Universal Presentation Concepts
  • Madison, WI, USA
  • Full Time

Universal Presentation Concepts (UPC) is looking to a hire full-time Executive Assistant to support our executive leadership team at our Madison, WI facility. This is a highly impactful role that will provide high level administrative support to the General Manager, Director of Sales, and Marketing Manager.

If you have the ability to function in a fast paced professional business environment, have strong professional communication skills, and can provide a high level of confidentiality, UPC Displays wants to talk to you! Being highly detailed, efficient, organized, self-motivated, very personable, possessing strong time management skills, having the ability to multi-task effectively and being able to keep up with different personalities puts your application towards the top.

What will my day look like?

Common work duties include:

  • Act as the point of contact among executives, employees, clients and other external partners
  • Provide administrative assistance, such as writing and editing e-mails, drafting memos, and preparing communications on the executives' behalf
  • Organize meetings, including scheduling, sending reminders, and organizing catering when necessary
  • Welcome visitors and identify the purpose of their visit before directing them to the appropriate department
  • Manage the executives' calendars, including making appointments and prioritizing the most sensitive matters.
  • Type up quotes/estimates
  • Format information for internal and external communication i.e. memos, emails, presentations, reports
  • Make travel and accommodation arrangements for company team members
  • Maintain comprehensive and accurate records
  • Take notes during meetings on executives' behalf
  • Managing people and working closely with clients
  • Screen and direct phone calls in a polite and professional manner and distribute correspondence
  • Train other administrative staff on company policies and best practices as needed
  • Provide support cross departmentally to support overall business needs
  • Act as Universal Presentation Concepts brand ambassador both internally and externally with the utmost professionalism

What experience and skills do I need to be successful?

  • Previous experience in an administrative role supporting executive leadership highly desired.
  • Advanced computer competency required in Microsoft Office and for ability to work within company software programs.
  • Ability to always provide the highest level of discretion, confidentiality, and professionalism.
  • Project Management experience.
  • Leading a team throughout a project.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Extremely detail oriented.
  • Executing Tasks in a timely matter.
  • Outstanding organizational and time management skills.
  • Critical thinking and troubleshooting skills used in completing tasks.
  • Great Customer Service skills.
  • Handles a fast-paced environment and deadline pressures well, planning and carrying out responsibilities with minimal direction.
  • A positive, proactive demeanor resulting in superior teamwork and collaboration with team members while demonstrating a commitment to excellence.
  • Ability to read, write and speak English fluently in order to communicate effectively with team members across the company and externally.
  • Experience in small business setting a plus.
  • High school degree or equivalent related work experience. A secondary educational degree is a plus.

What will my schedule look like?

This salaried role generally works office hours Monday-Friday 8a-5p and requires flexibility for business needs.

Amazing Perks and Benefits Package:

This position pays a competitive wage commensurate with direct experience, skills, and time spent in a related role. We also offer fantastic benefits and perks including a 5 different health insurance plan options through Quartz, dental and vision insurance through Delta, a 401(k) plan with 50 cents paid for every dollar contributed up to 6% of your salary, voluntary short-term disability, long-term disability, and life insurances through Unum, paid time off, 6 paid company holidays, an Employee Assistant Program for all employees starting day 1 providing 5 free mental health counseling sessions annually, monthly perfect attendance awards, employee appreciation lunches and awards, free apparel on your work anniversary, coworkers that feel like family, and unlimited opportunities for training and growth. This is only a sampling of what of your total rewards package includes- learn more when you join the team!

Tell me more about Universal Presentation Concepts (UPC).

We are an employee-centric company of 50 employees and growing where the leadership knows not just your name, but what's important to you. We believe that our continued success is dependent on the well-being of our valued employees. This is proven by our investment in a competitive benefits package, competitive pay, internal career paths, and the incredible 60 percent of our team that has been with the company 15 years or longer. We are rapidly growing and need great people to take us into the next chapter of UPC success.

For over 40 years, we have been a family owned manufacturing retail store fixtures and point-of-purchase displays in Madison, WI. We cater to a wide range of industries including stationery, gift, housewares, home appliances, and sporting goods. We have become the industry leader in designing and manufacturing quality fixtures and displays for consumer products and are proud that our products are made in America! We are unique because we have many processes done in-house. We work with a variety of materials on a daily basis. Our processes include: large format printing, silk screening, CNC machining, vacuum forming, edge banding, finishing, plastic fabrication, custom/studio work, assembly and packaging, warehouse and shipping.

Universal Presentation Concepts (UPC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. Diversity is valued and UPC will not tolerate discrimination or harassment in any form. Candidates for the position stated above are hired on an "at will" basis. Nothing herein is intended to create a contract.

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