Full Job Description
Headquartered in Southern California, Skechers has spent nearly 30 years helping men, women and kids everywhere look and feel good. Developing comfort technologies is at the foundation of all that we do—delivering stylish, innovative, and quality products at a reasonable price. From our diverse footwear offering to a growing range of apparel and accessories, Skechers is a complete lifestyle brand.
With international business representing over half of our total sales, we have product available in more than 170 countries and significant opportunities for continued expansion worldwide. We sell our collections direct to consumers through more than 4,000 Skechers stores around the globe and Skechers e-commerce sites, as well as through a network of third-party partners.
A MULTI-BILLION-DOLLAR GLOBAL LEADER IN THE FOOTWEAR INDUSTRY.
The Executive Assistant is responsible for providing executive-level support to the SVP of Global Product, and the Director of Product Team Operations, while also managing a wide range of administrative and office management tasks to optimize the effectiveness and efficiency of the Production and Design department.
ESSENTIAL JOB RESULTS
Provide executive-level support to the SVP of Global Product, including calendar management, expense reporting, travel arrangements, industry research and special projects.
Organize and prioritize daily flow of information, sorting printed emails by urgency and category, and filing them into respective folders
Collaborate with other Executive Assistants, internal departments and third-party vendors respective to the SVP’s needs.
Anticipate the needs of a busy Executive and support day to day departmental operations including managing team calendars, projects and workflow to ensure timeliness of meetings and awareness of current priorities.
Learn company reports, their meaning, and how to look up information to help provide research support.
Manage the flow of employee requests to meet or talk with the SVP, obtain the necessary information so that the SVP is aware of the discussion topic, and arrange meetings according to priority.
Communicate with our Asia offices to coordinate Asia employee visits to the US office.
Help plan dinners or special event logistics for vendors, suppliers, etc.
Onboard new team members and work closely with the hiring manager and departments such as HR/Recruiting/IT to ensure proper set up prior to their arrival.
Other miscellaneous duties as assigned.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Excellent follow-up skills
Thrives working in a busy and stressful environment
Rebounds from difficulty
Optimistic, entrepreneurial, and a team player
Clear-headed, and calm, able to handle stress
Ability to be flexible and adaptable in a multi-task environment with a sense of urgency
Well-organized with focused attention to detail
Resourceful and proactive problem-solving skills
Ability to handle confidential information with absolute discretion
Able to work with people of all corporate levels
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree or higher
Experience performing administrate type duties in a corporate environment
Two or more years of full-time experience in footwear or apparel industry preferred.
Proficient in all Microsoft Office Programs (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
Adobe Reader, Concur, Kronos, and FileNet experience preferred
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The skills, abilities and physical demands described are representative of those duties that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities, who are otherwise qualified for the job position, to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, stoop, and kneel. The employee is occasionally required to sit for long period of times.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.