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Sr Administrative Assistant (Retail) - Naperville IL

Function: Retail Management
Location: , Naperville, IL US
Date posted: 4/30/2018 2:51:07 PM
Type: Full-time
Permanent / Contract: Regular
Job number: 1047811

Staples Inc. is a world class company, providing office supplies, services and solutions to its customers. We have an entrepreneurial spirit, and thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.


We currently have a challenging and diversified opportunity for a full-time Senior Administrative Assistant to support a Retail Regional Vice President.  Candidates must have a professional and energetic approach to work. We require experience supporting individuals at the VP level along with a strong skill set in MS Excel, MS Word, Outlook and PowerPoint.  Excellent communication and organizational skills, and the ability to successfully multi-task, are required competencies.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Create/prepare reports and presentations
  • Creating and editing executive-level correspondence, creating spreadsheets, running reports, compiling data and answering the phone
  • Make travel arrangements
  • Maintain the filing system and databases
  • Conduct research and manage special projects as necessary
  • Assist with preparation for special events, meetings, programs, and conferences
  • Open, sort, and distribute incoming mail
  • Prepare and distribute meeting minutes
  • Screen phone calls
  • Act appropriately on behalf of VP as required



  • College degree required
  • 3 - 5 years of experience in supporting VP level executives
  • 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
  • Ability to interact professionally with people at all levels in the organization
  • Experience in contract management/Request for Proposals (RFPs)
  • Experience in gathering and consolidating regional and corporate information in a timely and accurate fashion on behalf of VP level executives
  • Proactive individual who can anticipate the needs of executives supported
  • Strong analytical and reporting skills
  • Strategic thinker


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