Associates are usually junior members of the team who work with other team members and follow the instructions set by managers to achieve goals. They accomplish tasks given to them, ensure that instructions are properly followed, implement programs, collaborate with others as needed, and provide overall support to the team.

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  • The average associate job description intro is about 123 words
  • The responsibilities section contains an average of 12 bullets points
  • The requirements section contains an average of 9 bullets points

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Associate Duties

  • Manage the sale of smoothies at different educational institutes while interacting with hundreds of students and ensuring their happiness and satisfaction.
  • Manage customer resolutions associate with flight reservations.
  • Lead the team by exemplify reliability through punctuality and personal integrity.
  • Help drive sales by providing excellent customer service in gourmet cheese, wine, beer, and coffee departments.
  • Utilize teamwork, communication, customer service, responsibility, and organizational skills.
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Associate Requirements

Associate requirements can be divided into basic requirements and required soft skills. The lists below show the most common requirements included in associate job postings.

  • Bachelor's degree in relevant field
  • 2+ years of experience in relevant field
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite
  • High attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational skills
Required Soft Skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize tasks
  • Team oriented with strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to build relationships with stakeholders

Associate Description Example 1

Full Job Description

We are looking for a Kitchen Associate to prepare delicious and famous sandwiches and meals. You will cook dishes that will delight our customers with their taste and timely delivery.

An excellent Kitchen Associate must be able to follow instructions in cooking and delivering well-prepared meals. They must be deft in moving around the kitchen and apt in multi-tasking. Experience is not required, as long as you are eager to learn, follow cooking procedures and standard food safety practices.
The goal is to help preserve and enhance our reputation so we can expand our clientele.


Set up workstations with all needed ingredients and cooking equipment
Prepare ingredients to use in cooking
Cook food in various utensils or grills
Check food while cooking.
Ensure great presentation
Keep a sanitized and orderly environment in the kitchen
Ensure all food and other items are stored properly
Check the quality of ingredients
Monitor stock in the kitchen

Additional Information

This job posting is for a position in a restaurant owned and operated by an independent franchisee, not McDonalds Corporation or McDonalds USA, LLC. This means the independent franchisee, and not McDonalds Corporation or McDonalds USA, LLC, is alone responsible for all employment-related matters in the restaurant including, among other things, setting any requirements for this job and all decisions concerning hiring, firing, discipline, supervisions, staffing, and scheduling. McDonalds Corporation or McDonalds USA, LLC will not receive a copy of any application you submit for this job posting and will have no control over whether you receive an interview and/or are ultimately hired, does not control and is not responsible for the employment policies and practices of independent franchisees, and does not employ independent franchisees employees. If you are hired for this job posting, the independent franchisee, and not McDonalds Corporation or McDonalds USA, LLC, will be your employer.

This job posting contains some general information about what it is like to work in a McDonalds restaurant, but is not a complete job description. People who work in a McDonalds restaurant perform a number of different tasks every day, and this posting does not list all of the essential functions of the job.
Required qualifications:
Legally authorized to work in the United States
Preferred qualifications:
16 years or older
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Associate Description Example 2

Full Job Description

Entry level procurement role, which supports the delivery of end to end category management at a local, regional and when appropriate a global level. The majority of this portfolio will be regional and/or local in nature and includes working with stakeholders (functional, procurement and supplier), to execute end to end category management key activities and support functions. Opportunity to develop basic procurement skills through progressively challenging assignments on the path to a procurement profession. This job comprises of five key activities: Category analytics and project identification. Leading RFI/RFQ/RFP activities for Medium to Low Spend. Cost program support. Database management and supplier due diligence support. Contract administration
Job Responsibilities

