Unlicensed Assistant – National Investment Services, Edmonton
Colliers International - Edmonton, AB

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Colliers International is a global commercial real estate brokerage firm with 13,500 professionals in more than 62 countries. We are Canada’s largest commercial real estate brokerage because we are committed to excellence and integrity, having built an enduring reputation for delivering only the best results in the course of serving our national and regional clients.

Our strength lies in our people. It is their expertise and creativity that have made us Canada’s leader in commercial real estate brokerage, property management, valuation, consultation, project management, marketing, and research. As part of the National Investment Services team, you will use your creativity and analytical skills to deliver valuable, insightful results.

The role of Colliers National Investment Services is to facilitate seamless transfers of income-producing commercial real estate properties. We conduct detailed underwriting and forecast market conditions in order to identify the best buyers for each asset class. When you join National Investment Services, Edmonton, you will tackle interesting tasks in a dynamic environment that emphasizes teamwork and offers continuing skill development.

Position details:

Term: Full-time permanent

Position Profile: You are part executive assistant, part marketer for the Colliers National Investment Services team. As a creative, organized, and detail-oriented person, you ensure all sales and other day-to-day administrative matters are addressed, while setting the creative tone for all property-related marketing material. This position does not involve sales or cold calling.

Your tasks are detailed as follows:

> Report writing and the preparation of proposals, brochures, confidential information memoranda, general correspondence, presentations, and meeting minutes
> Financial analysis
> File management of trade offers and trade records
> Travel to properties as required by the team from time to time
> Conducting market research and studies
> Additional duties as required by the Colliers National Investment Services team

There are three types of ideal applicants:

> Recent university graduate with a minimum GPA of 3.5, preferably in finance or accounting
> Not a university graduate but one with impressive work experience relevant to the tasks above
> Someone in the middle of the two extremes with outstanding communication skills, attention to detail, focus, and creativity

Desired Skills and Attitude:

> Excellent written and oral communication skills
> The ability to approach issues from unique perspectives and derive creative results
> The ability to thrive in a high-pressure, fast-paced team environment
> An attention to detail for both proofreading and accurate financial analysis
> A positive attitude towards undertaking new challenges
> A resolute commitment to honesty and accountability
> A valid driver’s license and clean criminal record

Opportunities: You will be directly trained and supervised by Ken Williamson, Vice President. Training will be ongoing and in line with the required tasks of the position. You will also have access to Colliers University courses for ongoing training of technical skills including financial analysis, marketing, and time management.

Hours: You are expected to be able to accommodate the unpredictable schedules of the National Investment Services team, within reason. The typical workweek is around 45-60 hours.

To apply, please send a copy of your resume, cover letter and official transcript by e-mail or by fax (Attention: Chris Williamson) at 780.424.830.

Applications will be considered as soon as they are received therefore please be prompt.