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Office Assistant/Receptionist

JYSK Canada

This is a Contract position in Coquitlam, BC posted March 15, 2023.

Job Description

Do you have superior skills in administration, a passion for excellent customer service skills, and a genuine interest in supporting people? Then this position might be a good fit for you.

As one of world’s leading, and fastest-growing home furnishing retailers, we know what it takes to build a satisfying career. We provide a community, a partnership, a team, and an opportunity to learn and grow in your career

The role:

JYSK is seeking an enthusiastic Office Assistant/Receptionist to join our Human Resources team on a permanent, full-time basis. We are looking for a master multi-tasker with excellent communication skills and an upbeat attitude. The successful candidates will be the first point of contact for visitors to Head Office, will handle office tasks, provide polite and professional assistance via phone, mail, and e-mail, make reservations or travel arrangements, and generally be a helpful and positive presence in the workplace.

This role is required to work onsite in our corporate office located in Coquitlam Monday to Friday.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide a seamless and positive customer experience to all visitors and Colleagues including maintaining polite and professional communication via phone, e-mail, and mail.
  • Generate reports, transcribe minutes from meetings, create presentations, and conduct research.
  • Handle office tasks, such as screening phone calls, managing all incoming and outgoing mail, filing, booking appointments and setting up for meetings, and reordering supplies.
  • Provide executive assistant support to senior management when needed including travel, meeting, and catering arrangement.
  • As Chair for the social committee, organize social events for colleagues at head office and offsite and administer the committee budget.
  • Arrange lunches, food and refreshments for the office as needed (including picking up products at various companies).
  • Administer onsite First Aid (JYSK will provide the Level 2 First Aid training)
  • Perform other related duties for other departments as required.

What does this role offer you?

  • Be a part of a dynamic team and culture.
  • The opportunity to have a rewarding career with various prospects for career advancement across different functions and teams
  • A great benefit package (including medical, vision and dental, EAP, and RRSP program)
  • An amazing colleague discount on all JYSK products

What do you bring to the role?

  • 1+ year(s) of administrative or office-related experience
  • Valid driver’s license and consistent access to a vehicle are required
  • Physically capable of performing the duties of a first aid attendant.
  • Event planning or similar experience is a bonus
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills, including proper pronunciation and grammar, and a consistently courteous and professional tone of voice at all times
  • Excellent organizational skills and strong attention to detail
  • Very self-motivated and goal-oriented with the ability to multi-task
  • Desire to be proactive and create a positive experience for others
  • Capability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented office environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (i.e., Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Must be authorized to work in Canada

If this sounds like an opportunity for you, come join JYSK and experience it for yourself!

JYSK Canada is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage all candidates to apply. Our company values diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive culture where Colleagues can fully develop and utilize their talents and strengths. We consider all applications based on the position requirements, and we do so without regard to any unrelated factor and/or characteristic. Reasonable accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the hiring process.

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