Administrative Assistant

Manhattan, KS, US

Joining Beacon Building Products as a Administrative Assistant means becoming part of a values-driven organization. Our core principles guide everything we do: putting people first, prioritizing safety, doing what's right, taking pride in our work, continuously improving, and making significant strides towards a more sustainable future.     

Be part of BUILDing a better tomorrow with Beacon, a leading Fortune 500 distributor of roofing materials and complementary building products in the United States and Canada. At Beacon, you'll be part of a company committed to making a difference.   


What you will earn:   

  • Competitive Pay: We make sure that your hard work is recognized.    

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits: Experience the peace of mind that comes with our comprehensive benefits package designed to prioritize your well-being.   

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP): Bolster your financial growth. Invest in your future and become a stakeholder by purchasing company shares at a 15% discount twice annually.   

  • 401(k) Match: Ensure a secure future with fair matching of your retirement contributions.   

  • Paid Leave: Recharge and find work-life balance, flexible parental leave for quality family time, generous sick leave, and enjoy paid time off, company holidays, and floating holidays to unwind and pursue personal interests.  

  • Paid Training and Advancement Opportunities: Open doors to exciting possibilities by engaging in our dynamic learning programs, which include the opportunity to earn valuable certifications.   


  What you will do:   

  • Office Assistant Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Answer phone inquiries, direct calls and provide basic company information 

  • Perform clerical duties, take memos, maintain files, and organize documents; photocopy, fax, etc. as needed 

  • Assist in planning company events, meetings, luncheons, and employee team building activities or special projects 

  • Help prepare reports, presentations, and data 

  • Manage and maintain files, records, and correspondence for meetings 

  • Type documents, drafts, and reports 

  • Arrange schedules for meeting space and conference rooms 

  • Assist with travel and expense reports 

  • Update staff calendars and organize schedules 

  • Prepare information and research for executive needs 

  • Oversee mail deliveries, packages, and couriers 

  • Purchase, track, and invoice office supplies for each department 

  • Set up, break down, organize, and maintain conference rooms, training rooms, and meeting rooms 

  • Arrange itineraries and executive correspondence 


What you will bring:   

  • High school diploma or equivalent; associate's preferred 

  • Prior experience handling office responsibilities, experience in customer service, or related field 

  • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel); scheduling appointments/updating calendars 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 


“Our goal at Beacon is to cultivate an environment where all ideas are welcomed, and all our people feel empowered.”