Executive Assistant temp. until 30.4.2022 (m/f/d)

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organisation:


Support the SVP Global Retail and deliver a high service mentality to ensure effective and efficient organization in the department.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Take charge of routine correspondence to ensure timely and accurate response
  • Format, type and edit a variety of material, including correspondence, memos, minutes, reports and confidential material
  • Schedule and organize internal and external meetings/conferences
  • Coordinate and execute travel arrangements and support the entire Global Retail team (e.g. flight and hotel booking, Visa)
  • Support to complete travel expense reports
  • Handle the department cost-center, including regular monitoring for budgets, approval of invoices to ensure correct accounting transactions
  • Key contact for Internal Communication and owner of the Global Retail SharePoint
  • Maintain and update templates, department files and Organizational charts and assist in creating/revising of presentations
  • Assist in and coordinate projects and assignments as requested/directed



General tasks:

  • Order office supplies and administrate the shopping platform
  • Coordination and administration of investment requests (budget management)
  • Support the on boarding of new team members (workspace, hardware supply, master data maintenance, access rights, office supplies, etc.)
  • Supporting office setups and moves within HQ
  • Understands and provides information about standards, processes and policies
  • Support the teams in day to day business




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Key Relationships:


  • Global Sales (Global Retail, eCom and WHS)
  • Global Brand
  • Markets (Sales Organizations and Senior Leadership Global Retail)
  • Finance (Global, Sales and Brand)
  • Senior Executive Board Assistants


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


  • Creative and open-minded individual
  • High level of service orientation an passion in dealing with diverse internal and external stakeholders/ customers
  • Ability to work as adaptable and agile team player in a volatile and ambiguous environment
  • Very good communication skills
  • Fluent in written and spoken English is a must. Another language is a benefit
  • Very good organizational skills and basic project management skills
  • Progressed working knowledge of Microsoft Office (particularly Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook) and affinity for tools
  • Experience from a Market Sales Organization will be a plus


Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:


  • +3 years of experience
  • Experienced in job and fully qualified/trained
  • Combined theoretical and practical knowledge incl. company policies and practices
  • Basic knowledge in related job areas

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Job Title:  Executive Assistant temp. until 30.4.2022 (m/f/d)

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Herzogenaurach
TEAM:  Administrative
State:  BY
Country/Region:  DE
Contract Type:  Temp
Number:  281739
Date:  Jan 7, 2021