Executive Assistant
Agility Logistics - Houston, TX

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Job Description:SUMMARY:
The Executive Assistant is responsible for performing a
wide variety of complex tasks requiring initiative,
discretion, independent judgment, and a solid freight
forwarding working knowledge and / or organization
management. Qualified candidates must be able to conduct
all business in a professional, respectful manner and
thrive in a fast paced, teamwork environment while
handling a variety of duties. This position supports the
Senior Vice President, Americas and the Vice President,
U.S. Operations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Schedules, manages, and maintains Executives'
schedules, appointments, and travel arrangements
  • Manages Executives' expense reporting, validates
exchange rates, transaction fees, and other expenses
are appropriately reported and compensated
  • Facilitates communication between individuals at all
levels within the organization, responds to requests
for information, and occasionally answers emails or
sends communication on behalf of Executives
  • Assists in preparation of meeting planning, meeting
agendas, presentations, and other materials;
Arranges and coordinates meetings and events
  • Conducts market research, assembles, and analyzes
data to prepare reports and documents
  • Interacts with executives, customers, vendors, and
employment candiddates
  • Backs up receptionist as required and coordinated
with Executives
  • Performs other responsibilities and completes tasks
as directed by Executives
  • Keeps promotional materials ready by validating
relevance, coordinating requirements with Global
Marketing; maintaining sufficient local inventory
  • Supports Commercial team by providing sales data,
market trends, forecasts, account analyses, new
product information; relaying customer services
requests
  • Researches competitors by indentifying and
evaluating product characteristics, market share,
and pricing; maintaining research databases
  • Supports Commercial team with trade shows by
identifying, assembling ,and coordinating
requirements; establishing contacts; developing
schedules and assignments; corrdinating mailing
lists
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in
educational opportunities; reading trade
publications
  • Accomplishes organization goals by accepting
ownership for accomplishing new and different
requests; exploring opportunities to add value

Job Requirements:Key Competencies:
  • Ability to keep information, its content, intent,
and sources private and confidential
  • Strong information gathering, monitoring, research,
and analysis skills
  • Proven self-starter with time management and
organizational skills
  • Proactive, detail oriented, and able to multi-task
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven interpersonal skills
Qualifications:
  • College degree preferred
  • Five (5) years' experience providing executive level
support
  • Expert knowledge of Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and
Visio required
  • Freight forwarding experience preferred
STATEMENT OF NON-INCLUSIVITY
This job description is not to be construed as a
complete listing of the duties and responsibilities that
may be given to any employee. The duties and
responsibilities outlined in this position may be added
to or changed when deemed appropriate and necessary by
the person who is managerially responsible for this
position.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO) POLICY
Agility provides equal employment opportunity to
qualified individuals without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital
status, sexual orientation, ancestry, status as a
veteran, or any other basis protected by state, federal,
or local civil rights laws.
This policy extends to all employees and to all aspects
of the employment relationship including, but not
limited to the following: employment, hiring, training,
and development, promotion, demotion, transfer,
recruitment, layoff, termination, rates of pay, or other
forms of compensation, benefits, and all other
conditions and privileges of employment.
Req. Code : 3280
Division/Department : GIL Project Logistics US
% of Travel Required : None

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