Legal Assistant & Licensing Coordinator in Winnipeg, Manitoba, CA at The North West Company

Date Posted: 11/30/2017

Job Snapshot

Job Description

In your role as the Legal Assistant and Licensing Coordinator, at The North West Company (NWC), you will provide legal and administrative support to the Legal Department.

Joining NWC gives you the opportunity for growth and development throughout the company, a competitive salary and benefits package, and to be part of a dynamic and diverse culture.

NWC is a leading retailer to under-served rural communities and urban neighbourhood markets in the following regions: Northern Canada, Western Canada, rural Alaska, the South Pacific islands, and the Caribbean. Our stores offer a broad range of products and services with an emphasis on food. Our value offer is to be the best local shopping choice for everyday household and local lifestyle needs. Check out for more information.


Your Role:

  • File and maintain all licensing and permits for The North West group of companies;
  • Draft standard and non-standard correspondence (i.e. memos, letters, reports);
  • Initiate and participate in process and database improvement projects;
  • Communicate with internal clients and third-party governmental agencies on legal matters, and;
  • Perform other duties as requested by the Vice President Legal and Corporate Secretary.


Job Requirements

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Must have a minimum of 4-6 years of experience as a legal or executive assistant;
  • Minimum of 2-4 years experience dealing with licenses and permits;
  • Capable of handling highly sensitive and confidential information with discretion;
  • Exceptional organization, detail orientation and proofreading skills;
  • A team player with excellent interpersonal skills, both verbal and written;
  • Professional communication skills;
  • High level of enthusiasm, energy and determination;
  • Ability to work independently, follow instructions with minimal supervision and take initiative; and
  • Ability to prioritize while adhering to strict deadlines.


Location:    Gibraltar House, 77 Main Street, Winnipeg MB

Reports to: Vice President, Legal and Corporate Secretary


A competitive salary is being offered along with opportunities to learn, develop and advance throughout the organization. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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