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Executive Assistant

Company Name:
Newell Rubbermaid
Reference Code: 1405409
Newell Rubbermaid is a global marketer of consumer and professional products that touch the lives of people where they live, learn and work. We are committed to building brands that matter in the lives of the users of our products. We are also committed to leveraging the scale of our company to bring the power of a multi-billion dollar business to bear on each of the business segments through shared expertise, operating efficiencies, and a culture of innovation. Our global sales are approximately $6 billion and we have a strong portfolio of globally recognized brands including Sharpie, Paper Mate, DYMO, EXPO, Waterman, Parker, IRWIN, LENOX, Rubbermaid, Graco, Calphalon, Goody, Levolor, Kirsch and Teutonia. We are headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. Newell Rubbermaid and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.
This is a job summary which includes essential job duties of the position. More specific information regarding duties may be provided upon request for particular locations and facilities.
The Executive Assistant will support the VP, R&D-Technology for confidential administrative duties requiring broad experience, skill and knowledge of organization policies and practices for the assigned Executives. Responsibilities include general office functions and the management of day-to-day assistant duties for Executive/s including meetings, travel, phone calls, travel expenses and calendars. The Assistant will be responsible for planning and delivering all logistic details for meetings, customer and corporate events including venue selection, set-up, food and beverage and schedule. Will proactively communicate any issues or observations that will improve the success of the business. May perform skilled clerical work of above average difficulty. Will compose and prepare routine correspondence for signature and independently prepare reports, spreadsheets and presentations. The Assistant will provide and receive information concerning matters related to the employing department and will perform such other duties as may be assigned. Will establish and maintain a variety of files and records of a highly confidential nature. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Executives or other designate and consists of a good deal of interaction with other Executives and their Assistants.
Qualifications
o High school degree required plus additional broad specialized training equivalent to 2 years of college
o 3-5 year's experience as an Executive Assistant reporting to an executive level manager
o Regular contact with subordinates and/other departments furnishing or obtaining information or reports, discussion of controversial subjects and supervisory matters, requiring tact to avoid friction and obtain cooperation
o Regular work with some confidential data of major importance such as development or research projects, profit margins, which if disclosed, may be detrimental to the company's interest
o Experience with international travel and Visa coordination
o General office management experience, strong computer skills, highly organized; efficient time management skills
o Superior oral and written communication skills; judgment/problem solving skills; persuasive/sales ability In depth knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

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