KATE SPADE & COMPANY

  • Executive Assistant, Product Development

    Country – State – City US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/14/2018 5:27 PM)
    Job ID
    24529
    Category
    Administration - Other
    Pos. Type
    Full Time
  • Overview

    Crisp color, graphic prints and playful sophistication are the hallmarks of kate spade new york. From handbags to clothing and décor, our exuberant approach to the everyday encourages personal style with a dash of incandescent charm. We call it living colorfully.

    As a member of the Tapestry family, we are part of a global house of brands that has unwavering optimism and is committed to being innovative and wholly inclusive.

    Responsibilities

    Primary Purpose: This is an exciting opportunity to support two Senior Executives in a fast paced and often changing environment. The Executive assistant must be able to troubleshoot, think, and act immediately and independently. This person must work well with many different levels, be able to create effective working relationships with inside associates, outside consultants, and business partners. The administrative assistant should be proactive with the organization, and not only take direction, but also strategize and act on how to streamline processes. The ideal candidate will have a positive can do outlook with a strong customer service focus. The administrative assistant needs to be an ambassador of our core values.

     

     

    The successful individual will leverage their proficiency in Administration to...

     

    • Maintain outlook calendar to ensure efficient use of time
    • Answer phones, organize and prioritize meetings throughout the day
    • Juggle competing priorities, as this role supports two different departments
    • Create correspondences, presentations, agendas and reports as necessary
    • Reconcile expense reports in a timely manner
    • Make complex travel arrangements for both executives and any relevant business partners including domestic, international, multi- stop trips and other extensive itineraries
    • Track team vacation/sick time and plan team events
    • Maintain confidentiality and discretion with sensitive issues
    • Manage high volume external guest meetings; greet clients and oversee meeting schedules
    • Reception coverage on an as needed basis 

     

    Qualifications

     

    The accomplished individual will possess...

    • 5 years experience assisting an executive in a fast paced environment
    • Takes pride in and ownership of their work
    • Must have strong computer skills including Microsoft office suite
    • Very organized with strong attention to detail
    • Exceptional ability to maintain a courteous demeanor
    • Excellent communication (both verbal and written) and ability to appropriately communicate confidential information to all Levels of the organization
    • Ability to multi-task
    • Strong prioritization skills
    • Bachelor’s degree preferred
    • Strong sense of judgment when dealing with confidential information

      

    kate spade new york is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and we pride ourselves on hiring and developing the best people. All employment decisions (including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, transfer, training, discipline and termination) are based on the applicant’s or employee’s qualifications as they relate to the requirements of the position under consideration. These decisions are made without regard to age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic characteristics, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship, disability, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or any other legally-recognized protected basis prohibited by applicable law. Visit kate spade new york at #LI-CA  www.katespade.com.

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