Wonderful Citrus

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Executive Assistant

Executive Assistant

Job ID 
2049
# Positions 
1
Location 
US-CA-Delano
Experience (Years) 
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Posted Date 
10/19/2017
Category 
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Overview

Wonderful Citrus is seeking an Exceutive Assistant for our Delano, CA facility. The primary focus for this position is acting as the administrative point of contact between the executive team and internal/external clients. Will also perform diverse clerical duties and administrative functions requiring confidentiality, initiative and sound judgment for the executive team and other departments as needed.

 

Wonderful Citrus is America’s largest integrated grower, shipper and packer of fresh citrus. Our citrus varieties can be found in the produce department of grocery stores across the country under the flagship consumer brands of Wonderful Halos mandarins and Wonderful Sweet Scarletts Texas Red grapefruit.

To learn more about Wonderful Citrus Company, visit www.wonderfulcitrus.com.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Completes a broad variety of administrative tasks for the executive team including: managing an extremely active calendar of appointment; completing expense reports; composing and preparing correspondence that is sometimes confidential; arranging complex and detailed travel plans, itineraries, and agendas; and compiling documents for travel-related meetings; compile special reports as well as conduct special projects.
  • Provides a bridge for smooth communication between the executive team and internal departments; demonstrating leadership to maintain credibility, trust, and support with senior management staff.
  • Coordinate executive communications, including taking calls, responding to emails, and interfacing with both internal and external clients.
  • Prioritizes conflicting needs; handles matters expeditiously, proactively, and follows-through on projects to successful completion, often with deadline pressures.
  • Assists in coordinating meetings or events by arranging for facilities, caterer, and invitations.
  • Assists in preparing and/or creating presentations, charts/graphs, databases, spreadsheets, and materials for meetings.
  • Organize and maintain confidential files and records.
  • Perform other job duties as may be assigned.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of five (5) years experience performing complex and responsible administrative duties.
  • Strong organizational skills reflecting the ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail.
  • Very strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with stakeholders.
  • Expert level written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated proactive approaches to problem-solving with strong decision-making capability.
  • Emotional maturity.
  • Highly resourceful team-player, with the ability to also be extremely effective independently.
  • Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion, be adaptable to various competing demands, and demonstrate the highest level of customer/client service and response.
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve high performance goals and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must have excellent computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) as well as the ability to use other office equipment (i.e. copiers, calculators, video equipment, etc.).
  • Must project a positive and professional image.

Wonderful Citrus is part of The Wonderful Company, a successful, fast-growing privately held $4 billion company with 8,500 employees worldwide. We’ve made Wonderful Pistachios one of America’s top-selling salty snacks. We’ve turned pomegranates and POM Wonderful into a worldwide phenomenon. Wonderful Halos is the No. 1 mandarin orange in America. FIJI Water is the No. 1 premium bottled water in America. JUSTIN Wine produces California’s top-selling, high-end Cabernet Sauvignon. And Teleflora is the world’s largest flower delivery service.

The Wonderful Company has a long-standing commitment to corporate social responsibility, including more than $120 million invested in environmental technologies and sustainability research, $45 million in charitable giving and education initiatives every year, $30 million toward the construction of a new charter school campus in California’s Central Valley, and innovative health and wellness programs, including two new, free primary care clinics for employees and their dependents.

To learn more about The Wonderful Company, visit www.wonderful.com, or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.