“The product is fun and lets me flex my creative muscles every season, but the best part of working here honestly, is the team. The people I work with are amazing, and that counts for a lot in the design industry!”

Sean, Designer

Administrative Assistant
in CA - San Francisco

Job Description

Gymboree Group, Inc. is a portfolio of children's brands operating specialty retail stores with high-quality clothes and accessories. Our family of brands includes Gymboree, Janie and Jack, and Crazy 8. Since our start in 1976, we have grown from offering mom-and-baby classes in the San Francisco Bay Area to currently operating hundreds of retail stores throughout the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico, along with franchises around the world. We believe that respect for the customer, respect for the brand, and respect for each other are at the core of everything we do.

The Administrative Assistant will be responsible for a multitude of tasks, ad-hoc projects and cross department scheduling to support the Vice President of Stores. This includes booking meetings/calls, coordinating travel, preparing and editing correspondence, communications, presentations and other documents. This person will support the expense management activities of the VP ensuring invoices and expenses are entered approved in a timely fashion. They will take calls from external partners and filter inquiries as needed to the appropriate internal contacts. Supporting the VP will include coordinating team meetings, celebrations/recognition and fostering communication among the departments. Outside of the general administrative responsibilities supporting the VP, this person will play a role within cross-functional meetings. The Administrative Assistant must be highly organized with the ability to multi-task and enjoy having a broad range of responsibilities.

Job Requirements

  • · A minimum of 2 years executive administrative support experience
  • · Strong written and verbal communication skills are required
  • · Strong proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint is required
  • · Strong customer service focus
  • · Highly motivated; self-starter
  • · Ability to work independently and as an integral member of various teams
  • · Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • · Meticulous attention to detail necessary
  • · Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, juggle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • · Works cooperatively with other team members, strong interpersonal skills
  • · Must have the ability to anticipate needs, think critically, and offer solutions to problems
  • · Handles situations with poise, understanding, and tact
  • · Understands dealing with confidential information

Gymboree Group, Inc. is unable to provide relocation assistance for this position.

Principals Only. EOE. No phone calls please.

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Job Attributes

Req Code

HO-AA

Job Category

OTHER

Job Type

FULL-TIME

Career Level

ASSISTANT

Education

BACHELOR'S DEGREE

Job Location

71 Stevenson Street
San Francisco, CA  94105

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