VF Corporation Executive Assistant in Greensboro, North Carolina
VF Corporation outfits consumers around the world with its diverse portfolio of iconic lifestyle brands, including Vans®, The North Face®, Timberland®, Wrangler® and Lee®. Founded in 1899, VF is one of the world’s largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies with socially and environmentally responsible operations spanning numerous geographies, product categories and distribution channels.
VF is committed to delivering innovative products to consumers and creating long-term value for its customers and shareholders.
VF will grow by creating amazing products and brand experiences that transform and improve the lives of consumers worldwide, while delivering superior returns to our stakeholders.
At VF, we draw on 117 years of experience to continuously transform ourselves in an ever-changing global marketplace. We constantly learn from the past, but live in the future.
Our One VF culture is all about harnessing the power of our brands and our talented associates to capitalize on our greatest opportunities for long-term performance. Across our company, a One VF mindset differentiates our products and brand experiences. It all adds up to a lasting competitive advantage built on collaboration, agility and execution.
Powerful brands, shaped by shopper insights and fueled by innovation, drive our success by putting us at the heart of consumers’ lives. With the industry’s most diverse family of apparel, footwear and accessories brands, we serve consumers on every continent. Many of our brands lead their respective categories, and some have risen to iconic status. As we look to the future, we will continue to lean on our One VF approach to ensure we embrace our shared learnings as we add value across our portfolio of brands.
Executive Assistant: Become the Newest Member of the VF Family!
This position coordinates a variety of administrative and project management duties to provide support to the VP - Business Development, Investor Relations and Financial Planning & Analysis, and the Corporate Finance teams. Some of this work may be highly confidential.
How You Will Make a Difference:
Prepares confidential correspondence, reports and presentations, using MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel spreadsheets. Researches and extracts data from various resources and systems when needed.
Completes daily administrative tasks that includes answering phones, schedules appointments and manages leader schedules when needed. Also, handling incoming/outgoing mail, email, faxes, copies, etc. Answers routine questions and furnishes information as appropriate. Has frequent access to highly confidential information and files. Schedules appointments and manages leader schedules when needed.
Serves as liaison between executives, managers and visitors as required; reviews requests and schedules appointments, interviews and meetings.
Enters and/or approves department bills as needed to ensure timely payment for professional services and vendors.
Assists with annual budgeting process, monthly closing and monthly forecast updates including calendar and meeting support as well as publishing of closing packages and monthly operating reports.
Completes expense reports on a timely basis for leaders in department as needed.
Coordinates all business travel arrangements; arranges travel schedule and reservation via Corporate Travel program; includes flight, hotel and ground transportation; files travel expenses for reimbursement.
Assists with meeting planning and set up; schedules conference rooms, orders catering, secures technology and other resources as required.
Develops and maintains good working relationships throughout the organization by exhibiting outstanding customer service skills with all internal and external customers.
Participates in special projects as required and needed.
Performs these and other departmental duties as assigned. Acts as back up support for EA to the Chief Financial Officer and will flex into managing the Corporate Calendar and other required administrative support for the Executive Leadership team meetings as required.
Skills for Success:
Years of Related Professional Experience: 5+ years
Ideally will have 5 years of executive administrative experience in a professional business environment or a background in travel or hospitality
High School diploma or equivalent; Associates degree or certification helpful
Strong PC skills (M/S Word, Excel)
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision; strong initiative
Strong communication skills. Well written and articulate
Demonstrated ability to maintain strict confidentiality
Strong interpersonal skills to enable good working relationships with diverse personalities
Ability to work in a team environment
Exceptional organizational skills to handle multiple tasks to enable staff to meet critical deadlines
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment to meet deadlines
Special Physical and/or Mental Requirements:
- Reaching, bending, stooping
Organized in 1899, VF Corporation is a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, with global iconic brands, 64,000 associates and $12.4 billion in revenue. Our businesses and brands are organized into four categories called coalitions, comprising: Outdoor & Action Sports, Jeanswear, Imagewear, and Sportswear. While VF is highly diversified across brands, products, distribution channels and geographies, our One VF culture and approach to doing business provide a unique and powerful competitive advantage.
VF Diversity Vision Statement
VF is committed to creating an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the differences among all of our associates, customers, suppliers and the communities in which we live and conduct business. The continued success and growth of VF is enhanced through initiatives that promote diversity throughout VF around the world.VF is an equal employment opportunity/ affirmative action employer of minorities, females, protected veterans and the disabled. VF is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, and treating our VF associates and VF applicants without discrimination on the basis of their race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, HIV/AIDS status, or any other legally protected factor.