What's cool about this job
As a Senior Administrative Assistant at REI you will work collaboratively with the administrative team to support Information Technologys goals and initiatives, as well as working closely with the IT leaders in supporting assigned portfolios with accurate, timely and proactive administrative services. This position contributes to a fast-paced, smoothly run organization by utilizing effective communication, teamwork, organizational skills, accuracy, creativity, innovation, and productivity. This position will provide a level of focused support and knowledge to specific portfolios, as assigned. Responsibilities in this area require working independently, maintaining confidentiality, and using good judgment while providing operational, administrative, project, and office technology support with minimal direction. This position will perform other duties as assigned by the IT leadership team, and will work collaboratively to provide overflow and backup support for other Administrative team members and their related portfolio areas, as needed. Provides administrative, project, and office technology support to directors and managers within assigned sub-departments Manages calendaring functions for directors Plans and executes team travel, team events and meetings for sub-departments Coordinates and supports activities such as office moves, IT support, multi-card reconciliation, new hire onboarding Provides overflow and backup support to other administrative team members Executes special projects as assigned by management
Bring your passion and expertise 5+ years administrative experience Expert experience with MS Office Suite Experience with project site design and maintenance (e.g. Sharepoint), a plus Ability to effectively troubleshoot office technology issues Delivers effective communications; verbally, written, and over the phone. Exercises discretion and diplomacy at all times Works independently within scope of responsibilities, anticipates problems, and uses sound judgment to act appropriately Demonstrates attention to detail, a commitment to accuracy and thoroughness Actively participates and collaborates with others on one's own team and across REI for the achievement of business goals Uses business knowledge, innovative thinking, and sound judgment in the solution of problems or the pursuit of business opportunities Consolidates information from various sources including feedback from others to reach sound decisions Considers the ultimate impact of decisions and actions on internal and external customers Works smart by setting effective work goals, establishing priorities, and planning well in order to produce quality work Executes effectively by using resources efficiently, meeting deadlines, and keeping others informed of work plans and progress toward goals Clearly conveys and accurately receives information by a variety of methods and in various situations Builds rapport with people at all levels inside and outside the organization Acts upon opportunities and involves and influences others in the accomplishment of worthwhile organizational goals Challenges the status quo, champions change, and influences others
Why you'll love it here
Were a passionate community of people who believe in one simple truth: an outdoor life is a life well-lived. REI is a co-op, born in the mountains of the Pacific Northwest in 1938. Were here to help our over 6 million active members have amazing experiences outsideand do the same ourselves. Bring your creativity, customer focus and enthusiasm for living life outdoorswe cant wait to meet you!