Administrative Assistant

Administration & Executive Assistance
Richmond, British Columbia, Canada
Posted on September 7, 2023

This is a newly created role and ideal for an experienced administrative assistant looking to work for a well-established corporate business, but with a team-focused and tight-knit culture.  The position is varied including office administration, supporting corporate functions (IT, legal, finance etc.), project-based work, and ad hoc executive assistance duties.

Who – the company: 
Headquartered in Richmond, the company is an established and successful TSX publicly listed company with over 100 years of history.  The organization owns a diverse portfolio of specialist food businesses across Canada and the US.

What – the role: 
You will report to the Executive Assistant for the CFO and CEO and join a team that includes one other Administration Assistant, a Receptionist, and Senior Director of Operations and Administration.

Duties include understanding objectives, issues and priorities and ensuring the efficient flow of information to the appropriate parties; coordinate meetings, events, and travel arrangements; relief coverage for reception researching, compiling, and summarizing information/data; following up on processes with staff and partner businesses; preparing board level packages; and supporting other team members across IT, legal, operations, and finance.  You will also assist with projects such as employee benefits schemes.

Who – the candidate: 
You will have prior administrative assistance experience within a corporate environment, be well versed supporting senior level management and professionals, possess excellent communication and organization skills, and be able to operate in a fast-paced environment where priorities can quickly change.

Canadian citizenship, Permanent Residence, or an Open Work Permit is required.

They are based in Richmond and the office is most accessible by bus if taking public transit, and there is parking on site for those driving.  This is a full-time, office-based role.

How much:
Base salary of between $55,000 - $60,000 depending on experience, and other details include bonus, extended health benefits (medical and dental), and PD support.

When & How to Apply:
Swim Recruiting will be screening and shortlisting on behalf of our client and presenting suitable candidates directly to the hiring team for review. If you are interested in this fantastic learning opportunity, please do not hesitate to apply. If you already have a Recruiter at SWIM, please reach out soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume.