Wedgewood

Administrative Assistant

Job Locations US-CA-Redondo Beach
Business Unit
Greenhedge Escrow
# of Openings
1
Category
Administrative/Clerical
Job ID
2018-1818

Wedgewood is currently seeking an Administrative Assistant to join our team! Our company is a leading acquirer of distressed residential real estate, specializing in the purchase, rehab, and resale of single family homes. Founded in 1985, we have since grown into a diversified, vertically integrated company, expanding our business footprint to also include non-performing notes, home warranty, lending, design, brokerage, property management, escrow, and more.

What you'll do

  • Schedules and organizes complex activities such as meetings, travel, conferences and department activities for all members of the department.
  • Performs desktop publishing. Creates and develops visual presentations for the vice president.
  • Establishes, develops, maintains and updates filing system for the vice president and the department. Retrieves information from files when needed. Establishes, develops, maintains and updates library of trade journals and magazines.
  • Organizes and prioritizes large volumes of information and calls.
  • Sorts and distributes mail. Opens mail for the vice president. Drafts written responses or replies by phone or e-mail when necessary. Responds to regularly occurring requests for information
  • Answers phones for vice president and marketing department. Takes messages or fields/answers all routine and non-routine questions. Works in cooperation with other system development assistants to cover phones.
  • Acts as a liaison with other departments and outside agencies, including high-level staff such as CEOs, presidents, senior vice presidents and chiefs. Handles confidential and non-routine information and explains policies when necessary.
  • Works independently and within a team on special nonrecurring and ongoing projects. Acts as project manager for special projects, at the request of the vice president, which may include: planning and coordinating multiple presentations, disseminating information, coordinating direct mailings, creating brochures.
  • Coordinates division of workload with the administrative assistant in community relations.
  • Types and designs general correspondences, memos, charts, tables, graphs, business plans, etc. Proofreads copy for spelling, grammar and layout, making appropriate changes. Responsible for accuracy and clarity of final copy.
  • Supports market data analyst in maintenance of the department finances. Activities include: copying check requests and sending to accounts payable travel reimbursement, documenting corporate credit card expenses to corporate finance.

What you'll need

  • Associate's degree
  • Two years of related experience

What's in it for you

Wedgewood offers our team members a competitive compensation, 401K, and traditional benefits like medical, dental, and vision. We also have many additional perks:

 

  • Company Sponsored Outings: Past events have included sporting events, happy hours, parking lot BBQs, bowling and bocce ball tournaments, office theme parties, and more.
  • In-house Investment Programs: Participate in the growth and profitability of the company through our in-house investment programs. We also offer home ownership & loan programs.
  • Contribute to Your Community: Through our volunteer service, sustainable initiatives, charitable giving, and work with local universities, Wedgewood provides opportunities throughout the year for its employees to give back to the community for the greater good.

 

Wedgewood occupies 50,000 square feet in a state of the art headquarters in Redondo Beach, California and was named Company of the Year by the city in 2015. We also have multiple locations around the country. Wedgewood is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. We look forward to hearing from you!

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