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Administrative Specialist

Lamar Advertising Company

This is a Full-time position in Lexington, KY posted January 1, 2022.

The Administrative Specialist is the glue that holds the office together! If you’re the type of person that shines in an administrative support role for a dynamic team, we have a great opportunity for you! Our Lamar office in Lexington, Kentucky is now hiring a new team member to help us bring outdoor advertising campaigns to life for brands in Lexington, KY and the surrounding areas.Company Overview:Lamar Advertising is one of the largest outdoor advertising companies in the world. Lamar offers advertisers a variety of advertising formats, helping both local businesses and national brands stand out from the competition. We live by the Golden Rule, and we operate with honesty and integrity in every aspect of our business. We are open with our employees, transparent with our customers, and loyal to the communities in which we serve. We have been in business over 100 years, and we have stayed true to our mission and values. While Lamar is a large company, each office has its own culture and family atmosphere, making employees feel connected both locally and nationally.Want to hear more about Lamar? Check out these videos:* About Us* Giving Back ProgramCompensation Information:The starting hourly range for this position is $15 – $17 / hour, dependent on relevant experience and skills.Benefits Overview:We offer a competitive and comprehensive compensation & benefits package for all full-time employees. Some of our benefit offerings include, but are not limited to, multiple medical plan options, dental and vision insurance, paid vacation/sick time, 401K plan, and incentivized wellness programs.Position Purpose:The purpose of the Administrative Specialist is to provide administrative support to the various departments. This position will handle routine office duties and work closely with the Office Manager to ensure that the office functions efficiently and effectively. This position will have flexible schedule options during business hours.Essential Functions and Responsibilities:* Perform administrative support tasks; type correspondence, compile data for expense and statistical reports.* Operate telephone to answer, screen and route calls; relay messages* Greet and answer inquiries from general public, customers and visitors; route and resolve information requests* Process outgoing mail and receive deliveries* Type correspondence; compile data for expense and statistical reports* Coordinate space and office organization; maintaining paper and electronic files* Filing duties* Assist with AP and AR duties for the office but not ultimately responsible for them* Print out blank contracts for staff – Bulletins, Posters, Commercial, and Digital* Create excel spreadsheets for clients and Sales Account ExecutivesKnowledge, Skills, and Ability Requirements:* Requires an excellent command of the English language, both written and verbal* Skill in speaking with persons of various social, cultural, economic, and educational backgrounds* Requires continual attention to detail in composing, typing and proofing materials, establishing priorities and meeting deadlines* Strong work ethic – someone who takes great pride in professionalism, responsibility, and is proactive* Must be able to work independently and as a team member* Must possess proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)* Ability to use fax machine, copiers, scanners and binding machines* Requires the ability to handle different challenges each day and adequately prioritize those demandsEducation and Experience Requirements:* Associates degree, business school certification, and/or some college preferred* A minimum of 6 months of office experience is required. In lieu of experience, college education will be accepted.* Or another equivalent combination of education and experience* A driver’s license is preferred.Physical Demands and Work Environment:* The primary work environment for this position is the office.* The physical demands for this position include light lifting, seeing (with a focus on reading, acuity, depth perception, and peripheral vision), sitting more than 50%, and talking.* Nights spent traveling, away from home, are less than 10%.Lamar is an EOE/AA: Minorities/Females/Disabled/Protected Veterans or any other State or Federally protected characteristicDisability Self-Identification: When applying for a job with Lamar, you will be asked to voluntarily self-identify whether you have a disability. Please take a moment to watch this video for clarification on why we’re asking for this information!California Residents – Lamar collects personal information in the ordinary course of considering job applicants. This information may include, for example, name, address, phone number and other contact information, employment history and reference contact information, and any other information provided by an applicant to Lamar. By submitting an application, you consent to the use or sharing of this personal information solely for the purpose of consideration for employment by Lamar. Lamar will not sell this information.OSHA’s Emergency Temporary Standard: As an employer of more than 100 employees, Lamar must comply with OSHA’s Emergency Temporary Standard (“ETS”) regarding the COVID-19 vaccine. In anticipation of the ETS, all employees will be required to submit proof of their COVID-19 vaccination status upon hire through our secure collection system.JobIDSales