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Executive Assistant Toronto


Encircled Toronto Canada

2 months ago

Encircled is a Canadian slow fashion brand that believes in a minimalist and versatile approach to clothing. With a focus on sustainability, their collection of eco-friendly and versatile clothing is designed to help you feel your best in any situation.

From cozy loungewear to chic separates, their pieces are designed to be both comfortable and stylish, with a focus on high-quality materials. Encircled is committed to ethical and sustainable production practices, producing all clothing locally in Toronto. As a certified B Corporation, Encircled is dedicated to minimizing its environmental impact and creating a positive social impact in the fashion industry.

Join our team and be a part of a company that is committed to making a difference through fashion.

Are you ready to join a team that's redefining workwear and sustainability?

Encircled, a slow fashion brand based in Toronto, is looking for a motivated Executive Assistant + Studio Manager to provide high-level support to our CEO... and help drive our growth.

You'll coordinate business and personal calendars, manage team communications, and handle various admin tasks, while also managing our studio and liaising with property management.

No task is too small or too big, and you're passionate about making a difference. If you possess a high-level of decorum and discretion, have experience serving entrepreneurs, and enjoy collaborating with a team, we want to hear from you.

Join us in our mission to make sustainable fashion the norm.

Your primary gig:
• Manage CEO's personal and business calendars, adjust to new demands and prioritize commitments.
• Assist with social media, PR pitches, email requests, and HR-related tasks.
• Manage CEO's inbox and provide attention to detail in communication.
• Handle light bookkeeping, update cash flow documents, and coordinate invoices and expenses.
• Evaluate incoming correspondence and redirect to the team as necessary.
• Organize logistics for the studio, including social events, training, and appointments.
• Complete various administrative tasks, such as booking appointments, processing invoices, and responding to general inquiries.
• Assist with marketing efforts, and compiling data for analysis.
• Participating in the recruiting process.
• Lead meetings in lieu of the CEO and attend others and take notes.
• Local, and possible future international travel with the CEO to events/conferences.
• Other administrative duties as required.

Who we’re looking for:

We're seeking a highly motivated, team-oriented individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced and collaborative startup environment. While you prefer a backseat role, you're a self-starter who can work independently while still contributing to the team. You're tech-savvy, comfortable with social media, and a master of business and personal calendars, typing 45 wpm. You're an expert problem solver with great communication skills that facilitate ease and flow with your leader and extended team. You're passionate about creating a positive impact and continuously improving systems and processes. Most importantly, you must love dogs and be trustworthy and safeguard the confidentiality of our business, customers, and team members.

Your experience:
• An experienced Administrative Assistant with a minimum of 3+ years supporting Executives or high-level directors
• At least 1-2 years of bookkeeping experience.
• A Bachelor’s degree in marketing or business administration is an asset.
• You must be comfortable with digital platforms, including Asana, Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter,, Instagram, Google Drive, Loom, Google Hangouts and Calendar, Gmail, Dropbox, Shopify, Slack, and Receipt Bank.
• Familiarity with bookkeeping software like Xero or Quickbooks is necessary.
• You must be comfortable with troubleshooting Apple devices.
• You should have solid spreadsheet skills and project management skills.
• A flexible schedule is required as evenings and weekends may be necessary during busy periods.
• You must be able to lift a minimum of 20lbs, and a valid G-license and access to a car is an asset.
• Hybrid-remote position: minimum 3-days a week in office with some flexibility up or down during busy periods.

Working at Encircled:
• Casual dress code at our office - basically, no dress code
• Priority on healthy work-life balance
• Apple laptop for work
• Dog-friendly workspace
• Summer hours
• Opportunity to work directly with a dynamic CEO and learn from her experience
• Opportunity to buy our clothing at a discounted rate for yourself, and friends and family
• After 90-days of service, access to company subsidized benefits (health and medical)

To apply:

Apply with your resume + cover letter. Any applications without a cover letter will be deleted.

Cover letters must outline your experience, and answer the following questions:
• Why do you want to work for Encircled?
• Why are you the right fit for this position?
• What’s your desired salary?

Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. Please no drop-in visitors at our office, phone calls, live chats or social media messages about this position.

Encircled is dedicated to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment where all individuals can thrive. We are committed to accommodating individuals with disabilities and medical needs to the best of our abilities throughout the recruitment process. Please inform us of any accommodation requests so that we can work together to provide the necessary support.

We strongly believe that creating a diverse and equitable workplace is a collective responsibility and this belief guides us on our journey. As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome and consider all applicants regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, and Indigenous status
Toronto ON

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