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Senior Sales Administrative Assistant

Date: Sep 23, 2022

Location: Remote, IL, US, N/A

Company: Grainger Businesses

Sr Sales Administrative Assistant (PST)


About Grainger:

Grainger is a leading broad line distributor with operations primarily in North America, Japan and the United Kingdom. We achieve our purpose, We Keep the World Working®, by serving more than 4.5 million customers with a wide range of products that keep their operations running and their people safe. Grainger also delivers services and solutions, such as technical support and inventory management, to save customers time and money. 


We're looking for passionate people who can move our company forward. As one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, we have a welcoming workplace where you can build a career for yourself while fulfilling our purpose to keep the world working. We embrace new ways of thinking and recognize everyone is an individual.  Find your way with Grainger today.


The Senior Administrative Assistant supports District Sales Managers, across several regions and states, providing a wide range of administrative support to the team by implementing department/operational processes to help meet goals. This position is remote but must be in PST or MST.

You Will:

  • Respond to requests by gathering and providing information, referring non-routine calls to appropriate staff. Ask probing questions.
  • Compose, modify, and proofread correspondence, reports, or presentations from rough drafts, general instruction or based on special knowledge of area and Company.
  • Schedule meetings, conference rooms and make travel arrangements. Oversee calendar, preparing materials needed by manager for meetings and telephone calls.
  • Track departmental expenses and resolve/reconcile discrepancies on general ledger budget accounts.
  • Maintain office supply inventory and place orders.
  • Prepare personnel, purchasing and other administrative forms for the office and forward for approval and processing.
  • Compile daily sales detail by seller from SAP and distribute to sales team and management, as well as weekly pipeline/sales funnel reports and monthly forecast reports.
  • Compile and manage weekly/monthly list of all tasks due for team and post task list each week for sales team.
  • Manage sales presentation library and assist sales team with PowerPoint presentations.
  • Help onboard new sales team members.

You Have:

High School diploma or equivalent, and 3+ years of administrative experience. 

  • Type 50 WPM and proficiently use: Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Use other software.
  • Requires an understanding of the department and its relationships within the Company.
  • Convey essential information concisely, both in writing and verbally.
  • Manage routine situations.
  • Have and the ability to proofread documents for correct grammar, spelling and punctuation.
  • Travel 10%
  • Experience with Salesforce automation tools helpful.

Rewards and Benefits:

With benefits starting day one, Grainger is committed to your safety, health and wellbeing. Our programs provide choice and flexibility to meet our team members' individual needs. Check out some of the rewards available to you at Grainger

  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance coverage starts day one
  • Paid time off (PTO) days and 6 company holidays per year
  • 6% 401(k) company contribution each pay period
  • Employee discounts, parental leave, and more

DEI Statement

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.