Telus Executive Assistant (IoT Toronto) in ON, Canada

Position Overview:

TELUS is seeking the professional skills of an Executive Assistant who will support the VP for Internet of Things (IoT).

As a proven achiever and polished professional, you are a very strong organizer, communicator and proactive individual. You effectively manage stressful situations with tolerance to ambiguity, and you work well with a wide variety of people at all levels of management. You have an energetic demeanor and possess a proven track record for being a strong team player. You are a resourceful self-starter; thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic setting and enjoy multi-tasking in a technical environment.


  • Provide proactive calendar management on an on-going basis

  • Independently prepare correspondence, reports, or complex presentations with graphics

  • Review and summarize information submitted to executive

  • Follow up on deadlines and commitments to or from executive

  • Coordinate meetings, conferences and travel arrangements

  • Provide professional, confidential executive support

  • Handle employee/customer requests and concerns with tact and diplomacy

  • Manage special projects as required

  • Be available outside of normal working hours to provide support to the executive on urgent matters, tight deadlines

Required Knowledge:

  • Advanced knowledge of MS Outlook; multiple calendar management, comfortable dealing with multiple time zones, highly organized archiving skills

  • Intermediate knowledge of MS Word; ability to edit reports according to branding and template standards

  • Intermediate knowledge of MS Excel; ability to work within large and complex spreadsheets

Required Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent oral communication skills; professional and confident phone manners, in-person reception and host abilities

  • Precise and effectively written e-mails; ability to edit correspondence and reports

  • Professional corporate image combined with strong interpersonal skills, high level of professionalism, customer service, energy, speed and accuracy

  • Resourceful, with the ability to prioritize, multitask and meet deadlines with minimal supervision

  • Independent judgment, discretion and diplomacy

  • Dedicated, personable, and confident person who is passionate about your career

  • Makes decisions and recommendations governed by general procedures and guidelines

  • Exercises independent judgment in planning, organizing, scheduling of work assignments

  • Exercises initiative in adapting procedures to address unusual problems and resolves conflict

Required Experience:

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience supporting senior executives

Who is TELUS?

We're a high-performing team of individuals who collectively make TELUS one of the leading telecommunications companies in Canada. Our competitive consumer offerings include wireline, wireless, internet and Optik TV™. We also deliver a compelling range of products and services for small, medium and large businesses; and have carved out a leadership position in the health, energy, finance and public sector markets with innovative industry specific solutions.

The TELUS team is as diverse as the society we live in and the customers we serve. We're also passionate about creating success for our customers, our shareholders, our communities and our team. And we do so by living theTELUS valuesand delivering on ourCustomers First commitments.

Do you share our passion?

At TELUS,youcreate future friendly® possibilities.

At TELUS, we are committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability.

Title: Executive Assistant (IoT Toronto)

Location: CAN-ON-Toronto

Requisition ID: ADM01582-16