Position: Executive Assistant
Posted: November 3, 2012
We are a leading global food import/export company that provides worldwide services to club stores, traditional and non-traditional retail, and worldwide trade of food products. We are seeking an Executive Assistant (EA) with a minimum of 6 years supporting C-level Executives (CEO an CFO). We seek a blend of skills that includes candidates with proficient computer skills (MS Office including PowerPoint) combined with high social and business etiquette to field calls on behalf of C-level Executives. Candidates must possess superb organizational skills to manage Executives’ busy professional lives, calendars, and extensive travel schedules!
This pivotal position requires an effective multitasker with perfect attention to details, communicates complex ideas effectively, and thrives in high pressure situations. The ideal candidate will possess exceptional time management skills and superb judgment as s/he optimizes busy Executives’ professional lives. Prior experience in import/export industries and fluency in Spanish would be helpful to your candidacy but not mandatory.
Success in this position requires a polished professional with exemplary organizational skills and someone who is forward-thinking to meet ever changing demands and willing to become a “go to” assistant. If you have a minimum of 6 years of executive support (C-level), we want to hear from you. Candidates must have exceptional verbal and written communication skills to compose professional business correspondence using advanced computer skills. We are also seeking those who are Internet savvy with proofreading and editing skills.
Our family culture requires employees who are personable, and demonstrate a professional telephone presence, exemplary client service focus, effective communication skills and a positive “can-do” attitude. This assistant must be deadline and results-driven using time efficiently to: (a) succeed in an ever-changing environment; (b) produce timely and accurate presentations and work products; (c) work independently; (d) demonstrate a strong work ethic to set the standard for others; (e) be trustworthy with confidential information; and (f) be savvy in all aspects of business etiquette.
We require rock-solid employees who have impeccable problem solving skills and consistently demonstrate initiative and self-motivation. Candidates must possess sufficient confidence to act on behalf in Executives’ with positive results.
Please carefully consider the responsibilities and requirements for this position before responding. If there is a compelling match with your skill set and career objectives, please send your resume (as a WORD or pdf format attachment), a brief (1-3 paragraph) cover letter detailing your interest in this position, and a salary range in which you are considering employment (all required for consideration) to: email@example.com.
Please enter “C-level EA” in the subject line. Thank you for your interest!
8:00-5:00 M-F with occasional extended hours for special projects.
COMPENSATION: Commensurate with experience. Benefits offered including medical, 401(k), profit sharing, bonuses, LTD, and more.