Administrative Assistant, Product Sales

Burkhart in Tacoma, WA

  • Type: Full Time
position filled
Do you have experience providing high-level executive support? Are you passionate about the dental industry? Would you like to work for a company that goes above and beyond for the customer?

If so, we'd love to connect with you! Please consider joining our team as our Administrative Assistant, Product Sales.

Purpose: As an Administrative Assistant, you will provide advanced, high-level executive support to Product Sales Directors and department teams. This support will include project management, supplier and client relationship management, budgeting, event planning as assigned, directing general office workflow, managing business schedules, and travel coordination, and generally solving problems. Your fast-paced team requires someone who looks around corners to plan ahead on behalf of the organization and who serves as a firm and steady anchor to ensure the team remains focused on what is important. Effective decision making and trouble-shooting skills are essential.

What Does Success Look Like?
You consistently meet assigned deadlines and produce high quality work even under heavy workloads/tight deadlines.
You routinely serve as a proactive problem identifier and resolution resource solving issues that could impact department/personal performance by working cooperatively with internal & external customers.
You regularly demonstrate effective supplier relationship building and negotiation skills in your daily work to coordinate among the suppliers and the various departments and associates within Burkhart.

What you'll need...

High school diploma or GED required. Bachelor's degree in Marketing or Business preferred.

5 years' of administrative experience at the senior manager/director level in a fast-paced environment required.
Experience in vendor negotiations and project management required.
The associate must maintain a valid driver's license and be able to travel by car and plane to meetings and events.

The benefits you will receive as a Burkhart associate...

In addition to providing free Dental insurance to our associates (of course!), Burkhart offers two affordable medical plans, health savings accounts, childcare and flexible spending accounts, a 401k retirement plan, and a free employee assistance program.
Wellness program including up to a $240 contribution to associate's health savings account, company-wide events (like Fresh Fruit Fridays), and membership in SmartDollar's financial wellness program.
Up to 3 weeks of vacation time off, 8 paid holidays, a day off to celebrate their work anniversary, and paid sick leave.
Recognition for exceptional performance, anniversary milestone rewards, and various associate appreciation programs.
Associate events throughout the year such as coffee carts, summer BBQ's, team golf events, March Madness contests, and the very popular Take Your Dog to Work Day.
Casual dress!

The salary range for this position is: $45,000 - $55,000.

To apply for this position, please visit our website at:

Burkhart is an EEO/AAP Employer and a VEVRAA Federal Contractor

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