Administrative Assistant

Date Posted September 26, 2019
  • Department Accounting
  • Location Toronto
  • Job ID 58297
  • Corporate
  • Toronto

YM Inc.

YM Inc. was founded on the strength of a single retail store in the heart of downtown Toronto in 1975, under the name Stitches. Today we are one of North America’s leading apparel retailers operating over 600 stores across Canada and the United States under the following banners: Stitches, Urban Planet, Urban Behavior, Sirens, Urban Kids, Suzy Shier, Bluenotes, West 49, Mandee and Charlotte Russe.

Position Overview

The Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing a wage range of confidential administrative support in the area of Real Estate and Property Management.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Correspond with Real Estate companies and Property Management
  • Obtain job quotes and provide follow up as required
  • Assist in the development and improvement of properties including overseeing repairs and maintenance
  • Correspond with tenants and participate in property visits
  • Compile, complete and distribute memos as directed
  • Pull, research, or enter data into spreadsheets and/or databases as requested
  • Create and maintain computer and paper-based filing and organization systems for records, reports, etc.
  • Complete general administrative duties such as scanning, photocopying, e-faxing, etc.
  • Manage the Manager’s schedule including appointment bookings and reminders
  • Organize details of internal and external meetings, special events, conference calls, and conferences by booking meetings, reserving meeting rooms, creating client-related agendas, printing, mailing, or emailing presentation materials associated with meetings


  • High School education required. Post secondary education in a related field is an asset.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an Administrative Assistant position
  • Knowledge of Real Estate/Property Management is an asset
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Proficiency is Excel is an asset
  • Solid mathematical aptitude
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills with an ability to prioritize tasks
  • Ability to operate independently with minimal direction
  • Car required and valid drivers licence.

YM Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. If chosen to participate in the selection process, accommodations are available upon request. We will consult with the applicant to provide or arrange suitable accommodation in a manner that takes into account the applicant’s accessibility needs.

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