Brown-Forman Executive Assistant in Amsterdam, Netherlands

Job Description:

Scope of the Position To provide PA support to members of the European Leadership team in the areas of administration, communication, organisation and project work.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Administrative and Organisation (60%)

  • Processing of general correspondence, prepare memos, letters and other documents as directed

  • Screening and handling of telephone calls and mail, internal and external. Take independent action where necessary

  • Managing the calendars•

  • o-ordination and planning of appointments, meetings, conferences, social events and other events

  • ollow-up of meetings etc. (e.g. meeting minutes)

  • Managing expat calendars, expenses and tax administration

  • Taking care of travel arrangements • Maintaining records and files as required•

  • Processing of expense reports

  • Taking turn in covering reception/office facilities duties (shared with 2 others)Communication (20%)

  • Preparing working documents such as presentations and reports by using the Microsoft office applications PowerPoint, Excel and Word as well as other online tools for virtual communication

  • Preparing and communicating meeting documents such as agendas, meeting minutes, etc.•

  • Drafting memos, letters and other correspondence for internal and external purposesProjects (20%)• Carrying out ad hoc administrative projects as required

Requirements Must requirements:

  • Achieved MBO education or similar with substantial administrative assistance experience at a senior level and in-depth knowledge of administrative office functions

  • Excellent organizational skills in planning and prioritizing work, to execute superbly multiple tasks under minimum supervision and follow through on commitment.

  • Ability to take ownership, handle and prioritize a high volume and varied workload independently in a fast-paced environment

  • High degree of independent judgment and initiative, in a team-oriented, self-managed and multi-cultural working environment.

  • High level of professionalism and courtesy in performing administrative duties and communicating appropriately with a variety of contact points.

  • Ability to exercise discretion and handle confidential matters appropriately.

  • Excellent computer skills, specifically Microsoft Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel.

  • Highest standard of English language skills (spoken, written)• As required, ability and readiness to travel internationally.

  • Ability to develop and maintain effective work relationships.

  • Fluency in Dutch

  • Ability to travel as needed to attend meetings, conferences etc

About Brown-Forman:


For more than 145 years, Brown-Forman Corporation has enriched the experience of life by responsibly building fine quality beverage alcohol brands, including Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey, Jack Daniel’s & Cola, Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey, Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Fire, Gentleman Jack, Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel, Finlandia, Korbel, el Jimador, Woodford Reserve, Old Forester, Canadian Mist, Herradura, New Mix, Sonoma-Cutrer, Early Times, Chambord, BenRiach and GlenDronach. Brown-Forman’s brands are supported by nearly 4,600 employees and sold in approximately 160 countries worldwide

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Brown-Forman Corporation is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. It is the policy of Brown-Forman Corporation to provide full and equal employment opportunities to all employees and potential employees without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability or any other legally protected status.

Business Area: Europe

City: Amsterdam

State: Int'l

Country: Netherlands

Req Type: Exempt

AutoReqId: 3965BR