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Administrative Assistant II

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Date: Aug 10, 2019

Location: New York, NY, US

Company: TJX Companies, Inc.

Success is always in style at TJX, a Fortune 100 company and the leading off-price apparel and home fashion retailer in the U.S. and worldwide. Our retail chains include TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra and Homesense.


Administrative Assistant II - NYBO


Job Summary

The Administrative Assistant II will support the leaders of the New York Buying Office.  This individual provides advanced administrative support requiring a broad and comprehensive knowledge of company policies, procedures and practices.  Independently ensures office systems and divisional procedures, policies and practices are administered effectively.  Interfaces with a variety of internal and external customers who work remotely on a variety of issues which require tact and diplomacy.  


Major Areas of Responsibility

  • Schedules and maintains multiple calendars of appointments and meetings both domestically and internationally.
  • Coordinate travel itineraries and process expenses both domestically and internationally.
  • Responds to questions and requests and researches information.  Interfaces with a variety of customers on issues which are complex or of a confidential nature.  Involves appropriate associates from other departments or divisions to resolve issues.  May provide functional guidance and training to other associates within Division.
  • Analyses operating practices and creates/revises systems and procedures as necessary.
  • Organizes and maintains files, record keeping systems, and office layout.
  • Oversees and monitors administrative projects.  Performs other duties as required or directed.
  • Organizes meetings (Catering, Booking Rooms, Follow up, etc.)
  • Printing, compiling & disseminating significant number of Reports on a timely basis
  • Timekeeping
  • Back-up Support to other Admins.
  • Supports all meetings and sessions held by leader


Required Skills

  • Corporate environment work experience highly preferred.
  • Strong Microsoft Office experience required, specifically PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, and Word.
  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills with proven organizational and administrative.
  • Experience communicating and coordinating with different time zones
  • Must thrive in a very busy atmosphere, in order to be focused on the job at hand.
  • Ability to service a large group of people as leaders have large indirect teams  
  • Proven success of juggling many things at one time and ability to shift gears and prioritize
  • Change management skills and flexibility.
  • Ability to focus and get the job done while avoiding distractions
  • Former experience scheduling meetings, managing multiple calendars, arranging travel schedules and processing expenses critical.
  • Strong ability to collaborate with and cover other Administrative Assistants
  • Great at being resourceful and leveraging relationships to problem solve

At TJX, we are proud that, for 40 years, we have been providing amazing value to our customers, but the merchandise we sell is just part of our story. We believe our Associates bring our business to life, and we aim to support you by making TJX a terrific place to work. We are committed to leveraging our differences, and believe that the diverse skills, experiences and background that you bring into the organization will help us continue to succeed.


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In addition to our open door policy and supportive work environment, we also strive to provide a competitive salary and benefits package. TJX considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, gender identity and expression, marital or military status, or based on any individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. TJX also provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local law.

Posting Notes: New York  || NY

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