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Executive Assistant, Sustainability Office

Date Posted: Jan 1, 2019

Location: New York, NY, US, 10166

Company: MetLife

Job Location: United States : New York : New York  


Role Value Proposition: 

Provide full-time administrative support to team of professionals in the Sustainability Office, including but not limited to company officers, directors, and others. Provide support for the general operations of the office.


Key Responsibilities:  

  • Manage schedules and coordinate meetings for multiple individual team members, as well as the overall team; Provide telephone support and direct calls appropriately.
  • Coordinate multiple internal and external meetings involving Executive Group and other senior leaders in the company as well external stakeholders (e.g. trade associations, institutional shareholders, grant recipients, etc.).
  • Manage domestic and international travel arrangements and prepare expense reports involving currency conversion.
  • Manage vendor contracts, vendor onboarding, purchase orders and processing payments of departmental invoices; Organize, prioritize, and direct general incoming and outgoing information, requests, and queries (by email, fax, phone, and mail).
  • Troubleshoot IT-related issues with Helpdesk and other internal resources; Organize electronic and soft copy documents and communications including those that may require confidential treatment.
  • Assist with production and coordination of meeting briefs, slide presentations, updates, and reports that may require confidential treatment.
  • Assist with managing internal and external events (conferences, planning meetings, receptions, etc.); Assist with the general operations of the office.


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


  • Excellent organizational and time management skills; Calendar/schedule management.
  • Excellent 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.
  • Strong PC skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite: Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, SharePoint and SalesForce, and internet skills
  • Discretion in handling confidential materials/information



  • HS Diploma; Bachelor degree desirable


Business Category

Corporate Affairs


Number of Openings



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. 



MetLife is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.

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Requisition #: 105912 

Nearest Major Market: New York City