Administrative Assistant - Fortune 500 Firm

Salary:
Up to $26.50 per hour to start plus outstanding company-sponsored benefits

Location:
Chicago - Near Midway Airport

Position Type:
Full-time | Direct-hire

Job Description:

Administrative Assistant
Hospitality and Gaming Division
Up to $26.50 per hour to start plus outstanding company-sponsored benefits
Chicago - Near Midway Airport

JobGiraffe’s Fortune 500 client is a well-known international supplier of commercial products and services to the hospitality, gaming, restaurant and travel industries.

Your duties and responsibilities will include:

- Providing administrative, clerical and contract administration support to the Hospitality and Gaming Division
- Answering Division phones
- Directing calls as appropriate
- Managing calendars using Microsoft Outlook
- Arranging meetings and conferences
- Booking travel arrangements and accommodations
- Learning to obtain, update and renew all required licensing
- Working with licensing committees
- Reviewing Hospitality and Gaming applications and related state requirements to ensure compliance
- Drafting, editing, preparing and reviewing license terms and conditions
- Filing new license applications and renewals with various gaming commissions
- Monitoring renewal dates to ensure all required licenses are up-to-date
- Maintaining manual and electronic file systems
- Preparing documents in Microsoft Word
- Updating reports using Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
- Managing special projects
- Performing other duties as assigned

An ideal candidate profile will include the following experience:

- At least two years of Administrative Support and/or Office Administration experience with a larger company (100+) and/or Corporate and/or Regional Headquarters-type environment

In addition to the following desired qualifications:

- Intermediate to advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
- Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Outlook
- Comfort with numbers, data and spreadsheets and reports
- Analysis skills
- Above-average written and verbal communication skills
- Editing, proofreading and grammar skills
- Relationship building skills
- Organization skills
- Attention to detail
- Follow up skills
- Problem solving skills
- Strategic planning skills
- Teamwork skills
- The ability to handle confidential information with discretion

PLUSES... That may enable your resume to stand out:

+++ An Associate's or Bachelor's Degree

+++ Contract / License administration experience

+++ Basic accounting experience

+++ Hospitality and/or gaming industry experience

This positions offers the opportunity for promotion, career advancement and increased earnings within a large, international company!

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 #19-1424 - Chicago, IL 60638

Relevant Skills, Experience, Industries:
Management Skills - People or Projects Administrative Skills Management Skills - People or Projects, Manufacturing, Processing, Refining

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