As a leading worldwide provider of navigation devices and wearable technology, our focus is on developing, designing and supporting superior products. Our advanced technology promotes performance, safety and ease of use in every market we serve. That makes us an engineering and technology company with a keen focus on recruiting talent in those fields. But the same vertical integration business model that keeps all design and manufacturing processes in-house also gives us the incentive to hire top performers from different backgrounds, including operations, finance and accounting, information technology, sales, marketing and communications. We are looking for a full-time Administrative Assistant for our headquarters in the Greater Kansas City Area. In this role, you will be responsible for providing administrative support to the Executive Staff. Other essential functions include:
Administrative Assistant supporting Senior Executive Assistant and multiple Executive Officers
Assist with correspondence needs - transcribe, create, proofread, etc.
Coordinate calendars, schedule meetings and escort visitors as needed
Screen executive level incoming calls - redirect as appropriate and bring to supervisors attention when necessary
Review and redirect incoming correspondence to ensure assistance is provided as needed for customers, suppliers and other general queries
Assist with the preparation of highly confidential and sensitive documents
Process, scan and mail documents to global offices and business partners
Provide support as needed to prepare presentations or organize materials for meetings. Assist with in-house meetings and special events that occur throughout the year
Review department expense reports for accuracy and forward for approval
Assist with travel preparation for the Administration area
Assist with other miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned
Qualified candidates possess an Associates Degree from a 2-year college or university. Other requirements include:
Must possess a minimum of 2 years experience performing a role substantially similar to the essential functions of this job description
Demonstrated proficiency using Microsoft Office tools including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Must be detail-oriented and have the ability to work independently as well as part of a team
Must demonstrate ability to be proactive and a self-starter
Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a flexible, fast paced and challenging environment
Demonstrate strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
Must possess the ability to maintain company information in strictest confidence
Dedication to providing quality customer service
Must possess the ability to type 60 words per minute with accuracy
Must possess excellent writing and proofreading skills, with a keen attention to detail and quality
A Bachelor's Degree from a 4-year college or university is highly preferred. Our benefits are designed to lead an evolving marketplace, support innovation and encourage a healthy balance between work and life. They allow our associates to make their own decisions about their wellbeing and future and consistently rank Garmin as a top tier benefits provider when compared to other high-tech employers. We offer a choice of high value medical, dental and vision plans with low or no premiums, to fit your and your familys preferences. In addition, Garmins financial benefits include a generous 401K retirement plan that provides 5% of pay base contribution plus a match of 75 cents for every dollar you contribute to a maximum of 10% of your compensation. The employee stock purchase plan allows for shares to be bought at a 15% discount. Garmin offers many other benefits and perks ranging from wellbeing initiatives, educational assistance and career development, community charity support, and employee discounts just to name a few. Garmin International is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veterans status, age or disability.
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.
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