CEO Assistant



The Atlas Corp. and Seaspan teams are goal-driven and share a high-performance culture, focusing on building services offerings to become a leading asset manager. Seaspan provides many of the world's major shipping lines with alternatives to vessel ownership by offering long-term leases on large, modern containerships combined with industry leading ship management serves. Seaspan's fleet has evolved over time to meet the varying needs of our customer base. We own vessels in a wide range of sizes, from 2,500 TEU to 14,000 TEU vessels. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Atlas Corp, Seaspan delivers on the company's core strategy as a leading asset management and core infrastructure company.

Position description:

The CEO Assistant plays a critical role in ensuring the smooth functioning of executive offices in Hong Kong and Shanghai by providing a full range of unparalleled support. To act as a gatekeeper for the CEO and CCO’s schedules, you will have full exposure to C-suite activities and corporate development strategies. 


Primary responsibilities:

  • Manage the CEO and CCO's calendars, scheduling appointments, and coordinating meetings with internal and external stakeholders. 
  • Act as the first point of contact, screening and prioritizing meetings; and handling correspondence for CEO and CCO.
  • Attend department meetings and document minutes as needed.
  • Make travel arrangements, including flights, accommodations, and transportation, ensuring smooth and efficient travel logistics.
  • Supporting event planning and coordination, including conferences, board meetings, and corporate events.
  • Support Executive Project Manager (CEO Office) on various projects.
  • Maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information with discretion and professionalism. Facilitate wet-ink signatures on behalf as per their written approvals.
  • Work closely with the communication team to prepare internal and external communications on behalf of the CEO and CCO. 
  • Draft greetings and messages for both internal and external stakeholders on behalf of the CEO and CCO.
  • Responsible for preparing and submitting expense reports, as well as reconciling corporate credit card statements, while adhering to budgetary guidelines and monitoring travel approvals for them and their direct reports.
  • Act as the primary liaison for the Hong Kong Office General Manager, collaborating with office coordinators to assist with office management tasks. 
  • Collaborate with the IT and communication teams to assist in video shoots and photography sessions for the CEO and CCO. Address IT- related concerns by raising and resolving IT tickets.
  • Coordinate and oversee memberships and affiliations for the CEO and CCO.
  • Undertake any additional responsibilities as assigned.



  • Within two to five years in an executive assistant or similar role for multinational firms
  • Maintain strict confidentiality with good work ethic and morals; and exercise good judgment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Outstanding attention to detail
  • Able to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Approachable and calm, with strong interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite (including Outlook, Word)


Additional Desired Qualifications:    

  • Able to manage priorities 
  • Independent decision-making skills



  • Undergraduates or above
  • Fluent in Mandarin Speaking; English and Chinese Word Processing

Job Demands and/or Physical Requirements

  • Periodic overtime to meet deadlines or accommodate time zone differences
  • Will be required to carry a company-issued cell phone and check emails regularly outside of business hours

If this sounds like a great opportunity for you, click on the APPLY FOR THIS POSITION button below and take a few moments to complete an application and upload your resume. Seaspan employees can apply through the Internal Career Centre, please check SeaNet for the instructions on how to do so.

Atlas Corp. and Seaspan Corporation are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status. 

We thank all applicants in advance. If your application is shortlisted to be included in the interview process, one of our team will be in contact with you. No agency calls please.


This video was taken on board our 4250 TEU vessel, Seaspan Santos, during a six-day passage in September 2013.


When you join the Seaspan family, you become a part of a company with one of the newest and most advanced fleets in the industry. Our modern vessels are maintained to the highest standards and offer excellent living conditions for our seafarers.