Administrative Assistant - DCs

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GENERAL PURPOSE:

Provides administrative and technical support to the Vice President of the Distribution Center. Support also potentially provided to all DC Directors and Managers, as well as visiting executives. Requires judgment and confidentiality in dealing with all DC matters reaching the Director and VP levels. Operates as the external voice to external callers (many senior level from within Ross or outside of Ross) and visitors when the DCVP is not available. Provides administrative guidance to other administrative functions within the DC.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

• Maintains VP's calendar for appointments/meetings on a day to day basis

• Prepares documentation for meetings(s), presentation(s) as requested by VP

• Coordinates arrangements for all Associate and Management meetings.

• Operates as the gatekeeper for all DCVP phone calls and visitors.

• Assists and performs special projects and other duties as assigned, including administratively supporting other members of the Management team

COMPETENCIES:

• Business Acumen

• Organizational Understanding

• Customer Service

• Communication

• Independence

• Interpersonal Effectiveness

• Planning and Organizing

• Collaboration

QUALIFICATIONS AND SPECIAL SKILLS REQUIRED:

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Can rewrite and draft memos for VP/Director submission. Has the phone presence to deal at SVP level.

• Proficient in Excel and Microsoft Word

• Ability to prioritize and organize complex tasks from multiple parties

DISCLAIMER:

This job description is a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at management's discretion.

Ross is an equal employment opportunity employer. We consider individuals for employment or promotion according to their skills, abilities and experience. We believe that it is an essential part of the Company's overall commitment to attract, hire and develop a strong, talented and diverse workforce. Ross is committed to complying with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, physical, mental or developmental disability, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), veteran status, military status, marital or registered domestic partnership status, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics), genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, as well as any other category protected by federal, state or local laws.