Student Veterans of America Jobs

Welcome to SVA’s jobs portal, your one-stop shop for finding the most up to date source of employment opportunities. We have partnered with the National Labor Exchange to provide you this information. You may be looking for part-time employment to supplement your income while you are in school. You might be looking for an internship to add experience to your resume. And you may be completing your training ready to start a new career. This site has all of those types of jobs.

Here are a few things you should know:
  • This site is mobile friendly. You do not need a log-in or password to access information.
  • Jobs on this site are original and unduplicated and come from three sources: the Federal government, state workforce agency job banks, and corporate career websites. All jobs are vetted to ensure there are no scams, training schemes, or phishing.
  • The site is refreshed daily to remove out-of-date content.
  • The newest jobs are listed first, so use the search features to match your interests. You can look for jobs in a specific geographical location, by title or keyword, or you can use the military crosswalk. You may want to do something different from your military career, but you undoubtedly have skills from that occupation that match to a civilian job.

Job Information

AKE Safety Equipment Administrative Sales Assistant in Rochester, Minnesota


The Administrative Sales Assistant is responsible for providing direct administrative support for the sales department and the VP of sales at AKE Safety Equipment.  Handles a variety of confidential duties that are critical to the nature of the business while conducting oneself with a high degree of professionalism and sound judgement.  We are looking for someone that is loyal and thrives within a creative, fast paced environment.  Must be able to quickly adapt to change and is able to keep the success and forward movement of the business as the ultimate top priority. 

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Provide daily support for sales team and VP of Sales 

  • Advises individuals inside and outside the organization on the VP of sales views on policies and expectations

  • Disperses information and instruction from VP of Sales to other members of the sales team, including Sales Managers and Sales Representatives

  • Prepares reports and provides recommendations for solutions of operational and administrative problems

  • May compose and sign correspondence for VP of Sales. 

  • May serve as the VP of Sales representative at meetings and act as a liaison to AKE staff

  • Screen and return phone calls as needed

  • Reads, screens and answers correspondence as needed

  • Contributes new ideas that help drive efficiency

  • Effectively support and back up other administrative assistants, especially for high priority meetings, deadlines and general sales support functions

  • Manage personal and professional calendars and other meeting and event arrangements

  • Coordinate travel arrangements

  • Maintain an organized filing system of paper and electronic documents

  • Will serve as a back-up to customer service department as needed

  • Special projects and other duties and personal errands as needed

Required Skills:

  • Anticipate a variety of needs and problems and proactively suggest solutions

  • Experience working within an entrepreneurial and/ or sales environment

  • Must be able to use excellent judgement and discretion in a variety of unique situations

  • Sensitivity to confidential information

  • Outstanding organizational and clerical skills

  • Ability to work courteously and cooperatively with all AKE Staff, vendors and customers

  • Strong interpersonal skills – outgoing, patient, professional

  • Ability to consistently meet deadlines

  • Strong proficiency with MS Word, MS Excel and QuickBooks

Preferred Skills:

  • Proficiency in Salesforce CRM System

  • Knowledge and ability to use UPS, FedEx and SpeeDee shipping software



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