Humera - Administrative and Professional Staffing

Administrative Assistant

Location
Minneapolis, MN, USA
Posted
Mar 09, 2013
Closes
Mar 12, 2013
Employment Status
Full Time
Job Description:
Humera is looking for an Administrative Assistant for our client, the world leader in Medical Device Technology and Therapies! This fortune 500 company is committed to innovating for life by pushing the boundaries of medical technology and changing the way the world treats chronic disease. As the Administrative Assistant, you will play an important role in the day-to-day processes of this busy company. This is a short-term, contract assignment.
Responsibilities:
  • Answer, screen, and transfer inbound phone calls
  • Coordinate meetings and conferences
  • Distribute mail, checks, and faxes
  • Receive and direct visitors and clients
  • Perform financial advisor support
  • Log and record incoming and outgoing mailings
  • Schedule client appointments and make confirmation calls
  • Plan and prepare meetings
  • Provide other administrative support as needed

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Greater than 5 years of administrative or executive support
  • Greater than 5 years of legal department experience
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, including PowerPoint, Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • Advanced Knowledge of Expense Express and Acrobat Reader
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to facilitate team meetings, create and deliver presentations, and drive meetings to action-oriented decisions
  • Ability to communicate difficult and sensitive information tactfully and confidently
  • Ability to follow written and verbal directions
  • Ability to drive to completion in adherence to aggressive project schedules
  • Ability to identify and resolve issues in a proactive, creative, and timely fashion
  • Faciliation and Interveiwing skills desired