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Administrative Assistant III

  • Administrative Services
  • Franklin, WI Corporate

At Northwestern Mutual, we are strong, innovative and growing. We invest in our people. We care and make a positive difference.

At Northwestern Mutual , we believe relationships are built on trust. That our lives and our work matter. These beliefs launched our company over 160 years ago. Today, they're just a few of the reasons why people choose to build careers at Northwestern Mutual.

We're strong and growing . In a company with such a long and storied history, this may be the most exciting and important time to be a part of Northwestern Mutual. We're strong, innovative and growing!

We invest in our people. We provide opportunities for employees to grow themselves, their career and in turn, our business.

We care. We make a positive difference in our communities. Nationally, thousands have benefitted from our support of research and programs to fight childhood cancer. Each year, our Foundation, employees and financial representatives donate time, talent and financial support to causes they're passionate about.

About the Role:

You will provide administrative support to ensure efficient operations within the department/division. This role supports leaders and employees through a variety of tasks related to organization and communications, and is responsible for confidential and time critical materials.

We are looking for someone who is familiar with a wide range of organization concepts, practices and procedures, and who is able to ensure duties are completed accurately and delivered in a high quality and timely manner.


  • Organizes and schedules meetings and appointments.

  • Creates materials as needed including spreadsheets, presentations, memos, letters, faxes, and forms.

  • Assists in preparing and updating reports, dashboards, etc.

  • Point of contact for technology access/services, often functions as PC/LAN contact.

  • Maintains all department supplies; anticipates needs and orders.

  • Arranges travel as needed.

  • Prepares and supervises invoices, submits and reconciles expense reports.

  • Takes minutes of meetings as needed.

  • Resource to department on office and administrative functions.

  • Works on projects as requested.

  • Other department specific duties as assigned.

  • Handles critical information in a confidential manner.

  • Three or more years of administrative or assistance experience.

  • High school diploma or equivalent; college coursework preferred.

  • Proficient in MS Office at intermediate levels.

  • Proficient in general technology.

  • Strong organizational and planning skills.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Attention to detail and problem solving.

  • Strong time management skills, with the ability to multi-task and prioritize work.

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This job is not covered by the existing Collective Bargaining Agreement.

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We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law.


We’re excited about the potential people bring to Northwestern Mutual. You can grow your career here while enjoying first-class perks, benefits, and commitment to diversity and inclusion.