Executive Assistant

J. C. Penney Company, Inc. Plano , TX 75023

Posted 3 months ago

Executive Assistant

Location: Plano, TX, United States -

Job ID: 1084885

Corporate Positions

Finance & Accounting

Job Type: Full-Time

Date Updated: Jul 12, 2019

Executive Assistant

J.C. Penney Company, Inc.

Plano, Texas

The Executive Assistant provides comprehensive support and ensures smooth, efficient operation of the office of an executive and overall department, as assigned.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Performs related clerical and administrative activities such as calendar management, scheduling meetings, maintaining files, and coordinating events for leadership and their direct reports.

  • Serves as the primary partner in managing travel, events, on-site logistics and coordination of meetings for the leadership and supporting teams.

  • Leads and manages Expense reporting (via iExpense) for marketing leaders and team with high attention to detail, urgency and flawless execution.

  • Initiates and responds to email and telephone inquiries to resolve matters not requiring specific action of the manager.

  • Serves as a daily resource for internal partners, guiding them through questions; maintains an in-depth knowledge of resources within the division and directs parties to those resources as appropriate.

  • Prepares, maintains, and updates data, reports, and records required by management utilizing Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:

  • 5 years experience as a corporate executive assistant or in a support role; previous experience working in marketing, retail or for a consumer products company preferred.

  • Demonstrates excellent judgment and strong awareness of ramifications when speaking to highly visible partners and vendors internally and externally. Strong-diplomatic skills.

  • Excellent writing and composition skills; shows an ability to influence multiple audiences through their written communication.

  • Accuracy, strong attention to detail.

  • Strong organization skills, multi-tasking high volume work requests and able to re-prioritize on the fly while possessing strong flexibility and adaptability.

  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); experience building presentation decks.

What you get:

Our corporate office, located within the exciting new development of Legacy West in Plano, Texas, supports JCPenney stores and supply chain facilities nationwide. We offer a competitive benefits package including medical/dental/vision, term life insurance, paid vacation/holidays, 401(k) Savings Plan with company match, and an associate discount on JCPenney merchandise. On-site campus amenities include health clinic, pharmacy, daycare and preschool, full cafeteria service, a 24-hour fitness center and free garage parking.

About JCPenney:

At JCPenney, we share a passion for serving customers, supporting our communities and being the best retailer for all families. As a company founded on the Golden Rule, our success is rooted in the belief that we treat everyone the way we would want to be treated. At every touchpoint, customers discover stylish merchandise at incredible value from an extensive portfolio of private, exclusive and national brands. Reinforcing this shopping experience is the customer service and warrior spirit of approximately 98,000 associates across the globe, all driving toward the Company's mission to help customers find what they love for less time, money and effort.

Working at JCPenney means joining a dedicated team of associates who are encouraged to be uniquely themselves in a safe, caring and welcoming environment. It is a place where careers prosper, accomplishments are celebrated and diversity flourishes. It's a place that's meant for you.

For more opportunities to join our team please visit our careers page.

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Job Title: Executive Assistant

Location: Plano, TX, United States -

Job ID: 1084885

J.C. Penney Company Inc.

Plano, Texas


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