BlueLinx Corporation

  • Executive Assistant

    Job Locations US-GA-Atlanta
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/30/2018 11:07 PM)
    Regular Full-Time
    Job ID
  • Overview

    Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, BlueLinx, is a leading distributor of building products in North America. BlueLinx offers thousands of products from suppliers all over the world to service over 10,000 customers nationwide, including dealers, industrial manufacturers, manufactured housing producers and home improvement retailers. The Company operates its distribution business through a vast network of distribution centers located throughout the U.S. BlueLinx is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol BXC.


    Position Purpose Summary:  

    Reports to and supports C-Level Executives and/or Vice Presidents.  Provides a broad range of administrative support activities (including coordinating schedules/calendars, making travel arrangements, maintaining files, preparing various special reports, providing customer service to people within and outside of the department and organization.


    • Understands the company’s vision, mission, and strategy; understands business unit objectives and sets/accomplishes individual performance goals accordingly.
    • Manages extremely busy calendar(s) and coordinates complex and frequently changing travel plans and related logistics.
    • Provides support for Board of Directors; provides support to other organization's executives as needed; supports general requests for assistance across the company (finding/providing documents and/or answers and facilitating business relations).
    • Schedules senior-level meetings and answers high volume of telephone calls relaying correct information in a timely manner.  Processes all communication which includes e-mail, faxes, mail and telephone calls.
    • Assists in the preparation of annual budgets; prepares/edits business correspondence and presentations; prepares reports (including expense reports) as required.
    • Prioritizes a variety of time-sensitive tasks and coordinates/manages ad hoc projects while maintaining regular work flow.
    • Assists with and supports multiple and various departmental tasks and responsibilities applicable to the department (i.e., Sales, Human Resources, Supply Chain, Finance, Marketing, Legal, IT, etc).  


    • Years of experience: 5-7+ years of experience in related area of responsibility preferred5+ years supporting senior level executives.
    • High School Diploma or equivalent required; Advanced degree a plus.
    • Exceptional administrative support skills and basic business acumen.
    • Excellent organizational and prioritization skills; ability to multi-task efficiently, detailed oriented and flexible. 
    • Must display a consistent, professional degree of communication skills in person, on phone, by e-mail and letter; must demonstrate initiative and be willing to follow through on all tasks.
    • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality at all times.
    • Excellent proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other computer software as required.


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