Administrative Assistant

Express Employment Professionals - Annacis, BC (30+ days ago)

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Express Employment is recruiting on behalf of our client on Annacis Island, seeking an Administrative Assistant to join their team. Our client supplies packaged food and baked goods to establishments throughout the Lower Mainland. As a key member of the team, you will be responsible for the coordination and efficiency of their front office. You pride yourself on your ability to multi-task, keep clients happy and assist in operations running smoothly.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Liaise between sales and production
  • Customer care - process orders and follow up with clients as needed
  • Coordinate projects with sales, production, QA and procurement to meet project deadlines.
  • Assist in costing and other aspects of project development
  • General administrative duties: Reception, organize and schedule appointments, prepare correspondence, answer and direct phones and emails
  • Assist in report completion by compiling data and other information.
  • Liaise with staff and management to handle requests and queries.
  • Maintain the effective operation and upkeep the office and its equipment and supplies
  • Issue invoices and credit notes
  • Follow up and resolve customer's outstanding issues and requests in a timely fashion
  • Maintain a level of confidentiality

Skills and experience that you bring:

  • Strong computer skills - proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel (pivot tables a definite plus) and Power Point
  • Above average verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Customer focused
  • Ability to take initiative and provide solutions when required
  • Flexible and motivated to learn various aspects of the business, desire for continuous improvement
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Marketing experience is considered a definite asset

We are seeking an energetic and experienced administrative professional who is passionate about organization and coordination. Our client is looking to take the organization to the next level. If you are looking to make a difference and for growth opportunities in your career, we invite you to submit your resume.

Express Employment Professionals is one of the top staffing companies in Canada and the U.S. Every day, we help people find jobs and provide workforce solutions to businesses. We provide a full range of employment solutions that include full-time, temporary, and part-time employment in a wide range of positions, including professional, commercial, and administrative. You can think of us as your career advisor - dedicated to you and to your success since 1999.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $45,000.00 to $50,000.00 /year