Senior Administrative Assistant I

Job ID
14528
Category
Corporate Administration
Lawrence
MA
USA

Overview

New Balance has a history of 100 years of enduring performance and is still running strong today. Part of what makes New Balance so unique is our commitment to making products that not only provide performance, but also superior fit and comfort. The same attention that is placed on our athletic shoes and apparel is also placed on our associates. New Balance thrives because of the passion and dedication of the people we hire. We rely on our associates to match our enthusiasm for the business and to help drive consumers to move further, faster and more frequently. We seek associates who are always on the move. Associates who push themselves forward and are motivated to move New Balance forward. Ask yourself: Are you ready to move the world?

Responsibilities

As a Senior Administrative Assistant I, you will provide diversified administrative support within the Value Chain parterning directly with the Executive VP of Value Chain and Leadership team. In this role, you will have direct interface with customers, suppliers and internal associates and serve as a go to resource for the Value Chain.  You will assist with preparing a variety of presentations and reports on a routine basis. You will maintain confidential documents and files. You will be responsible for making travel arrangements and coordinating off-site meetings. Representing the Executive VP of Value Chain, you will act with discretion and professionalism when answering telephone calls and screening and responding to emails and mail. Your knowledge of the organization will allow you to refer matters to appropriate departments. You will collaborate and build relationships with other executives and administrative personnel to ensure efficient office operations. 

Qualifications

  • Associate’s degree plus a minimum of 5 years of related experience.
  • Superior communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Must show initiative and be action-oriented.
  • Advanced analytical skills required.
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and to change priorities as the need arises.
  • Excellent computer skills—Microsoft Office, including PowerPoint.
  • Ability to interact confidently with all levels of senior management and internal and external customers.

 

Our products are designed to meet the diverse needs of consumers and our benefits are designed to meet the diverse needs of our associates. We have developed a benefits package that is sure to fit your way of life. Our low-cost medical and dental coverage and onsite wellness program will help you lead a healthy lifestyle. We offer a 401k plan with an employer match, making it possible to save for retirement. Many positions offer a flexible work schedule and a 37.5 hour work week. We provide a generous vacation package and even allow paid time off to volunteer in the community. New Balance encourages its employees to take advantage of our tremendous training and development programs, as well as our tuition reimbursement plan. We are a business casual environment where our employees are encouraged to wear NB product which can be purchased with our significant employee discount. Parking is free at all of our facilities.

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