Executive Assistant to the CEO

Goodwill Industries of Alberta - Edmonton, AB (30+ days ago)

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Date Posted: September 19, 2019

Application Deadline: October 3, 2019

Job Type: FT Salaried

Salary: $50,000 – $60,000 annually

Great Work. Great People. Great Place. GREAT Purpose.

Goodwill is seeking to secure our next outstanding team member who will seize the opportunity to excel in the position of Executive Assistant to the President and CEO. Together, our team of 800 is, through the dignity of a job and the power of work, changing lives for the better, strengthening families and communities all the while being a steward of a better environment.

About Goodwill:
Goodwill is dedicated to providing people with disabilities the opportunity to find meaningful employment. This is made possible as a direct result of the generosity of Albertans in our community who choose to donate to Goodwill, where these items are resold through our successful retail stores. Our dedicated, ambitious and hard-working team members are the key to our success. By showing that we care, working as a team, continuously improving, and being accountable, our organization is driven towards GREATness, all the while, inspiring Albertans to make a difference.

The Opportunity:
The Executive Assistant to the President and CEO is an exciting and key leadership position where strength in anticipation, ‘making things happen’ and being ‘air traffic control’ within an inspiring social enterprise are key and critical strengths. This position works closely with the President and CEO, team members of Goodwill, the public and many stakeholders to support Goodwill continuing to make such a positive and meaningful difference across Alberta. If you can multitask, are very well organized, look forward to everyday being full of new opportunities, can represent the office of the President and CEO, and Goodwill professionally, and excite and ignite around a fast paced, exciting professional setting, please apply (making it clear why your experience, your skills and your passion is well suited to joining one of North America’s most successful Goodwills).

Key Responsibilities:
In collaboration with the President & CEO your key responsibilities will include:

Managing a variety of projects assigned by the CEO.
Remaining aware of, and update, the CEO’s schedule and meetings.
Providing administrative support to Executive meetings.
Managing day to day office activities such as filing, mail, photocopying, reception and switchboard services, meeting arrangements, and related administrative support to Corporate Office departments.
Recruiting, selecting and training candidate(s) for the corporate receptionist position as required.
Managing the performance of the receptionist(s) including delegation to the receptionist team, clerical and secretarial duties.
Designing and implementing office policies, service standards and operating procedures.

Successful candidates will:
Post-secondary degree or certificate in a related field.
Minimum of 5 years prior experience in an Executive Assistant position. Consideration will be given for talent and expertise in other areas other than previous roles as an Executive Assistant (multitasking, forecasting and creative/innovative thinking).
Previous experience supervising others and working with team members with disabilities is an asset.
Must have own transportation and a valid class 5 driver’s license.
Ability to identify and effectively summarize pertinent info and decisions arising from meetings.
Proficiency with composition and editing of a variety of documents.
Able to handle sensitive and confidential information appropriately.
Possess a strong work ethic and the ability to prioritize tasks.
Excellent organizational and planning skills with attention to detail.
Strong attention to detail.
Good listening and written communication skills.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Proficiency with Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point and Survey Monkey.
Ability to work evenings as required and weekends as required.

The Application Process:
For more information on Goodwill Industries of Alberta and what we offer, please visit our website at www.goodwill.ab.ca.

Candidates interested in this opportunity should forward their Resume and Cover letter outlining how they are a GREAT fit with Goodwill by October 3, 2019. We thank all applicants for their interest wanting to be a part of our GREAT purpose. Only applicants who submit a full application will be considered.

Please note the selected candidate will be required to submit to a Criminal Record Check, including Vulnerable Sector Search.

Goodwill Industries of Alberta is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination of any kind.