Senior Executive Assistant

  • location: Seattle, WA
  • type: Temp to Perm
  • salary: $30 - $40 per hour
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Senior Executive Assistant

A retailer renowned for its stellar customer service is looking for a contract-to-hire Senior Executive Assistant to join their headquarters in Downtown Seattle. The position directly supports executives in the Tech division, so an interest in technology or experience at a startup is ideal. Candidates must be flexible to pivot quickly and adapt to market changes and business needs. As the Senior Executive Assistant, this role will also be a leader among the administrative team. The ability to develop effective working relationships and establish new processes is critical for success on this team.

Responsibilities
- Provide administrative support to executives
- Heavy calendar management, scheduling, and making travel arrangements
- Prep for executive meetings and conference calls (draft agendas, print materials, create/edit presentations, setup meeting space, etc.)
- Serve as the gatekeeper, triage requests, and cascade information to leadership and administrative team as necessary
- Establish SOP???s for office to increase efficiency and consistency in performance
- Correspond professionally with various internal and external contacts on behalf of management
- Proofread, edit, and draft correspondence and documents on behalf of leadership team
- Coordinate, manage, and execute various events
- Assist with projects and administrative tasks as assigned

Qualifications
- 3+ years of administrative experience supporting at the VP-level or higher (C-level preferred)
- Experience working at a tech startup or supporting a tech department preferred
- Extensive experience in calendar management and travel arrangements
- Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with internal and external individuals
- Ability to prioritize, problem solve, organize, and multitask in a fast-paced environment
- Capable of working independently with minimal supervision, as well as effectively collaborate as a team
- Advanced technical skills (MS Office - Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat)
- High School diploma or equivalent required; Bachelor's degree preferred

Salary, Location & Hours
- Location: Seattle, WA 98101
- Salary: $30-$40 per hour
- Position Type: Contract-to-Hire
- Hours: Full-Time, 40 hours per week (overtime eligible)
- Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm

Think you are the perfect match for this position? Please submit your application online today by clicking "Apply Now" or email your resume to Tracy.Lyons@RandstadUSA.com

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