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Current Employment Opportunities:

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Amazing Discoveries™, an international Christian media ministry, is seeking a new member of our team for the following positions:

IT Technician

Amazing Discoveries is looking for an IT Technician to help with a variety of projects.

This IT position requires the following skills:

  • Advanced knowledge of HTML/PHP/CSS programming
  • Advanced knowledge with Windows Server and Windows XP/ Win 7 Troubleshooting
  • Familiarity with FTP
  • Familiarity with broadcast software an asset
  • Flexible work schedule, able to work odd hours including at night.
     
  • must have valid driver's license and vehicle
  • must be able to work in Canada

The successful candidate will exhibit the following qualities:

  • Strong work ethic
  • Able to work in a team environment as well as without supervision
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills

It is strongly recommended that interested applicants be comfortable working with Christian-related material.

Interested applicants should respond with cover letter and resume to hr @ amazingdiscoveries.org

Accounting Department Manager

Amazing Discoveries is looking for an Accounting Department Manager.

This Accounting position requires the following skills:

The Accounting Manager supervises all accounting and donations staff, and is accountable for the accounting operations of the ministry, including the production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the ministry's reported financial results, and ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles or Canadian and US financial reporting standards, with potential additional duties of cash management.

  • Maintain a documented and updated system of accounting policies and procedures
  • Manage outsourced functions
  • Oversee the operations of the accounting and donations department so that the department's goals and objectives are achieved
  • Oversee the accounting operations of subsidiary corporations, especially their control systems, transaction-processing operations, and policies and procedures.
  • Review and manage fraud risk in consultation with auditor and management.
  • Be part of the audit committee to recommend auditor to Board and to review audit recommendations
  • Prudently manage the organization’s resources

Transactions - In conjunction with bookkeeper and auditor:

  • Ensure that accounts payable are paid in a timely manner
  • Ensure that all reasonable discounts are taken on accounts payable
  • Ensure that accounts receivable are collected promptly
  • Ensure that periodic bank reconciliations are completed
  • Ensure that required debt payments are made on a timely basis
  • Maintain the chart of accounts
  • Maintain an orderly accounting filing system
  • Maintain a system of controls over accounting transactions

Reporting

  • Issue timely and complete financial statements to the Operations Manager and the Board of Directors on a regular basis or as requested.
  • Coordinate the preparation of financial statements for the corporate annual report
  • Recommend benchmarks against which to measure the performance of ministry operations
  • Manage the production of the annual budget and forecasts with input from department managers and General manager. Maintain ongoing budget comparisons.
  • Make recommendations to the Board of directors for annual budget approval and additional expenditures.
  • Calculate variances from the budget and report significant issues to management
  • Provide for a system of management cost reports
  • Track project and marketing cost
  • From time to time, as requested, assist in the creation of a Business Plan for new or large ministry ventures.

Compliance

  • Coordinate the provision of information to external auditors for the annual audit
  • Comply with local, state, provincial, and federal government requirements and tax filing

It is strongly recommended that interested applicants be comfortable working with Christian-related material.

Desired Qualifications: The candidate should have a Bachelor's degree in accounting or business administration, or equivalent business experience and 10+ years of progressively responsible experience for a major company or division of a large corporation. Preference will be given to candidates with non-profit experience. Seventh-day Adventist

Working Conditions: Primarily in an office environment.

Personal Qualities: a missionary's heart, attention to detail, ability to work in a team environment and cooperate with co-workers, perfect attention to detail, self-motivated, strong work ethic. Candidate should be comfortable working in a Christian environment. Must have Canadian work visa and have their own vehicle.

Interested applicants should respond with cover letter and resume to hr @ amazingdiscoveries.org

Bookkeeper

Amazing Discoveries is looking for a skilled Bookkeeper to maintain our financial records, including purchases, sales, receipts and payments.

Responsibilities

  • Recording day to day financial transactions and completing the posting process
  • Verifying that transactions are recorded accurately
  • Bringing the books to the trial balance stage
  • Enter Daily Batch Journal Entries for Sales and Donations into Quickbooks
  • Transfer PayPal Funds from PayPal to Bank Account
  • Record Refunds as advised by Sales Department
  • Reconcile bank accounts
  • Reconcile donations
  • Reconcile clearing accounts
  • Review Accounts Receivable periodically - Sales Department does monthly
  • Reconcile credit card Accounts Payable
  • Prepare monthly reporting on various aspects of the business for review with Management including joint ministry reports, budget and budget comparisons, project summary report, and financial statements
  • Prepare PayPal Excel Spreadsheets for use in entering Daily Batches and End of Month Reconciling
  • Update all GICs
  • Keep Petty Cash balanced and Reconciled
  • Preparation of information as requested from Management on an ongoing basis
  • Preparation of year-end files for submission to external accountants for preparation of year-end financial statements and returns
  • Submit requested reports & information to external accountants throughout the year
  • Prepares and analyzes all Projects
  • Report financial discrepancies
  • Correspond with outside accountants as instructed by manager
  • Complete tax forms

