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Executive Assistant

Company: Fortune Brands Home & Security
Location: Deerfield
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description
The Executive Assistant will provide full administrative, organizational and clerical support to multiple Fortune Brands Outdoors & Security executive leaders. The Outdoors & Security group includes Therma-Tru, Master Lock, Fiberon and Larson. This position requires an individual who can prepare and handle sensitive and confidential information with maximum discretion and diplomacy. This role requires the ability to be proactive in anticipating needs, independent judgment, and capability to manage multiple priorities in a highly developed customer service orientation.
Performs a wide variety of administrative duties such as: securing transportation and hotel reservations, contacting other offices and persons to arrange meetings and secure information, developing and maintaining a current filing system, and processing a large volume of correspondence
Communicates directly and on behalf of the President and CFO with FBHS, Board Members, customers, associates and others
Provides a bridge for smooth communication between the President's office and internal departments; demonstrating leadership to maintain credibility, trust and support with senior management staff
Schedule and accept meetings and conference calls on behalf of all supported executives; coordinate and accurately maintain their calendars, updating continually to ensure that all meetings and commitments are current with backup plans.
Manage all aspects of travel arrangements to include: schedule and arrange domestic and international travel, including coordination with international team members as needed.
Schedule and coordinate meetings and conferences, including off-site sessions related to strategic planning, product planning, sales meetings, trade shows, conferences, and other events that include facility and site selection, planning of events, meals, lodging, etc.
Proactively anticipate executives needs and ensure they are well prepared to lead
Accurately compile meeting materials and books for key meetings such as scorecards quarterly business reviews, strategic planning meetings, board meetings, etc.
Create and process expense reports accurately and timely
Perform related duties as assigned

Minimum of 7-10 years of experience in corporate setting, supporting multiple senior level executives
Strong verbal and written communication and composition skills with ability to interact at all organizational levels
Possess high level of independent decision making and professional judgement
High level of emotional maturity and professionalism
Forward looking thinker, who proactively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions
Capability to manage multiple projects and priorities in a fast-paced environment
Expert level computer experience; Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel and Word
Ability to make good decisions, independently plan and carry out assignments with minimal guidance
Strong attention to detail and ability to maintain confidentiality

All the Insurance coverage you'd expect like medical, dental, vision, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, wellness programs, 401K all effective on your date of hire , and a bonus program plus generous PTO
Scholarship program for children of employees
Annual merit and incentive programs
Charitable gift matching
Adoption Assistance

Keywords: Fortune Brands Home & Security, Arlington Heights , Executive Assistant, Other , Deerfield, Illinois

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