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Executive Assistant

Company: HARIBO of America
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionThe Executive Assistant will provide high-level administrative and organizational support to the EVP & Chief Financial Officer of HARIBO of America. Located on-site at the HARIBO of America corporate office in Rosemont, Illinois, the Executive Assistant plays an integral role to ensure an effective and smooth-running organization. The original and iconic HARIBO Goldbears, created in 1922, have delighted kids and grown-ups for 100 years! The ideal Executive Assistant will have 5+ years of experience as an Executive Assistant, demonstrated proficiency in MS Office including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, prior experience scheduling domestic and international travel, a Bachelor's Degree, and be comfortable working in a fast-paced, ever-changing, growing organization. Responsibilities

  • Provide dedicated, full administrative support to the EVP & CFO of HARIBO of America
  • Support HARIBO of America's Board of Directors and Executive Management Team
  • Manage the EVP & CFO's schedule, including scheduling meetings and appointments with full access to calendars. Ensure executive is prepared for and has the right materials for meetings on a daily schedule
  • Provide full administrative support to the EVP & CFO of HARIBO of America
  • Create all needed documents, spreadsheets and PowerPoint presentations for Board meetings
  • Arrange international and domestic business travel
  • Partner with the rest of the Executive Assistant peer group as needed
  • Manage and maintain travel and expense reports Qualifications:
    • 5+ years of experience as an Executive Assistant is preferred
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
    • Demonstrated experience with Outlook calendar scheduling
    • Result-driven with excellent judgment, decision making, interpersonal, verbal and written communication
    • Ability to work under pressure and adjust to a diverse working environment
    • Experience with scheduling international and domestic business travel
    • High School Diploma / GED required, Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) is preferred
    • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced, ever-changing office environment with rapid growthWhat can you expect?You will be part of a successful family-run company with core values that is growing internationally faster than ever before. We nurture long-term associate relationships, work-life blend, rich learning environment, and a tangible impact in the company's success.Our associates are our most valuable asset. At HARIBO of America we are committed to a comprehensive benefit program that helps our employee stay healthy, feel secure, and maintain a positive work life balance. We provide fully paid health insurance premiums and generous HSA contribution, 10 paid Holidays plus Paid Time Off/PTO, competitive 401(k), tuition reimbursement, and more. Additionally, we offer community involvement opportunities and career growth opportunities. ABOUT YOU:Are you looking to make a meaningful impact with your work? Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment? Are you a people-person with a passion for supporting Executives? Does working in a growing and fast-moving organization excite you? If the answer is yes, then this is the job for you! Working at HARIBO inspires childlike happiness through the impactful work, dedication, and passion for our brand. Come join our team, where our associates are our greatest asset!The Happy World of HARIBO is more than a business; we're family. We always have been, since our founding in 1920. For the last 100 years, while we've expanded internationally and created over 1,000 confectionery treats, we've known our talented Associates are behind our greatest successes. That's why we're committed to investing in their growth, development and career opportunities. At HARIBO, you're empowered to charter your own path with mentoring and support from colleagues throughout the business. We encourage you to try new things, think of possibilities and aim higher – all while having fun delivering moments of childlike happiness to our gummi fans in the U.S.Our core values and focus on long-term success continue to guide the way we do business every day. Our success story is rooted in our teams, and giving them the autonomy, support and freedom to make the best decisions for our consumers, customers and each other. We give back to the places where we live and work. We listen to our consumers and get excited about innovation. We encourage diverse schools of thought and nurture inclusivity. We work to inspire joy through sweet treats that are fun to share. Want to know more about us? Please visit We'd love to hear more about you.HARIBO of America, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and maintains a Drug-Free Workplace. Employment at HARIBO of America, Inc. is subject to post offer, pre-employment drug testing. The Company's policy is not to discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age (40 and over), disability, military status, including protected veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. HARIBO also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also HARIBO's policy to comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions.HARIBO is committed to recruiting, hiring and promoting people with disabilities and veterans. If you need an accommodation to assist with completing the electronic application, please contact the location for which you are applying and ask to speak with the human resources representative or email Powered by JazzHRkSmPYODovq

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