Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC dba Advantage Solutions

Administrative Assistant SAS

Job Locations US-PA-Selinsgrove | US-PA-Sunbury
Primary Posting Location : City
Selinsgrove
Primary Posting Location : State/Province
PA
Primary Posting Location : Postal Code
17870
Primary Posting Location : Country
US
Requisition ID
2020-277640
Position Type
Full Time
Category
Professional: (IT, Finance, Legal, HR, Talent Acquisition, Administrative, Customer Service)

Summary

Administrative Assistant SAS

 

We are looking for a strong, detail oriented Administrative Assistant to provide support for an assigned department. S/he will handle day-to-day tasks and additional activities as assigned.  The ideal candidate provides effective customer service for all internal and external customers.

 

At SAS Retail Services, we hire talented associates like you and give you the tools and training you need to succeed and advance in your career.  As a large growing company with a national and global reach, our company offers you many opportunities to learn new skills and seek higher positions. Apply today!

 

What We Offer:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision after 30 days
  • Short and Long-Term Disability
  • 401(K) plan
  • Generous paid time off
  • Paid training and ongoing career development certifications and courses

 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide effective administrative and secretarial support for assigned department
  • Oversees day-to-day activities as assigned
  • Performs duties such as financial record-keeping, coordination of meetings and conferences, obtaining office supplies, coordinating direct mailings and special projects with deadlines
  • Answers non-routine correspondence and assembles highly confidential and sensitive information
  • Responds to a diverse group of external callers and visitors as well as internal contacts at all levels of the organization
  • Organizes and prioritizes large-volume of information and calls
  • Establishes, develops, maintains, updates and retrieves information from filing system
  • Types and designs general correspondences (i.e.: memos, charts, tables, and business plans)
  • Performs other related duties as required and assigned

Qualifications

  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent
  • associate’s degree preferred
  • 2+ years’ experience in an administrative role
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Strong business acumen and adaptability in a corporate culture
  • Effective work habits and positive demeanor

Responsibilities

The Company is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. The company services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.

 

Position Summary

 

The Administrative Assistant (AA) is responsible for providing clerical support for Division Management in a timely, efficient, and professional manner.

 

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

 

Management Support

  • Provides administrative support to Division Managers and/or Business Managers by preparing and editing communications, making travel arrangements, coordinating meetings, disseminating information to staff and clients, and assisting in creating presentations.

Office Duties

  • Provides office coverage by assisting in administrative duties such as replenishing supplies, mailroom and phone coverage.
  • Maintains a friendly and professional environment by greeting and assisting visiting colleagues, vendors, clients and customers. 

Presentation Development

  • Assists with developing presentations by assimilating and compiling specific and necessary data.

Project Management

  • Ensures special projects are completed in a timely manner by performing and coordinating appropriate tasks.

Meeting Arrangements

  • Organizes group meetings by participating in scheduling dates, notifying participants, preparing agendas and arranging refreshments.
  • Ensures complete record of meetings by acting as recording assistant.

Information Gathering and Reporting

  • Compiles information by reviewing and disseminating incoming mail, prioritizing and categorizing documents for signature, and maintaining confidential files for document retrieval.
  • Assists with documentation of internal policies and procedures, newsletters, training materials, and other communications.
  • Maintains customer confidence and protect operations by keeping proprietary information confidential.
  • Facilitates information flow by serving as liaison between Division Manager, Business Manager, and others.

Supervisory Responsibilities

 

Direct Reports

This position does not have supervisory responsibilities for direct reports

 

Indirect Reports

This position does not have guidance or mentoring responsibilities for indirect reports

 

Travel and/or Driving Requirements

Travel and Driving are not essential duties or functions of this job 

 

Minimum Qualifications

Education Level: (Required): High School Diploma or GED  or equivalent experience

         

Field of Study/Area of Experience: 

1-3 years of experience in administration, preferably within the technology industry

 

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Well-organized, detail-oriented, and able to handle a fast-paced work environment
  • Accurate typing speed of 60 WPM
  • Excellent written communication and verbal communication skills
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, and web-browsers
  • Strong prioritization skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Flexible and adaptable, able to change and alter according to changes in projects or business environment

Environmental & Physical Requirements

Office / Sedentary Requirements

 

Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job.  Work is performed primarily in an office environment. Typically requires the ability to sit for extended periods of time (66%+ each day), ability to hear the telephone, ability to enter data on a computer and may also require the ability to lift up to 10 pounds.

 

Additional Information Regarding The Company Job Duties and Job Descriptions

 

Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by one’s supervisor or other manager related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. The Company reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law.  The company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

 

Any estimate, schedule, or guideline provided to associates in this job description or elsewhere in connection with their jobs is only intended to help describe job duties and for planning purposes.  Regardless of any such estimate, schedule, or guideline, associates must always record all time worked for our company (which includes but is not limited to on-site work time in an assigned store, office, or other work location; required waiting time; administrative time; and work-related travel time).

Important Information

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified.

The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by law. As part of this commitment, the Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable an applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

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