Executive Assistant - Restaurant Operations

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Position Overview: 

As the Administrative Assistant, you will be the primary point of contact for all internal and external inquiries pertaining to the SVP, Restaurant Operations. To be successful you must thrive in a results-driven, collaborative work environment where you will be expected to exercise sound judgement in a multitude of situations. 

 

 

You’ll thrive in this position if you are: 

  • Service-oriented: you’re a people person who is systematic and trustworthy, so you’ll keep our President informed and keep their sensitive information confidential.  
  • Exhaustively meticulous: you have an unrelenting attention to detail leaving nothing to chance while understanding what deserves your immediate attention and what can wait until tomorrow or next week. 
  • Adaptable: you’re at ease in a fast-paced environment and alter your course when priorities shift and personalities change. 
  • Thick-skinned: you naturally let things roll right off your back and are relaxed in the face of adversity.  

 

Responsibilities: 

  • Research, prioritize, and follow-up on incoming issues and concerns addressed to the SVP, including those of a sensitive/confidential nature. Determine appropriate course of action or response. 
  • Provide phone coverage and screen/triage calls and messages. Greet and assist planned guests and manage any unannounced visitors. 
  • Plan and coordinate SVP’s schedule. Act as a “gatekeeper”, prioritize meetings and manage any scheduling conflicts while keeping the SVP informed of changes. 
  • Manage and create communication between the SVP's office and restaurant leadership & internal Corporate departments; demonstrating leadership to maintain credibility and trust. 
  • Assist with meeting and presentation preparation. Create PowerPoint presentations, distribute materials and keep the SVP on schedule. Highlight key information the SVP should pay attention to. 
  • Prepare updates and organize information for reports, correspondence, presentations, budgets, etc. Proofread documents for accuracy, format and arrangement of material. 
  • Conduct research on behalf of the SVP and/or Regional Vice Presidents for the purpose of providing information, insights and suggestions on a variety of topics. 
  • Arrange and optimize travel (e.g. transportation, accommodations, and agenda) for SVP and four Regional Vice Presidents based on their travel needs and preferences. 
  • Coordinate and/or assist with team meetings (e.g. staff meetings, all-hands meetings, quarterly on-sites/off-sites, team gatherings, etc.) 
  • Sort, screen and distribute incoming and outgoing mail for the SVP. May highlight particular information of interest and/or curate reading material. 
  • Provide event planning and support for all Restaurant Operations group meetings and special events. 
  • Prepare expense reports and manage payments for expense items.

 

 

 

Qualifications
 
  • 5+ years of Administrative Assistant experience supporting Senior Leaders within a mid to large company. 
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred 
  • Highly skilled with MS Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel and Word. 
  • Proven ability to use discretion when working with confidential information. 
  • Able to adapt to competing demands with the highest level of service and response. 
  • Excellent organizational skills that reflect an ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail. 
  • Very strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships at all levels internally and externally

  

 

Benefits: 

This position offers industry-leading benefits including; medical, dental, vision, 401K with match, tuition reimbursement and a sabbatical after five years of employment for qualifying staff members.

   

 

About Us: 

Recognized as one of the FORTUNE “100 Best Companies to Work For" in 2017, for the fourth consecutive year,The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated operates more than 200 full-service, casual dining restaurants throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico. Internationally, sixteen The Cheesecake Factory® restaurants operate under licensing agreements. Continuing on our path to becoming a Global Iconic Brand, we employ more than 35,000 staff members, 320 of whom work at the corporate support center in Calabasas Hills, CA.  #SoCheesecake  #GreatPlaceToWork2017  

 

 

The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated is an Equal Opportunity and E-Verify Employer and provides reasonable accommodations consistent with its legal obligations; we do not provide work visa sponsorship.

 

Job ID: 1700977
Location: Calabasas, CA US,
The Cheesecake Factory 12/29/2017 6:29:17 PM
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