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Ross Stores, Inc.

Executive Assistant

Ross Stores, Inc. - New York City, NY

Description About Ross Stores: Ross Stores, Inc. is an S&P 500, Fortune 500 and Nasdaq 100 (ROST) Company headquartered in Dublin, California, with fiscal 2015 revenues of $11.9 billion. The Company operates Ross Dress for Less\u00ae (\u201cRoss\u201d), the largest off-price apparel and home fashion chain in the United States with over 1,270 locations in over 34 states, the District of Columbia and Guam. The Company also operates over 170 dd\u2019s DISCOUNTS\u00ae locations in 15 states that feature a more moderately-priced assortment of first-quality, in-season, name brand apparel, accessories, footwear and home fashions for the entire family at everyday savings The company\u2019s merchandise mix and assortments are constantly evolving as merchants and planners focus on what customers want to buy and respond by delivering great discounts on a wider variety of name brand merchandise. With its solid management team, proven off-price concept, strong cash flow and return on equity, Ross is ideally positioned to successfully execute its growth strategies. GENERAL PURPOSE: Provides general administrative support to Senior Vice President, Group Vice President and\/ or Vice President. Ensure all day-to-day activities are resolved by maintaining ongoing communication, organizing all routine departmental activities and handling special projects as needed. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Perform administrative general office duties of a responsible and confidential nature, executing, with minimal direction, secretarial support at the highest level. Maintain a variety of complex records and files. Material is of a highly confidential nature. Processes invoices from outside vendors. Coordinate use of major conference room and maintenance of equipment.\u00a0 Act as liaison between department managers and their staff in matters involving the SVP, GVP and\/ or VP including meetings, documentation, and activities requiring authorized action.\u00a0 Take appropriate authorized action in the absence of the SVP, GVP and\/ or VP to ensure that matters requiring attention are referred to and handled in a manner to minimize the effect of the absence. Handle projects as assigned, work independently with minimal supervision.\u00a0 Independently create presentation decks; and compose memos, letters and other correspondence, as needed, for SVP, GVP and\/ or VP review and signature, prior to issuance to Senior Management.\u00a0 Coordinate travel, including ground transportation, hotel accommodations, itinerary planning, meeting coordination, and ensure office requirements and facilities at destination are arranged, if required.\u00a0 Manage SVP's, GVP's and\/ or VP's calendar working closely with other executive level admins to ensure efficient flow of information.\u00a0 Receive and screen communications to the SVP, GVP and\/ or VP including telephone calls and e-mail messages, recorded messages and\/or provide assistance using independent judgment to determine which ones require priority attention. Channel and facilitate communication from customers and associates and redirect callers to appropriate department\/field representative for resolution\/assistance.\u00a0 Coordinates and resolves facility issues as necessary. COMPETENCIES: Communication Planning and Organizing Analysis and Judgment\u00a0 Support Credibility and Trust Independence Results Orientation\u00a0 QUALIFICATIONS AND SPECIAL SKILLS REQUIRED: 2- 4 years' experience providing administrative and logistical support to an executive College degree Excellent written and oral communication skills, including advanced level of proofreading, editing and grammar skills Excellent telephone skills Ability to type 60 words per minute accurately Advanced skills in word processing, presentation, spreadsheet and other software, Microsoft Office, i.e., MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint Ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks, with frequent interruptions, without direction Ability to use discretion in handling confidential information Attention to detail Ability to meet deadlines Ability to work as a key team member with a diverse group of professional staff PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS\/ADA: Requirements: Consistent timeliness and regular attendance. Job requires ability to work in an office environment, primarily on a computer. The job also requires sitting, standing, walking, talking on the telephone, attending in-person meetings, typing, and working with paper\/files, etc. Occasional Requirements: Job occasionally requires bending, kneeling, reaching, and lifting up to 10 pounds. May also require occasional driving and\/or traveling overnight for business functions or site visits. Vision requirements: Ability to see information in print and\/or electronically.

10 days 18 hours ago

Ross Stores, Inc.


Executive Assistant Ross Stores, Inc. - New York City, NY, United States


Location: New York City, NY

Company Profile:
Looking for a new spring dress? Get the same dresses you see at department stores for a fraction of the price. Fall in love with florals, make a statement in a sheath dress, or go bold with brights. Find them all at Ross.