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Women in Business Coordinator

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Nishnawbe Aski Development Fund (NADF) is seeking a dynamic individual to join our team. We are a result-oriented lender and business developer that has been providing developmental lending services to Aboriginal clients since 1987.
NADF is seeking a Women in Business Coordinator (WIB)
Why make NADF your career choice?

NADF offers all full-time employees a total rewards package that is generous and supports NADF’s workforce and life balance:
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•Competitive salaries.
•Generous paid vacation time.
•Paid time off at Christmasabove paid vacation time.
•Additional paid generalholidays and civic holidays.
•35-hour workweek.
•Comprehensive benefitsprogram including health,dental, vision, life insurance,and EFAP. All premiums arecovered by the employer.
•CompetitiveEmployee BenefitsSaving Retirement.Savings Plan
•Paid sick days.
•Paid personal days.
•Flexible scheduling tosupport work-lifebalance.
•Ongoing professionaldevelopment.

Job Overview: The Women in Business Coordinator provides business support services, and small business lending, and facilitates a learning network for Indigenous Women Entrepreneurs (IWE) within NADF’s service area.

Key Responsibilities and Qualifications
•Provide proposal writing and administrative support to qualified grant and loan recipients. Explore newprograms to ensure new financing opportunities are made available to IWE clients as appropriate.
•Promoting a welcoming environment for Aboriginal women and establishing relationships, responding toinquiries, and maintaining correspondence with IWEs in a professional and friendly manner.
•A post-secondary diploma in Business Administration, Finance, or Community Economic Development Diplomaand/or a degree in Business, Accounting, Administration, Planning, or Economic Development is preferred.
•A minimum of three (3) to five (5) years of experience related to context, e.g., community economicdevelopment, business finance, bank or credit union, or non-profit organization is preferred Key Knowledgeand Skills
•Ability to work with confidential information and confidentially manage all duties.
•Strong accounting, business planning, and business management skills.
•Strong problem-identification and problem-solving skills.

To Apply: To be considered for this challenging and rewarding position, please forward a detailed resume in confidence, along with a cover letter and three (3) work-related references to For a full job description, visit

Job Type: Full-time contract. End date March 31, 2024.

Salary: $43,117 – $61,128

Location: Fort William First Nation and/or Timmins office.

Schedule: Monday to Friday, 9 am – 5 pm, including 1-hour unpaid lunch.

Travel: Ability to work a flexible schedule. Ability to travel as may be required.

External Closing Date: Open until filled.

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