Office Assistant
Prairie Dog Film + Television
Calgary, AB

About Prairie Dog Film + Television:

Prairie Dog Film + Television is dedicated to the creation and production of original scripted dramatic entertainment. Established in 1993 by Ron E. Scott, the company has developed a world-class reputation for delivering high quality, award-winning stories to an expanding global audience.

With over 190 episodes of television produced, Prairie Dog’s content has streamed worldwide on NETFLIX, and aired on major networks across North America (APTN, ABC, CBC, City TV, CTV, Global, Halogen, ION, Hulu, & Showcase) as well as international markets including New Zealand, Australia, China, Europe, Russia and South Africa. In addition, numerous universities, educational institutions and libraries around the world have used Prairie Dog’s programming as an educational resource.

General Office Assistant Duties:

  • Answer reception phone, direct calls, take detailed messages
  • Greet all guests arriving in office
  • Coordinate and pickup office lunches
  • Complete assistant duties assigned by other office personnel/Producers
  • Prepare all FedEx, Purolator, Canada Post and courier shipments
  • Copy, scan, print, prepare cover letters
  • Keep all digital and hard files organized
  • Order/buy office supplies as needed ie. paper, toner, ink, stationary, etc.
  • Purchase requests and cost comparisons to be outlined in an easy to read brief for approval
  • Maintain organizational system in supply cabinet
  • Reconcile petty cash in a timely matter to accounting
  • Prepare office/boardroom for meetings (ensure everything is clean)
  • Maintain a weekly To-Do List electronically
  • General tidying of office (bathrooms, stairwell, front desk space)

Our Ideal Candidate Will Have:

  • A high school diploma
  • A valid drivers licence and working vehicle
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to write and send emails professionally
  • Cash handling experience
  • Great multitasking skills
  • A "yes" attitude
  • Excellent problem solving skills

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Licence:

  • Drivers License (Class 5) (Required)

Language:

  • English (Required)