Newell Brands Administrative Assistant in Atlanta, Georgia

Reference Code: 1703918

POSITION TITLE: Administrative Assistant


REPORTS TO: Vice President, R & D


The Company is seeking a high performing Administrative Assistant who will be responsible for providing administrative support of a complex nature to management and employees to ensure efficient operation of the office. Responsibilities will include general office functions and the management of day-to-day duties completed accurately and delivered with high quality and in a timely manner. The Administrative Assistant will support a Vice-President and handle day-to-day support duties to include complex calendaring, travel arrangement, expense reporting, etc

The ideal capabilities of this candidate include but are not limited to:

  • Excellent organization and project management skills with keen attention to detail

  • Superior oral/written communication skills; operating in a collaborative and team environment

  • Uses sound judgment in prioritizing work of self and executive

  • Solves problems creatively and efficiently, able to multi-task effectively

  • Maintains a positive and professional impression of the organization, both internally and externally

  • Discreetly handles confidential information of major importance such as company strategy, financial and personnel information

  • Operates independently to complete high quality work to meet established goals

  • Performs assigned duties with speed, accuracy and professionalism

  • Naturally inquisitive and highly proficient with technology. Willingness to drive the use of technology to maximize our global connectivity


  • Answer and direct calls as required

  • Provide overall office responsibilities

  • Prompt delivery of incoming mail

  • Calendar management

  • Travel arrangements (Domestic and International); lodging accommodations

  • Expense management

  • Assist with the planning/coordination of employee events & travel

  • Organize and maintain files and records.

  • Assist in the preparation of regularly scheduled reports/correspondence



  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

  • 2 – 5 years of administrative experience.

  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

  • Strong project and time management skills.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with people across many functional areas.

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and assignments simultaneously.

  • Creative thinking/problem solving skills.

  • Ability to work independently and in team environment.

  • Demonstrate ability to handle confidential information requiring high level of discretion.

  • Excellent organization and administrative skills.

  • Work to achieve departmental goals and strive for customer satisfaction.

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, Jostens, Marmot, Rawlings, Oster, Sunbeam, FoodSaver, Mr. Coffee, Rubbermaid Commercial Products, Graco, Baby Jogger, NUK, Calphalon, Rubbermaid, Contigo, First Alert, Waddington 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.