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Front Office Administrative Assistant

Full Time + Cambridge, ON

Dare Foods Limited is a private, family owned portfolio of brands established in 1892. The Dare “Made Better” promise guides everything we do and comes to life through our portfolio of consumer-loved brands including Bear Paws, Breton, REALFRUIT, Boulangerie Grissol, and Whippet (to name just a few). Our Corporate office is in Cambridge Ontario. We have been located in the Kitchener area since the family’s original store opened in 1892.

We are currently looking for Front Office Administrative Assistant to join our Corporate  team.  Kindly note that this position is currently based out of our Corporate office located in Cambridge Ontario.

The successful applicant for this opportunity has a strong focus on customer service, is highly detail orientated, has extensive multi-tasking abilities, and is exceptionally disciplined.

  • Be the first point of contact for visitors and new employees
  • Direct incoming calls received and provide callers with information about the facility
  • Sorts incoming and outgoing mail and ensure mail is delivered to the appropriate person and/or department in a timely and accurate fashion.
  • Manages the ordering, compiling, shipping, and tracking for couriers, etc.
  • to Canada Post in a scheduled timeframe.
  • Provide administrative support to the Human Resources team in addition to supporting all employees within the Corporate office
  • Providing a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors
  • Other duties as needed
  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in administrative or related studies with a minimum of 3-5 years of experience
  • A great team player who is friendly and personable
  • Individual should be highly organized, motivated and have the ability to take initiative
  • Proficient in Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with attention to detail
  • Ability to work well under pressure with multiple projects and deadlines while maintaining a friendly and positive attitude
  • You are a problem-solver; if you don’t have the answer, you’ll find it
  • Being bilingual in French and English would be considered an asset.

We offer career elevating opportunities and a competitive salary and benefits package. Dare Foods Limited offers a flexible work environment.  The employee, in consultation with their manager, will determine the right work environment for them.  For some that may mean primarily working from home, for others, working primarily from the office or some combination in between

If you are interested in being considered for this position, please apply in writing by June 13, 2022.  Please include your name and position title in the subject line and send to: hrresumes@darefoods.com (.txt, .doc or .pdf formats).

Thank you for your interest in Dare Foods Ltd. and the opportunity to review your resume, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No follow up inquiries or agencies at this time please

Guided by our Purpose, Mission and Values Dare Foods Limited is committed to fostering a diverse, equitable, inclusive and accessible work environment, where all employees feel valued, respected, supported and proud to work here. 

Dare Foods Ltd. will provide accommodation for applicants with disabilities as part of its recruitment process. If you are contacted to arrange for an interview or testing, please advise us if you require an accommodation.