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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:

Required:

  • 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.

 

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree.

 

 

Salary Grade

8E

 

Travel

No Travel

 

Business Category

U.S. Business

 

Number of Openings

1

 

Contact Information

Kelli Peltier, kelli.peltier@metlife.com

 

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