Administrative Sales Assistant - ANXIOUS TO HIRE - OPPORTUNITY TO WORK IN EVENT PLANNING

Salary:
Up to $21.50 per hour to start plus paid vacations, holidays and insurance bonus

Location:
North Shore of Chicago - Glencoe, IL

Position Type:
Full-time | Direct-hire

Job Description:

Administrative Sales Assistant
Up to $21.50 per hour to start plus paid vacations, paid holidays and bonus towards insurance
North Shore of Chicago - Glencoe, IL

As an Administrative Sales Assistant you will report directly to the President of the firm and your job duties and responsibilities will include:

- Answering, screening and directing calls to the appropriate personnel
- Sorting and distributing incoming mail
- Organizing and responding to emails
- Taking notes and minutes at meetings
- Making travel arrangements
- Communicating with vendors, suppliers and clients
- Creating proposals
- Researching leads and prospects
- Monitoring and updating the firm's social media posts
- Ordering office supplies
- Handling personal errands and other special assignments for the President as needed

An ideal candidate profile will include the following experience:

- Experience as an Office Assistant, Administrative Assistant, Sales Assistant and/or Personal Assistant

OR

- A Bachelor's Degree in any major and an interest in the Event Planning industry

In addition to the following qualifications:

- Above-average typing skills (online typing test required pre-interview)
- Intermediate to advanced proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
- Advanced written and verbal communication skills
- Problem-solving and critical-thinking skills
- Relationship-building and interpersonal skills
- Professionalism and poise
- Organization and attention-to-detail in your work
- A valid Driver's License and your own form of transportation for running errands

PLUSES... That may enable you to stand out as a candidate for this job include:

+++ Experience from the event planning, tourism and/or hospitality industry

+++ Experience posting to social media (LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter)

+++ Creativity and an eye for aesthetics

JobGiraffe's client is a boutique supplier of event production and management services.

Please submit your resume by using the Apply Now feature.

All resumes submitted will be reviewed based on the candidate profile listed above.

Candidates with the most relevant background will be selected first and asked to participate in a screening.

Initial screenings can be done in-person during office hours, before or after hours, by Skype or by phone if needed.

JG ID #19-1003 - Glencoe, IL 60022

Relevant Skills, Experience, Industries:
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