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J.D.Irving, Limited Woodlands Division is currently seeking candidates for the role of Executive Assistant at our Head Office in Saint John, New Brunswick.

As an Executive Assistant at head office, you will work in a fast-paced environment, interacting directly with executives from both inside and outside of the organization, as well as with different levels of Government.

What We Offer:

  • At JDI you will be rewarded with a competitive salary and benefit 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 company.

The Job:

  • Provide assistance in the day to day administration of the office
  • Prepare and/or proof correspondence, presentations and documents
  • Manage communications planning, content development, and the production of communications materials 
  • Work in Excel with intermediate level spreadsheet calculations
  • Work with SharePoint technology (primarily internal SharePoint site administration)
  • Assist with key report development and visualization 
  • Coordinate and schedule travel
  • Manage expense reporting
  • Record and document management
  • Liaise and interact with other departments and Divisions as necessary
  • Manage official events, both inside and outside the company
  • Administrative and communication project management
  • Other duties and functions as required

Your Qualifications:
  • Bilingual (French & English) is an asset
  • Proven experience as an executive administrative assistant
  • Completion of post-secondary education looking to grow their career
  • Ability to take initiative and problem solve
  • Willing to regularly learn new programs and processes, and adapt quickly in a dynamic environment
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills in English and French with a consistent pro-active and energetic approach
  • Ability to appropriately multi task and prioritize in a fast-paced environment
  • Proven team player
  • Ability to work with confidential information
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal direction

To apply for this career opportunity, please apply online by February 23, 2020.


The Company

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 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, Sawmill Division 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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