Bilingual Executive Assistant
Drake International - Ottawa, ON

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The Ideal Candidate

The person who will be the most effective in this position is someone who is:

  • BILINGUAL: excellent communicator in both French and English
  • Organized
  • Efficient
  • Professional
  • Courteous

Someone who can initiate, plan and carry out a variety of special projects and tasks.

Job Description

As an EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT you will be working with a Senior Director in providing assistance by advising the Senior Director of issues requiring immediate attention.


· Prepare and distributing meeting minutes

· Follow up on items raised in committee meetings

· Edit, draft, translate business materials such as letters, mass Email, memos, and presentations

· Receive notification on confidential issues

· Prepare briefing materials and background documents for meeting and pending decisions

· Act as a liaison in matters involving committees or staff that report directly to the Senior Director

· Prioritize and manage the Senior Directors calendar and set up meetings on their behalf as well as resolve scheduling conflicts

· Handle travel arrangements, accommodations, seminars and organization meetings and events

· Directly responds to requests for information from external or internal parties

· Demonstrate the ability to integrate inform from a variety of sources into effective briefing material, reports and summaries


  • Must be bilingual: ability to read, write, and speak in both official languages
  • Must have University Degree or College Diploma
  • Minimum 5 years of administrative experience
  • Must be proficient in MS Office, and MAC, strong internet research skills
  • Minimum 40 WPM typing speed
  • Previous experience in document transcription is considered an asset
  • Previous project coordination experience is considered an asset


Must complete Excel 2010, Word 2010, PowerPoint 2010, Outlook 2010, Proofreading and Typing Test.

40k - 50k

Introduce your friends to Drake and we will pay you up to $500* if we place your friend in a permanent position. You can also earn $50* if we place your friend in a temporary assignment.