Executive Assistant – Telus

TELUS is looking for a trusted partner who can provide administrative support for the executive assistant to the President of Telus.

You will be working at the heart of a major network, managing information flow skillfully and effectively. You are always on the job, ready to do your own work and help others succeed. Why not start honing your skills while forging close ties with senior management?

Here’s the impact you’ll make and what we’ll accomplish together

You will bring administrative efficiency to the team, making the division’s current operations run smoothly. You will flourish in an environment that is highly confidential and changing constantly.

If you think you are known for your exceptional performance and are a helpful, cooperative people person, this is the job for you!

Here’s how
Managing emails and following each one up diligently
Managing and coordinating the agenda in Microsoft (MS) Outlook
Planning and booking business travel or corporate events
Drawing up and comprehensively managing expense accounts
Following up on and coordinating requests for donations and sponsorships
Drawing up purchase orders and arranging for payment of invoices for materials and/or services
Organizing, updating and filing confidential files
Updating reports, distribution lists and databases
Managing logistics for both internal and outside meetings: booking conference rooms, ordering meals, printing documents, providing lists of attendees, obtaining biographies, getting rooms ready, etc
Making information searches, as needed
Performing all other related administrative tasks, such as answering and forwarding phone calls and messages; receiving, opening and taking note of the mail and forwarding it to the right people, making copies, faxes and scans, mailing, sending parcels, etc
Ensuring the proper management and approval of individual and corporate expenses, and creating budget reports as required
Proactively managing the executive’s calendar, including booking travel arrangements
Anticipating needs and create solutions to make things easier for the executive
Qualifications

You’re the missing piece of the puzzle
College diploma in administrative techniques and 5 years of experience, or a great deal of experience combined with a different academic background
Proficiency in MS Office especially in Outlook
Excellent organizational skills, particularly the ability to juggle different tasks and responsibilities at the same time
Outstanding verbal and written skills
Absolute sense of discretion and confidentiality
Proven ability to work at a rapid and sustained pace
Interpersonal effectiveness
Initiative, autonomy and ability to quickly adapt to an environment that is changing all the time
Intermediate knowledge in Google G-Suite
Recognized as being highly collaborative and a strong communicator
Known to have exceptional judgment and organizational skills
Regarded as highly adaptable, agile and calm/poised when faced with change and/or ambiguity
Respected for maintaining discretion and confidentiality in in all interactions, especially with sensitive matters
Noted for your curiosity, learning and continuous improvement mindset
Sought out for your 5 or more years of experience supporting executive leadership in a large, corporate environment
Expert with Microsoft (MS) Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint and Knowledge of SAP
Gathering, co-ordinating and/or preparing the necessary information, materials (presentations, reports, etc.) and resources for meetings and events
Reviewing request, summarizing and communicating information to appropriate stakeholders
Prioritizing and adjusting priorities in a fast paced, changing environment with agile efficiency to meet deadlines
Leading or supporting a variety of projects ranging from small and straightforward to large and complex
Skills
Process driven – expenses, ticket tracking, travel planning
End to end project management
Proactive not reactive
Ability to establish and maintain relationships
Adaptable, thrives in chaos, confident, focused
Importance of taking accountability and owning things
Strong time management skills, ability to prioritize and multi task
Problem solving skills
Who is TELUS?

We’re a high-performing team of individuals who collectively make TELUS one of the leading telecommunications companies in Canada. Our competitive consumer offerings include wireline, wireless, internet and Optik TV™. We also deliver a compelling range of products and services for small, medium and large businesses; and have carved out a leadership position in the health, energy, finance and public sector markets with innovative industry specific solutions.

Everyone belongs at TELUS. It doesn’t matter who you are, what you do or how you do it, at TELUS, your unique contribution and talents will be valued and respected. Because the more diverse perspectives we have the more likely we are to crack the code on what our customers want and our communities need.

Do you share our passion?

At TELUS, you create future friendly® possibilities.

At TELUS, we are committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability.
Primary Location: CA-BC-Vancouver
Schedule: Full-time

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