Date posted: 
October 2014

Avison Young's Vancouver office currently has an opening for a Receptionist. The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications and be responsible for:


  • Answering switchboard and scheduling couriers
  • Greeting clients, serving beverages for client meetings and ordering lunches
  • Creating and modifying documents and letters as needed
  • Preparing large mail distributions
  • Maintaining databases
  • Assisting Sales Representatives with various projects
  • Monitoring & ordering all office supplies
  • Mail pickup and delivery
  • Maintaining the cleanliness of the boardrooms, the kitchens, and kitchen equipment (ie refrigerators, coffee pots)
  • Assist with in-house brochure creation and editing
  • Preparing advertising submissions and liaising with newspapers
  • Schedule appointments and make travel arrangements
  • General office duties as required


  • Ability to thrive in a fast pace environment
  • Advanced knowledge & proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook (PowerPoint, Publisher and Indesign an asset)
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • General computer/technical knowledge
  • Ability to work independently and within a team
  • High energy, self starter with excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Multi-tasker who is detailed oriented
  • Some bookkeeping/accounting knowledge would be an asset
  • General real estate knowledge an asset

This is a very busy position at most times.  The successful candidate will be required to prioritize and be able to perform under tight deadlines.

Please include your salary expectations.

Note: No phone calls please.  Only successful candidates will be contacted.

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