28 Dec 2022

Administrative Assistant

  • Manitoulin Global Forwarding – Posted by employer
  • Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Job ID : 81763
  • Category : Administrative
  • Job Type : Full-Time
  • Salary : $25 Hourly
  • Anticipated Start Date : 2022-12-28
  • Posting Date : 28 Dec 2022
  • Expiry Date : 26 Jun 2023


We are a fast paced, high volume ocean export-oriented company with deep roots in Canada with a rapidly growing Export business. Though the office is based in Vancouver, we are proudly part of a greater group of companies exceeding 3000 employees across Canada.

We are looking for a detail oriented, systematic, careful, and energetic person to join our team as part of our operations team. The ideal candidate is a team player, keen to learn, and able to work well under the pressure of tight shipping deadlines and takes pride in their work. The candidate must be a quick learner, great a multitasking with excellent typing skills and well versed in Office software products.


  • Employer:  Manitoulin Global Forwarding (MGF)
  • Position:  Administrative Assistant
  • Terms of Employment: Full-time / Permanent
  • Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Employment Address: #801 – 1166 Alberni Street, Vancouver, BC Canada V6E 3Z3
  • Hours of Work: 40 hours/week
  • Language: English
  • Benefits: Eligible for discretionary bonuses and/or salary increases in accordance with company policy. Eligible for incentives, comprehensive benefits program including life insurance at 1.5 annual salary, dependent life insurance, medical, dental, vision care, short-term and long-term disability, employee assistance program, profit sharing investment plan, tuition reimbursement, dependent scholarship programs, and opportunities for growth and advancement.
  • Salary: $25.00 / hour


Key duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide support to other departments upon their requests by helping produce internal company documents and coordinating the flow of information internally
  • Provide support to sales team on research activities in pricing various transportation solutions for clients
  • Provide support to ocean export freight co-coordinator team on research activities on inter-modal shipping plans
  • Prepare, key in, edit and proofread correspondence, bills of lading, customs forms, invoices, certificate of origins and other shipping documents
  • Manage customer service-related issues with both customers and vendors by answering telephone and electronic inquiries
  • Manage export documentation for customers with regard to bank presentations and letter of credit documents
  • Compile data and statistics to support research on import and export ocean freight trends for various commodities and cargoes based on current geopolitical, economic and social trends
  • Keep track of schedules and dispatching of container freight and tracing goods in transit
  • May supervise and train office staff on their job duties, safety procedures, and the company policies


Requirements/Education and other requirements

  • Completion of secondary school is usually required
  • Completion of a one- or two-year college or another program for administrative assistants or secretaries or previous clerical experience is required.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills is a requirement, while the ability to communicate in languages other than English is an asset
  • Team player who is keen to learn and develop themselves while working in a team
  • Quick learner and excellent multi-tasker
  • Excellent keyboard typing skills and well-versed in Microsoft Office applications
  • Detail-oriented, systematic, careful, and energetic

How to Apply

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to hiringmgf@gmail.com.

Job Categories: Administrative. Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in 139 days.

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