Kansas City Southern Railway Sales and Marketing Administrative Assistant in Kansas City, Missouri

Sales and Marketing Administrative Assistant

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Job Description


Responsible for the key day to day and critical activities to maintain the Sales and Marketing team, minimize risk and facilitate growth. Responsible for supporting the entire Sales and Marketing organization and the Administrative Assistant to the CMO (Chief Marketing Officer).



  • Provides administrative support for a large team including arranging travel, scheduling meetings, managing calendars, ordering supplies, managing mailings, fulfilling small customer requests, filing, managing distribution lists, and other related duties;

  • Serve as back up to the Executive Administrative Assistants in their absence or when additional support is needed;

  • Assist with presentations, spreadsheets, data entry and other duties as assigned.


  • Reconciles, prepares and submits for timely reporting T&E (Travel and Entertainment) reports for Sales and Marketing executives;

  • Manages Purchase Orders and Requisitions for both US and Mexico Sales and Marketing;

  • Pays invoices for memberships, events, consultants, professional services and various other miscellaneous purchases, payments and returns.

Event/Meeting Management and Planning:

  • Coordinates onsite and offsite meetings to support Sales and Marketing executives and team including accommodations, hospitality services, audio/visual, transporation, and all other components related to the meeting;

  • Manages customer events from set up to tear down including staffing, suppliers, vendors and caterers at all such events both onsite and remote for pre-business hours, during business hours and after hour events.

Contract management:

  • Works with Legal to administer the customer contract database and serves as the go-to subject matter expert for the contract management system;

  • Exemplifies KCS Vision, Values, and Culture in each and every interaction with team, clients, and stakeholders.


  • High school diploma or GED required;

  • 3 years experience providing administrative support, including managing multiple tasks;

  • or equivalent combination of education and experience,


  • Associate's or Bachelor’s degree.

  • Bilingual – English and Spanish.


  • Demonstrates the ability to organize and communicate information effectively in writing, oral communications and group presentations. Listens well. Builds effective relationships with people.

  • Responds appropriately to stressful situations and is even-tempered. Flexible in response to changing or ambiguous situations.

  • Ability to support a large organization

  • Minimal travel (5%) may be expected.

  • Ability to work nights and weekends as workload dictates.

The duties listed are representative of the job; however, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties a person may be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or is an essential function of the position.

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer/Veteran/Disabled. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Job Location

Kansas City, Missouri, United States

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