WHAT YOU BRING
+ At least 3 years' experience as an Assistant
+ Excellent MS Office skills especially Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint.
+ Able to work flexible hours, and the ability travel for off-sites and meetings (when we are travelling again)
+ Must have strong negotiation and influencing skills and ability to resolve conflict and multiple priorities
+ Ability to maintain confidential Information - handle with extreme discretion & in a professional manner.
+ Excellent communications skills (written and verbal) and fluent in English, Dutch is an advantage
+ A pro-active and structured team player in a fast paced environment
+ Responds positively to change, ambiguity, adversity and pressure
+ Flexible, resourceful and strategic multi-tasker
+ Works individually and accepts accountability for results DO NOT EDIT
WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR
We’re looking for a Team (Administrative) Assistant for our Market Place Units (MPUs) Merchandising Team in EMEA. You’ll support a team of Senior Directors in our Merchandising Management team, enabling them to keep up with the company’s rapid pace. Acting as a liaison your talents in problem solving, organization, time management and more will help fuel Nike’s success. You’ll learn how Nike operates through being responsible for coordinating and leading certain activities and being involved with initiatives that are designed to improve Nike’s business position and operating model, giving you a unique insight into the opportunities that exist for building a career with Nike.
WHAT YOU WILL WORK ON;
+ Handling Senior Directors’ schedules, ensuring appointments are created, updated or cancelled in a timely manner. Ensure appropriate locations for events and meetings are secured and arrange catering as requested.
+ Enable successful team events. Use your judgement on when to work with the Senior Director and when to use your own initiative to ensure suitable locations are secured, catering and audio visual requirements are understood and provided for, accommodation for attendees is booked as necessary, travel requirements of attendees are understood, and travel arrangements are made/confirmed.
+ Keep meeting owners informed of the latest projected cost for the meeting to ensure compliance to budget targets. Coordinate and maintain invoices from external partners. Create Senior Directors expenses reports.
+ Manage Senior Directors travel arrangements to attend Nike events as appropriate. Book flights, train tickets, accommodation and arrange Visas when needed.
+ Support the induction and introduction of new employees. Support new employees by ensuring they are introduced to their respective team and have the necessary and relevant support, advice and guidance from the necessary teams in our business as appropriate.
+ Support ad’hoc administrative activities (preparation for office moves, request office access, etc…).
WHO YOU WILL WORK WITH
You will primarily work with your Senior Directors in Merchandising in EMEA and their teams. Secondary you will work with Executive Assistants and other Team Assistants in EMEA and globally as well as external vendors, Finance and the Events Team. You will enable the successful visits of functional teams from other Geographies and locations as appropriate by helping them to secure travel, as well as visas and accommodation if necessary.
NIKE, Inc. is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, protected veteran status, or disability. NIKE is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please call +1 503-671-4156 and let us know the nature of your request, your location and your contact information.