Executive Assistant
Restoration Hardware - Corte Madera, CA

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Restoration Hardware is looking for an EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT.

The perfect candidate will have an immediate connection to our Core Values (People, Service, Quality and Innovation). This candidate will be extremely flexible and enjoy a “startup” mentality and environment that changes day to day and will “assume positive intentions” at all times. Candidates who are personable, open to learning, collaborate well with others and have a positive attitude, and are more apt to saying “yes” or “we’ll try” (rather than “no” or “that’s impossible”) will be at the top of our list.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Heavy scheduling and calendar management
  • Compile documents, meetings and presentations
  • Screen incoming calls and correspondence and respond independently when possible
  • Create and maintain spreadsheet files
  • Prepare expense reports
  • High level of confidentiality around corporate, associate, personnel and research matters
  • Extensive and complicated travel management
  • Manage directed and routine external customer emails/correspondence
  • Partner closely with Executives and other Executive Assistants
  • Strong organizational skills to manage computer files, hard copy files, product organization and overall Executive Management competencies

Skills Required

Job Related Competencies:
  • Live and teach Our Core Values, Our Leadership Contract, and Leadership is a Choice.
  • Proactive – must be able to take charge of situations with out being asked.
  • Problem solving – must be able to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner, gathering and analyzing information skillfully while maintaining confidentiality.
  • Interpersonal skills – must maintain confidentiality; must remain open to others' ideas and exhibit willingness to try new things.
  • Team player – must work well with many differing personalities and with many different levels within the organization (from C level to assistant levels).
  • Written communication – will edit work for spelling and grammar and must be able to interpret written information.
  • Prioritization – must prioritize and plan work activities using time efficiently.
  • Quality control – must demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness and monitor own work to ensure quality.
  • Adaptability – must be adaptable to changes in the work environment, managing competing demands and able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.
  • Organized – must be able to manage a multitude of projects in a systematic and organized way. Must be able to prioritize and multi-task with minimal direction. Examples of organizational skills required during interview process.
  • Sense of Urgency – must have leadership qualities, a strong sense of urgency, and be someone who takes initiative to get things done.
  • Confidentiality – must be able to perform duties with a high level of confidentiality, diplomacy and discretion.
  • Leadership – May direct and lead the work of others. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Creativity – a wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
  • Flexibility – must be flexible in order to work longer hours as needed.
  • Communication – must be able to effectively communicate your needs with your leader.

Technical Expertise:
  • Must be advanced in PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Outlook, etc (Proficient in MS Office 2007)
  • Familiarity with Mac is a plus

Education/Training:
  • 5-10 years experience supporting an executive and their team in an organization (retail industry preferred)
  • Associate's Degree Preferred.
  • Examples of organizational skills required during interview process. Organization and ability to juggle multiple projects is key in this role.

RESTORATION HARDWARE is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applicants of diverse backgrounds to apply. To apply on-line or for additional information, please visit our website: www.restorationhardware.com.

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Restoration Hardware is a luxury brand in the home furnishings marketplace offering furniture, lighting, textiles, bathware, décor,...