Senior Assistant

Harvey, IL

Posted: 05/09/2024 Industry: Administrative & Office Services Job Number: LM5.9.2 Pay Rate: $75,000 Remote: On-Site Experience:

Job Description

We're searching for a Senior Assistant! Ideal candidates will be versatile, excelling in Microsoft Office paired with outstanding organizational capabilities. This role will play a crucial part in supporting internal teams and providing direct assistance to the CEO. We're seeking an individual who is proactive, adept at managing administrative duties, event coordination, and hands-on tasks seamlessly.



  • Organize and supervise company meetings on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis
  • Manage the planning and execution of trade shows, events, and promotional activities.
  • Collaborate with internal teams to ensure smooth logistics and resource management for various events.
  • Take a proactive, hands-on approach to problem-solving and project execution.
  • Identify and address challenges preemptively to ensure smooth task completion.
  • Provide comprehensive administrative support to the Sales and Marketing team and the CEO.
  • Handle tasks such as presentation preparation, document creation, and general administrative duties.
  • Display adaptability to changing priorities in a fast-paced setting.
  • Utilize advanced Microsoft Office skills to craft impactful presentations, reports, and documents.
  • Leverage technological tools to streamline project management and administrative functions.
  • Manage point-of-sale inventory, ensuring accurate tracking, replenishment, and coordination with stakeholders.
  • Implement efficient inventory control methods to minimize discrepancies and optimize stock levels.  Demonstrate enthusiasm and passion for the role, fostering a positive, collaborative work atmosphere.


  • Associate degree with 3+ years of experience or a bachelor’s degree with 2+ years’ experience in a Senior Assistant or similar capacity.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (PowerPoint, Excel, Word).
  • Strong organizational and multitasking aptitude.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Prior experience in event planning and coordination is advantageous.


Meet Your Recruiter

Lizzie McMurtrey

Current member of the CPS, Inc. Recruitment Team. I currently support Human Resources and Office Services related positions.

Current Specialties: All HR and Office Services related positions including VP of Human Resources, Chief Human Resources Officer, Diversity and Inclusion, Employee Relations, Recruiters, Sourcers, Talent Acquisition, Labor Relations, Training and Development, Human Resource Managers, and more. 

Experience:  Currently working on HR related positions, with a background in IT Recruitment and Digital Marketing Project Management. 

I'M IN THIS BUSINESS BECAUSE: I am passionate about relationship building, and helping place candidates in positions that excite them!

CLIENTS CAN COUNT ON ME BECAUSE: I pride myself on the quality of my work, and I care about their needs and requirements.

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