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Executive Assistant
Saks Fifth Avenue
New York
Luxury Fashion, Luxury Menswear
Full time
Posted 2 weeks ago
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Market: NY - New York
Industry Segment: Luxury Fashion, Luxury Menswear
Category: Administration
Seniority: Associate
Job Type: Full time

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Job Description

Who We Are:

Saks is a world-renowned luxury ecommerce destination. The company’s unique approach combines a focus on the digital customer experience with a strong connection to a network of extraordinary stores that extends that seamless experience into the real world.

On its website and app, Saks offers an unparalleled selection of curated merchandise across fashion for women and men, beauty, jewelry, home décor and more. In addition to the shopping experience, customers come to Saks for inspiring editorial content, access to digital stylists, lifestyle experiences and other world-class services. The company is currently in the midst of a dramatic expansion, driven by significant enhancements to its platforms and offerings, with the goal of becoming the preeminent destination for luxury internationally.

What This Position Is All About:

As the Executive Assistant to our Chief People Officer, you are accountable for coordinating the activities of several leaders within the department. The Executive Assistant performs a wide variety of administrative support services, ranging from complex to routine, all of which contribute to the efficient and professional operation of the office team and leaders. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is eager to learn and develop their career in the luxury retail space! You will be provided mentorship, training, and development opportunities as well as exposure to other areas within the People space.

Who You Are:

  • You get things done by engaging in high level teamwork and flexing your interpersonal skills.
  • You are organized and able to handle multiple tasks with a sense of urgency.
  • You are a natural problem-solver, who is also intuitively analytical and creative.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Ensures confidentiality, diplomacy, and tact at all times.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

You Also Have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 5+ years relevant experience in a related fashion or administrative position.
  • Intermediate to expert level competence with Ms Office, Google Suite, and database applications.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent problem solving ability.
  • Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and show proof of vaccination prior to beginning employment.

As The Executive Assistant You Will:

  • Full calendar management for the Chief People Officer and People Leadership Team, which may involve frequent adjustments and updates throughout the day, scheduling and confirming internal and external meetings, resolving scheduling conflicts that may arise.
  • Prepare a daily folder that contains relevant and pertinent meeting materials as identified.
  • Schedule and organize all aspects of meetings (booking conference room space, ordering and setting up catering as needed). Follow up on action items from internal and external meetings.
  • Compose written materials as requested: memos, meeting agendas, minutes, PowerPoints, etc.
  • Timely submission and tracking of expense reports.
  • Maintain comprehensive records on budget expenditures for the cost center.

Your Life And Career At Saks:

  • Exposure to rewarding career advancement opportunities, from retail to supply chain, to digital or corporate.
  • A culture that promotes a healthy, fulfilling work/life balance
  • Benefits package for all eligible full-time employees (including medical, vision and dental).
  • An amazing employee discount

About Saks Fifth Avenue

Saks Fifth Avenue first opened its doors in 1924, taking up a full city block on one of the world’s most prestigious shopping streets. Since then, Saks has changed the luxury retail game and become an icon of style and innovation—from world-famous window displays and impactful in-store art exhibitions to unforgettable, curated designer collections and a seamless online shopping experience.

The Saks team is at the cutting edge of high-end fashion, bringing the new luxury experience to customers far and wide. At the core of the Saks culture is a commitment to people—whether it’s surprising and delighting shoppers, supporting the growth of every team member or using the Saks platform to create change and champion causes.

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Saks Fifth Avenue
New York
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