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B9511: Sr Executive Assistant

Memphis, Tennessee

Job Description

Requisition ID: RC43236
Company: FedEx Trade Networks
Job Title: B9511: Sr Executive Assistant
Job Requisition Number: RC43236
Time Type: Full Time
Job Type: Regular
Primary Job Posting Location:
6075 Poplar Avenue
Memphis, Tennessee 38119
United States

Posting Date: 2018-02-08
Job Posting End Date: 2018-02-19

To perform diverse administrative duties for the CEO or coo, which involves high level contacts and exposure to sensitive information necessitating considerable use of tact, diplomacy, discretion and judgement. Designs and develops executive project parameters, sets and meets and meets deadlines for projects and coordinates executive level communication working with FedEx Trade Networks legal and communications departments.

Relieves CEO or coo of administrative details; coordinates & maintains effective office procedures and efficient workflow. May assist with coordinating executive administrative workflow for executive officers. Responsible for coordinating all CEO or coo projects and projects leads. Helps set and define project priorities and interdependencies. Interacts with executive management in communicating project status and potential project risks. Extracts, evaluates and compiles data to create final deliverable for projects. Schedules appointments, maintains calendars, anticipates demands and ensures smooth office flow. Makes arrangements for and coordinates conferences and meetings. Follows up to ensure appointments are kept. Receives and assists visitors and telephone callers by referring them to executive or other appropriate person as circumstances warrant. Returns phone calls per CEO or coo's request and communicates results of conversations to CEO or coo. Reads/reviews executive's email and routes/delegates as required. Sorts, reads, and annotates incoming mail and documents, and attaches appropriate file to facilitate necessary action. Composes correspondence and reports for own or executive's signature as directed; determines routing signatures required and maintains follow-up. Assists in arranging business itineraries and coordinates travel requirements and data needs. Reconfirms travel and business plans. Takes action authorized during officers' absence & uses initiative & judgement to see that matters requiring attention are referred to delegated authority or handled in a matter so as to minimize effect of employer's absence. Maintains budget and expense account records, financial records and confidential files.

High school diploma/GED. Must have thirteen (13) years as an administrative assistant including 4 years supporting an executive officer. PC experience and ability to use Microsoft Office software. Good spelling, punctuation, english grammar and administrative skills. Ability to operate standard office equipment. Ability to prioritize mail and telephone calls for executive's review and/or action. Excellent oral and written communication skills and successful interface with all levels of management.

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."

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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.