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Aaron's Inc Executive Assistant in Atlanta, Georgia

Aaron’s has a long legacy as an industry leader with continued growth. In business since 1955, we have grown to approximately 2,000 stores across North America and Canada built on a foundation of excellence, customer focus, quality products and services. Personally, and professionally, we hold ourselves to high standards and an unwavering commitment to do what’s right; treating every individual with respect, compassion and integrity. We are highly invested in the communities we serve through our community outreach programs, donating time, products and services locally and nationally.

As a potential Aaron’s Associate, you’ll share our purpose and passion for making a real difference in the lives of others and the rewards that come from creating strong personal connections for life. You’ll be a contributing team member in an environment that embraces challenge and has a strong drive to achieve. We like to set the bar high, roll up our sleeves and work together to out-perform the competition. You’ll have an opportunity to work in an environment which prides itself on recognizing and rewarding top performers.

Interested in becoming a Executive Assistant at Aaron’s? The Executive Assistant is responsible for providing high-level and complex administrative support for the President.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate executive communications, including taking calls, responding to emails and interacting with clients

  • Identifies, enhances and follows processes and procedures to maximize the efficiencies of the business and department.

  • Acts independently to develop solutions when unexpected situations or challenges arise.

  • Tracks ongoing and upcoming projects and deadlines for each area reporting to executive and provides updates and status reports regularly.

  • Researches, prepares, and edits reports and documents for review and presentation to leaders and other areas of the organization.

  • Distributes reports and regular communications on behalf of the leader and department.

  • Maintains confidential and sensitive information.

  • Schedules meetings and appointments and manages travel itineraries.

  • Serves as back-up for Executive travel

  • Ensure compliance with company training courses and provides executive level reporting each quarter

  • May help plan Company events, meetings, team building activities or special projects.

  • Collaborates with other administrative staff to execute responsibilities efficiently and effectively.

Education and Experience:

  • 7+ years of experience in administrative support for an executive in a corporate environment

  • High School Diploma, some college preferred in Business or Communications

Required Skills and Competencies:

  • Communication – Understanding of effective communication concepts, tools and techniques; ability to effectively transmit, receive and accurately interpret ideas, information and needs through the application of appropriate communication behaviors. This includes the ability to describe or explain complex processes and issues in a concise manner

  • Time management – Demonstrates efficiency and persistence, managing own time and ensuring engagement deadlines and objectives are met

  • Professional ethics – Adheres to Aaron’s key policies, practices and procedures; applies ethical principles and values to the requirements of the role. Strives for quality and excellence and encourages others to do the same

  • Attention to Detail – Ability to process detailed information effectively and consistently

  • Planning and Organizing – Ability to determine goals and priorities and to assess the actions, time and resources needed to achieve those goals

  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills with ability to become familiar with Company specific programs and software

At Aaron’s, you will have access to a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

Paid time off including vacation days, sick days and holidays

Ongoing training and development

Medical, dental & vision insurance

401(k) plan

Life insurance

Stock Purchase Plan

Disability benefits

Employee Purchase Discounts

Aaron's is an Equal Opportunity Employer.