First Nations/Metis/Inuit Candidates - Administrative Assistant (4 Month Contract)

BDC - Indigenous Recruitment - Burnaby, BC (30+ days ago)

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We are Canada’s development bank. We exist to support entrepreneurs. BDC’s mission is to help create and develop Canadian businesses through financing, growth and business transition capital, venture capital and advisory services, with a focus on small and medium-sized enterprises. As a complementary lender, we offer loans and investments that fill out or complete services available from other financial institutions.

At BDC, we value diversity in our workforce and encourage all qualified candidates to apply. We appreciate all responses and advise that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

For this Administration Assistant position, you will deliver outstanding administration support to BDC team members. You are particularly responsible for performing office activities efficiently, and you demonstrate team spirit and collaboration by providing administrative support to the members of your team. If you are passionate about a career in an organization that is one of the top 100 employers in Canada, this is the place for you!

  • PLEASE NOTE*: This is a 4 month long contract and takes place in Surrey, BC. There is a potential for a contract extension.
In a typical week, you would:
Exercise your analytical skills by actively participating in developing the portfolio in order to uncover financing opportunities and develop innovative value-added solutions that meet clients' needs

Contribute to marketing initiatives by organizing events, campaigns and activities. This includes preparing marketing communications and providing on-site logistical support

Prepare letters and proposals and/or contracts to clients and professionals, in accordance with the specific process. You would use your exceptional organizational skills to ensure the accuracy of information, prepare documents and forms and provide efficient follow-up

Maintain business relationships with various external organizations and help promote BDC's financing services with influencers and prospects

Use your financial knowledge to perform pre-qualification and risk-rating activities for BDC Financing clients and prospects, as well as conduct the initial interview with clients, among other activities.


If you have the following skills, you could be the person we are looking for!
Previous experience in customer service
Fluent in English
Highly organized, able to prioritize and meet deadlines
Experience in the banking industry is an asset but is not required
Self Identifies as First Nations, Metis or Inuit