Administrative Assistant (English Services)
Winnipeg, MB
Administrative Assistant (English Services) - WIN00727

Job Family Business Support
Primary Location Winnipeg
Position Language Requirement English Only
Language Skill Levels (Reading / Writing / Speaking) - - -
Status of Employment Permanent
Work schedule(s) Full-time


What it’s like working at CBC/Radio-Canada

At CBC/Radio-Canada, we create content that informs, entertains and connects Canadians on multiple platforms. Our successes and accomplishments are driven by embodying and upholding values, which include creativity, integrity, inclusiveness and relevance.

Do you think you have the ability and drive to keep up with this exciting, ever-changing industry? Whether it be in front of the camera, on air, online or behind the scenes, you would be joining a team that thrives on making connections and telling stories that are important to Canadians.

Your role

We are looking for an enthusiastic person to provide effective pro-active administrative support to the Senior Managing Director, Central Super Region of CBC, English Services. You will be working in a dynamic demanding environment where the ability to see the big picture, be flexible, juggle priorities and activities is essential.

Your responsibilities include:
Plan, organize and coordinate all work related to the day-to-day administration duties for the Senior Managing Director.
Organize the time according to priorities and schedule, and ensure that the Senior Managing Director has necessary background material.
Work with confidential and sensitive information, such as contract negotiations, grievances and collective bargaining as part of regular duties.
Provide information to staff regarding administrative matters and procedures.
Investigate and resolve problems related to departmental administrative matters.
Ensure information and inquiries are directed and processed quickly and efficiently.
Anticipate and solve problems and handle critical tasks on behalf of the office of the Senior Managing Director, as required.
May perform research, analysis and some project coordination in department activities.
Establish and maintain good working relationships with various senior CBC/Radio-Canada managers, departments and external contacts.

We are looking for a candidate with the following:
3-5 years of experience in a similar role.
Superior knowledge of and experience with computer applications: specifically Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Google Business Applications, and the Internet.
Excellent ability to communicate clearly and effectively in both spoken and written language.
Highly developed administrative and organizational skills.
Sound judgement and initiative.
Strong ability to handle multiple priorities.
Accuracy and attention to detail are essential.
Strong problem solving skills.
Considering the confidentiality of some correspondence, must be able to act independently when required.
The ability to comprehend and act on complex and sensitive matters.
Professional tact and diplomacy are essential.
Post secondary education or equivalent in business or related discipline, as well as administrative experience at the executive level.
Candidates may be subject to skills and knowledge testing.

If this sounds interesting, please apply online! We thank all applicants for their interest, but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

CBC/Radio-Canada is committed to being a leader in reflecting our country’s diversity. That’s because we can only create and tell the stories that connect Canadians, by having a workforce that mirrors the ever-changing makeup of our country. That’s why we, as an employer, value equal opportunity and nurture an inclusive workplace where our individual differences are not only recognized and valued, but also extend to and pervade all the services we provide as Canada’s public broadcaster. For more information, visit the Diversity and Inclusion section of our website. If you have accommodation needs at this stage of the recruitment process, please inform us as soon as possible by sending an e-mail to

You are invited to consult and familiarize yourself with our Code of Conduct, which can be found on our corporate website. All employees must adhere to the Code as a condition of employment. We also invite you to take a look at our policy on conflicts of interest. In the event that you become an employee, it will be important to inform us, as quickly as possible, of any situation that, because of your hiring, constitutes or could appear to constitute a conflict of interest.

Wherever in the wording of the job description either gender is used, it shall be understood to include all genders.

Job Posting Date Nov 29, 2018, 3:09:08 PM
Unposting Date Dec 30, 2018, 7:59:00 AM