Regional Administrative Assistant - Northeast in Manchester, CT at Kmart

Date Posted: 7/12/2018

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    190 Buckland Hills Drive
    Manchester, CT
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Job Description

Req/Job ID: 941606BR
Employing Entity: Kmart Corporation
Employment Category: Regular, Full-time
Job Function: Administrative/Clerical/Office Support
Store ID: 58141: FLS District NEW ENGLAND

Job Summary: The Regional Administrative Assistant provides administrative support to a VP level and supervises the Kmart Regional Administrative team. The position uses broad and comprehensive knowledge of store and company operational, policies and procedures in performing a variety of routine and non-routine duties. Job Duties/Responsibilities: • Manages and plans the executive’s time by making appointments, travel arrangements, and meeting arrangements that may require coordination between various departments and outside parties. Frequently uses own judgment in managing schedules and ensuring time is used efficiently. • Assembles and analyzes information to prepare a variety of documents including agendas, correspondence, memoranda, financial and operational reports, and presentations. Prepares materials from very rough drafts into final materials. • Organizes large meetings/events including coordinating agendas, planning logistics, meeting equipment needs, and more. • Answers telephones, handles inquiries and/or transfers calls to the appropriate party. • Answers mail and inquiries on own initiative, follows up with District and Regional team to ensure requests are carried out. • Manages routine administrative processes for the Region which may include: ordering supplies, processing travel expenses, processing payments, and researching charges to Regional budget. • May be asked for assistance with non-routine duties as needed by management.

Job Requirements

Education Requirements: HS Graduate or Equivalent Years of Related Experience: 5-10 Years Travel Requirements: None Required Skills:
• Advanced level proficiency with a personal computer and Microsoft Office software.
• Knowledge of or the ability to learn other systems may be required.
• Ability to manage and direct a team of administrate professionals
• Superior communication skills: verbally and in writing.
• Able to act as the representative of the executive in various situations. Deal with others courteously and professionally, even in difficult situations.
• Able to balance many, and sometimes conflicting, priorities. Keep deadlines straight and manage workload to business needs.
• Maintains confidentiality when necessary; can judge situations that require discretion and acts confidentially even when not specifically directed.
• Requires a comprehensive knowledge of departmental and company operations, policies, and procedures or the ability to become knowledgeable in an appropriate period of time.