Pleasant Solutions

Pleasant Solutions Careers

Administrative Assistant (Senior)

Not your everyday senior administrative assistant position. Challenging and fast moving, yet friendly and supportive: a career you will look forward to every day. Work in an environment where every month is different and where administration support is considered one of the most important teams for managing company growth.

Position Overview:

  • Full time and permanent.
  • Time of Day: flexible, you can start at 7am, 8am, or 9:30am each day, so long as you are here 8 hours of work plus your lunch time (eg: 8-4:30pm, or a bit shorter if you use your breaks as your lunch time)
  • A great variety in job tasks, every day is a bit different and new!
  • Being the main liaison that answers questions from employees in other departments (where something is found, who they should talk to, office policies, etc)
  • Computer internet research
  • Helping organize social events
  • Making travel arrangements for other employees
  • Filling in for junior admin support when they are absent (office cleanup, loading dishwasher, shopping runs, answering phonecalls, etc.)
  • Helping with accounting tasks (eg: data entry of receipts for expenses, collecting reimbursement information)
  • Filling out government forms
  • Occasional minor physical duties such as re-arranging or setting up furniture
  • Setting up equipment
  • Misc projects like assisting in opening new branch offices
  • Opportunity for advancement and job evolution into a variety of potential positions.
  • General administration to support the team
  • Genuine appreciation for helping grow the company.

Requirements:

  • Great communication skills
  • A "pleasant" personality
  • Ability to juggle many tasks and tolerate interruptions from other departments asking questions.
  • Medium to strong computer skills
  • The ideal candidate is fast paced in thinking and doing.
  • For security, a thorough police records check will be required.
  • No specific requirements for formal education or industry experience. We evaluate each applicant based on merit rather than formalities.

Nice To Have:

  • Previous experience in an office environment.
  • A habit of smiling frequently.

About The Work Environment:

  • Friendly, non-threatening, and non-political environment.
  • Mid-sized company but retaining the speed and flexibility of a smaller company.
  • We are a great environment for both outgoing people and those who are very shy and introverted (applicable to non-client facing positions).
  • We strive to have every employee sitting near a window for natural light and to have plenty of plants throughout the office; we care about employee health.
  • Free onsite massage therapy.
  • Private nap rooms for isolated thinking time or for taking a nap if you didn’t sleep well last night.
  • Atrium to enjoy the sun during lunch.
  • Social events worth remembering (fencing competitions, curling, video game or board game parties, coding competitions, commando combat training, robotics club coming soon, etc).
  • An example of our culture: Lunch together is in a very comfy sofa room, and even the quiet types are comfortable there.
  • Unlimited access to pillage our kitchens for caffeine, sugar, healthy snacks, soups, and more :)
  • Additional perks that are cost-shared like motorized sit-stand desks.
  • Task focused: everyone in the company heavily uses centralized to-do lists to stay organized, prioritize, and coordinate.
  • Fast paced

About The Company:

  • Pleasant Solutions is a dynamic company headquartered in Edmonton with small satellite offices across Canada and the USA (including in Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa, Vancouver, Saskatoon, New York, Denver, Boston, etc)
  • Silicon Valley kind of excitement and growth potential.
  • Fast growth: One of the 200 fastest growing technology companies in North America with 955% growth over 5 years (based on growth rates in published rankings of the 2014 Profit 500 and 2013 Deloitte Technology Fast 500). Canadian Profit Guide ranked us #88 out of 500 for fast growth in Canada, announced in Sept 2015.
  • Stable and well diversified.
  • Full of smart and passionate people whom you can learn from.
  • Very low employee turn-over rate, attesting to the value of working here.
  • We do a mix of in-house product development, software development services, and IT services. For consulting, we build both large and small custom software for clients who need an internal system or are commercializing an idea. Our in-house products include the high-security Pleasant Password Server, an innovative tool that lets non-technical people build their own web applications using spreadsheets, an event ticketing system, and other business software.
  • An innovative software producer with an aim of achieving results in creative ways.
  • We develop high quality software you will take pride in. Our company name says it all.
  • Socially conscious (for example, we pay for employees to sponsor dozens of WorldVision children).

Applying:

  • What do you have to lose by exploring the possibility? Applying does not take long and we keep your application confidential (never disclosed to existing employer).
  • Apply online today at https://careers.pleasantsolutions.com
  • Even if you don't have your resume updated or ready to go, apply anyways, we want to hear from you!
  • Please do not apply via email, use only the https://careers.pleasantsolutions.com link to apply.

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