Administrative/Executive Assistant to Chief Brand Officer

Theory

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Job title

Administrative/Executive Assistant to Chief Brand Officer, Theory

Location

New York, United States

Level

Executive / Coordinator

Function

Administration

Posted

Contract

Full-time, Salary Unspecified

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Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity to support the Chief Brand Officer in a fast paced and often changing environment. The Administrative Assistant must be able to troubleshoot, think/act immediately and independently. This person must be able to communicate effectively and professionally with Executives and external clients, be able to create effective working relationships with internal associates, outside consultants, and business partners. The Administrative Assistant should be proactive within the organization, and not only take direction, but also strategize and act on how to streamline processes. The ideal candidate will have a positive can-do attitude and can easily think ahead for the individual he/she supports. The person needs to be a strong brand ambassador.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain Outlook calendar, answer phones, organize and prioritize meetings
  • Create correspondences, PowerPoint presentations, and reports as necessary
  • Ensure time management for Chief Brand Officer 
  • Make extensive travel arrangements and itineraries for Creative Director and team
  • Reconcile expenses using Concur
  • Ad hoc projects as needed
  • Event Planning (event location, vendors, food, etc.) 
  • Personal tasks when necessary 

The Ideal Candidate

Qualifications:

  • 4+ years’ experience assisting an Executive in a fast paced environment
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft office suite
  • Organized with strong attention to detail
  • Excellent communication (both verbal and written) and ability to communicate confidential information to all levels of the organization
  • Ability multitask
  • Strong prioritization skills
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Strong sense of judgment when dealing with confidential information

About Us

Theory: Defining the New Modern Founded by Andrew Rosen in 1997, Theory revolutionized the contemporary market with its concept of the urban uniform, a modern edit of elevated essentials. The Fast Retailing acquisition of Theory in 2004 spurred global expansion of the brand; today, Theory operates 221 freestanding stores worldwide. The launch of e-commerce in 2010 and collaborative relationships with department and specialty stores continue to position Theory as a continually expanding international omnichannel phenomenon. A leader in Fast Retailing Group's dossier, Theory balances luxury with accessibility in collections with integrity known for their precisely tailored silhouettes and exceptional fabrics.