Goodwill Industries of Central Iowa

  • Corporate Retail Administrative Assistant

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    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview


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    Are you looking for a unique opportunity that will feel like more than just a job?


    Join our skilled retail administrative team at our corporate headquarters! Your work will aid our mission of improving the quality of life for all individuals by providing skills training and helping people find jobs.


    As the Corporate Retail Administrative Assistant, your primary responsibility will be to support Goodwill of Central Iowa's corporate retail team with their day-to-day administrative functions. The role will primarily be asked to work business hours Monday through Friday. Occasionally the role will need to work evening and weekend hours to assist with special projects.


    What you’ll do here

    • Timely and accurate data entry of new retail merchandise
    • Report generation and point-of-sale (POS) data collection
    • Documentation preparation for monthly manager's meetings
    • Purchase order creation and submission of retail supply orders for approval
    • Assistance with special projects that could include, but not limited to, new store openings and store refreshes
    • Other duties as assigned


    What you'll need

    • Have a high school diploma, or equivalent experience
    • Be proficient with MS Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
    • Be a team player who is eager to work with a variety of people in a helpful, upbeat manner
    • Have effective written and verbal communication skills
    • Have a high level of organizational skills and attention to detail
    • Meet deadlines and manage multiple projects at once
    • Understand and respect confidentiality
    • Have the flexibility to occasionally attend some evening and weekend events related to special projects

    Ideal candidates will

    • Have some college experience
    • Have retail experience and familiarity with POS systems
    • Have database management experience
    • Be an innovative thinker who is positive and readily embraces change


    In addition to working in a fun environment with a fulfilling mission, candidates for this role can also expect:

    • An excellent benefits package, including: medical/dental/vision, long/short-term disability, 403(b) plan, paid time off (PTO), flexible spending plan, and life insurance
    • Ability to work alongside and collaborate with retail, marketing, IT teams and the CEO
    • Holidays off
    • Convenient work location
    • On-site cafeteria
    • Ample parking

    Career opportunities with Goodwill of Central Iowa (GCI) provide so much more than your average position. Each employee is an essential part of fulfilling our mission of improving the quality of life for all individuals. Revenue from our 19 stores provides skills training and helps people facing any type of barrier find employment. Each position at Goodwill contributes to making a positive impact directly in Central Iowa. Headquartered in Johnston, Iowa, GCI operates in a territory consisting of 22 counties across central Iowa, employing more than 400 individuals.


    Goodwill of Central Iowa and our affiliates are Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employers (EOE/M/F/Vet/Disability) and E-Verify Participants


     If you are ready to work for an organization that brings out the best in people, apply today!

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