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Aurora Cannabis Inc. is a world-renowned integrated cannabis company with an industry-leading reputation for continuously elevating and setting the global cannabis industry standard. 

 

Through our wholly owned subsidiaries, strategic investments, and global partnerships, Aurora provides a wide range of premium quality cannabis and hemp products and services, develops innovative technologies, promotes cannabis consumer health and wellness, and delivers an exceptional customer experience across all its brands. 

 

Aurora’s operations span multiple continents and focuses on both the medical and recreational cannabis production and sales, patient education and clinic counselling services, home hydroponic cultivation, extraction technologies and delivery systems, and hemp-based food health products. 

 

We operate around the globe pursuing new and emerging cannabis markets where possible through our owned network of import, export and wholesale distributors, our e-commerce and mobile applications, brick and mortar retail stores, as well as grocery store retailers, and pharmacies. 

 

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT 

 

Aurora Cannabis is currently recruiting an Executive Assistant to support the Vice President, Canadian Logistics. The successful candidate will be responsible for a variety of administrative, clerical, financial tasks. 

 

The ideal candidate will have considerable skill working as an executive assistant in a fast-paced and dynamic industry and is comfortable working across multiple time zones. The successful candidate will be highly organized, possess strong decision-making skills, proven ability to establish priorities, exceptional interpersonal skills, polished communication skills, and ability to exercise good independent judgement.  

 

The Executive Assistant is experienced working with all levels of an organization, communicating with sensitive stakeholders, and maintaining professionalism and utmost confidentiality.  

 

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Maintains a close working relationship with other departments within the company 

  • Serve as the primary point of contact for internal and external stakeholders on business matters  

  • Prepares agendas, attends meetings, schedules and takes minutes at internal and external meetings as requested 

  • Prepares and submits expense reports 

  • Handles and prepares all aspects of confidential and sensitive documents, ensures critical timelines are met. Collects, consolidates information, and schedules  

  • Composes, reviews, and follows through on internal and external communication with a commitment to accuracy and attention to detail 

  • Assists with internal and external communication efforts; organizes and coordinates special events and projects relating to the Chief Information Officer 

  • Coordination of the Vice President, Canadian Logistics' daily calendar and scheduling of appointments  

  • Communicates information and instructions staff to his/her team and outside agencies/individuals as required 

  • Coordination of travel arrangements (accommodation, flights, vehicles, etc.) as requested 

  • Supports the Vice President, Canadian Logistics' to ensure the smooth flow of information and activities in a multifaceted operation with ever-changing priorities 

  • Oversees the email of the Vice President, Canadian Logistics' as required, handles sensitive information appropriately and uses good judgment in problem solving 

  • Related projects and research as required 

  • Assisting the Vice President, Canadian Logistics' direct reports as required 

 

Commitments and engagements may extend beyond regular office hours and although this role generally does not require attendance at such events or significant overtime, there are times when it will be necessary to provide support beyond regular office hours across multiple time zones around Canada and across the world. 

 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: 

  • Proficiency in the use of computer software for word processing, spreadsheets, email, Internet 

  • Strong technical skills, adept with Google Apps for Business, Google Office, MS Office, and familiarity with is an asset. 

  • Ability to act with minimal supervision, discretion, maturity, and with absolute confidentiality 

  • Ability to work under tight timelines and to balance multiple and varied projects at one time 

  • Thorough knowledge of corporate communications, spelling, grammar, and basic accounting 

  • Exceptional written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills 

  • Ability to inspire trust and confidence in relationships with others; the ability to exercise diplomacy when dealing with customers and to provide leadership, organizational and decision-making skills 

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience supporting senior leadership in an executive assistant capacity 

  • Experience within a public company, preferably in a large organization is an asset 

  • University Degree, College Diploma or Certificate in Business, Office Administration, or related relevant education is an asset 

  • Bilingualism (French and English) is an asset 

 

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

 

Aurora Cannabis Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


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