Senior Administrative Assistant

Rocky Hill, Connecticut
Not Specified
Feb 12, 2019
Apr 13, 2019
Job Type
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Career Level
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Job Description

Allstate Insurance Company has an exceptional career opportunity for a Senior Administrative Assistant for our team in Rocky Hill,CT!

This position is responsible for all aspects of administrative assistance with day to day responsibility. This includes tasks involving comprehensive and diversified administrative support by applying in-depth knowledge of department policy and organization.

This Senior Administrative Assistants responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following:

Provide varied administrative support to multiple managers and staff by applying in-depth knowledge of department policy and organization
Complete professional documents utilizing basic grammar, spelling and formatting skills, including accurate preparation of presentations, memoranda, report summaries, meeting agendas and employee communications.
Handle calls in a timely manner and initiate oral and written responses to routine inquiries.
Available to handle unusual situations and confidential information.
Ability to take initiative, use good judgment, understand and meet deadlines and carry multiple projects through to completion with the ability to work independently and re-prioritize as needed.
Knowledge of major department/business unit functions and policies.
Identify inconsistencies in routine work and initiate and recommend corrective action within the work group.
Handle multiple demands on an on-going basis including familiar situations, sensitive information and some high level contact.
High level accuracy, attention to detail and ability to proof one's own work as well as the work of others.
Ability to work under pressure as well as the ability to deal with interruptions and other unexpected events.
There is some travel involved however it is minimal and overtime will be afforded for travel time when applicable

What we offer:

  • Generous Paid Time Off, 401(k) and Pension
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
  • Jean Casual Work Environment
  • Wellness Incentives
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • You can view all Allstate benefits @

Job Qualifications

High School education or GED equivalent required
3+ years of executive administrative assistant experience

Advanced knowledge of software applications including Microsoft Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Access and Excel, Internet, and other web-based applications.
Advanced communication skills are required to initiate oral and written response to inquiries regarding routine situations
Ability to prioritize work and organize own time in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.
Capable of independent judgment when solving problems on own
Work under general direction
Ability to train and lead routine work processes
Identify, initiate, recommend, and implement corrective action within workgroup
Ability to complete a professional document utilizing basic grammar, spelling, and format skills
Ability to prepare presentations independently
Advanced knowledge of required software applications
Handle multiple demands on an on-going basis including difficult situations

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands.

As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary but thats just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, youll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.

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