Executive Assistant

  • Express Employment - ID | IL | IN
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • Apr 19, 2018
Administrative / Clerical

Job Description


Executive Assistant - $22.00-$18.00/hr

A downtown Chicago business is looking for an Executive Assistant to directly support a Senior Department head with a diverse range of office-related tasks such as preparing and responding to internal/external correspondence, maintaining an accurate database & filing system, and acting as liaison for client and/or vendor relations. This role works independently, with little to no supervision, and calls for a highly organized and detail-oriented individual who can work in collaboration with and provide back-up support to other internal senior managers and administrative assistants.

Executive Assistant job highlights:
  • Screens visitors and telephone calls, relays messages accurately and promptly; handles sensitive information with the proper discretion
  • Schedules and coordinates meetings, travel itineraries; assists in the preparation/planning of special events
  • Collects, reviews, analyzes complex and/or confidential data and prepares reports, charts, budgets, and other presentations materials
  • Responsible for inventory control--ordering, tracking, and maintaining office supplies
  • Performs other duties as needed, including special project assigned by department heads



What we look for in Executive Assistants:
  • 5+ years office administrative support experience to senior management required
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite and other related computer software programs
  • Ability to use problem solving and advanced judgment skills to make decisions in situations where there are not established procedures
  • High degree of accuracy, attention to detail and confidentiality
  • Exhibits excellent communication skills and maintains a high level of professionalism in working with clients, vendors, business partners and all levels of management


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