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Executive Assistant - Corporate Vice President

Memphis, Tennessee

Job Description

Requisition ID: RC43321
Company: FedEx Corporate
Job Title: Executive Assistant - Corporate Vice President
Job Requisition Number: RC43321
Category: Administrative
Memphis, Tennessee 38120
United States

To perform secretarial and administrative duties for the Corporate Vice President which by nature of the superior's position involves high-level contacts and exposure to sensitive information necessitating considerable use of tact, diplomacy, discretion and judgment.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

  • Executes various administrative details for the Corporate Vice President. Types reports and correspondence; maintains filing system/records, confidential records, budget/expense account records; and receives and assists visitors and telephone callers.
  • Composes correspondence and reports for own or Corporate Vice President's signature.
  • Performs clerical functions that require knowledge of general business and office procedures including making arrangements for and coordinating conferences and meetings; scheduling appointments and maintaining calendar; arranging business itineraries and coordinating travel arrangements.
  • Sorts, reads and annotates incoming mail and documents and attaches appropriate file to facilitate necessary action; determines routing, signatures required, and maintains follow-up file.
  • Maintains familiarity with department's projects and priorities and coordinates and maintains effective office procedures and efficient work flow. Tracks and monitors projects from request stage through distribution of final documents.
  • Researches and gathers information and supporting data in preparation for meetings, work projects and reports as required.
  • Takes action authorized during Corporate Vice President's absence and uses initiative and judgment to see that matters requiring attention are referred to delegated authority or handled in a manner so as to minimize the effect of Corporate Vice President's absence.

Job Specific Information:
This position will report to the Corporate Vice President of Security and will provide all aspects of administrative support to the Security department. 
Skills/Knowledge Considered a Plus:
  • Prior experience working in a corporate security department
  • Experience in interfacing with multiple levels of management
  • Advanced PC skills, including proficiency with MS Office products (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Superior organizational and interpersonal skills

Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma/GED. CPS or one year of related college courses strongly preferred. Considerable amount (five years minimum) of related business experience. Typing proficiency, PC experience and ability to use Microsoft Office software. Good spelling, punctuation and basic grammar skills. Familiarity with/ability to operate office equipment. Ability to compose correspondence for superior's signature. Ability to prioritize mail and telephone calls for review/action. Excellent human relations and communications skills for interface with all levels of management.

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  • FORTUNE “World’s Most Admired Companies” – 2016
  • Corporate Responsibility Magazine “100 Best Corporate Citizens” – 2016
  • InformationWeek “Elite 100” – 2016
  • Women’s Business Enterprise National Council “America’s Top Corporations for Women’s Business Enterprises” - 2016
  • Reputation Institute “World’s Most Reputable Companies” – 2015
  • Black Enterprise “40 Best Companies For Diversity” – 2015

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