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Description: Performs diversified duties including office
administrative and executive-level secretarial support. Interacts
with high-level executives inside and outside of the company. Reviews,
prioritizes and redirects regular and electronic mail.
Maintains follow-up system on action mail. Composes correspondence of moderate complexity without review, such as
congratulatory letters, and/or instructions on policies and procedures, and
responses regarding receipt of letters, etc. Types letters, memos and/or reports, often of a confidential nature.
Maintains executive's calendar; schedules meetings, and conference
rooms, prepares and sequences agendas. Coordinates travel
arrangements, meeting schedules, and itinerary preparation for extended or
international travel. Answers phones, takes messages, and/or redirects calls.
Greets visitors, responds to a wide range of inquiries of moderate complexity and sometimes
sensitive in nature. Prepares reports by gathering, compiling, summarizing information, and
drawing conclusions. Processes check requests, expense advances and reports, and other
routine requisitions to pay bills, clear expenses and/or order supplies.
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