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Executive Assistant

LocationBurnaby, British Columbia
Job ID R0003695 Date posted 11/25/2021

Job Description Summary

The Executive Assistant is responsible for handling detailed and complex scheduling and meeting planning, project coordination, preparation of executive reports and providing other administrative coordination and support for the VP, Marketing. In addition, the Executive Assistant supports other Marketing Senior Managers on an ad hoc basis as required.

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Act as the first point of contact for the Vice President, Marketing, handling their daily calendar, providing support in prioritizing and handling conflicting priorities. Use judgement and knowledge of departmental issues, priorities and relationships to respond to requests for meetings by booking appointments or referring requests for meetings to departmental staff. 

  • Scheduling meetings, taking meeting minutes and distributing them in a timely fashion.

  • Develop and maintain the department’s documentation and filing systems, ensure file management structure is current, organized and accurate. Maintain the departmental website with up-to-date information and resources.

  • Coordinate a variety of projects and/or programs related to departmental objectives and goals, including planning, maintaining, tracking, reporting, and following up on timelines and deliverables.

  • Drafting presentations and correspondence on behalf of the Vice President, Marketing for review and approval; this requires a broad knowledge of corporate and department operations.

  • Ensuring travel and accommodation arrangements are made and expense accounts are prepared and submitted for the Vice President, Marketing in an accurate and timely manner.

  • Assist with departmental training coordination, tracking and documents, as assigned.

  • Coordinate on-boarding (and departures) of employees (desk space, file access, etc).

  • Organize departmental meetings, quarterly planning, catering, and social activities and events.

  • Other duties and projects as assigned.

  • Sensitivity to confidential matters is required.


  • Undergraduate degree desirable, with 2 years of experience in an administrative role.

  • Advanced knowledge of Google Suite (Gmail, Google Docs and Sheets) and MS Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).

  • Highly professional and adaptable with proven judgment and discretion.

  • Sensitivity to confidential matters is required.

  • Demonstrated initiative and organizational skills, with keen attention to detail.

  • Project or event planning experience is a significant asset.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Excellent computer skills are a distinct asset.

  • Anticipate needs and be proactive with solutions.

  • Thrives in a constantly changing and busy environment.

  • Creative problem solver.

  • Positive, can-do attitude.

  • Works well with a variety of different personalities.

This role requires vaccination against COVID-19 as per the current recommendations by local health authorities, including any COVID-19 boosters as recommended by local health authorities and where available.


STEMCELL Technologies Inc. is a privately-owned biotechnology company based in Vancouver that helps power leading-edge life science research around the world. Scientists performing stem cell, immunology, cancer, regenerative medicine and cellular therapy research are among those who rely on our cell culture media, cell separation products, instruments, ancillary reagents and contract assay services. We create novel, useful, standardized products of unfailing quality and deliver them to more than 70 countries via our many regional offices plus distribution centres in Vancouver, Seattle, Grenoble and Singapore.  Driven by our love of science and our passion for quality, we see ourselves simply as “Scientists Helping Scientists” – standing by our customers to provide outstanding products, technical support and training.  We have over 1000 science-oriented employees globally, including 250 PhDs/MScs, with most others holding a BSc or engineering degree.  STEMCELL is proud to be the largest Biotechnology employer in Canada.

This is an opportunity to work with highly motivated colleagues in a science-oriented, creative and dynamic environment. We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits and significant career development opportunities.

To apply please select the apply button. You will then be directed to a login screen asking you to set up an account. You must set up an account in order to apply. 

Create an account by selecting the create account button.  You will then be asked for your email and to create a password. Your Password must be eight characters long, contain at least one special character, one capital letter, and a number.Once you have created your password you will be asked to upload your resume. Uploading your resume will provide the ability to auto-populate your application with information from your resume. If you prefer to manually complete all of the fields in the application you can do this by clicking next. You can upload your cover letter as an attachment in the attachments screen. Thank you for your interest in STEMCELL!


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