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Administrative Assistant

Administrative Assistant

Job ID 
2017-1374
Job Locations 
US-IL-Batavia
Category 
Staffing
Type 
Client Direct Placement

More information about this job

Overview

MOTIVATED…..make IT happen!

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Awarded TOP WORKPLACE five consecutive years

 

About Us:      

 

Sentinel delivers solutions that can efficiently address a range of IT needs – from communications, to data center, to cloud and managed services, which includes our staffing solutions. Since 1982, Sentinel has grown from providing technology maintenance services to our current standing as one of the leading IT services and solutions provider in the US. We have aligned with many of today’s global technology leaders including Cisco, Microsoft, Vmware, Dell/EMC, and NetApp. Sentinel services customers both nationally and internationally with primary support operating centers in Chicago, Downers Grove (HQ), and Springfield, IL; Phoenix, AZ.; Ann Arbor, Lansing, Grand Rapids and Crystal Falls, MI; Milwaukee, WI; Denver, CO; Atlanta, GA.

 

If you are MOTIVATED… you can make IT happen at Sentinel. Our commitment to our employees is to create a work environment that encourages creativity, an entrepreneurial spirit, fosters growth through certification and hands-on training, values a team-oriented culture and rewards based on impact!

 

If you are Motivated you can join our team and make IT happen! Learn more at www.sentinel.com/careers.

Responsibilities

Administrative Assistant

The Administrative Assistant will be responsible for supporting the Buying Director in specialized areas of responsibilities to maximize corporate sales and profitability. You will be liaising with external service providers to source products, coordinate vendor meetings, prepare supply agreements, and create solutions to ongoing issues as directed. Ideal applicants will be able to work in a fast paced, high pressure environment handling multiple tasks at any given time. The ability to work autonomously and effectively in a tight deadline environment is critical. This is a full-time position located in Batavia, IL.

 

  • Responsible for utilizing computer applications to manage internal database, generate reports, and track spreadsheets
  • Coordinate and liaise meetings between Buying Director and Vendors/Suppliers on a daily basis while preparing required materials for the meeting
  • Work with clients directly from concept phase to ‘on-store’ shelving for a set area of products
  • Manage, record, and draft company documents on paper or electronic filing
  • Maintain the Buying Director’s calendar for meetings and samplings by coordinating calls, scheduling appointments, and arranging travel
  • Answer telephones and provide information to callers, takes messages, or transfers calls to appropriate individuals

 

Qualifications

  • Associates Degree in related a field preferred; or 3 years work experience; or a combination of education and experience providing equivalent knowledge
  • Intermediate to advanced MS Excel skills is required
  • Ability to occasionally lift up to 30 lbs.
  • Legally authorized to work in the US without sponsorship
  • Must be currently working in a similar position
  • Must demonstrate a “can-do” attitude

We focus on candidates that display our “ACE” factor – Attitude, Compassion, and Enthusiasm to deliver quality solutions with exceptional customer service.

 

As part of Sentinel's employment process, candidates will be required to complete a background check. Only those who meet the minimum requirements will be contacted. No phone calls please.

 

Sentinel is proud to be an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, genetics, disability, pregnancy, veteran status or any other basis protected by law.

 

If you are an individual with a disability and need assistance in applying for a position, please contact SentinelHR@sentinel.com.

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