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Executive Assistant - Temporary - Toronto -

Location: TORONTO, ON, Canada
Posting Start Date: Jan 28, 2019
Posting End Date: Feb 6, 2019


Job Description


Are you passionate about reaching new heights, teamwork and making a meaningful contribution? Do you picture yourself as a valued member of an industry-leading organization? If you answered yes to these questions, Air Canada is seeking enthusiastic individuals to join the diverse and vibrant team working together to lead the growth and expansion of Canada’s flag carrier.

Provide administrative support to the Vice President, Loyalty and eCommerce of Air Canada. The ideal candidate will be a team player with meticulous work standards, basic project management skills, the ability to prioritize and multitask, and has exemplary interpersonal skills. The nature of the work demands complete confidentiality.

  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with key members of the organization and gain their trust and respect 
  • Interface/liaise regularly with other Air Canada Executives, their assistants, their leadership teams and external customers 
  • Conduct daily calendar management (Outlook) and proactively adjust their schedule based on priorities
  • Manage and prioritize tasks and emails
  • Organize meetings from end to end (planning, agenda, scheduling, and technology) 
  • Coordinate travel arrangements, including flight, hotel, meals and car rental reservations
  • Prepare PowerPoint presentations 
  • Coordinate and/or prepare reports and other materials for meetings
  • Complete expense reports 
  • Create/maintain contact lists and spreadsheets
  • Monitor and provide updates on departmental budget
  • Maintain accurate records & filing of records
  • Provide assistance with special projects as required
  • Proactively follow up with team members to ensure that all deliverables are achieved in real time
  • Administer telecommunications for the branch (contact person with the provider and IT, order mobile phones and monitor invoices)
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Ability to work well and maintain composure under pressure, meet deadlines and work with minimum supervision
  • Strong sense of initiative and disposition to innovate to improve processes
  • Strong interpersonal skills: problem solving, customer focused, approachability 
  • Excellent organizational skills: planning, priority setting and managing through systems
  • A very high degree of diplomacy, discretion, professional maturity and judgement
  • Looks beyond the obvious and is able to overcome obstacles and challenges
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Expert knowledge of Windows and all Microsoft Office products
  • Flexibility and willingness to work extended hours, on occasion
  • Some limited travel may be required



Based on equal qualifications, preference will be given to bilingual candidates.

Diversity and Inclusion

Air Canada is strongly committed to Diversity and Inclusion and aims to create a healthy, accessible and rewarding work environment which highlights employees’ unique contributions to our company’s success.


As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from all to help us build a diverse workforce which reflects the diversity of our customers, and communities, in which we live and serve.


Air Canada thanks all candidates for their interest; however only those selected to continue in the process will be contacted.