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Position: Operations and Human Resources Coordinator
Organization: Mama Earth Organics
Location: Toronto (near O'Connor & St Clair E.)

FULL-TIME

About Us:

We're creating an alternative, locally-based, food system in Toronto. We partner with local organic farms and like-minded local businesses and artisans, and deliver local, organic, small-scale grown or produced food that tastes really good. We deliver directly to our member's homes, throughout the GTA, on a weekly basis from our 20,000 sq. ft headquarters located in East Toronto, with an office in Peterborough. We are a fast growing company working to realize some exciting and ambitious plans in the coming few years. We’re a progressive organization focused on the overall happiness, health and balance/mindfulness of our 90+ staff.

Since 2017, Mama Earth Organics has been a certified B Corporation — a community of companies using business as a force for good. B Corps work toward reduced inequality, lower levels of poverty, a healthier environment, stronger communities, and the creation of more high quality jobs with dignity and purpose. By harnessing the power of business, B Corps use profits and growth as a means to a greater end: positive impact for their employees, communities, and the environment.

The Role and responsibilities:

Working closely with the Leadership team, the Operations and Human Resources Coordinator will elevate project management and communication processes at Mama Earth, as well as support the Human Resources Team by assisting with the recruitment process and administrative tasks. As a newly created role, this is an exciting opportunity to help shape this position and work collaboratively with all departments on behalf of operations. Your key duties and responsibilities are:

  • Project management including developing and maintaining project schedules and critical paths, monitoring progress, setting milestones, making adjustments as required, and ensuring all stakeholders are consulted and updated throughout all stages of the project.
  • Maintaining and improving communication processes between departments including company wide weekly, monthly, and ad hoc email updates.
  • Providing support to the human resources department including preliminary screening of resumes, scheduling interviews, maintaining an organized database of applicants and their progress through the hiring/onboarding process.
  • Providing support to the Operations and Senior Leadership Teams as required.

Requirements:

  • Completion of a post-secondary diploma or degree in Business Management or equivalent
  • Working towards PMP certification is an asset
  • You have excelled for 2-3 years in a similar role
  • Ability to clearly communicate (written and verbal), expressing requirements and expectations to a wide range of individuals
  • Ability to set priorities, adjust and respond professionally to changing priorities and ad hoc issues.
  • Ability to lead and motivate to guide team members in making consistent progress
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills to manage multiple tasks, sometimes for multiple projects, at once
  • Proven ability to solve problems creatively, resourceful
  • Strong attention to detail, critical thinking, analytical skills
  • Cooperative and communicative attitude with executive staff, managers, and employees
  • Familiarity with project management software tools, methodologies, and best practices is an asset

What’s In It For You:

  • You’ll be putting more food dollars into local farms so they can continue to grow the most nutritious and delicious produce while preserving farmland and biodiversity in Ontario.
  • You’ll be supporting the creation of a local food system, built on principles of sustainability and biodiversity, and demonstrating that this can be both financially sustainable for farmers and affordable for consumers
  • You’ll be joining a thriving business driven by an experienced leadership team who have built successful businesses.
  • You’ll be joining a team of talented, fun people who take pride in supporting the Local Food System one crazy fresh produce basket at a time.

Things You Should Know

  • This is a full-time salaried position located in East Toronto at 19 Waterman Ave that includes a benefits program and staff pricing on organic food.

How do You Apply?

Please forward your cover letter and resume to heather(at)mamaearthteam.ca . We kindly ask that you apply to us via email only, please no phone calls. Thank you very much for your interest and good luck!

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Jul 31 2020    ID: 57182