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Administrative Assistant, Williams Sonoma

Date: Dec 5, 2017

Location: San Francisco, CA, US

Company: Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Requisition Number: WS-12108
Area of Interest: Administration
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: Williams-Sonoma
Position Type: Full-time

JOB DESCRIPTION

Position Summary

To provide administrative support to our Leadership team.

Specific Responsibilities

* Manage appointment calendar with both internal and external demands.
* Arrange meetings, set-up conference calls and book travel arrangements.
* Prepare presentations.
* Provide general support to visitors and other external inquiries.
* Manage Corporate office supply policy and procedures.
* Act as liaison with other departments to provide assistance with miscellaneous requests.
* Work closely and cooperatively within all levels of management.
* Perform and prioritize other assignments and projects to support team.
* Perform other assignments and projects as assigned.

Qualifications

* 5 years experience as an executive assistant.
* Strong knowledge of computers, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and MS Project.
* Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
* Ability to work on multiple projects in a deadline driven environment.
* Strong organizational skills.
* Strong written and verbal communication skills.
* Commitment to providing excellent customer service internally and externally.

This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

Personal Competencies

Global Business Acumen -- Understand the complexity of business on a global scale. Embrace cultural and individual differences with empathy. Work with the nuances of specific local cultures to make informed decisions.

Strategic and Analytical Capability -- Ability to think globally, strategically, and objectively. Effectively translates data into actionable insights, strategies and financial plans.

Leading Teams -- Attracts, develops and motives the talent needed for current and future business requirements. Articulates an inspiring vision for the future, establishes high performance expectations and sets example through own behavior. Ensures alignment of individual goals with overall business objectives. Coaches team members to success and holds individuals accountable for achieving results.

Drive for Results -- Credibility earned through delivering results. Balances urgent and effective action, commitment to excellence, taking initiative to resolve problems and work quality. Demonstrates high initiative and provides leadership in a project-oriented environment.

Effective Communication -- Communicates clearly and effectively with associates at all levels, board members, external partners and customers. Strong verbal and written presentation skills including the ability to communicate complex ideas in a simple way and to tailor key messages and presentation style to multiple audiences.

Influence and Collaboration -- Builds and sustains collaborative relationships at multiple levels in the company. Able to work through complex disagreements and conflict to achieve resolution. Builds trust by including others and by keeping the cross-functional teams focused on the success of the entire company.

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

* 5 years experience as an executive assistant.
* Strong knowledge of computers, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and MS Project.
* Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
* Ability to work on multiple projects in a deadline driven environment.
* Strong organizational skills.
* Strong written and verbal communication skills.
* Commitment to providing excellent customer service internally and externally.

This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

Personal Competencies

Global Business Acumen -- Understand the complexity of business on a global scale. Embrace cultural and individual differences with empathy. Work with the nuances of specific local cultures to make informed decisions.

Strategic and Analytical Capability -- Ability to think globally, strategically, and objectively. Effectively translates data into actionable insights, strategies and financial plans.

Leading Teams -- Attracts, develops and motives the talent needed for current and future business requirements. Articulates an inspiring vision for the future, establishes high performance expectations and sets example through own behavior. Ensures alignment of individual goals with overall business objectives. Coaches team members to success and holds individuals accountable for achieving results.

Drive for Results -- Credibility earned through delivering results. Balances urgent and effective action, commitment to excellence, taking initiative to resolve problems and work quality. Demonstrates high initiative and provides leadership in a project-oriented environment.

Effective Communication -- Communicates clearly and effectively with associates at all levels, board members, external partners and customers. Strong verbal and written presentation skills including the ability to communicate complex ideas in a simple way and to tailor key messages and presentation style to multiple audiences.

Influence and Collaboration -- Builds and sustains collaborative relationships at multiple levels in the company. Able to work through complex disagreements and conflict to achieve resolution. Builds trust by including others and by keeping the cross-functional teams focused on the success of the entire company.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, or other applicable state or local laws and ordinances.


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