Converse is the story of a sneaker that started on the court and moved to the stage and street. We're a company ready for change and that's who we hire: the most malleable, the most innovative, and the most creative. Our clothes and sneakers have been worn by rebels, rockers, rappers, artists, thinkers, and individuals. So that's why we hire individuals. So we're speaking the same language. Administrative Support, Corporate Services Who Converse represents is who Converse hires. If you're one-of-a-kind, you should try us on.
The Sales Administrative Assistant will work to support 4 Sr Sales Directors in an administrative capacity as well as assist with North America Sales specific team work. With talents such as problem solving, organization, time management and more, this person will help fuel the success of the team. This role is a great opportunity to both assist the North America Sales team and leaders, while also gaining wider functional experience. As the NA Sales Administrative Assistant, you will be based in our Boston Converse Headquarters. Your tasks will include, but are not limited to the following: Administrative Duties
Outlook calendar management for up to four leaders
Provide support for expenses and travel arrangements
Arrange and coordinate team meetings, venues, vendor management, room setup, prepare materials and arrange necessary audio/visual equipment
Attend meetings, take notes, track, and share decisions and actions that emerge
Assist with meeting material preparation
Organize events and contribute to team building and bonding
Maintain team organizational charts and team email distribution lists
Be point of contact for all day to day office matters
Order/maintain office supplies and equipment needs
Assist with other one-off requests such as IT assistance, etc.
Acts as a member of the Admin department team. This includes providing coverage for other assistants as needed
Lead efforts to secure locations and run budget for quarterly sales meeting.
This will include securing hotel accommodations, event location as well as food and event assistance on site
Managing travel arrangements for customers that travel to various Converse meetings (semi quarterly)
75% supporting the Sr Directors and 25% managing the quarterly sales meeting.
Minimum requirement of a High School diploma or GED
3 years' experience as an administrative assistant or other support role in a professional business environment
Service orientation mentality with an interest in the field of North America Sales
Ability to take initiative, follow-through on requests until completion, and utilize a keen attention to detail
Intermediate-level Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint proficiency
Experience creating high-quality presentations utilizing PowerPoint and reports using Excel is strongly preferred
Strong written and verbal communication skills required
Proven ability to work in a fast-paced, results-oriented, team environment
Strong organization skills and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks
Must be comfortable with ambiguity and be resourceful enough to find solutions on your own
Converse is more than a company; it's a worldwide advocate for self-expression. This belief motivates our employees, permeates our working environment and inspires our products. No two of us look or think exactly alike. We are each one-of-a-kind. Individually and as a culture, we have the freedom to create and grow professionally. Generous benefits packages only sweeten the experience. From Boston to Shanghai, from Brand Design to Finance, Converse is a brand that celebrates the unique and creative people of the world. Together, we're different.
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