Category analytics and project identification & Management Utilizes data from the system to provide benchmarks, financial analysis, and spend analysis for assigned business units for planning and decision making Analyzes data to identify areas of opportunity and potential projects and develops business case in alignment with assigned internal business unit Tracks and coordinate project plans including goals, strategy, resource scheduling, and timelines Effectively project manages work to schedule; managing risk, opportunities, resources Manages competing priorities and is able to deliver on multiple task Leading RFI/RFQ/RFP activities for Medium to Low Spend Leads the RFx Activities for Medium to Low Value Spend Prepares RFx packages, conducting the RFx events as well as follow up activities with the partnership of the Category Management Team Collaborates with and aligns all supporting functions needed for the procurement process including but not limited to Accounting, Finance, Tax, Strategic Sourcing Category Managers, external vendors and other supporting functions Cost program support Performs operational procurement activities Responsible for providing project coordination and transactional procurement for their assigned internal business units Supports cash flow program communication and process flow Works cross functionally to develop work flow and procedure documents
Database management and supplier due diligence support Supports database management team to ensure databases (contract, spend and supplier) are up to date Supports supplier due diligence during supplier selection and onboarding, consulting with Category and Assistant Category Managers while managing stakeholder expectations Supports ongoing supplier assurance with direct interaction with suppliers, ensuring all periodics are in place and knowing when to escalate Analyzes existing systems/processes to determine more efficient processing methods or to identify errors Contract administration Catalogue and system item management Oversees simple contract variations and statements of work, working with stakeholders and informing and consulting Category and Assistant Category Managers. Analyzes existing systems/processes to determine more efficient processing methods or to identify errors

An Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/veterans

About Walgreens Boots Alliance

Walgreens Boots Alliance (Nasdaq: WBA) is a global leader in retail pharmacy, impacting millions of lives every day through dispensing medicines, and providing accessible, high-quality care. With more than 170 years of trusted healthcare heritage and innovation in community pharmacy, the company is meeting customers’ and patients’ needs through its convenient retail locations, digital platforms and health and beauty products.

Including equity method investments, WBA has a presence in more than 25 countries, employs more than 450,000 people and has more than 21,000 stores.

WBA’s purpose is to help people across the world lead healthier and happier lives. The company is proud of its contributions to healthy communities, a healthy planet, an inclusive workplace and a sustainable marketplace. WBA is a participant of the United Nations Global Compact and adheres to its principles-based approach to responsible business.

WBA is included in FORTUNE’s 2021 list of the World’s Most Admired Companies*. This is the 28th consecutive year that WBA or its predecessor company, Walgreen Co., has been named to the list.

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Bachelors Degree OR High School/GED and at least 3 years experience Bachelor’s Degree completed by June 30th of the program year. GPA of 3.0 or above. Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Excel (for example: using SUM function, setting borders, setting column width, inserting charts, using text wrap, sorting, setting headers and footers and/or print scaling) Intermediate level skill in Microsoft PowerPoint (for example: applying a theme, formatting character spacing, inserting a picture, changing slide layout and theme colors, adding transitions, customizing slide numbers, changing chart style and/or formatting font) Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Word (for example: inserting headers, page breaks, page numbers and tables and/or adjusting table columns).
Preferred Qualifications:
Experience with Smart by GEP or other database system. Experience with SAP, Ariba and/or Oracle purchasing systems.
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Associate Description Example 3

Full Job Description

We're JLL-a leading professional services and investment management firm specializing in real estate. We have operations in over 80 countries and a workforce of over 98,000 individuals around the world who help real estate owners, occupiers and investors achieve their business ambitions. As a global Fortune 500 company, we also have an inherent responsibility to drive sustainability and corporate social responsibility. That's why we're committed to our purpose to shape the future of real estate for a better world. We're using the most advanced technology to create rewarding opportunities, amazing spaces and sustainable real estate solutions for our clients, our people and our communities.

Our core values of teamwork, ethics and excellence are also fundamental to everything we do and we're honored to be recognized with awards for our success by organizations both globally and locally.

Creating a diverse and inclusive culture where we all feel welcomed, valued and empowered to achieve our full potential is important to who we are today and where we're headed in the future. And we know that unique backgrounds, experiences and perspectives help us think bigger, spark innovation and succeed together.

If this job description resonates with you, we encourage you to apply even if you don't meet all of the requirements below. We're interested in getting to know you and what you bring to the table!

