Sail Canada | Voile Canada
Portsmouth Olympic Harbour
53 Yonge Street | rue Yonge
Canada K7M 6G4
Sail Canada is the national sport governing body for sailing in Canada. Located in Kingston, ON, Sail
Canada is a not-for-profit organization whose mandate is to promote sailing through collaboration with our
partners; the Provincial Sailing Associations, member clubs, schools, and many individual stakeholders.
Sail Canada is now accepting applications for the position of Bilingual Receptionist.
Reporting to the Office Manager, the successful candidate will work in coordination with a team of
professionals, to perform duties and provide support services including, but not limited to:
Reception; answering inquires, customer service via phone, email, and walk-ins
Translation of basic materials, press releases, general communications
French social media content
Merchandise; individual sales and packing and shipping of merchandise
Database / website entry and maintenance
The Bilingual Receptionist must possess the following attributes:
Strong communication skills in both French and English
Be administratively organized and detailed oriented.
Must be able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and prioritize appropriately in a fast paced
The ability to work independently, maintain tight schedules.
Proficiency using office software; Microsoft office, Adobe CS, Web Content Management system
Knowledge of the Canadian sport system and national sailing programs an asset.
Length and Term: This fulltime (35 hr/wk) position will run from May 4, 2015 – September 4, 2015 (four
month term). There may be a requirement for occasional evening and weekend work.
Application Deadline: April 6, 2015
Renumeration: $15/hr – negotiable; subject to translation skills
Interested applicants should submit their cover letter and resume to:
Genevieve Manning, Office Manager
Subject: “Bilingual Receptionist”
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those being considered will be contacted.