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Executive Assistant

Job ID 8367 Date posted 10/19/2020 Location: Atlanta, Georgia
We are Aaron’s - an industry leader in the sales and lease-to-own retail industry known for quality brand names and superior customer service. We provide our team members the opportunity to reach their full potential in a team-oriented, high-energy, recognition-based environment with competitive pay and benefits. This is much more than a job – it is a career with purpose.

As an Executive Assistant to the Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary & Chief Administrative Officer, you will be responsible for the coordination of schedules, travel, Board meetings and other activities while ensuring the timely flow of information to and from the CAO’s office. You will also be highly involved in supporting the CAO’s Corporate Secretary function by coordinating communication with the board of directors, preparation of board books and board meeting agendas, filing of SEC and other corporate governance reports, and high level administrative support of other corporate governance functions. The Executive Assistant handles details of a highly confidential and critical nature, and must function efficiently and effectively in a fast-paced professional environment. If you are a highly seasoned executive assistant who excels at scheduling and travel arrangements, enjoys a fast-paced environment, please submit your resume for this opportunity! Job Duties: Executive Support • Manage and maintain schedules, appointments and travel arrangements for CAO • Administrative support for Corporate Secretary function at all levels • Arrange and coordinate meetings and events • Answer and manage incoming calls • Liaise with internal staff at all levels • Monitor, screen, respond to and distribute incoming communications • Project Support • Prepare and edit correspondence, communications, presentations and other documents • Record, transcribe and distribute minutes of meetings • Coordinate project-based work • Arrange and coordinate meetings and events

Additional Duties: • Receive and interact with incoming visitors • File and retrieve documents and reference materials • Assist in creating, editing, and revising documents in applications such as: MS Word, Excel, MS PowerPoint, etc. • Other duties as requested Position Requirements: • At least 5 years’ experience as an Executive Assistant ideally in a law firm or supporting an in house legal function. • Significant experience supporting a corporate secretary and a Board of Directors preferred. • Previous experience working on political or regulatory matters a plus. • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. • Outstanding organizational skills. • Ability to manage multiple tasks at the same time. • Proactive Thinker • High energy level • Maintain professional appearance. • Proficient computer skills and in-depth knowledge of relevant software such as MS Office Suite.

Team members enjoy access to career training and advancement opportunities, and are
rewarded with competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package, which includes: 
  • Paid time off including vacation days, sick days and holidays
  • Medical, dental & vision insurance
  • Maternity and Paternity Leave
  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance
  • Disability benefits
  • Stock Purchase Plan
  • Team Member purchase discounts
About Aaron’s
At Aaron’s we offer sales and lease-to-ownership of specialty items including furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances, and accessories throughout the United States and Canada. Our customers shop at Aaron’s for the same reason you should choose us for the next step in your career – our ability to positively influence people’s lives. If you are looking for a company with the passion and dedication to make a difference in the lives of customers and team members alike, join us today.

Aaron's is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment, celebrates our team members' differences, and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, pregnancy, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, military duty, gender expression, genetic information, or any other protected class. Candidates who require accommodation during the recruitment process should contact

Aaron's is an Equal Opportunity Employer 
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