Sleep Number

  • Executive Assistant

    Job Location US-MN-Minneapolis
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  • Overview

    This position is responsible for executive-level administration and coordination of activities for designated Executive team member(s) and other senior leaders as appropriate.


    • Effectively manage SVP/EVP schedules and calendars to enable focus and delivery of key company priorities, including complex meeting coordination, running interference, and anticipating needs with extreme confidentiality
    • Work closely and effectively with the SVPs/EVP to keep him/her well informed of upcoming commitments and responsibilities, following up as appropriate
    • Handle information requests and coordinate execution of company-related programs
    • Prepare various Word, PowerPoint, and Excel documents to ensure accuracy, confidentiality and professionalism
    • Manage and control expenses, invoices and accruals.
    • Coordinate and manage office supplies
    • Lead document management and filing
    • Communicate and handle incoming and outgoing electronic communications on behalf of leaders. 
    • Assist team in the development and coordination of executive presentation materials for a variety of meetings
    • Prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously, and follow through on issues in a timely manner
    • Arrange travel schedule and reservations for executive management as needed
    • Other duties as assigned




    • 8+ years experience supporting at the executive level in a fast-growing environment
    • Advanced calendar management skills, including the coordination of complex executive meetings
    • Experience assisting management with the creation of PowerPoint presentations
    • Experience scheduling travel arrangements for management
    • Demonstrated experience in creating and modifying processes to enhance internal customer experience
    • High school diploma or equivalent required – post-secondary degree preferred
    • Ability to work in a high-growth and fast-paced organization, provide flexibility and can-do attitude
    • Ability to work with all levels of staff
    • Ability to take direction from many managers.
    • Remain organized, flexible, calm under pressure, while working independently
    • Proactive anticipation of the needs of the leaders.
    • Ability to establish trust and handle confidential information
    • Ability to successfully manage interruptions during the workday to meet employee and company needs
    • Forward looking thinker, who actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions


    Knowledge, skills & abilities:

    • Expert level written and verbal communication skills
    • Advanced in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point), Adobe Acrobat, and Social Media web platforms. Experience with Office 365 preferred.


    Working Conditions (if applicable):

    • Ability to work overtime, as needed
    • Office environment conditions with heavy computer use



    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Sleep Number is an equal opportunity employer, committed to recruiting, hiring and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, regardless of sex; race; color; creed; national origin; religion; age; marital status; pregnancy; physical, mental, communicative or sensory disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.


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