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 Administrative Assistant is responsible for assisting the Director of Product Team Operations in office management and departmental administrative functions including prioritizing and organizing departmental needs, communication, and general follow-up.
ESSENTIAL JOB RESULTS-
Be the gatekeeper to the Director of Product Team Operations, and assist with daily printings and fielding questions from the department.
Organize and prioritize daily flow of information, sorting printed emails by urgency and category, and filing them into respective folders.
Perform administrative support such as approving timecards, and reviewing department expense reports on Concur
Ensure adherence to the security policy with reference to employees, guests, visitors, delivery people, etc.
Maintain the office condition and cleanliness, and troubleshoot issues with office equipment and arrange necessary repairs.
Partner with IT support to resolve hardware, software, and other technical issues that affect the production and design department.
Create and maintain departmental documents such as organizational chart, phone list, sample coordinator and product showroom list, parking list, travel calendar, etc.
Send out department communication and reminders for upcoming Tradeshows and Buy Meetings
Additional responsibilities as needed and assigned by the Director of Product Team Operations and the SVP of Global Product.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Thrives working in a busy and stressful environment.
Rebounds from difficult situations, and constructive criticism.
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, and excellent follow up skills.
Resourceful and proactive problem-solving skills.
Ability to handle confidential information with absolute discretion.
Ability 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
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
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, and stoop, kneel. The employee is occasionally required to sit for long period of times.