OverviewCBC/Radio-Canada Executive Assistant (English Services) Part Time in Winnipeg, MB
Branch Winnipeg MB CA
Executive Assistant (English Services)
The Executive Assistant will be required to coordinate and manage projects including strategic initiatives, special projects and research….
What it’s like working at CBC/Radio-Canada
Whether on-air or behind the scenes, here you join a team that thrives on making the connections and telling the stories that are important to Canadians. So, if you’ve got the ability to keep up with the pace of our ever-changing industry, the passion to make the next great idea even better and the drive to make things happen, this is the place for you.
This position on the Manitoba management team calls for a multi-skilled professional who has already demonstrated initiative and discretion in a complex environment. As the Executive Assistant to the Senior Managing Director, your primary objective will be to plan, organize and manage meetings, correspondence, travel and other business and administrative activities and documentation for the SMD’s office, and to ensure incoming information and inquiries are addressed quickly and effectively. This position may also be called upon to provide advice and support to the regional management and administrative team(s) pertaining to operational and administrative activities.
The Executive Assistant will be required to coordinate and manage projects including strategic initiatives, special projects and research. You will frequently gather, analyze and summarize information and data in spreadsheet and report form. You will also arrange and organize large meetings and events. Demonstrated success in this role is contingent on your ability to maintain confidentiality and treat sensitive information appropriately.
Relevant post secondary education as well as related working experience
Either a working knowledge of CBC’s organizational structure, corporate policies and procedures, or the demonstrated ability to acquire organizational knowledge quickly
Superior computer and technical literacy: both MS Windows and Apple operating systems, the Google ecosystem (Mail, Calendar, Groups, etc.), MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio, etc) and other relevant systems and software
Strong expertise and working knowledge of various social media tools and ways to maximize their use to enhance CBC’s brand
Demonstrated critical thinking ability to analyze, understand and resolve problems
Excellent communications skills, both verbal and written. Outstanding ability to draft many types of messaging and reports is an essential requirement
Great initiative and the ability to put in place administrative, planning and organizational procedures for the office
The capability and confidence to work effectively with all levels of management, inside and outside the Corporation
Sound judgement and ability to manage a multitude of priorities and deadlines with rigorous attention to detail
Excellent time management skills with the ability to prioritize and work independently
Professional tact and diplomacy. This position requires the ability to comprehend and act on complex, confidential and sensitive matters
Superior organizational, interpersonal and public relations skills
Candidates may be subject to skills and knowledge testing.
CBC/Radio-Canada is committed to reflecting our country’s diversity.
In becoming the leader in expressing Canadian culture and enriching democratic life, we need to be as diverse in every way as the country we serve, both within our workforce and on air. As an employer, we value equal opportunity and nurture an inclusive workplace where our individual differences are not only recognized and valued, but also extend to and pervade all the services we provide as Canada’s public broadcaster.
For more information, visit the
Talent and Diversity
section of our corporate website.
If this sounds interesting, please apply online! We thank all applicants for their interest, but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
May 5, 2015, 8:57:51 AM
May 26, 2015, 10:59:00 PM
Status of Employment
Employment Type: Part Time
Location: Winnipeg, MB, CA
Posted on: 2015-05-08