Executive Administrative Liaison
Supporting the President and COO
DRISCOLL'S is the World’s leading provider of fresh berries with operations in 19 countries on 5 continents. For four generations and over 100 years, the Driscoll’s brand has been trusted and recognized for its superior quality. In the last 20 years Driscoll's has experienced significant operational and market growth doubling in size every five years. Headquartered in Watsonville, California Driscoll's has operations in 18 countries on 5 continents. To fulfill their mission to continually delight berry consumers, Driscoll’s naturally breeds proprietary plant varieties that produce Only the Finest Berries® all over the world. .
ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY:
Reporting directly to the President and COO, the Executive Liaison provides high level administrative support, ensuring the office of the President and COO is operating at the highest level of organization, efficiency and execution. This role is responsible for building strong relationships and maintaining them internally and externally. They are an ambassador of the President/COO and the company as a whole. The Executive Liaison is responsible in keeping the company’s collective purpose in view while bringing projects, initiatives and collaborative efforts from concept to execution. They are able to see the “forest through the trees” and share that vision with others. They successfully complete critical aspects of deliverables with a hands-on approach or collaboration through others.
This dynamic position requires the ability to be a resourceful generalist and project specialist working up, down and across all levels of this global company. They anticipate the needs of the COO and are proactive and action oriented. They execute and make quality decisions even when there is high level of ambiguity. The right person for this role thrives in a fast and ever- changing environment demanding creative problem solving, team building while maintaining a positive outlook and good sense of humor. Candidate must be fair-minded and people-oriented with excellent interpersonal skills.
Assignments require knowledge of the industry, business goals, company policies and procedures, and different cultures. The position must lead by example and represent Driscoll’s in an ethical and business-like manner in all interactions. This position manages two direct reports that support the Executive Liaison and the office of the President/COO and the Chairman/CEO. Some domestic and international travel is required for operational purposes around 10% to 15% of work time.
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WHY WORK FOR DRISCOLL'S?
Driscoll's values of Passion, Humility and Trustworthiness are core to the character of the company and how employees work and interact with each other, their customers, business partners and berry consumers. Driscoll's offers a broad range of competitive compensation and benefits packages supportive of a positive work/life balance including; healthcare benefits, 401K plans with matching contributions, tuition reimbursements, leadership training and wellness programs. Driscoll’s Philanthropy matches employee donations and volunteer time to community projects and nonprofit organizations partnering with over 90 employee led community action projects in 2012. Their unique company culture fosters innovation, excellence and collaboration as they continue to expand in others part of the world.
Driscoll’s Talent Acquisition
Driscoll’s Talent Acquisition
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