Executive Assistant to SVP - (Philadelphia- Region 4)
Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of America’s leading retailers.
Keeping one of the most loved and recognized brands at the top of its game is no small task. It takes the talent and vision of a world class Administrative Support organization. We are strategic partners who balance the goals of the business with the needs of individuals and teams. We embody the very best of Target: new ideas, resourcefulness, quick and precise execution, creativity, professionalism and a fun and positive team culture. Do you pride yourself on building deep and broad relationships? Can you learn the nuances of a large, multifaceted business? Are you skilled at anticipating challenges and proposing solutions for your leader and team? Have you mastered the arts of organization, communication and collaboration? If so, you will be a key player in an organization that impact thousands of people who love to shop and work at Target.
As an Executive Assistant, you’ll build a close partnership with a Senior Vice President, and be a key contact for their team. You’ll set appropriate expectations and manage priorities in a fast-paced environment. You’re an extension of your leader, complementing their work style while upholding Target’s values and demonstrating the utmost poise, professionalism and leadership. Your open, clear and responsive communication across multiple settings and platforms will ensure you’re a trusted resource for external partners, vendors and community leaders. You’ll stay up to date on the complexities and nuances of the businesses your leader oversees and act as a key point of contact for direct reports and team members. You’ll provide exceptional support by managing priorities and processes for leaders who are often traveling and always on the go. Project management skills are fundamental for removing complexity and maximizing your leader’s time. Bring your talent for solving problems, thinking critically and recognizing roadblocks before they arise. Be a leader as you cultivate the development of a small team of administrative support staff within your area. Confidentiality, flexibility and exceptional time management will be key to your success and the success of your leader and team. Core responsibilities of this job are described within this job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business need.
- High School diploma or equivalent experience
- 4+ years of administrative experience or similar experience
- 1+ years of direct support of a senior-level executive
- Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to communicate to variety of levels, both internally and externally
- Strong collaboration skills to partner across the organization
- Flexible, resilient and nimble; comfortable working in “grey areas” that are constantly changing
- Accountable with a high degree of initiative; ability to balance fluctuating workload and tasks
- Exceptional ability to problem-solve and make decisions
- High attention to detail
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office
- Past experience from Fortune 500 companies preferred
- Four-year degree preferred
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Target will provide reasonable accommodations (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with the application process upon your request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please visit your nearest Target store or Distribution Center or reach out to Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.
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