Administrative Assistant

Available Locations

Deer Park, NY

Summary

Under the direct supervision of the General Manager this position provides secretarial and administrative support for the General Manager and Sales Team in the market. In addition to answering the telephone, typing, filing and scheduling, they will perform duties such as processing contracts, credits, invoices and PO’s, record keeping, assisting with sales proposals, coordination of meetings and conferences, obtaining supplies, mailings, computer input, and working on special projects. Independent judgment is required to plan, prioritize and organize diversified workload, and recommend changes in office practices or procedures.

Essential Functions

  • Data entry and maintaining of the contract / inventory software program (Ad Manager).
  • Accurately process all contracts, credits, invoices and PO’s.
  • Establishes, develops, maintains and updates electronic filing system for the General Manager and the department. Retrieves information from files when needed. Establishes, develops, maintains and updates inventory lists, customer lists, and etc.
  • Ordering office and operational supplies and inventory
  • Sending renewal and collections letters
  • Must have high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations. Position continually requires demonstrated poise, tact, and diplomacy.
  • Responds to regularly occurring requests for information
  • Answers phones for the office. Takes messages or fields/answers all routine and non-routine questions.
  • Acts as a liaison with other departments and outside agencies, including high-level staff such as CEO, COO, and Vice Presidents.
  • Works independently and within a team on special nonrecurring and ongoing projects.
  • Types and designs general correspondence, memos, charts, tables, graphs, business plans, etc. Proofreads copy for spelling, grammar and layout, making appropriate changes. Responsible for accuracy and clarity of final copy.
  • Supports their markets by creating, copying, sending, and maintaining; proposals/contract requests to potential/existing customers, and etc.
  • Good with follow up and detail work
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle multiple competing tasks and demands.
  • Able to channel paperwork between vendors and the company.
  • Occasionally schedules and organizes activities such as meetings, travel, conferences and department activities for all members of the department.
  • Other duties as assigned

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Demands

This is largely a sedentary role – Sit for up to 8 hours per day; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift files -must be able to lift 15-20 lbs occasionally, open filing cabinets and bend or stand as necessary. Extensive reading of work related material. Requires considerable visual attention with attention to detail.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position, 40 hours a week, Monday through Friday, 5 days per week.

Required Education/ Experience

  • High school diploma.
  • Two to three years of administrative/secretarial experience
  • Sales team support experience
  • Extensive experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)

 

AAP/EEO Statement: EOE/AA/ M/F/D / V,Equal Opportunity

Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

 

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