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Administrative Assistant

Date: May 4, 2022

Location: Glasgow, GLG, GB

Company: Beam Suntory

Beam Suntory is Crafting the Spirits that Stir the World. Rooted in two centuries of family heritage, Beam Suntory has evolved into the world's third largest leading premium spirits company ... where each employee is treated like family and trusted with legacy. With our greatest assets - our premium spirits and our people - we're driving growth through impactful marketing, innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit. Beam Suntory is a place where you can come Unleash your Spirit by making an impact each and every day.



Administrative Assistant  


The following position is open in ScotlandUnited Kingdom.


What makes this a great opportunity?

Joining an international company and be part of a truly international environment, which allows you to learn across a broad variety of fields and cultures.

The primary objective of this role is to provide administrative, organisational and logistics support for the Managing Director – Brand House and their direct reports. The position requires a person who can prepare and handle sensitive and confidential information with maximum discretion and diplomacy. Candidates must be very confident and possess considerable initiative, independent judgment, a capability to manage multiple priorities, strong attention to detail. The person will have gravitas, a highly developed customer service orientation and a proven ability to work across a global multi-cultural diverse organisation with the ability to effectively interact at all organisational levels including Board of Directors levels.


Role Responsibilities

  • Adeptly handle schedules, including meetings and conference calls coordination; coordinate and accurately maintain calendars, updating continually to ensure that all meetings, calls and commitments are current.
  • Manage all aspects of travel arrangements for the Managing Director including international travel and visa applications, coordinating closely with the travel department/Concur, as needed and preparing related expense reports.
  • Demonstrate teamwork with other administrative professionals inside and outside the Department in addressing issues in a fast-paced environment.
  • Help as necessary with the preparation for and coordination of the Beam Suntory Board meetings. Follow through with all details of meetings as requested.
  • Adeptly plan and handle all logistics for on/offsite Department meetings as required, including securing transportation, hotel reservations, meeting space (if needed), all food and beverage, AV needs and assist with arranging market visits (if needed). Travel to offsite meetings as requested.
  • Assist in preparing presentation materials using PowerPoint, where required and under direction of the Managing Director and other team members.
  • Perform related duties as assigned which include, but is not limited to, timely and accurate expense reporting processing; budget preparation; preparing purchase requisitions; ordering products and services; and ordering department office supplies.
  • Create the purchase orders and vendors set up in SAP.
  • Prepare correspondence and draft documents, presentations.


Qualifications & Experience

  • Minimum of 8 years of previous administrative assistant experience required.
  • Thorough knowledge of executive administrative procedures; strong verbal communications skills; excellent grammar, and other business English and written/composition skills
  • Very good written and spoken English language skills.
  • Top-notch computer experience including Microsoft Office Suite and Outlook. Must be flexible when plans change and needs to adapt to those changes.
  • Must have great attention to detail; unquestioned capability to maintain confidentiality; a demonstrated ability to effectively interact at all organisational levels, global leaders and Board of Directors; strong communication skills; an intense customer service and people orientation, and a demonstrated team player


At Beam Suntory, people are our number one priority, and we believe our people grow together in diverse and inclusive environments where their unique insights, experiences and backgrounds are valued and respected. Beam Suntory is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, military veteran status and all other characteristics, attributes or choices protected by law. All recruitment and hiring decisions are based on an applicant’s skills and experience.