Nike Event Operations Assistant in Portland, Oregon

Become a Part of the NIKE, Inc. Team

NIKE, Inc. does more than outfit the world's best athletes. It is a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries. At Nike, it’s about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.

Nike is in perpetual motion. Administrative employees help Nike teams around the world keep up with the company’s rapid pace. They act as liaisons embedded in business functions and geographies. Their talents — problem solving, organization, time management and more — help fuel the success of their teams. Nike’s diverse group of administrative assistants and receptionists embodies professionalism and models core Nike values to guests and fellow employees.

Description

As our Senior Administrative Assistant you'll perform a wide range of administrative duties, including preparing correspondence; producing, editing and reformatting documents; preparing expense reports and purchase orders; updating organizational charts; coordinating department or equipment moves; and providing support to a large diverse team of people with a variety of management styles. You'll also respond tactfully and promptly to inquiries and problems within your scope of established authority; handle confidential information; serve as the central contact for general department information; and coordinate a full range of meeting, event and travel arrangements. This opportunity also involves utilizing your computer skills to create high quality graphic and text powerpoint presentations often under tight timeframes. In addition, you'll prepare special reports requiring the selection of relevant information from a variety of sources, incorporating that information into complex Excel spreadsheets. You may also be required to maintain ongoing reports or databases, department websites, shared drives and sharepoint sites.

Qualifications

Requirements for the position include:

  • High School diploma or GED

  • 3 years' experience as an administrative assistant or other support role in a professional business environment

  • Higher level of education may be substituted for years of experience

  • Intermediate-level Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint proficiency

  • Experience creating high-quality presentations utilizing PowerPoint and complex reports using Excel is strongly preferred

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills required

  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced, results-oriented, team environment

  • Strong organization skills and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks

  • Ability to take initiative, follow-through on requests until completion, and utilize a keen attention to detail

  • Must be comfortable with ambiguity and be resourceful enough to find solutions on your own

  • Previous experience working with budgets is strongly preferred

  • Previous Nike work experience is a plus

NIKE, Inc. is a growth company that looks for team members to grow with it. Nike offers a generous total rewards package, casual work environment, a diverse and inclusive culture, and an electric atmosphere for professional development. No matter the location, or the role, every Nike employee shares one galvanizing mission: To bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete* in the world.

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, veteran status, or disability.

Job ID: SRC071117WDC-10

Location: United States-Oregon-Portland

Job Category: Administrative Support, Corporate Services