Job Title:

Administrative Assistant


Atlantic Canada Business Network


Halifax, NS

Job Reference:

NOC 1241-B

(NOC 1241-B)

Company Overview

Atlantic Canada Business Network (ACBN) is an international business development consulting firm that offers strategic assistance to organizations looking to develop international trade business opportunities in China. ACBN was founded in 2011 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Our results driven China market approach has made us one of the most active and successful international business consulting companies in the Atlantic Canada region. It has helped to establish strong international trade relationships between China and Atlantic Canada promoting economic development and global awareness of the region as a trading partner. It is also the first company in Atlantic Canada to be recognized and registered by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China and it is licensed by the China Ministry of Commerce with the specific purpose of creating business relationships between China and Atlantic Canada.  We have two offices in Atlantic Canada located in Saint John and Halifax. We also have three offices in China located in Beijing, Shanghai, and Shenzhen, therefore covering the major economic hubs of China. ACBN is your China market intelligence. ACBN has organized over 100 missions the past ten years, both incoming and outgoing missions between China and Canada and worked with over 120 Atlantic Canada companies.​

Primary Responsibilities

  • Prepare, key in, edit and proofread correspondence, invoices, presentations, brochures, publications, reports and related material from machine dictation and handwritten copy
  • Assist with preparation and production of high-quality reports and presentations
  • Maintain the business calendars, manage schedules, coordinate meetings and conferences, plan events and other appointments as necessary
  • Assist with internal and external events, such as client meetings and conference calls
  • Order office supplies and maintain inventory
  • Open and distribute incoming regular and electronic mail and other material and co-ordinate the flow of information internally and with other departments and organizations
  • Set up and maintain manual and computerized information filing systems
  • Determine and establish office procedures
  • Perform administrative duties such as data entry, copying, emailing documents both internally and to clients, filing documents, information gathering, word processing, document binding
  • Update client databases, to ensure maintenance of accurate client information
  • Translate transaction documents in both English and Chinese version
  • Supervise and train office staff in procedures and in use of current software


  • Post-Secondary degree or diploma
  • At least one year’s experience in an administrative position
  • Proficiency in English and Chinese
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Windows and its applications including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and MS Outlook


Hourly: $13

Bonus may apply based on overall performance

Medical insurance may apply after probation period

Job Details

Job Type: Permanent Full-time

Work location:

1801 Hollis Street, Suite 700
Halifax, NS, B3J 3C8​


Please send your resume to

We are looking forward to seeing you join and grow with our team.

Quote Job Reference: NOC 1241-B

Posted 2018-04-16

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