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Administrative Assistant/Receptionist


This is a Contract position in Barrie, ON posted February 23, 2021.

Administrative Assistant/Receptionist Location: Canada Department: Human Resources Tweet 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 3,000 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 61 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 What We Offer Competitive Pay Benefit Package Colleague Discount Opportunities for Learning & Career Advancement A fun and respectful workplace Apply