Executive Assistant in Raleigh, NC at Advance Auto Parts

Date Posted: 7/10/2020

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Job Description


Provides standard administrative and staff support services to the department in a professional manner, maintaining confidentiality. Represents the Department to high-profile internal/external customers and assists Department Team Members as needed.

 ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. 

  • Manage schedule/calendar, independently schedule appointments and conference calls, and originate meeting invitations
  • Coordinate travel arrangements and enter travel details on calendar
  • Coordinate and arrange staff meetings, as well as other departmental and corporate meetings as necessary. Prepare agendas, secure facility/location, order meals, take minutes and distribute as necessary.
  • Compose and prepare confidential correspondence, reports, documents, presentations, emails and faxes. Make copies of correspondence or other printed materials as necessary.
  • Compile and prepare PowerPoint presentation content for designated meetings. Attend meetings to set up and run the PowerPoint presentation. Distribute presentations to participants as required.
  • Update and maintain key spreadsheets, contact lists, and various department reports
  • Research and gather information from various internal/external sources
  • Review, sort and route incoming/outgoing mail, faxes
  • Prepare expense reports, purchase requisitions, and check requests
  • Organize and maintain department files
  • Maintain and order supplies within budgetary and departmental guidelines
  • Perform special projects as requested


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Strong organizational skills with ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Perform functions with a high degree of ethics and confidentiality
  • Strong time management
  • Strong professional written and verbal communication skills with ability to adapt to various levels in the organization as well as external customers
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Sense of urgency
  • Ability to learn other software programs as required
  • Background in executive secretarial area and/or office management.
  • Working knowledge of PeopleSoft a plus.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manual


  • Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; and
  • 1 - 3 years related experience and/or training; or
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience. 


This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


Notary Public Commission a plus.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to walk.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate