Staples Sales Administrative Assistant (Livonia, MI) in Livonia, Michigan


Position Summary

The NAC Field Administrative Assistant is primarily responsible for providing regional level administrative support for the following sales teams up to and including RVP: Account Management, Business Development and Product Categories. They must have a professional and energetic approach as well as good time management skills and the ability to multi-task.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provides administrative support to include but not limited to answering phones, maintaining the filing system and databases, data entry, visitor support and PC equipment management

  • Supports the sales team with writing and maintaining business reviews and sales presentations as well as creating/preparing PowerPoint presentations

  • Generates, runs and formats reports/spreadsheets in Excel; compiles data as well as various tracking tools

  • Writes and edits executive-level correspondence

  • Conduct research and manages special projects as necessary

  • Assist with travel arrangements including necessary bookkeeping including expense/travel reporting

  • Coordinates and sets up conference calls and WebEx

  • Meeting management to include: meeting planning, set up & logistic, taking & distributing meeting minutes

  • Assist with preparation for special events, meetings and conferences; provides field marketing event support

  • Associate On-Boarding

  • Mail and Copy support: Open, sort, and distribute incoming mail

  • Staples Corporate Tax and W-9 Information

  • Perform other related duties as required or requested


Basic Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED

  • 1-3 years supporting a sales or customer service organization that spans multiple locations

  • Minimum one year experience in an office environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong computer skills, including MS Word, MS Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint

  • Proven ability to manage and prioritize multiple high-level projects simultaneously, while maintaining keen attention to detail

  • Experience in maintaining a professional attitude while managing multiple deadline-oriented projects

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with an emphasis in spelling and grammar

  • Proven multi-tasking capability and solid organizational skills

  • Ability to interact professionally with people at all levels in the organization

  • Basic computer skills to include; Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel

Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.