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Project Coordinator - IT

New York, New York

Post Date: 01/12/2018 Job ID: 5466 Industry: Information Technology Management

Project Coordinator – IT

Our client is one of the world’ s leading media and entertainment companies in development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information. They own and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premiere motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks.

Responsibilities
  • Completes a broad variety of administrative tasks. Responsible for proactively managing/coordinating daily schedule/calendar, contacts, travel arrangements, meetings (internal and external), conferences, and seminars.
  • Arranges and schedules numerous meetings involving executives; maintain and update calendar; develops and maintains relationships with executive assistants throughout the company; determines importance of meeting requests and schedule accordingly; demonstrate flexibility, patience and persistence in routinely rescheduling meetings.
  • Arranges travel and all accommodations including comprehensive and detailed itineraries; process reimbursement and expense reports in accordance with established policy guidelines; track expenses and follow-up in timely manner.
  • Provides a bridge for smooth communication; demonstrates leadership to maintain credibility, trust and support with senior management staff.
  • Plan and organize special events, group meetings, corporate training, team building and other employee events.
  • Responsible for the timely preparation/compilation of data/edits and distributing reports, forms, and documents.
  • Creates and edits presentations, agendas, spreadsheets, communications, databases, and reports.
  • Responsible for excellence in complex meeting/event preparation (AV, room scheduling, telepresence events, etc.), set-up, and follow-up including preparing presentations/agendas/materials, documenting notes, and coordinating follow-up items to completion, arranging for food/drink.
  • Serves as first-line of defense with the high volume of communications of phone and email
  • Responsible for drafting and editing correspondence
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining efficient and accurate record keeping/filing systems
  • Manages general office and administrative tasks, including ordering of miscellaneous supplies, renewing memberships and subscriptions, managing distribution lists, photocopying, faxing, deliveries, etc.
  • Manages special projects as designated and assist other department members as necessary and acts as back up for other assistants on team.
  • Manage department files, including electronic document systems, intranet web sites, wikis, and web-based project management tools.
  • Communicate with direct reports including VP level, directors, and managers for various requirements and maintain confidentiality as necessary.
  • Coordinate onboarding and offboarding employees and consultants, including hardware installation request/repair, space planning, etc.
  • Coordinate employee desk and office moves.
  • Manage team vacation/personal day calendar.
  • Process invoices send for payment.
  • Create New Vendor requests for PO creation.                     

Qualifications
  • Minimum 3 years of related experience as an Administrative Assistant or related field.
  • High school diploma is required;
  • Strong computer skills and expert knowledge of all Microsoft Office programs including PowerPoint, Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including a professional phone manner and in-person presence.
  • Proven ability to collaborate in an administrative team environment.

Preferred Qualifications  
  • Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion, be adaptable to various competing demands, and demonstrate the highest level of customer service and response.
  • Prioritizes conflicting needs; handles matters expeditiously, proactively, and follows-through on projects to successful completion, often with deadline pressures.
  • Forward looking thinker, who actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions
  • Excellent foresight and responsiveness abilities.
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented with the ability to perform well under pressure.
  • Superior organizational and administrative skills with the ability to prioritize work.
  • Very strong interpersonal skills and the ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with staff, executive team, external partners, etc.
  • Attention to detail and demonstrated initiative; self-starter who is organized with strong decision-making capability and emotional maturity.
  • Highly resourceful team-player, with the ability to also be extremely effective independently.
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve high performance goals and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Naturally energetic, enthusiastic and engaging interpersonal style.
  • BA/BS degree preferred.

Cathy Rodger
Technical Recruiter

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