Administrative Assistant:

Windward Software is seeking an Administrative Assistant for a 12-month, full-time (Monday to Friday) contract starting May 15th latest to cover a maternity leave in our Penticton, BC office. There may be potential for transitioning into a permanent position.

You will be part of an administrative team responsible for providing customer service, assistance to our sales team, as well as support to our Human Resources department. Administration experience in a fast-paced environment, an ability to multi-task and an attention to detail are a must.

In addition, experience in Human Resources is considered an asset, as this role will support the HR department with reporting, reconciling (using Excel spreadsheets), recruiting and Health & Safety.

Working under the direction of the Human Resources Manager, the successful applicant has a strong work ethic, a professional presentation and a “get it done” attitude.

Required Skills:

  • Proficient in Excel, Word, Outlook, Google docs, Publisher, and the internet (testing will be conducted).
  • Excellent customer service and call handling skills.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Strong time management skills.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and work independently.
  • Competent in working with numbers and with manipulating data.
  • Ability to maintain professionalism and composure.
  • Prior experience with a computer-based phone system is a plus.

A valid driver's license is also required.

We offer:

  • A comprehensive benefits package
  • Lakes, beaches, wineries – all in our backyard! Take your lunch break at beautiful Skaha Beach - literally just a block away.
  • We have a huge staff lounge area with gym equipment, pool table and showers onsite.
  • Tickets for events at the South Okanagan Events Centre (SOEC).
  • Social activities, such as golf tournaments, holiday festivities, etc.

If you are interested in being considered for this opportunity, please email your resume AND a cover letter to us at telling us why you would be a great fit for our team. While we appreciate all interest, only those selected for further review will be contacted.

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Location: Penticton, BC

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