Job brief

Bookkeeper job duties include creating and analyzing financial reports and ensure legal requirements compliance, processing accounts payable and receivable and managing invoices and tax payments. Our ideal candidate holds is familiar with accounting Quickbooks software packages.Ultimately, the Bookkeeper’s responsibilities are to accurately record all day-to-day financial transactions of our company

Requirements

  • Proven bookkeeping experience
  • Solid understanding of basic bookkeeping and accounting payable/receivable principles
  • Proven ability to calculate, post and manage accounting figures and financial records
  • Data entry skills along with a knack for numbers
  • Hands-on experience with spreadsheets and proprietary software
  • Proficiency in English and in MS Office especially Excel
  • Customer service orientation and negotiation skills
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • BS degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration an asset

Interested applicants should respond with cover letter and resume to hr @ amazingdiscoveries.org

Customer Care Representative

The Client Care Representative deals with client questions, concerns, takes orders and processes donations, and interacts with the public, primarily on the phone. As such, it is crucial that you understand the Amazing Discoveries organization, mandate, and products so you can best serve the needs of your customers.

Responsibilities

  • Present, promote and sell products to existing and prospective customers
  • Reach out to customers for feedback, and follow-up
  • Establish, develop and maintain positive relationships
  • Reach out to customer leads through cold calling
  • Expedite the resolution of customer problems and complaints to maximize satisfaction
  • Coordinate sales effort with team members and other departments
  • Supply management with reports on customer needs, problems, interests, and potential for new products and services
  • Continuously improve through feedback

Requirements

  • Proven work experience as a sales representative
  • Excellent phone etiquette, ensuring calls are answered in a professional, friendly, and efficient manner
  • Thorough familiarity with Amazing Discoveries material
  • Excellent knowledge of computers. the Google suite, and MS Office
  • Quick learner
  • Familiarity with CRM practices along with ability to build productive relationships
  • Able to work independently, and go the extra mile to complete work
  • A missionary's heart, willing to pray with customers, and be a sympathetic listener
  • Excellent selling, communication and negotiation skills
  • Prioritizing, time management and organizational skills
  • Relationship management skills and openness to feedback

Qualities Desired:
a missionary's heart, attention to detail, ability to work in a team environment and cooperate with co-workers, creative, self-motivated, strong work ethic, excellent time management skills.

Interested applicants should respond with cover letter and resume to hr @ amazingdiscoveries.org

Video Editor / Motion Graphics Designer

Video Editor needed for film and TV editing of lengthy programs, creating trailers, commercials, filming and editing presentations, interviews, etc.

Skills Needed:

  • Excellent knowledge of Adobe Premiere a must. Final Cut optional.
  • Graphic design and motion experience also required - Adobe After Effects, Motion, and Photoshop and Illustrator preferred.
  • Experience with sound editing an asset.
  • Familiarity with lighting and use of cameras
  • Valid Driver's License and Vehicle
  • Canadian citizen or Canadian Work Visa

Qualities Desired:
creative, self-motivated, strong work ethic, willing to ask questions and receive feedback, ability to work in a team environment and cooperate with co-workers. Able to multi-task. Flexible and strongly motivated to produce excellent quality material in short time, excellent time management skills,

Interested applicants should respond with cover letter and resume to hr @ amazingdiscoveries.org

Marketing Specialist

Marketing Specialist needed to assist Communications Manager in various areas of marketing including but not limited to web development, social media, advertising, evangelism, and promotion.

Skills/Requirements:

  • Seventh-day Adventist in good standing and passionate about ministry
  • Able to work in Canada
  • Excellent English skills (skill test may be required)
  • Vehicle required
  • Able to travel to events if necessary
  • Excellent typing skills (60+)
  • Familiarity with MS Office - specifically Word and Powerpoint
  • Strong communication and writing skills

Experience:

  • Website design experience helpful but not required
  • Familiarity with user experience design an asset
  • User research experience, including interviews, focus groups, surveys, etc. an asset
  • Proficiency with social media and apps helpful but not required
  • Able to work well independently and with strong personalities
  • Fundraising experience an asset
  • 2-3 years marketing experience
  • Degree in Marketing an asset

Hours are 9:00am - 5:00pm Monday to Thursday, Friday hours available also.

