Administrative Assistant, Domestic Wholesale

  • 225 S Sepulveda Blvd, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266, USA
  • Full-time
  • Employment Status: Regular

Company Description

Headquartered in Southern California, Skechers has spent nearly 30 years helping men, women and kids everywhere look and feel good. Developing comfort technologies is at the foundation of all that we do—delivering stylish, innovative, and quality products at a reasonable price. From our diverse footwear offering to a growing range of apparel and accessories, Skechers is a complete lifestyle brand.

With international business representing over half of our total sales, we have product available in more than 170 countries and significant opportunities for continued expansion worldwide. We sell our collections direct to consumers through more than 4,000 Skechers stores around the globe and Skechers e-commerce sites, as well as through a network of third-party partners.

A MULTI-BILLION-DOLLAR GLOBAL LEADER IN THE FOOTWEAR INDUSTRY.

Job Description

Provide administrative assistance and support to Domestic Wholesale. 

ESSENTIAL JOB RESULTS

Provide administrative support to designated Vice President(s), Director(s), and/or Manager(s).  Major duties and responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Prepare and distribute extranet/intranet forms, PDF and Word documents, and Workbooks, etc.
  • Prepare and submit travel and expenses. Schedule, participate, and transcribe calls, meetings, and video conferences.
  • Provide general question and answer support to designated staff.

 Manage the Domestic Wholesale business contacts/records.

  • Create, use, and maintain complete and accurate records.
  • Coordinate distribution and disposition of records (where approved and applicable).
  • Ensure the collection, maintenance, use, and dissemination of information is consistent with Company Policy.  Protect the security and privacy of the data/records.

Support development and execution of direct and electronic mailings.

  • Utilize electronic mail/marketing technology.
  • Comply with SPAM regulations/requirements.

Assist to ensure our product is distributed through channels in a manner consistent with our brand image by coordinating permission to sell our product over the Internet.

Participate in sales conferences, trade shows, meetings, and special events as directed.

Perform various assignments, duties, and assist with projects to support Domestic Wholesale.

Job purpose, responsibilities, and/or platforms are subject to change at the discretion of management with or without prior notification.

 

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform additional responsibilities as required by management.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • No

Qualifications

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Exceptional interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organization and time management skills with the ability to prioritize/coordinate multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.  Ability to adapt to a variety of situations and frequent changes.
  • Strong attention to detail and deadlines; great follow up skills.
  • Self-starter/motivated, results-orientated, with demonstrated aptitude for problem solving.
  • Professional image and behavior.  Maintain a positive work environment.
  • Able to stand for long periods of time, bend, kneel, use step stool/ladder to reach overhead objects; lift/carry light objects; answer incoming calls.
  • Able to work nights, weekends, and holidays when necessary; light travel may be required.
  • Job will be performed in a traditional office environment (subject to change).

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • 3+ years of progressive administrative and/or coordinator experience, including support of multiple managers and involvement in concurrent project coordination.

 Working knowledge of the following platforms is helpful:

  • Concur (travel and expense management)
  • DocuSign (electronic signature and agreement cloud)
  • Dropbox (file hosting service)
  • Kronos (workforce management)
  • Microsoft Office 365 (Excel, Forms, OneDrive, Outlook, Power Automate, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Stream, Teams, Word, etc)
  • MicroStrategy (business intelligence)
  • Salesforce (marketing automation)
  • ServiceNow (IT workflow management)
  • SuccessFactors (employee experience management)
  • Ability to learn additional platforms.
  • Type 50+ WPM.
  • Bachelor of Arts degree in business, communication, marketing, or related field preferable.
  • Wholesale footwear/apparel industry experience preferable.
  • Valid driver license and clear driving record.

Additional Information

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The skills, abilities and physical demands described are representative of those duties that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities, who are otherwise qualified for the job position, to perform the essential functions.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

 While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel, and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to walk; sit, reach with hands and arms, and stoop, kneel. The employee is occasionally required to sit for long period of times.  

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