Administrative Assistant - National Accounts

Oct 14, 2016
Oct 19, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
External Job TitleAdministrative Assistant - National Accounts

**AutoReqId** 53287BR

**Function** General Management

**Type of Job** Employee

**Country** United States

**Town/City** Norwalk

**North America State/Province** Connecticut

**External Job Description** **Job Description**

**Purpose** : Provide executive level administrative support to the SVP of National Account & Military Sales, VP On Premise Channel, VP Off Premise Channel: Drug/Mass, VP Off Premise Channel: Grocery, Director Military and Director Sales Strategy & Operation

**Complexity of Role** : High-level administrative support to include administrative and project based duties that require independent decision-making capabilities and solid judgment. This position is privy to confidential information that requires diplomacy and discretion.

**Management Responsibility:** No people management

**Key Outputs/Deliverables** :

-Schedules appointments, arranges corporate travel and maintains all travel and entertainment per regulatory compliance policies.

-Answers telephone and gives information to callers or routes call to appropriate official and places outgoing calls.

-Prepares reports, summaries, or replies to inquiries, selecting relevant information from a variety of sources.

-Anticipates and prepares materials needed by the team members(s) for conferences, correspondence, appointments, meetings, telephone calls, etc.

-Uses considerable judgment and initiative to determine the approach or action to take in non-routine situations.

-Summarizes the content of incoming materials, specially gathered information, or meetings to assist executive(s); coordinates the new information with background office sources; draws attention to important parts or conflict.

-Handles details of a confident nature, and performs administrative functions based on understanding of company policy, executive's views and philosophy, which can be assumed by this level of executive assistant.

-Composes correspondence requiring knowledge of executive's views, philosophy, and some understanding of technical matters; may sign for executive when technical or policy content has been authorized.


-Bachelor's Degree and/or Technical Degree required.

-Minimum of 8 - 10+ years experience in executive administrative capacity.

-High level of proficiency in all MS Office applications to include Excel, Word, PowerPoint with ability to type 60+ WPM.

-Proven ability to interact confidentially and effectively with all levels of business partners both internally and externally.

-Highly organized with a proven track record of managing complex projects through to successful completion.

-Demonstrate ability to multi-task, strong interpersonal skills and organizational skills.

-Demonstrate professionalism, strong attention to detail and ability to be discrete.

-Proven written and verbal communication skills.


Role profiles are not intended to detail all specific job duties/responsibilities that an incumbent may be asked to perform.

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