Executive Assistant

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Berwyn, IL 60402

Turano Baking Company is a family owned and operated specialty baking company that produces a complete variety of European and commercial breads and rolls delivered daily to customers throughout the United States. Turano continues to grow rapidly through a commitment to innovation and continuous improvement, making Turano one of the most dynamic bakers in the national foodservice and retail markets. Our dedication to tradition, quality, and reliability continue as the next generation of the Turano family eagerly contributes to the company and our family of employees’ success.

Turano Baking Company is currently seeking an Executive Assistant to join our organization. This position is responsible for supporting the Vice President of Sales & Marketing, as well as providing additional administrative support to other executives of the organization.


  • Screen calls for Executive Offices and handle calls appropriately
  • Announce and escort guests for Executive Offices/Managers
  • Schedule appointments and maintain calendar for Executive Management
  • Handle all correspondence (incoming and outgoing) for Executive Management
  • Arrange travel (airline, hotel, car rental) for all Managers as needed, in particular, for Executive Management
  • Reconcile AMEX receipts/invoices for Executive Management, as well as support with processing expense reports for Sales Representatives
  • Maintain and update weekly sales report for bakeshop
  • Maintain and update the weekly usage report for certain ingredients for all plants
  • Coordinate the registration and attendance of various Conventions, Conferences, Seminars, and Tradeshows
  • Update weekly Sales/Goals Comparison report for Local Sales Reps.
  • Maintain Sales Attendance Calendar
  • Update the New/Lost Business Analysis report quarterly
  • Update/Maintain product listings in GDSN (Global Data Synchronization Network), an internet based data management program for distributors
  • Update/Maintain the Retail Promotions calendar, as requested
  • Update and copy the Local Sales Product Guide as needed
  • Update/Maintain the Local Sales Signage spreadsheet
  • Provide product Nutritional information to customers as needed
  • Update, print and bind Presentations for Executives and Managers as needed
  • Other duties as assigned


  • 3+ years of experience as an Administrative/Executive Assistant supporting Senior level executives
  • Previous experience with flawless execution of professional meetings and other corporate events
  • Self-starter with strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize tasks appropriately
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; a true team player able to maintain a professional and courteous demeanor even under pressure
  • Attention to detail and commitment to maintaining confidentiality


  • Medical, Dental, Vision through Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna
  • Retirement Benefits – 401(k) and Safe Harbor Plan
  • Life Insurance and Long Term/Short Term Disability
  • Paid Vacation and Paid Holidays and more

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