We are currently seeking a Property Associate to join our industrial property management team. Our team's priorities are:

  • Providing an experiential approach which guides a differentiated property management experience, resulting in better care and better business
  • Support the exponential growth of our business by providing people integration and synergy
  • Develop our people for bigger and better roles
  • Supporting ambitions beyond the workplace
  • Applying new technology and data to drive change

What this job involves

Supporting your team to deliver best in class service

As a Property Administrator at JLL, you will apply your commercial property management admin experience to support our industrial property management team by interacting with tenants, assisting with budgets and financial reports, reconciling A/R accounts and coding invoices, tracking certificates of insurance, This is great opportunity to advance your career in commercial property management if you have a positive attitude, are proactive and can think ahead to anticipate the administrative needs of the team.

Being a relationship builder

Keeping our building tenants and owners happy is always top of mind. You will be the liaison between tenants and building staff to ensure are buildings are clean, functional and welcoming. You are accountable, collaborative and demonstrate enthusiasm for implementing innovative ideas in a team environment. You thrive on change and learning new things, and can shift gears comfortably.

An Achiever

We'll expect you to act decisively, think big, and manage your time to meet deadlines in a fast-paced, high volume environment. Most importantly, you'll want to contribute to a diverse, supportive, and talented team.

Sound like the job you're looking for? Before you apply it's also worth knowing what we're looking for :

Education and experience

  • A high school diploma is required. Bachelor's degree is preferred.
  • (2+) years of experience supporting a commercial property management team is required.
  • Advanced oral and written communication skills. Strong organization and time management skills.
  • Experience in Microsoft office, Excel, event planning, reception, work orders, certificates of insurance, tenant interaction, Yardi, AP/AR preferred.

Required Skills:

Job Tags:

Property Management


Our benefits are a good reason to come to JLL.

We are committed to hiring the best, most talented people in our industry, and then empowering them with the resources and support to enhance their health, financial and personal well-being. Our underlying benefits philosophy is this: be fair to our people, and provide opportunities for those who take advantage of our programs and resources to lower their health costs and increase their personal and financial security.

Benefits to eligible employees, include:

  • 401(k) plan with matching company contributions
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Care
  • 6 weeks of paid parental leave at 100% of salary
  • Paid Time Off and Company Holidays
  • Flexible Work Arrangements may be available
  • Executive Benefits

What you can expect from us

We succeed together and believe the best inspire the best, so we invest in supporting each other, learning together and celebrating our success.

Our Total Rewards program reflects our commitment to helping you achieve your career ambitions, recognizing your contributions, investing in your well-being and providing competitive benefits and pay.

We can't wait to see where your ambitions take you at JLL. Apply today!

JLL Privacy Notice

Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading global provider of real estate and investment management services. We take our responsibility to protect the personal information provided to us seriously. Generally the personal information we collect from you are for the purposes of processing in connection with JLL's recruitment process. We endeavour to keep your personal information secure with appropriate level of security and keep for as long as we need it for legitimate business or legal reasons. We will then delete it safely and securely.

For more information about how JLL processes your personal data, please view our Candidate Privacy Statement.

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For employees in the United States, please see a fully copy of our Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action policy here.

This position may require you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If required, you'll be asked to provide proof that you're fully vaccinated upon your start date. You're considered fully vaccinated two weeks after you receive the second dose of a two-dose vaccine series (e.g., Pfizer or Moderna) or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine (e.g., Johnson & Johnson/Janssen). Failure to provide proof of vaccination may result in termination.

Jones Lang LaSalle (“JLL”) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process - including the online application and/or overall selection process - you may contact us at Accommodation Requests. This email is only to request an accommodation. Please direct any other general recruiting inquiries to our Contact Us page > I want to work for JLL.

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Associate Job Description Faqs

What Are The Most Common Skills On A Job Description For An Associate?

The most common skills on a job description for an associate are Customer Service, Sales Floor, and Patients.

What Does An Associate Do?

Associates are typically entry-level positions for employees who are taking on their first job or organizational role. They are assigned to teams or departments that are related to their skills or educational background. They usually start with smaller tasks that may not seem as impactful but are still essential to the department. Associates are trained by more tenured team members on the ins and outs of the department and the organization. As they grow with the organization, they are given more responsibilities that directly impact the results of the department's initiatives as they work towards their goals.
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