clerical | Administrative Assistant - Kansas City - 64101 in Kansas City, MO

Administrative Assistant - Kansas City - 64101

  • Hallmark
  • $56,110.00 - 82,690.00 / Year *
  • 1297 Forrester Rd
  • Kansas City, MO 64101
  • Full-Time
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People rely on us to help them connect and express their emotions through products and services that enrich lives every day. They trust that we know their needs and that we are focused on innovations that will allow them to enhance their relationships. We have a competitive mindset and play to win with our retailers and consumers. We work with courage and conviction, always seeking to adapt and learn. It is an exciting time to be in the Greetings business at Hallmark!

AN OVERVIEW

The Administrative Assistant position is a highly visible role supporting Hallmark's business/industry development team and working with one of our key national retail partners. This role is well-suited for a proven high-performer who thrives in:

  • Working in a fast-paced environment (never a dull day!)
  • Proactively anticipating needs/problem solving before a situation even arises
  • A highly collaborative and communicative environment
  • Leveraging technology to drive efficiencies

IN THIS ROLE YOU WILL

The Administrative Assistant will perform a full range of administrative activities and support for the Vice President/General Manager of Key Accounts and Development and his/her team. Key responsibilities for the Administrative Assistant include the following:

  • Schedule meetings and manage calendars. This includes collaborative interaction with internal and external parties, other administrative assistants, executives, etc.
  • Main point of contact for external partners for various external industry groups, conferences, etc. This requires strong relationship building skills with a customer-first mentality
  • Identify and book travel arrangements (domestic and some international) including transportation, lodging, dining, entertainment, etc.
  • Complete expense reports, in accordance with company policy, and submit for approval
  • Assist Vice President with departmental needs
  • Take lead in various items including sending greeting cards and other correspondence, planning and executing team-wide meetings/events, supply management, mailings, answering/returning calls, etc.

Interested? Follow the application instructions below to apply.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

You must show how you meet the basic qualifications (listed below) in a resume or document you upload, or by completing the work experience and education application fields. Accepted file types are Microsoft Word (DOC or DOCX), PDF, HTML, or TXT.

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Hallmark Cards, Inc. and its subsidiary companies will hire only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Hallmark does not generally provide sponsorship for employment. Employment by Hallmark is contingent upon the signing of the Employment Agreement, signing of an agreement to arbitrate in connection with the Hallmark Dispute Resolution Program, completing Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification, passing the urinalysis drug screen, education verification and satisfactory reference and background checks.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

The following is required to be considered for this role:

  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent
  • At least 2 years of experience in an administrative support role
  • Must be able to pass a 2010 version of Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint testing as part of the interview process
  • Must be able to pass a typing test of 45 adjusted wpm as part of the interview process

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Your resume and portfolio/application will stand out if you have:

  • Strong willingness to excel in an administrative role
  • Experience supporting an executive such as a Director, VP, President, or higher
  • Proven ability to multi-task and work with a sense of urgency
  • Strong professionalism
  • Efficient and thorough
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

TESTING INFORMATION

  • Testing for external candidates will be conducted if selected for an onsite interview.

BENEFITS AND PERKS:
At Hallmark, we help people feel connected to what matters. That s true of our employees, just as it is our consumers. Providing benefits that support the lives and wellbeing of Hallmarkers is among the most important investments the company makes.

Hallmark benefits are designed to give you choices. Wherever you are in life, we want you to find the benefits that are right for you and your loved ones. Explore the to learn more.

Hallmark is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other legally-protected status. Principals only please.



* 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.