Send cover letter and resume to hr @ amazingdiscoveries.org

Warehouse Assistant / Assembler

Amazing Discoveries is looking for a warehouse assistant to help with a variety of tasks.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that appropriate inventory quantities are on hand at all times
  • Post and receive purchase orders using a computer
  • Occasionally drive to the post office for mailing
  • Sweep, dust, mop and organize warehouse and work areas for orderliness at all times
  • Prepare parcels for mailing and larger items for shipping
  • Perform other clerical duties such as photocopying, faxing and filing

Requirements:

  • Good planning and organization skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills
  • Computer literate, specifically Google Drive, Microsoft Word, and Excel
  • Ability to work independently on assigned tasks
  • Ability to work collectively with the warehouse staff
  • Ability to analyze information in order to identify potential problems or discrepancies
  • Ability to read and interpret documents
  • Ability to perform basic math functions
  • Ability to drive a motor vehicle
  • Must be able to lift at least 20lbs or 9kg and perform repetitive assembly tasks

It is strongly recommended that interested applicants be comfortable working with Christian-related material.

The position is available in Blaine, WA

Interested applicants should respond with cover letter and resume to hr @ amazingdiscoveries.org

Gardener

DUTIES/FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • pruning shrubs
  • checking the health of plants by identifying any pests or diseases and controlling them
  • raising plants from seeds or cuttings
  • maintaining high levels of presentation in public parks and gardens
  • cleaning and maintaining tools and equipment
  • digging, planting and weeding flower beds, vegetable garden and borders
  • applying nutrients to plants and maintaining moisture levels
  • using machinery such as lawn mowers, and hedge trimmers
  • familiarity with plant health and solid gardening practices, including tilling and the Ellen White planting method

Interested applicants should respond with cover letter and resume to hr @ amazingdiscoveries.org

Chef

Amazing Discoveries is seeking a chef or head cook to oversee the daily food preparation at the ministry. They will direct kitchen staff and handle any food-related concerns.

Duties

  • Check freshness of food and ingredients
  • Supervise and coordinate activities of food preparation workers
  • Cook food for 2 meals / day for approximately 50 people and ensure healthfulness of food being served
  • May occasionally develop recipes and determine how to present the food
  • Plan menus and ensure quality of meals
  • Inspect supplies, equipment, and work areas for cleanliness and functionality
  • Order and maintain inventory of food and supplies
  • Monitor and maintain sanitation practices and follow kitchen safety standards
  • Present recipes on ADtv
  • Teach and coordinate cooking classes for public

Requirements

  • must be familiar with vegan cooking and be able to produce a large variety of meals including desserts, salads, soups, entrees, vegetables, bean dishes and more
  • must be familiar with the health aspects of veganism as defined by Ellen G. White and the Bible
  • familiarity with the body, and the effect of food and nutrients on the body
  • Prioritizing, time management and organizational skills
  • Able to present concepts and recipes to an audience
  • Will be required to cook daily for staff of 40, mission school students for periods of the year (3 meals, up to 70 people), special occasions
  • 3 years work experience with references
  • a demo will be required as part of the interview process, cooking with samples to taste

Interested applicants should respond with cover letter and resume to hr @ amazingdiscoveries.org

Cleaner

We are looking for a Cleaner to take care of our facilities and carry out cleaning and maintenance duties. The goal is to keep our buildings in a clean and orderly condition.This is a part-time position, and may be combined with other duties to make a full-time position.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Cleaning, stocking and supplying designated facility areas (dusting, sweeping, vacuuming, mopping, cleaning ceiling vents, restroom cleaning etc)
  • Performing and documenting routine inspection and maintenance activities
  • Carry out heavy cleaning tasks and special projects

Responsibilities:

  • Clean, stock and supply designated facility areas (dusting, sweeping, vacuuming, mopping, cleaning ceiling vents, restroom cleaning etc)
  • Perform and document routine inspection and maintenance activities
  • Carry out occasional cleaning tasks and special projects such as windows, etc.
  • Notify management of occurring deficiencies or needs for repairs
  • Make adjustments and minor repairs
  • Stock and maintain supply rooms
  • Cooperate with the rest of the staff
  • Follow all health and safety regulations

Requirements:

  • Proven working experience as a cleaner
  • Knowledge of cleaning chemicals and supplies
  • Familiarity with Material Safety Data Sheets
  • Integrity
  • High school degree

Interested applicants should respond with cover letter and resume to hr @ amazingdiscoveries.org