International Paper Fiber Supply Administrative Assistant in MEMPHIS, Tennessee

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Posting Dates: 5/19/17-6/2/17

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Relocation Paid: No

Candidate Identified: No

Memphis Global Headquarters – Tower 1

PL - 4

Global Sourcing – Fiber Supply Administrative Assistant, Memphis, TN

Key Accountabilities:
  • Responsible for all administrative duties supporting the Director, Fiber Supply, including travel scheduling, espense reporting, phone coverage, calendar management, meeting scheduling and support.

  • Provide periodic support to staff managers reporting to the Director - - Fiber Supply

  • Provide partial support to the Director, Global Sourcing – Enery and Raw Materials

  • Provide back-up to other Global Sourcing Administrative Assistants as needed to cover vacation scedules, high work loads, etc.

  • Contact with a wide variety of individuals both internal and external, at all levels of seniority, providing and gathering information as directed, including contact with international employees and companies

  • Organize special projects, presentations and correspondence

  • Compile information and reports as assigned

  • Responds to wide range of work instructions, sets priorities, manages time to meet commitments in a competent and professional manner

  • Organize logistics for local and offsite meetings and training as necessary

  • Interfacing with local department to resolve issues e.g. IT, telecommunications, etc.

  • Help employees obtain international travel visas and passports

  • Lead person responsible for Fiber Supply’s adhearence to record retention policies

    Qualifications Required:
  • Proactive and dependable while working under pressure and tight schedules

  • Advanced Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Power-Point and Visio)

  • Strong knowledge with written communications and mastery with grammar

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Professional presence

  • Action oriented, customer focused, continual learner, eager to learn, problem solver

  • Productive work habits, including time management, priority setting, and punctuality.

  • Ability to work effectively in team setting in order to accomplish objectives efficiently

  • Community college degree or equivalent

  • 5 -7 years appropriate work experience

Qualifications Preferred:

  • Knowledge of IP organizational policies and practices

  • 3 to 5 years experience including some experience with senior managers

  • Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field

  • Graphic and presentation preparation skills

  • Skill certifications desired

Equal Opportunity Employer


International Paper is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans.