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Executive Assistant - Sales in Irving, TX at NEC America

Date Posted: 3/6/2019

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    Irving, TX
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Job Description

Location: Irving, TX

With more than 117 years of technology innovation, a global team of 100,000, and 64,000+ technology patents, NEC is in the business of providing solutions that focus on safety, security, operational efficiency - enabling people to live brighter, more enriched lives. We call this orchestrating a brighter world.

Job Title:

Executive Assistant

Summary -

Performs administrative duties for the executive. Manages the executive’s schedule, arranging appointments, travel, meetings, conference calls, etc. Work requires some analysis and use of initiative and independent judgment with frequent access to confidential and highly complex information. Is knowledgeable of corporate policy and is often called upon to interpret and communicate the executives intent to other managers.

Experience or ability to managing and planning large events like Sales Meetings, Conferences, etc. for large groups of people.  This includes dealing with hospitality hotels, catering, contracts, AV, and other vendors and personnel required to coordinate a large-scale event or show.

Managing supply budget, ordering "swag" for partners, customers, etc.  Organizational skills and ability to work with high stress is required.  Ability to keep confidentiality in this role is a requirement.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities -

_25_% Provides administrative support to the executive.  Requires in-depth knowledge of company operations, policies, and procedures.

 25    % Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Powerpoint, Word and Excel.  Candidate will be required to execute; with short notice at times, on customization of presentations, financial reports and Word documents. 

_10_% Responds to and initiates to details of a highly confidential and critical nature.

_25_% Manage and coordinate large events and meetings; negotiating and providing budgetary analysis from third party vendors including hotels, transportion, restaurants, meeting space, etc._10_% Collects and prepares information for use in discussions/meetings of executive staff and outside individuals.

_5_% Prepares presentation materials for board of director meetings.

_5_% Makes high level contacts of a sensitive nature inside and outside the company.  Requires working with senior level executives within and outside the company, as well as experience with customers, vendors, visitors, and other dignitaries.

Prerequisites -


Associate degree in business or secretarial science (two year program); bachelor's degree in business or liberal arts desirable.


Requires five years of experience in administrative/executive secretarial positions in a corporate setting.

Certifications, Licenses, etc:

 Microsft Office, PowerPoint and Excel Certifications a plus.


Specialized Knowledge and Skills -

Language Skills:

Ability to read/write professional business English, verbal communication a must.

Mathematical Skills:

Basic Math

Reasoning Skills:

Detail oriented. Thorough knowledge of administrative practices and procedures; knowledge of international protocol desirable. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Must have working knowledge of presentation and spreadsheet software. Professional appearance and presentation. Able to handle highest level confidential information. Excellent customer service skills and professional business manners are required

Computer and/or Technical Skills:


Work Environment and Physical Demands -

General Work Environment:

General office environment


Moderate noise level


Regularly required to sit and occasionally required to stand. Occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.


Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision when using computer and reviewing documents


Stress can occur when attempting to meet deadlines while supporting several executives simultaneously.


Travel periodically required.  Less than 10%.  .


Supervisory Responsibility, if any:

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


Headquartered in Irving, Texas, NEC is a leading provider of innovative IT, biometrics, network, and communications products and solutions for service carriers and Fortune 1000 and SMB businesses across multiple vertical industries, including healthcare, government, education, and hospitality. NEC delivers one of the industry's broadest portfolios of technology solutions and professional services, including unified communications, wireless, voice and data, managed services, server and storage infrastructure, optical network systems, microwave radio communications, and biometric security. NEC is a wholly owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation, a global technology leader with a presence in over 44 countries and more than $37.5 billion in revenue. For more information, please visit

NEC Corporation of America and its subsidiaries is committed to the maximum utilization of all human resources and the goal of Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action. We provide equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, genetic characteristics, height, weight, arrest record pertaining to misdemeanors or status as a Vietnam era or special disabled veteran, or any other class protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

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