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Founded in 1882, J. D. Irving, Limited is a large diversified enterprise based in Saint John, New Brunswick with a team of over 16,000 (FTE) in Canada, the United States, and select international jurisdictions. Our operations span the forestry, transportation, retail, shipbuilding, food & agriculture, consumer products, and construction industries.

We are currently seeking candidates for the role of Executive Assistant. This position is based in our head office in Saint John, New Brunswick.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and proof correspondence, analysis, presentations and documents in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Assist with key report development
  • Coordinate travel
  • Liaise and interact with other departments and divisions as necessary
  • Other duties and functions as required

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Proven experience as an executive administrative assistant
  • Completion of post-secondary education
  • Proficiency with the MS Office suite
  • Ability to work with confidential information
  • Ability to take initiative and problem solve
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills; a consistent pro-active and energetic approach
  • Ability to appropriately multitask and prioritize in a fast paced environment
  • Proven team player
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal direction
What We Offer:

At JDI you will be rewarded with a competitive benefit and salary package as well as the opportunity to take part in job related training and development. You will be given the opportunity to grow and develop in your current role as well as being able to progress within the division and entire company.


We appreciate your interest in our company however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


To learn more about our products and services, click here.


J.D. Irving, Limited is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees.

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