Sage Hospitality Resources Administrative Assistant-Purchasing & Engineering in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

10987BR

Req #:

10987BR

Why Us:

American freedom gained its foothold in Philadelphia – a fiercely independent spirit that remained to infuse its commerce, its culture, and its people. At the intersection of it all – the very vibrant Logan Square, now anchored by its newly-namesake hotel, The Logan. The Logan inspires with a lively urbane flair and luxe aesthetic—a modern hotel designed as the beating heart of the city it calls home. The hotel makes a grand first impression—with its own collection of artworks, its subdued brand of stellar service, its unassuming luxury, and its warm and neighborly welcome. Confident and sophisticated, with an artful point of view.

Our associates understand the needs and wants of our guests and can address them without hesitation. They create a personalized experience for each person who visits The Logan and support one another in doing so. If you have a passion for pleasing others, a get it done mentality, and are looking for an opportunity to make a difference every day by enriching the lives of others, The Logan Hotel may be for you.

We are currently seeking an Administrative Assistant for our Purchasing / Engineering department to join our amazing team!

Job Title:

Administrative Assistant-Purchasing & Engineering

Location Name:

The Logan - Philadelphia's Hotel

City:

Philadelphia

EEO Statement:

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Posting Overview:

Assist managers in obtaining customer satisfaction by performing clerical and administrative duties relating to guest and hotel operations and communications.

Requirements:

Competencies

Dealing with Ambiguity

Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; doesn’t have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.

Compassion

Genuinely cares about people; is concerned about their work and non-work problems; is available and ready to help; is sympathetic to the plight of others not as fortunate; demonstrates real empathy with the joys and pain of others.

Composure

Is cool under pressure; does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough; is considered mature; can be counted on to hold things together during tough times; can handle stress; is not knocked off balance by the unexpected; doesn’t show frustration when resisted or blocked; is a settling influence in a crisis.

Interpersonal Savvy

Relates well to all kinds of people – up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can defuse even high-tension situations comfortably.

Knowledge/Skills

Ability to type 60 WPM, Microsoft Word applications: Word, Excel, Publisher and PowerPoint. Alphabetizing, grammar and punctuation skills. Standard business letter formats.

Strong editing skills.

Excellent hearing required for telephone inquiries and client and associate handling.

Excellent vision required as contracts and letters are hand written, filing, using computer, checking diary.

Excellent speech communication skills necessary to communicate clearly with customers and other departments.

Excellent comprehension and literacy required to read manager's letters, help prepare contracts and proposals.

Excellent attention to detail and multi-tasking skills

Abilities

Bending/kneeling - repeated bending and kneeling required while filing, Mobility - must be able to reach all areas of hotel to assist clients. Occasional standing. Occasional carrying and lifting of files and office items up to 25 lbs.

Education/Formal Training

High school diploma or vocational secretarial.

Experience

Previous secretarial experience preferred.

Material/Equipment Used

Basic office equipment and materials

Environment

General office and hotel environment

Position Type:

Full Time - Regular

State:

PA