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Administrative Assistant in Des Plaines at Staffing Now

Date Posted: 6/20/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Staffing Now is working with a rapidly growing Des Plaines-area distributor of consumer electronics, housewares and IoT products to find an Administrative Assistant to support their Sales department. This individual will be responsible for data entry duties for orders coming through their eCommerce EDI system, handling customer inquiries and responding to administrative needs from the company's inside sales teams.
The ideal candidate has strong communications skills, the ability to work independently possess, a willingness to take on various jobs, and have a strong ability to multi-task.
Essential Functions

  • Order entry & order processing through the company's proprietary EDI system
  • Communicate with the warehouse contact in a timely manner regarding daily orders
  • Product Research to verify technical specifications on products
  • Resolve day to day Customer Service issues to maintain healthy relationships with accounts along with the eCommerce sales team
  • Help to manage weekly Pricing and Instant Rebates, promotions etc
  • Complete data entry projects in Excel (no advanced functions needed)
  • Contribute to team discussions to improve processes, customer relations and sales
  • Multi task and manage time independently
  • Be trained in all aspects of daily operations of the department and should be able fill duties in case of other personnel absence
  • Attend meetings and training sessions


Requirements for this role include:

  • Savvy computer skills including: Windows Operating System w/Word, Excel Outlook and Internet.
  • Typing min 50wpm
  • Attention to accuracy and detail
  • Strong communication skills
  • The ability to work well in a team setting while still being self-driven, result oriented with a positive outlook


This is a Temp-to-Hire opportunity with a permanent offer once the probationary period is over. Compensation package will include a salary along with eligibility to participate in company benefits such as 401(K), health insurance, life insurance, disability insurance and paid time off.

Those interested in applying should immediately reach out to Nick Bajzek, Staffing Manager, via nbajzek@staffingnow.com or by calling 630-390-1445.