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Executive Administrative Assistant

Company: Cantel Medical
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

About the role

This position provides coordination and support for the Executive Team.

What you will do

  • Completes a broad variety of administrative tasks for the President and Executive Team including but not limited to: managing an extremely active calendar of appointments; completing expense reports; composing and preparing correspondence that is sometimes confidential; arranging complex and detailed travel plans, itineraries, and agendas and compiling documents for travel-related meetings.
  • Plans, coordinates, and ensures the President's schedule is followed and respected.
  • Researches, prioritizes, and follows up on incoming issues and concerns addressed to the President, including those of a sensitive or confidential nature. Determines appropriate course of action, referral, or response. Handles customer calls when required.
  • Schedules and attends as a notetaker specified meetings. Publishes agendas prior to the meetings and follows up to provide meeting minutes.
  • Provides a bridge for smooth communication between the President's office and internal departments; demonstrating leadership to maintain credibility, trust and support.
  • Works closely and effectively with the President and Executive Team Members to keep them informed of upcoming commitments and responsibilities, following up appropriately. Acts as a "barometer," having a sense for the issues taking place in the environment and keeping the team updated.
  • Provides leadership to build relationships crucial to the success of the organization and manages a variety of special projects for the President, some of which may have organizational impact.
  • Prioritizes conflicting needs; handles work expeditiously, proactively, and follows-through on projects to successful completion, often with deadline pressures.
  • Arranges and supervises temporary help for long term or large projects when needed.
  • Maintain accurate time reporting.
  • Maintains equipment and supplies for assigned conference room, such as:
  • visual equipment (flipcharts, OHP, slide projector, LCD projector
  • markers, pointers and other miscellaneous materials.

  • Keeps strictest confidence in all business matters.
  • Complete other responsibilities, as assigned.

What we are looking for

This position requires an individual with:

  • 5 + years experience in an administrative position
  • College degree in business discipline or equivalent post high school experience in high level administrative position
  • High degree of initiative. Self-starter who requires very little supervision and looks to help others when own work is finished.
  • Highly flexible; able to work on multiple projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills. Must be able to handle highly confidential information with complete confidence of management.
  • Excellent organizational, time and project management skills
  • Excellent keyboard (approx. 50 wpm without errors), writing, spelling, and proofreading skills. Ability to read and understand instructions in English- effective verbal skills
  • Strong knowledge of PCs, word-processing and spreadsheets, PowerPoint.
  • Reliable history of consistent attendance and work performance with increasing responsibility. #CB

Who we are

HuFriedyGroup is the dental industry leader in infection prevention solutions, premium instrumentation, and service and support programs that help dental professionals be the best in practice. As the dental division of Cantel, HuFriedyGroup encompasses a vast array of brands and products, integrated together to deliver full service and support - a complete circle of protection - to dental practices around the globe. We are dedicated to employee engagement and development, diversity and inclusion, wellness, and social responsibility. Our core values and well-defined culture are evident in daily life at HuFriedyGroup and continue to shape the success of our business.

Keywords: Cantel Medical, Des Plaines , Executive Administrative Assistant, Other , Des Plaines, Illinois

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