• Administrative Assistant

    ID
    2018-3050
    Category
    Office Services
    Employment Type
    Temporary Part-Time
    Location
    US-IL-Chicago
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    Attention challengers of normal. We need curious people. The kind of people who know that ideas sometimes have to be wrestled to the ground and other times taken out for dinner. We need people to make ideas that move people. Is it fun? Yep. Is it hard work? Yep. We have good coffee. We will pay you. You will grow. Come on in, the water is fine.

    Summary

    Provides a high level of diverse administrative support to ensure agency or team needs are met and everyday business affairs run smoothly and efficiently.

    What You'll Do

    • Research and confirm specific elements for events as directed by account team
    • Set-up new 3rd party vendors per Geometry/WPP guidelines
    • Post-event reporting as directed by account team
    • T&E expense support for frequent travelers
    • Support new employees with on-boarding and training
    • Confirm meetings, reserve conference rooms, coordinate catering
    • Copying and filing as required
    • Assist in preparing PowerPoint presentations
    • Handle other duties as assigned by supervisor

    Our Ideal Candidate

    • BA degree or equivalent work experience
    • 1-3 years’ experience in an administrative assistant position preferably in a marketing or advertising environment
    • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite; strong PowerPoint and Excel knowledge preferred
    • Strong interpersonal skills; develops supportive relationships with all employees, regardless of level
    • Able to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing
    • Highly organized, with a strong attention to detail
    • Handles multiple assignments simultaneously
    • Works independently with a high level of accuracy
    • Handles confidential information and sensitive topics within all levels of the agency
    • Willing to handle any detail, no matter how small, to ensure work is handled smoothly and efficiently

    Who We Are

    We make inspiring creative. It’s not always the kind of work that hangs in a gallery, but it’s the kind that inspires people to buy well. We are an enterprise of thinkers and tinkerers armed with tools you won’t find anywhere else. We work hard. We play hard. We make rules. We break rules. We win awards that make our clients happy and your friends jealous. We will help move your career forward. We will challenge you, and we will celebrate successes with you. 
     
    Geometry Global, the world’s largest and most international brand activation agency, drives conversion, action and purchase through award-winning programs that change behavior and inspire people to buy well. With teams in 56 markets, Geometry Global has expertise in shopper, digital, experiential, relationship, promotional and trade marketing. Some of our clients are big hitters like Unilever, Kimberly-Clark, and Mondelez. Geometry Global is a WPP company. (NASDAQ: WPPGY). www.geometry.com 

    Geometry Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer that offers competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and great training programs. With the high volume of replies, we receive, it is not possible for us to personally respond to all prospective candidates. Please be assured that your resume will be reviewed and you will be contacted if there is an interest in your background and experience.

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