As our Executive Assistant,
you will be acting as a partner for our super busy CEO, Greg, and working in tandem with another executive assistant to keep him on track. This role would be focusing primarily on the duties needing to keep Greg, coordinated and productive on Traction on Demand business. We run a lean ship, and this role is no exception. Trustworthiness is key. Discretion, creativity and detail orientation all are qualities we are looking for.
Traction on Demand's hiring philosophy is based on culture, intelligence and then skills. Here's what we mean by that:Culture
Culture at Traction on Demand isn't about drinking beer and playing ping-pong - it's much more. We are looking for people who want to join an active community of engaged individuals who see business as more than just a vehicle to make money. We care about our people, wider community and planet. Come join us on this journey!
Traction is a group of entrepreneurs committed to creating ecstatic clients, doing enjoyable work and being efficient in everything we do. We fail fast and love to innovate. Change is our middle name.
Our values don't just sit on a glossy page. We live them every day. Our values are the cornerstone of who we are - do they resonate with you?
- Embrace Knowledge
- Do the right thing
- Seek adventures and smiles
- Healthy hearts and heads
- Pursue opportunity
- Build community
People often ask what it takes to succeed at Traction on Demand - you've got to be smart, without having an ego. What does that mean? Imagine working with a group of your smartest friends who all love to learn. Everyone is always pushing each other to grow and innovate at a pace that can only be called furious. We are never idle or stagnant. We seek and share knowledge. We are comfortable with the unknown. We just "git 'r done."Skills
Tractionites come from a variety of backgrounds, and we are eager to find people that are from non-traditional backgrounds. Typically, we find that people are successful in this role when they have:
What You Will Be Doing
- 5+ years' experience working with executives
- Balance of assertiveness and warmth
- Access to a car and a valid driver's license
- Microsoft Office maven
- An eye for detail and a master of time management
- The aptitude to become a cultural ambassador for the CEO
If you're interested, so are we! Send your resume our way, and we'll contact you for a phone interview.
- Manage CEO travel bookings & logistics
- Manage CEO calendar - bookings, agendas, prep material and follow-up actions
- Manage and reconcile CEO business expenses
- Manage CEO's contact data: ensure it is clean and accessible
- Support CEO cultural engagements, special events and meetings, both internal and external
- Support CEO in documentation and presentation support
- Support miscellaneous administrative tasks
- Office maintenance: ensure CEO areas are showcased and inventoried
At Traction on Demand, we aim to change the world by challenging the traditional consulting model and building community with our clients, partners and neighbours. At our core, we're about improving the way companies do business by leveraging technology - salesforce.com, technology partners and our own libraries of intellectual property. We are a people-first organization, creating long-term relationships with our clients and growing with them as strategic business partners. Our clients are varied in size, geography and industry, and include some of the world's largest technology firms. Traction for Good, our community engagement program, and our involvement as one of the first 100 B Corps in Canada are just a couple of the reasons why we have been named to the Best Places to Work in Canada top 10 list for several years running.
We are an equal opportunity employer and love diversity at our company! We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.
Posted: November 11, 2018
Closes: January 10, 2019