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Executive Assistant

Date: Nov 27, 2018

Location: Akron, OH, US

Company: Goodyear

Requisition ID: 46724 
Sponsorship Available: No 
Relocation Assistance Available: No 

Goodyear. More Driven.




About the Position

Organize & provide secretarial and administrative support to ensure effective, efficient and confidential office operation(s) of an appointed President, Vice President, Assistant Officer or Director under minimum supervision.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Schedule daily, weekly and monthly appointments and meetings, revise schedule using own judgment with respect to the guidance provided by the leader regarding prioritizing meetings;
  • Coordinate event registration for yearly customer and sales meetings;
  • Answer telephone calls and resolve inquiries using thorough knowledge of company policies and procedures. 
  • Process correspondence, type/compose material using e-mail, Microsoft Office and any required specialized software;
  • Responding to inquires within & outside the company that require the ability to be tactful and to exercise good judgement.  
  • Coordinate travel arrangements and process expense reports.
  • Open and distribute mail using own discretion regarding who can best handle the response or subject matter;
  • Maintain and process division/department records, such as approvals, department budgets, bills for payment and associate attendance;      
  • Develop, organize & maintain filing & follow up systems that meet the development/division objectives.
  • Compile information as requested by management and design presentation format using advanced Microsoft Office power point skills.


Required Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required, college degree preferred.
  • 5+ years experience as an Executive Assistant to a CEO or senior leader in a multi-national organization.
  • Knowledge of executive and corporate responsibilities required.
  • Must have experience effectively managing an executive's complex calendar and high-volume e-mail.
  • Experience managing a department budget, preferred.
  • Demonstrated business acumen for solving complex problems and prioritizing workload


Skills and Abilities

  • Advanced computer skills in MS Office.
  • Practical knowledge of power point skills to build, design & review presentations.
  • Shorthand ability preferred


Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 64,000 people and manufactures its products in 48 facilities in 22 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to

Goodyear is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to that individual's race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need reasonable accommodation to complete the online application, or any other part of the employment process, please contact the Goodyear Candidate Care Line at 330.796.4500.

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Nearest Major Market: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

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