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Date: Jan 8, 2019

Location: Geneva, IL, US, 60134

Company: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Job Requisition ID: 14945

Additional Locations: Evanston, Illinois, St. Charles, Illinois, Round Rock, Texas, Denver, Colorado, Orlando, Florida

Purpose of the Role: The Regional Administrator is responsible for providing administrative and marketing support to an assigned region. 


Job Responsibilities:


  • Type and/or edit regional correspondences including regional newsletter, answer telephone/email  inquiries from region and customers, compile monthly reports, make travel arrangements, track regional vacation/occasional absences, manage all aspect of regional office, coordinate regional/manager meetings, run reports from Sales and prepare/audit T&E reports.
  • Provide solutions to regional problems.
  • Complete all on-boarding and off boarding items as noted on New Hire/Termination Checklist.  Responsible for asset collection and return to the appropriate IT contact.  Partner with Indirect Procurement on company vehicle reassignment.
  • Partner with Campaign Marketing Director on regional mailings, events and other tasks as assigned.
  • Maintain strong, ongoing channels of communication with sales force and with other internal departments. 


Core Competency Group: Sales Support/Admin







  • Technical certification or Associates degree may be required in some areas
  • 3-5 years of experience in administrative area of responsibility
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Demonstrates time management skills
  • Possesses good communication skills

Physical Requirements:

  • Might be in a stationary position for a considerable time (sitting and/or standing).
  • The person in this position needs to move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer.
  • Must be able to collaborate with colleagues via face to face, conference calls, and online meetings.


Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (NASDAQ:HMHC) is a global learning company dedicated to changing people’s lives by fostering passionate, curious learners. As a leading provider of pre-K–12 education content, services, and cutting-edge technology solutions across a variety of media, HMH enables learning in a changing landscape. HMH is uniquely positioned to create engaging and effective educational content and experiences from early childhood to beyond the classroom.  HMH serves more than 50 million students in over 150 countries worldwide, while its award-winning children's books, novels, non-fiction, and reference titles are enjoyed by readers throughout the world.

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in E-Verify. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race/ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status.




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