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Executive Assistant - 12 Months Full Time Temporary

Nov 26, 2019

Company: Coast Capital Savings Federal Credit Union 

Location: British Columbia (CA-BC), Surrey   

Job Type: Temporary 


Together, we help empower you to achieve what’s important in your life.


What’s the job?

Are you an assistant like no other? The Olympian of assistants some might say? Clear your calendars and warm up your fingers as you provide superstar executive and administrative support. We are looking for an Executive Assistant to support our General Counsel & Chief Corporate Development Officer. This position is responsible for overseeing and performing the day-to-day activities to support our General Counsel & Chief Corporate Development Officer, as well as provide administrative support to our Board of Directors. The Executive Assistant must be able to work independently, exercising initiative and sound judgment, while also working regularly with various departments: Communications, Legal, and Corporate Development. This position serves as a first point of contact, and will liaise and maintain strong, effective communications with internal and external parties and various organizations alike. This role will also work with confidential information and deal with sensitive matters requiring a high level of discretion and tact. We are looking for someone with exceptional customer service skills, a high aptitude for learning, while working in a fast-paced and high energy environment.


What you’ll get to do:

  • Act as a brand ambassador representing General Counsel & Chief Corporate Development Officer.
  • Wow the team with your administrative skills when composing emails, correspondence, documents and presentations.
  • Maintain calendars and coordinate meeting requests, rooms, teleconference and videoconference meetings and catering for the executive team, as requested.
  • Make travel arrangements, as requested, including transportation and hotel accommodation, and prepare travel and meeting itineraries.
  • Shh! Can you keep a secret? Discretion and confidentiality are a must as one will have exposure and access to detailed knowledge of operations, procedures, and people.
  • Use outside the box thinking skills to anticipate needs, prioritize and multi-task. 
  • Use excellent listening skills and note taking abilities during meetings, as required.


Who are we looking for?

  • You’ve excelled as an Executive Assistant for at least 7 years and provided executive level administrative support.
  • You have superior computer skills: particularly PowerPoint, Outlook, Word and Excel.
  • You consider yourself highly organized and efficient.
  • You exude confidence having dealt with executives in your previous role(s).  
  • You stand out of the crowd because of your excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • You’re admired for your high standard of professional ethics and conduct.
  • You are task-oriented and love nothing more than demonstrating your pro-activeness and ability to work independently.

Why join Coast Capital Savings?


We don’t mean to toot our own horn, but…


  • We improve Canadians’ financial well-being through providing simple financial help.
  • Employees do what’s best for our members. Every day.
  • We believe in being a great corporate citizen so we invest in our local communities by donating our time, money and expertise.
  • Our employees take advantage of the many opportunities to grow their careers.
  • Employees love having a cool place to work with modern LEED certified offices and being recognized with a virtual (and, at times, an actual) high-five.
  • Our inspiring leaders help our employees develop their talents and encourage them to be their fabulous selves.
  • We have a unique culture where we take our business seriously, but ourselves, not so much.
  • We are a Certified B Corp®. Our certification reflects our strong commitment to social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency.
  • In 2019, we earned double kudos by being named one of BC’s Top Employers and one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies – two of the nation’s most coveted business awards, may we add.


Does this position inspire you?  If so, apply today at Coast Capital Savings. 

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