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Executive Assistant

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
16 hours ago

As part of the Smart Security & Automation team, you share our passion for:
    •Working in a collaborative and fast-paced environment with a diverse and inclusive team •Creating and delivering exceptional products & services that inform, engage and inspire •Embracing a culture of continuous improvement and having the courage to innovate •Improving the lives of our customers and the world in which we live

Our TELUS Custom Security Systems (TCSS) team creates safer, smarter and more sustainable homes, businesses and communities. Our customers range from residents who are looking for industry-leading custom home security and automation solutions, to large enterprises that require specialized solutions to protect their businesses and employees. Since the launch of TELUS Smart Security & Automation in 2018, we have become one of North America's fastest-growing security and automation companies, serving hundreds of thousands of customers across Canada.

As we build smarter communities and cities, our goal is to make the future friendly by providing peace of mind, improved efficiency and greater convenience to our customers. On this journey we will bring to market advanced capabilities which will take on-premise security to the cloud, provide our clients with managed security solutions and enable the integration of emerging technologies with improved energy management and cybersecurity. Together, let's make the future friendly by making our Canadian businesses, communities and cities safe, smart and efficient.

We are as passionate about our team as we are about our business, and we're looking for people who get excited about thinking and delivering differently and enjoy giving support to other team members.

Here's the impact you'll make and what we'll accomplish together

As the Executive Assistant supporting the President, Smart Security & Automation and Senior Vice President, Home Solutions, you will be the consummate trusted partner who ensures the executive has the right information and resources at the right time at the right place, in addition to providing support on highly confidential matters. No one else understands your executive like you do. You're also at the center of a large, busy network hub where you artfully and efficiently guide information flow and exchange. No matter what, you're always poised for anything, get it done, and enable others to be successful.

You are friendly, helpful, collaborative, and a track record of delivering high quality results is what makes you an invaluable partner and key contributor to the success of the team.

Here's how

Providing executive level business operations support by:
    •Advancing the use of digital collaboration tools to enhance the engagement of the wider team •Anticipating the needs of the executive by ensuring they are in the right place, at the right time, and for the right reasons •Understanding the priorities and objectives of the business to provide briefings to the executive on a daily, weekly or monthly basis •Proactively managing the calendar including booking travel arrangements •Gathering, coordinating and/or preparing the necessary information, materials and resources for meetings and events •Ensuring the proper management and approval of individual and corporate expenses, and managing budget reports as required

Engaging & Collaborative Partner:
    •Serve as a brand ambassador for Smart Security & Automation and provide a best-in-class experience for those interacting with the office of the President •Enhance a strong team culture with your positive attitude and natural tendency to help others achieve success in their endeavors •Respond in a clear, simple and efficient manner to internal and external stakeholders


You're the missing piece of the puzzle

You are likely in a similar position today, as office manager or executive assistant to an SVP or President, and have many of the characteristics and experience points below. You are:
    •Known to have exceptional organizational skills and unparalleled attention to detail •Respected for your strong judgement skills and unwavering commitment to maintaining confidentiality •Recognized as an exceptional communicator who is collaborative and always displays professionalism •Noted for your uncanny ability to anticipate needs or issues, and create solutions to address them •Regarded as highly adaptable, agile and poised when faced with change, ambiguity, and competing priorities •Acknowledged to have a continuous learning and process improvement mindset •Depended upon for your advanced capabilities with Microsoft (MS) Outlook, Google suite of products and other online tools including Google Meet and WebEx •Sought out for your 7 or more years of experience supporting C-suite executives in a large, corporate environment •Appreciated for your flexibility to be available outside of normal work hours to provide support on urgent matters or to meet tight deadlines

    •Bachelor degree in Business Administration or Arts, focus on Communications and/or Marketing •Familiarity with SAP and Google suite •Bilingual in English and French, written and spoken, is an asset

A bit about us

Our business is connecting Canadians. Our social impact is using our world-leading technology to create meaningful change, give back to help communities thrive, and help those who need it most. When you join our team, you're helping us make the future friendly. We're committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability -your unique contributions and talents will be valued and respected here.