Travel Alberta

Executive Assistant to VPs – Term

Jul 12, 2015
Jun 30, 2015
Travel Alberta

Travel Alberta is the tourism marketing organization of the Government of Alberta whose mission is to grow tourism revenues with compelling invitations to experience Alberta. Travel Alberta strives to empower individual passion and build inspirational leadership as ONE TEAM. If you want to be part of an award-winning organization with strong corporate values, passionate team members and a great culture, then Travel Alberta is the place for you.

Position Summary

Reporting to the Vice President, Industry Development; the Executive Assistant to Vice President, Industry Development; and Vice President, Community Relations is responsible for managing schedules, facilitating communication, promoting team development and providing comprehensive administrative support to the VPs and the Industry Development team. This individual will also be the main office contact for the operation of all front desk duties, including couriers, mail management, incoming telephone calls and greeting visitors and public in a courteous manner. This position communicates and collaborates daily with the Executive Assistant to the CEO to organize and support the initiatives and communications of the business units and executive leadership team.

Key Requirements

  • Experience working with senior management and external stakeholders
  • Customer service experience in a professional office environment
  • High level of professionalism and confidentiality in dealing with sensitive information
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptional organizational skills to allow prioritizing of workload, working within tight timelines, and handling multiple projects simultaneously
  • Project coordination experience including process and system improvement and development
  • Knowledge of general office policies and procedures
  • Budget and expense reconciliation knowledge

A diploma in business administration and at least three years of executive assistant experience has prepared you for this opportunity. Your dedication and passion has taken you to this point. Now, it is time to advance to a new level by stepping into Travel Alberta’s exciting working environment!   

Special Requirements

Some travel may be required. Some overtime may be required.

Other Information

This position is based in the Edmonton office. Hours of Work: 36.25 hours per week, Employment Status: 1 Year Term

Term: August 2015-September 2016

This position offers an excellent benefits package with SunLife Financial, including extended health and dental coverage, life insurance, travel insurance, long term disability and a flexible spending account. This individual will also have free and confidential access to Shepell-fgi (Employee Assistance Provider).

Last year, Travel Alberta was recognized for providing an exceptional place to work by being awarded Top 65 Employers in Alberta, Best Small and Medium Employers in Canada and one of Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures.

Closing Date: July 12, 2015

If you have the qualifications to succeed in this role, submit a cover letter and resume with the title in the subject line of your email to: If applicable, please indicate the name of the Travel Alberta Team Member who referred you to this role.

We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and advise that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Any personal information submitted will be managed with the strictest of confidentiality.