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MD/GM Assistant

Buffalo, New York

Job Description

Requisition ID: POSTING-3-65010
Company: FedEx Trade Networks
Job Title: MD/GM Assistant
Job Requisition Number: RC80703
Time Type: Full Time
Job Type: Regular
Primary Job Posting Location:
128 Dearborn St
Buffalo, New York 14207
United States

Posting Date: 2018-07-30
Job Posting End Date: 2018-09-30

To perform an advanced level of administrative functions generally supporting grade level 21-22 management positions. In some departments, operations responsibilities may be required in addition to administrative functions.

Performs administrative functions, which require knowledge of general business and office procedures including maintaining follow-up files, assembling materials for department specific reports and composing correspondence. Schedules appointments and maintains manager's calendar. Coordinates arrangements for events/meetings that may include, but not limited to staff meetings, conferences, training sessions, local community events, fund raising events and business travel. Composes, and distributes meeting notification, agenda, and notes/minutes. Prepares materials related to presentations, reports, and support documentation for events/meetings. Tracks attendance of business unit or department employees and maintains personnel data such as vacation, absences, overtime, etc. Receives, date stamps, and distributes department mail. Receives, screens, and routes telephone calls. Reviews various department specific reports for accuracy and advises management of discrepancies. Compiles information that is not readily available through various management reports. (I.E. Internet research, etc.). Completes special projects/assignments as directed. Tracks and monitors projects (from request state to completion) through distribution of final documents. Utilizes a personal computer as necessary to assist management and staff in developing various documents, reports, spreadsheets and presentations. Maintains adequate levels of office supplies. May process, coordinate and follow up on invoices received for payment. May prepare, review, and submit employee expense reports for processing. Composes memos/correspondence on behalf of management, and answers routine correspondence. May research complaints using FTN and FedEx express systems and prepare detailed reports on actions to date. May reply to customers directly via phone or email.

High school diploma/GED. Three (3) years direct related business experience in a staff or operations position which includes three (3) years as a secretary/administrative assistant. Other related FedEx experience preferred. PC experience and proficiency in Microsoft Office software required. Must be able to use a computer keyboard effectively. Experience in operating various types of office equipment (fax, copier). Ability to prioritize mail, telephone calls and compose correspondence for management's review and/or action. Excellent written and verbal communication skills required. Good organizational, telephone and human relations skills.

FedEx Trade Networks provides freight forwarding, as well as import and export services that allow companies to reach markets throughout the world. They help customers of all sizes solve the intricacies of shipping goods globally by providing comprehensive international ocean and air freight forwarding, surface transportation and distribution, customs brokerage, trade and customs advisory services, and advanced e-commerce and trade facilitation solutions. We're glad you stopped by and hope your job search experience with FedEx Trade Networks, Inc. will be rewarding. We look forward to hearing from you!

FedEx Trade Networks, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disability status.

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Pay Transparency Policy Statement: The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless required to do so by law or the FedEx Trade Networks Legal Department.

Import Notice to All Applicants: FedEx Trade Networks Transport and Brokerage, Inc. is engaged in an industry regulated by federal law that prohibits it from employing convicted felons. Therefore, it must determine whether applicants have been convicted of felonies before a hiring decision is made. A criminal background check will be required of all selected applicants before a hiring decision is made.

Equal Employment Opportunity: As a federal government contractor, we are committed to employ and promote qualified minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans (including, but not limited to, disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, and other protected veterans. Our philosophy and commitment to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination is the bedrock to job opportunities for all employees and applicants without regard to an individual's protected status (i.e. race/ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital/parental status, pregnancy/childbirth, or related condition, religion, creed, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other protected status.) Click here and here to read more about "Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law."

FTN will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the FAIR Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance (FCIHOO) for the City of Los Angeles (LAMC 189.00)

FedEx Trade Networks will not rely on the wage history of a prospective employee from any current or former employer when determining the wages for such individual at any stage in the employment process, including in the negotiation or drafting of any employment contract in accordance with Philadelphia Ordinance No. 160840.