Position:  Administrative Assistant (Travel Assistant)
Location:  Fort Washington, PA
Job Id:  116
# of Openings:  1

Administrative Assistant (Travel Assistant)

The Sofidel Group is one of the leading manufacturers of paper for hygienic and domestic use worldwide. Established in 1966, the Group has subsidiaries in 13 countries – Italy, Spain, the UK, France, Belgium, Germany, Sweden, Poland, Hungary, Greece, Romania, Turkey and the USA - with more than 6,000 employees.

The North American Headquarters for Sofidel America is in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania with additional plants operating in six states (Florida, Wisconsin, Nevada, Oklahoma, Ohio, and Mississippi) as a tissue paper manufacturer for Consumer and Away-from-Home products.

The Receptionist will be responsible for supporting the corporate office for Sofidel America in administrative functions. These functions include but are not limited to receptionist, administrative/clerical support, travel management, and office and kitchen supply maintenance.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assist the Travel Department with creating and confirming travel reservations for assigned staff and/or visitors.
  • Answers incoming telephone calls, and directs call to appropriate staff member, group or voice mail, or takes message from caller and email message.
  • Provides administrative/clerical support for corporate office as directed; photocopies and faxes documents; opens, sorts and distributes mail; checks and routes voicemail.
  • Greets guests, visitors, and vendors; announces to appropriate staff member. Issues temporary visitor stickers to guests and maintain logs of visitors.
  • Schedules appointments for leadership team as needed. Assist with travel arrangements and expenses.
  • Maintains the conference room schedules and reserves for designated times as requested.


Education :

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent required.
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.


  • 3+ years’ of general work experience in customer service or administrative support.
  • Experience with MS Office products.
  • Strong communication skills – verbal and written.
  • Ability to lift and carry objects up to 25lbs.


  • Experience with scheduling/organizing travel plans in a professional role (flight, hotel, car rental).
  • Receptionist or Administrative Assistance experience.
  • Intermediate Excel skills.
  • Ability to communicate in Italian or Spanish.

Benefits :

  • Competitive Salary
  • Medical Benefits
  • PTO & Vacation
  • 401K
  • Career Advancement

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement:

Sofidel America is an equal opportunity employer.

Sofidel America is committed to the spirit and letter of all federal, state, and local laws and regulations pertaining to equal opportunity. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all applicants, employment decision at the company will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. The company does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or other protected status. This policy extends to all terms, conditions and privileges of employment, as well as the use of all Sofidel America facilities. #PA1


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