CenturyLink Administrative Assistant in Salt Lake City, Utah

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) at http://www.centurylink.com is a global communications and IT services company focused on connecting its customers to the power of the digital world. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, big data analytics, managed security services, hosting, cloud, and IT consulting services. The company provides broadband, voice, video, advanced data and managed network services over a robust 265,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 360,000-route-mile international transport network. Visit CenturyLink at http://www.centurylink.com/ for more information.

Job Summary

CenturyLink has an immediate need for an Administrative Assistant 2. The principal purpose of this position is to provide administrative and executive support. The successful candidate must be skilled at handling multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment. Assignments typically involve work of a confidential nature and require extensive knowledge of department, business unit and company practices, policies, programs and product lines. Assembles and analyzes information, prepares reports, manuals, agendas, correspondences and memoranda. Coordinates activities across departments.

Job Description

  • Provides comprehensive and pro-active support for the Area Director – Business Sales and acts on their behalf for multiple levels of administrative matters with a high level of professionalism and confidentiality.

  • Considerable administrative responsibilities including but not limited to: calendar management; scheduling of meetings; writing/editing speeches and presentations; travel arrangements; project management; and other administrative/managerial duties as required.

  • Participate in and attend management level meetings and take minutes, as directed.

  • Receive and screen communications to the Director including telephone calls and e-mail messages, and provide assistance using independent judgment to determine those requiring priority attentions; prioritize, channel, and facilitate communication throughout the organization to his staff and their subordinates.

  • Prepare expense reports to ensure accuracy of all account codes for correct payment of expenses.

  • Constant updating and re-arrangement of appointments on the calendar.

  • Acts as a liaison with key/high-level internal and external executives.

  • Some travel may be required.


  • Associates degree in a business or secretarial related field, or equivalent administrative, clerical experience.

  • Minimum two years experience in accounting, clerical or administrative position performing similar duties and responsibilities, or the equivalent in training and experience.

  • Proficient in the use of standard office equipment to include copy and fax machines, 10-key, and personal computers.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, with particular emphasis on advanced Excel skills.

  • Strong writing and financial skills.

  • Effective oral and written communication skills, including professional telephone manner.

  • Ability to interact well with others and to work well under pressure.

  • Professional attitude.

  • Excellent organizational skills with ability to meet multiple deadlines.

  • Willingness to work extended hours, weekends and holidays, as necessary.

  • Experience in an Executive Administrative role.

Alternate Location: US-Utah-Salt Lake City

Requisition # : 182353

This job may require successful completion of an online assessment. A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website at http://find.centurylink.jobs/testguides/

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The above job definition information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on changing business needs and conditions.