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EA To General Counsel

JOB ID: EB-4798552670

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POSITION

Executive Assistant to General Counsel

 

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Executive Assistant to the General Counsel assumes a critical and collaborative role providing senior level support on day-to-day flow and across projects and initiatives. This position will require a candidate who is considerate and confident, and someone who will maintain a high level of confidentiality, discretion, and excellent judgment. The candidate will be poised, nimble and will remain calm under pressure. This individual is a motivated self-starter who has the ability to work independently, anticipate needs and can pivot quickly and adjust to new expectations seamlessly.  

ATTRACTIVE FACTORS

  • Support incredibly smart and kind executives
  • Positive culture and office environment
  • Ability to work alongside a passionate, motivated, and smart team
  • Marketing and Media exposure to the newest trends and current events
  • Organization growing to play a role on a global scale
  • Beautiful office with a rooftop
  • Opportunity to work on projects big and small

WHAT THE CLIENT OFFERS

A mission-driven, diverse, and inclusive environment that focuses on learning and growing. We offer excellent benefits and perks designed for your well-being and a healthy work-life balance. These include flexible paid time off, competitive health insurance, a generous retirement savings plan, paid parental leave, commuter benefits, mental health and family care benefits, lunch in the office, book club, weekly yoga, a new iPhone and iWatch, time off to volunteer, participation in social justice events, and more. 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Amplify executive bandwidth by performing an extensive array of core administrative tasks, proactively manage competing and concurrent priorities while gracefully representing the General Counsel internally and externally.  
  • Enable success by driving important meetings forward: strategically managing a complex, dynamic, and extremely active calendar; schedule and organize meetings in a timely manner; assist with the production of materials, pre-reads, and tracking deliverables according to the needs of the General Counsel. 
  • Coordinate and manage domestic & international travel arrangements and logistics, often with back-to-back trips.
  • Assist with drafting correspondence, proofreading, and editing written work, summaries of proposals and presentations. 
  • Collaborate & interface regularly with internal Executive Assistants for coordination and office flow. 
  • Maintain contacts in Salesforce and prepare lists as needed. 
  • Special Projects as/ needed.  

TOP KEYS FOR CLIENT

  • Ability to think strategically, critically, and creatively.  
  • Confidence to work independently with minimal supervision.  
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.  
  • Ability to maintain the highest level of integrity, discretion and confidentiality when dealing with highly confidential matters and high-level individuals.  
  • Detail oriented with the ability to organize, multitask, prioritize, and manage multiple responsibilities within a fast-paced environment.  
  • Collaborative with strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to integrate quickly into a small team.  
  • Hungry to learn, curious to ask questions, and desires to engage in exploration individually as well as being part of a team.  
  • Humility, thoughtfulness, and honesty.
  • Knowledge of Mac (Apple, Keynote, Excel, Word, PPT, project management systems (someone who is comfortable with tech)
  • Adaptability and comfort in a high growth environment
  • Organized, detail oriented, strong work ethic
  • Aligned with mission, goals, purpose of Emerson Collective; sees value in media and communication, culturally engaged
  • Go-getter mentality, thick skin
  • Strategic thinker
  • Be a nimble problem-solver