Administrative Assistant - Economic Development

Job No: TSAW6
Location: Tsawwassen

Position Summary


Reporting to the Manager of Economic Development, the Administrative Assistant – Economic Development is responsible for providing administrative support to the ECDEV team.  This role will contribute to and support services the ECDEV team provides such as sharing business opportunities with TFN government and member businesses and providing access to TFN Members to help them become successful entrepreneurs, or create their own small business.


Specific Responsibilities



  • Website updates working with an external web developer
  • Email newsletter creation and distribution
  • TFN Community notice advertisements and communications
  • Monitoring emails and responding to emails professionally
  • Creating and coordinating marketing material content
  • Communicating with TFN Members in a respectful professional manner
  • In person, phone and email communications with TFN Members


Data Management

  • Compiling information on business opportunities within TFN’s Territory
    • Compiling summary information in Excel
    • Saving info to SharePoint to be shared with external representatives
  • Reporting on financial and non-financial metrics from joint ventures such as contract values and employment hours generated


  • Other duties as required




  • Two to three years of related experience or a combination of experience and education in a related field
  • Demonstrated business acumen and analytical skills
  • Strong multi-tasking and organizational skills
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite
  • Successful completion of satisfactory Criminal Record Search


Wages and Benefits


TFN government provides a competitive salary (commensurate with experience); and an excellent benefits package including enrollment in the Municipal Pension Plan.


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About Tsawwassen First Nation

Tsawwassen First Nation (TFN) is a proud Coast Salish nation with our land base situated in Tsawwassen, B.C. In 2009, the Tsawwassen First Nation Final Agreement came into effect – this treaty was the first modern urban treaty in BC and the first treaty to be successfully negotiated through the BC Treaty Commission process. The Treaty provides us municipal, provincial, and federal types of jurisdiction over a land base of 724 hectares