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Location: Halifax, NS

MACDONNELL is looking for a junior to intermediate Administrative Assistant to support the daily duties of office administration along with administrative support for the national and international conferences and training programs.


Details of the position are outlined below.


Skill Requirements:

  • Experience in administration and a fast paced office environment;
  • Sound knowledge of Customer Relationship Management systems;
  • Result oriented, rigorous, and proactive with strong leadership skills;
  • SUPERB time-management and project management abilities including:

- The ability to prioritize and multitask successfully;

- The ability to follow through on projects to completion;

  • Excellent writing and communication skills;
  • Ability to work independently and with a team;
  • Ability to identify challenges and seek solutions;
  • Demonstrate a willingness to learn, grow and contribute ideas to the team;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and work ethic;
  • Keen decision making abilities;
  • Maintains current knowledge of new web technologies.





  • Administrative experience in a professional office setting and/or a degree in business administration
  • Intermediate MS Office Skills (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)



The successful candidate can expect challenging and rewarding work and will have the opportunity to grow and contribute to the building of a world-class team. Interested candidates should submit their cover letter and resume, referencing the position title above, to:



MACDONNELL 1505 Barrington Street, Suite 1100

Halifax, NS

B3J 3K5

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Please Reference Position Title: MacDonnell – Administrative Assistant in the subject line of the email.

Only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.