Administrative Coordinator

January 15, 2024

Status: Full-time, permanent
Reports to: Human Resources and Operations Manager
Salary: $50,000-$60,000
Location: Hybrid within Ottawa, ON
Benefits: RRSP Matching, employer paid Group Health Benefits, generous vacation and sick leave, annual wellness allowance and professional development reimbursement

Located in the heart of Ottawa’s Glebe neighbourhood, Emond Harnden is a trusted labour and employment law firm serving management interests across Canada in both official languages.

Emond Harnden offers an excellent opportunity to advance your career. We understand that providing exceptional client service requires a passionate and dedicated team. We’re seeking candidates who align with our values, appreciate the significance of their work, and share our commitment to delivering top-tier client service.

Emond Harnden is a dynamic workplace that values collaboration, dedication, and a strong sense of ownership. We’re on the lookout for an Administrative Coordinator to play a pivotal role in ensuring the smooth functioning of our administrative processes. If you thrive in a fast-paced environment, take pride in your work, and are ready to take ownership of administrative tasks, this opportunity is for you.

Job Summary

As Administrative Coordinator, you will be at the heart of our operations, providing support to various departments including HR, Finance, Marketing, and IT. Reporting to the Human Resources and Operations Manager (or designated), you will be responsible for coordinating administrative tasks, streamlining processes, and ensuring efficiency in day-to-day operations.


The primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Administrative Efficiency

  • Coordinate and execute administrative tasks to support daily operations.
  • Act as a point of contact for internal and external stakeholders, providing excellent customer service.

Event and Sponsorship Coordination

  • Assist in the planning and execution of internal and external events, meetings, and conferences.
  • Coordinate logistics, including venue selection, catering, and materials preparation.
  • Execute sponsorship commitments and logistics.
  • Ensure seamless communication within the office and with external partners.


  • Prepare internal and external communication.
  • Review and edit significant communication material while ensuring consistency in language and format.
  • Replying to internal and external inquiries.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • A post-secondary degree or diploma in a related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • 2-5 years of experience in administrative roles, showcasing a demonstrated sense of ownership.
  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills to manage competing priorities effectively.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Exhibit accountability and ownership for the successful completion of assigned responsibilities.
  • Problem-solving mindset with the ability to navigate challenges independently.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and other relevant office software.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team and independently.

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please submit your resume to

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Emond Harnden is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please contact our Human Resources Department at

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