Newell Brands Executive Assistant in Atlanta, Georgia

Position Title: Executive Assistant

Reports To: VP, CMI, VP Brand Development, VP, Marketing

Location: Atlanta, GA

Job Summary:

The Executive Assistant will perform administrative work of a complex nature for the assigned Executives in a fast-paced environment, sometimes under pressure. Remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful, and efficient, with a high level of professionalism and confidentiality is crucial in the role. This person will interact with senior executives (at all levels) and must be exceedingly well organized and enjoy the administrative challenges of supporting multifunctional departments. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Executive or other designate.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Executive Assistant will be responsible for management of day-to-day assistant duties for Executive/s including:

  • Heavy calendar management, requiring interaction with both internal and external guests

  • Ability to coordinate a variety of complex executives meetings, travel schedules (domestic and international) and travel expenses

  • Assist executives with composing and preparing presentation materials

  • Prioritizing and manager multiple projects simultaneously, and follow through on issues in a timely manner

  • Process invoices and keep tracking budgeting and reporting

  • Arrange global travel schedule and reservations for executive management as needed

  • Be responsible for planning and delivering all logistic details for internal and external meetings, corporate events including venue selection, set-up, food and beverage and schedule

  • Regular contacts with subordinates and/other departments furnishing or obtaining information or reports, discussion of controversial subjects and supervisory matters, requiring tact to avoid friction and obtain cooperation.

  • Other duties as assigned


  • High School degree required plus additional broad specialized training equivalent to 2 years of college. Bachelor's degree preferred

  • 5+ years experience as an Executive Assistant

  • Excellent calendar management skills, including the coordination of complex executive meetings

  • Experience scheduling global travel arrangements

  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal) to proactively communicate any issues or observations that will improve the success of the business

  • General office management experience, strong computer skills, highly organized; great attention to detail; efficient time management skills

  • Strong knowledge of MS Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook and experience with creation of Power Point presentations

  • Superior oral and written communication skills; judgement/problem solving skills; persuasive/sales ability

  • Strong decision making skills and problem solving ability

  • Capability to build strong organizational awareness and professional relationships

  • Experience with SAP preferred

Newell Brands (NYSE: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate, Sharpie, Dymo, EXPO, Parker, Elmers, Coleman, Marmot, Oster, Sunbeam, FoodSaver, Mr. Coffee, Rubbermaid Commercial Products, Graco, Baby Jogger, NUK, Calphalon, Rubbermaid, Contigo, First Alert and Yankee Candle. For hundreds of millions of consumers, Newell Brands makes life better every day, where they live, learn, work and play. Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.