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Administrative Assistant

THE GREAT-WEST LIFE ASSURANCE COMPANY (THE)

Sudbury, ON, CANADA

Administrative and Clerical

As an Administrative Assistant, reporting directly to the Regional Sales Support Manager in Barrie Financial Centre, you would contribute to the advisor’s success by providing sales support, marketing support, client service and general administrative processes.

 

Accountabilities

  • Providing a high level of sales support to advisors and management to help them attain their sales goals and therefore the financial centre achieve it’s production target.
  • Providing a high level of defined administrative services and support within the financial centre
  • Satisfy client needs and expectations through efficient and effective service
  • Contributing in a team atmosphere as well as on an individual basis
  • Providing professional, knowledgeable sales and service support thus contributing to new sales and conservation of existing business
  • Providing a high level of defined administrative services and support to clients, co-workers and HO business partners and management team within the financial centre
  • Support and sponsor local and head office initiatives
  • Following specific administrative processes
  • Oversee day to day premise, furniture and equipment maintenance
  • Maintain and ensure compliance standards are met within the office
  • Able to take on special projects, as required

 Qualifications & Competencies

  • Post-Secondary education; business related field preferred
  • Proficient in using E-mail, Word, Excel & PowerPoint, aptitude for learning new technology
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal, responding promptly to requests; effective telephone techniques; tact, courtesy and patience
  • Understand the need to quickly change priorities and respond in a positive manner
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and work with continuous interruptions 
  • Strong problem solving skills and can do attitude
  • Establish and maintain positive working relationships with others both internally and externally
  • French speaking, an asset

We offer a challenging, team-oriented work environment, competitive income and benefits, and opportunities for professional and personal development and growth.

 

Discover your opportunity, today!

 

Together Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life serve the financial security needs of 12 million people across Canada, with additional operations in Europe and the United States. As members of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies, we’re one of Canada’s leading insurers with interests in life insurance, health insurance, investment and retirement savings. We offer a broad portfolio of financial and benefit plan solutions for individuals, families, businesses and organizations.

 

We are committed to providing an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and to creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their potential.

 

 Candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

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About THE GREAT-WEST LIFE ASSURANCE COMPANY

Great-West Life has been helping Canadians develop their financial security plans for 125 years. As one of the nation’s leading insurers, we serve over 12 million Canadians and are invested in making positive contributions in communities across the country.

Headquartered in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Great-West Life is a leading Canadian insurer, with interests in life insurance and health insurance, investment, retirement savings and reinsurance business, primarily in Canada and Europe. 

As one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, we offer our employees competitive compensation and benefits, superior professional development and training and a supportive workplace committed to wellness and work-life balance.

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What it's like to work at THE GREAT-WEST LIFE ASSURANCE COMPANY

Be Yourself

We are committed to providing an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workplace that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live and to creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their potential.

Get Involved

Building relationships is at the root of our success. We’re actively involved in the communities where we live and work, building stronger communities together. Partnering with the United Way and other organizations, we provide opportunities for our employees to positively contribute to their communities, supporting education, health, the arts, social services and more.

Benefits & Perks

Competitive total rewards

We offer a comprehensive total rewards package that includes:

  • Competitive and flexible benefit programs.
  • The opportunity for employees to buy or trade vacation days.
  • A share purchase plan, pension plan, group RRSP and discounted home and car insurance.
  • Additional insurance and home mortgages at discounted rates.
Grow with us

We believe in continuous learning. We’ll support your personal and professional development, and there are a wide range of career opportunities available. In addition to on-the-job training, employees have access to a variety of resources to further develop their skills, including financial support to enroll in industry-related courses.

Be healthy

Supporting employees’ health inside and outside the office is one of our top priorities.

We offer health benefits such as a wellness account, on-site fitness centre in some locations and social sporting events. We also support workplace mental health initiatives that further the work of the Great-West Life Centre for Mental Health in the Workplace.

Administrative Assistant, THE GREAT-WEST LIFE ASSURANCE COMPANY (THE), Sudbury, ON, CANADA