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Executive Assistant

Job ID 12604 Date posted 01/21/2021 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.

Responsible for providing high-level and complex administrative support for senior level management in assigned department.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate executive communications, including taking calls, responding to emails and interacting with clients
  • Identifies, enhances and follows processes and procedures to maximize the efficiencies of the business and department.
  • Acts independently to develop solutions when unexpected situations or challenges arise.
  • Tracks ongoing and upcoming projects and deadlines for each area reporting to executive and provides updates and status reports regularly.
  • Researches, prepares, and edits reports and documents for review and presentation to leaders and other areas of the organization.
  • Distributes reports and regular communications on behalf of the leader and department.
  • Maintains confidential and sensitive information.
  • Schedules meetings and appointments and manages travel itineraries.Serves as back-up for Executive travel
  • Ensure compliance with company training courses and provides executive level reporting each quarter
  • May help plan Company events, meetings, team building activities or special projects.
  • Collaborates with other administrative staff to execute responsibilities efficiently and effectively.

Education and Experience:

  • 7+ years of experience in administrative support for an executive in a corporate environment
  • High School Diploma, some college preferred in Business or Communications

Required Skills and Competencies:

  • Communication – Understanding of effective communication concepts, tools and techniques; ability to effectively transmit, receive and accurately interpret ideas, information and needs through the application of appropriate communication behaviors. This includes the ability to describe or explain complex processes and issues in a concise manner
  • Time management – Demonstrates efficiency and persistence, managing own time and ensuring engagement deadlines and objectives are met
  • Professional ethics – Adheres to Aaron’s key policies, practices and procedures; applies ethical principles and values to the requirements of the role. Strives for quality and excellence and encourages others to do the same
  • Attention to Detail – Ability to process detailed information effectively and consistently
  • Planning and Organizing – Ability to determine goals and priorities and to assess the actions, time and resources needed to achieve those goals
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills with ability to become familiar with Company specific programs  and  software


Rewards
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 hrsupport@aarons.com.

Aaron's is an Equal Opportunity Employer 
LOCATION: Atlanta, Georgia View Map

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