Administrative Assistant/Receptionist
Coquitlam, BC, Canada
1d ago

Department : Human Resources

JYSK is one of the world’s leading, and fastest-growing home furnishing retailers. First established in Denmark in 1979, JYSK operates retail stores which sell everything for your home throughout Europe and internationally and are now present across 52 countries with over 2,700 stores.

Although JYSK today is a global business, the company is managed based on its Scandinavian roots.This reflects in JYSK’s company culture and the way it does business.

The first Canadian JYSK store was opened in Coquitlam, BC in 1996. Today, JYSK operates 62 stores across Canada, including locations in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, and Québec

The role :

JYSK is seeking an enthusiastic Administrative 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.

Key Responsibilities :

  • Handling office tasks, such as filing, generating reports and presentations, setting up for meetings, and reordering supplies.
  • Providing real-time scheduling support by booking appointments and preventing conflicts.
  • Making travel arrangements, such as booking flights, cars, and making hotel and restaurant reservations.
  • Screening phone calls and routing callers to the appropriate party.
  • Generate reports, transcribe minutes from meetings, create presentations, and conduct research.
  • Maintain polite and professional communication via phone, e-mail, and mail.
  • Provide a seamless and positive experience to all visitors.
  • Provide excellent customer service.
  • Arrange catering, lunches, food and refreshments for the office as needed (including picking up products at various companies).
  • Manage all incoming and outgoing mail.
  • Executive assistant to senior management when needed.
  • Perform other related duties for other departments as required.
  • Qualifications

  • 2+ year(s) of administrative or office-related experience
  • 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)
  • Valid driver’s license and consistent access to a vehicle
  • Benefit Package
  • Colleague Discount
  • Opportunities for Learning & Career Advancement
  • A fun and respectful workplace
  • More Great Information!

    Thanks for your interest in JYSK! Due to a high volume of applications, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

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    JYSK Canada is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. This principle applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, selection, transfer, promotion and all other conditions of employment.

    As a company, we have developed l programs and policies that address and recognize our objective to ensure that our work environment remains free of discrimination and harassment of any kind and promotes and recognizes the diverse backgrounds of our Colleagues.

    JYSK Canada will accommodate both internal and external applications throughout the hiring process.

    All employment decisions at JYSK are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity / expression, marital status, family status, disability or a conviction for which a pardon has been granted or a record suspended.

    We consider all applications on the basis of individual qualification for the particular position and we do so without regard to any unrelated factor and / or characteristic.

    JYSK Canada is committed to the value of equal employment opportunity for all Colleagues and the innovation that diversity creates in the work environment.

    We welcome and encourage applications from individuals with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the hiring process.

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