Executive Assistant
99¢ Only Stores - Commerce, CA

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If you are looking to work in a large, growing, profitable, well-funded, Los Angeles based company, 99¢ Only Stores is the place for you! 99¢ Only Stores is a multi-state, extreme value retailer with over 12,999 employees and over $1.6 billion in annual revenue.

With more than 30 years of operating experience, 99¢ Only Stores is the leading operator of extreme value retail stores in the southwestern United States with over 300 stores located in the states of California, Texas, Arizona and Nevada. Our stores offer consumable products with an emphasis on name brands and our items are primarily priced at 99.99¢ or less.

Currently, we are looking for an energetic and seasoned Executive Assistant professional to provide support to the CEO by carrying out various administrative activities and special projects. Executive Assistant would also serve as liaison between key executives, employees and the Company’s Board of Directors and manage the Executive Assistant team to manage work flow.

Required Skills

Manages the day-to-day workflow of the CEO – maintains calendar; schedules appointments; arranges internal and external meetings; fields and prioritizes phone calls, mail, emails and meeting requests.

Responds, as appropriate, to correspondence and email on behalf of CEO.

Monitors and tracks various projects and tasks to ensure timely completion.

Coordinates, attends and takes notes at executive team meetings; ensures follow up on action items.

Compiles expense reports; proofreads, edits and word processes documents and reports; develops charts and graphs as needed.

Organizes and maintains accurate electronic and/or paper files.

Coordinates travel itineraries and arrangements for domestic and international trips.

Interfaces with all levels of staff, the board, and external relations.

Serves as liaison to the Company’s Board of Directors; manages logistics and distributes materials for Board and Committee meetings.

Undertakes special projects and other duties as assigned.

Coordinates and attends special events

Manages and guides the work of the Executive Assistant team.

Required Experience

Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent work experience/skill set.

Minimum 3 – 5 years of experience providing executive C-level administrative support.

Impeccable written and oral communication, customer service, and interpersonal skills; ability to build effective relationships with all levels of staff, the board and external relations.

Highly resourceful and organized with a high attention to detail.

Ability to effectively prioritize, multi-task and manage time.

A positive attitude and high level of flexibility.

Ability to effectively manage various details, moving parts and relationships in consideration of the big picture.

Ability to anticipate issues and needs and takes initiative to respond appropriately.

Works well independently and collaboratively within a team.

High level of professionalism, diplomacy and discretion with the ability to maintain matters of confidentiality.

Must be a team player who works diligently and efficiently

Experience in retail business organizations.

Strong computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.

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