY & COMMUNICATIONS
The Provincial Manager for Atlantic Canada will work in cooperation with the CAMRT office staff to develop, implement and evaluate programs and initiatives related to advocacy and stakeholder relations in Atlantic Canada. Specifically, the Manager will be responsible to:
- Coordinate and participate in advocacy efforts for the profession within the region, including interacting with stakeholder organizations, taking meetings with members of government (both elected and non-elected), and implementing informational and awareness campaigns (directed at elected officials, the public, etc.)
- Ensure the needs and views of MRTs in the region are represented at CAMRT
- Ensure Atlantic-specific content for the public and members-only websites is up-to-date and maintained
- Communicate on issues relating to Atlantic members on a regular basis using publications, e-mail newsletters and social media, as appropriate
- Liaise with other Atlantic associations and stakeholders
SUPPORT OF ATLANTIC ADVISORY COUNCIL
The Atlantic Advisory Council will help to identify trends and priorities for members in the region, bringing them to attention through their interactions with the Provincial Manager for Atlantic Canada. The Provincial Manager will help steer this committee, taking part in their discussions, scheduling and coordinating their meetings and ensuring their feedback and ideas are considered, and acting as the liaison with the CAMRT staff. The Provincial Manager will be invited to attend bi-annual meetings of the National Network in Ottawa, as an observer, to represent Atlantic Canada.
KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS REQUIRED
- Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent experience
- Ability to prioritize, multi-task and manage projects
- Highly organized and attentive to detail
- Strong writing skills– writing promotional copy, direct mail, experience in production and printing
- Excellent interpersonal skills and strong commitment to customer service
- Knowledge of and experience with a member-based organization, including membership recruitment and marketing campaigns in a non-profit/association setting
- A high degree of computer literacy in the use of various computer applications, including relational databases, word processing, spreadsheets and web content management and social media platforms such as Facebook and Instagram , Go-to-Meeting/ Go-to-Webinar
- Ability to analyze information, prepare reports and make recommendations concerning membership trends, issues and service delivery
- Good understanding of the MRT profession and regulatory framework within Canada
- Experience managing a budget
- Experience and expertise in making public presentations
- Ability to create and maintain strong professional networks
- Bilingualism is considered an asset
The Provincial Manager will work from a home office, based in one of the four Atlantic Provinces. Access to major urban centers and an airport are considered an asset. The Provincial Manager may travel extensively within the region for member outreach activities and to Ottawa for CAMRT meetings.
The CAMRT offers a competitive salary and benefits package.
For confidential consideration, please apply online through the CharityVillage, including a cover letter clearly outlining how you meet the position requirements, by Wednesday August 4, 2021 at 5:00PM EDT.
Interviews will be conducted virtually between August 16th and 20th, 2021.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.