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Executive Assistant

Date Posted: Sep 27, 2021

Location: McLean, VA, US, 22102

Company: MetLife



Position:  Executive Assistant

Job Location: DC Metro Area


Role Value Proposition: 

The Executive Assistant is responsible for providing executive administrative support to the Regional Vice President of the Mid-Atlantic, Regional Sales. This position requires excellent judgement, attention to detail, flexibility and the ability to prioritize workload in a complex, fast-moving environment. Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision and demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written.  Expected to maintain confidentiality and exhibit a high level of discretion and professionalism.  


Key Responsibilities:  

  • Effectively manage Microsoft Outlook calendar, inbox, and address books.
  • Schedule and coordinate meetings / conference calls; prepare related materials / correspondence; arrange and coordinate complex travel itineraries.
  • Demonstrate judgement in prioritizing meetings and managing calendar effectively by gaining knowledge on business priorities.
  • Process expense reports and vendor invoices for reimbursement/payments and reconciliation.
  • Interface with senior leaders, executive assistants of senior leaders, at all levels of the organization, both within and outside the company.
  • Coordinate various on-site and off-site meetings and engage with Conference & Event Planning.
  • Assist in the preparation and/or coordination of memoranda, presentations, reports and spreadsheets by preparing and editing text, slides and other materials.
  • Manage domestic and international travel arrangements and prepare expense reports involving currency conversion.


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


  • 7-10+ years of related experience.
  • Strong PC skills, including high proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite: Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, WebEx and internet skills.
  • Extremely organized and detail oriented.
  • Exceptional customer service capabilities. Demonstrated ability to work to a high-quality standard.
  • Outstanding attention to detail with good follow-up skills, proactive, stays ahead of requests.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills; Calendar/schedule management.
  • Well-developed written, communication and inter-personal skills; demonstrating an ease with interacting professionally – at senior levels - within and across functional teams.
  • Must be able to multi-task with a keen eye to detail and handle heavy flow of incoming and outgoing requests for meetings or information.
  • Self-starter; ability to independently anticipate needs, look ahead, plan for contingencies, manage concurrent tasks, prioritize tasks and follow-up; Ability to recognize opportunities to improve and stream-line processes.
  • Discretion in handling confidential materials/information.



  • Bachelor’s degree.



Salary Grade




No Travel


Business Category

U.S. Business


Number of Openings



Contact Information

Kelli Peltier,


Hiring Manager

Michael Collins


At MetLife, we’re leading the global transformation of an industry we’ve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, we’re dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.” 


Nearest Major Market: Washington DC