Robert Half Executive Assistant in OAKBROOK TERRACE, Illinois
Executive Search Firm looking for an experienced, dynamic, impact player for this Executive Assistant role. This role will assist the Managing Partners in the management of their schedules, coordinate client and candidate activities, prepare reports and documentation, handle communication from both internal and external sources, and execute multiple complex and diverse special projects, as directed. This individual must exhibit attention to detail and accuracy, enthusiasm, and a focus on maintaining confidentiality of all corporate, personnel, research, and personal matters. This is an important position within the firm and will support the executives in prioritizing client initiatives and activities, and facilitating critical path deliverables, and will require a great working relationship, trust, and seamless communication between the Executive Assistant to the managing partners. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Provide administrative support to the partners including: Client correspondence and communication. Candidate and Client schedule coordination. Document and report preparation. Travel planning and support. Execution of Search related activities as needed. Schedule management using integrated Outlook calendars.
Recruiter: Connie Stathopoulos
The ideal candidate will be resourceful and action oriented, and enjoy working in a small team environment.
A Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university highly preferred.
Eight years’ experience as an Executive Assistant including support of C-Suite executives; experience in Professional Services firms is highly desired.
Strong communicator with the skills to create reports and write business correspondence.
Ability to anticipate needs and solve problems independently.
Balanced disposition and a strong, collaborative, and interdisciplinary approach to project management.
Strategic thinker who can anticipate problems proactively and resolve conflicts in a respectful and thoughtful manner.
Strong verbal and written communication skills and an accomplished active listener.
Professionalism in communication with internal and external sources.
Strong problem-solving skills and ability to think outside the box.
Superior follow-up skills, incredibly well-organized, and detail oriented.
Interest in learning new skills and about new projects as the firm continues to grow.
This is an amazing opportunity to directly support senior management in a progressive company that offers competitive compensation! This opportunity is perfect for candidates seeking to grow their career as an Executive Assistant in a quality environment. Contact Connie today to discuss your career path!
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