Executive Assistant, Nutrition (Sioux Falls, SD)
SUMMARYThis position promises exciting growth potential. In this position, the Executive Assistant, Nutrition will perform a wide variety of tasks to support POET Nutrition including general reception and executive assistant duties while also supporting POET Nutrition?s communication efforts. These tasks will include highly complex and confidential administrative tasks for assigned executive officers and other senior staff, the handling of information requests, receiving visitors, arranging conference calls, scheduling meetings, arranging travel, managing supplies, planning events, and various marketing activities. Work involves extensive personal contact with others that can be of a sensitive and confidential nature. This position requires a high degree of cooperation with others and ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment.EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS/COMPETENCIES To perform the essential functions of this position successfully, an individual should be able to demonstrate and provide the following:Bachelor's degree in marketing, business, communications or related field is required.3 years of experience in the field or related field preferred. Upbeat and enthusiastic attitude. Resourcefulness in solving problems. Attention to detail. Superior professionalism and judgment and strong work ethic. Ability to coordinate work of senior executives. Solid project management skills capabilities. Skill to plan, organize and schedule office priorities. Effective communication skills: both orally and in writing. Ability to work with multiple constituencies. Ability to perform research, create reports and presentations on confidential material.Ability to effectively work under tight deadlines and manage projects independently.Plan and efficiently organize work in terms of setting and meeting priorities.Able to exercise discretion, initiative, and independent judgment in making sound decisions and in developing solutions to problems.Must have the ability to accurately deal with difficult dictation and perform difficult typing duties.Discreetly handle confidential and politically sensitive matters. Knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite and the ability and willingness to learn new software applications.Excellent organizational, time management, and communication skills as well as the ability to adapt to change.POET is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.Apply for this job.