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About cmi

cmi is celebrating its 20th year of serving the meetings industry. We invite you to join the dedicated team here at cmi and experience our vibrant culture of individuals who pursue excellence and care deeply about each other and the work we do.

Every day our team plays a vital role in the growth of both individuals and businesses around the world. The ideas shared by our thought leaders inspire each of us in our own personal growth. We work tirelessly to serve others with an attitude of heartfelt gratitude.


Our Values

• Integrity matters
• Honesty is essential
• Accountability is the only way to solve problems
• Speed is everything
• Accuracy is tantamount to speed
• We take care of people...our employees, our clients, our customers


Some of the Benefits at cmi

  • Health & Wellness Spending Account
  • Vast library of professional development assets
  • Coaching and mentoring from experts in their field
  • Rejuvenation days
  • Christmas closure


Executive Assistant 

How would you feel about working with a company that represents 'near celebrities'?

We are looking for an Executive Assistant who will work closely with our team to assist our near celebrities and enhance our client relations. Your role will be to:

  • Arrange appointments and travel needs
  • Manage calendars, confirm meeting details and take accurate meeting minutes
  • Data entry and admin support
  • File maintenance on the cloud
  • Willing to take on any and all tasks

Required Experience:

  • Previous experience as an assistant to more than 1 executive
  • Data entry experience in a sales and/or high traffic environment
  • Database experience with a CRM
  • Customer service experience in an office environment as this role is customer-driven and customer-facing
  • An Administrative or Executive Assistant Certificate
  • Knowledge of and/or experience in the hospitality, event planning or meetings industry is an asset, as is working with a coaching or training company

Required Skillset

  • Very high tech – very high touch – both are a must
  • An over-communicator who keeps all parties informed of progress at all times
  • Excels at prioritizing and executing tasks from multiple executives
  • Capable of anticipating executives' and customers' needs
  • Proven ability to work with accuracy and efficiency in a high energy environment
  • Strong relationship builder
  • Professional grammar and writing skills are essential as we work with and for authors
  • Demonstrated time-management skills while meeting tight timelines
  • Capable of prioritizing and completing tasks while managing interruptions
  • Able to work with minimal supervision while being part of a strong team

Essential Technology:

  • Experience with a CRM software such as Salesforce, Hubspot or Goldmine
  • Proficient in a Mac environment
  • Advanced user of Google Mail & Calendars
  • Typing speed of at least 70 wpm
  • Advanced capability with the Microsoft Office suite of programs, with a high accuracy rating
  • Social media participant particularly Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram
  • Dropbox and the Cloud
  • Internet research

Desired Competencies:

  • Nurturing and compassionate with a little bit of silly
  • Speaks truthfully and does the right thing
  • Attentive to detail to the point of being anal especially while under pressure
  • Focused on key priorities and delivers on promises
  • Solves problems easily and independently
  • Research solutions independently
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • Cooperative and collaborative team player
  • Enthusiastic and passionate with a can-do attitude
  • Works hard, and if necessary, long hours during peak times to get the job done
  • Flexible and adaptable coping well with complexity and change
  • Calm under pressure maintaining a high level of performance
  • Assertive by taking a caring and firm stand when necessary

cmi is a small team who works hard and closely together. It is imperative that you are committed to the following:

  • Honesty
  • Integrity
  • Accountability
  • Innovation and creativity
  • Problem solving
  • Communicating with care and respect
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Calm under pressure
  • Willing to work long hours during peak times

If you're interested in working for cmi, please visit our online job posting here!


Our Company

cmi is a global leader in the meetings industry. We represent an international roster of carefully selected knowledge experts who positively impact millions of people through their keynote speeches, books and thought leadership.

Our founder, Karen Harris, is known worldwide for her high level of integrity in all her business dealings. She has worked tirelessly to advance ethical business practices in our industry by sitting on the Board of Governors of the International Association of Speakers Bureaus for numerous years and is a former Past President. She was recently awarded the coveted John Palmer Award in recognition of her exemplary service to the industry.

Celebrating 20 years in business, cmi is expanding its roster and looking for an exceptional team player. This opportunity is perfect for someone who wants to make a difference, in a high integrity environment with a fun, vibrant family-oriented team.

cmi is located in south Calgary, away from the expense of downtown, yet close to shopping and restaurants.

If you would like to work for an entrepreneur who deeply cares about changing the world - be part of a team that feels like your second family – and rub shoulders with 'near celebrities' – we want to see your resume.

This position is based in Calgary, AB, Canada; any relocation would be at the applicant's expense.