Executive Assistant - Global Real Estate & Agriculture

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Date Posted: Sep 21, 2023

Location(s): San Francisco, CA, US, 94105

Company: MetLife

Job Location: United States : California : San Francisco

Alternate Job Location: Not Applicable : Not Applicable

Work Arrangement: Office


Role Value Proposition: 

MetLife Investment Management (MIM) is one of the largest institutional investors and asset managers in the world, with over $651 billion in combined managed assets, and has consistently generated superior returns for both policyholders and shareholders. The enterprise has more than 900 dedicated professionals with extensive experience and expertise across public and private fixed income and private assets, including real estate.  Visit us at www.metlife.com/investments to learn more.


Global Real Estate and Agricultural Investments maintain a portfolio invested in commercial real estate and agricultural mortgages, as well as real estate equities. Real Estate Investments sources and manages commercial real estate investments through seven regional field offices in the U.S. and International field offices in London, Tokyo, Mexico City and Santiago.  The Office Manager would work for the Regional Director and staff of approximately 20 in San Francisco, CA.  This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Administrative Assistant who is dependable, responsible and demonstrates a positive work ethic in a professional, time sensitive corporate environment.


Key Responsibilities: 

  • Maintain calendars and schedule meetings for the Debt and Equity Team and Team Leaders in the office; Arrange travel plans, hotels, and car service; Prepare travel & entertainment reimbursement reports for the staff.
    Meet and greet high-level clients and other visitors.
  • Maintain client contact information in Outlook and Salesforce; Handle critical/confidential issues and information.
  • Collaborate with Marketing to create campaigns in Salesforce.
  • Coordinate system, ordering equipment and access set-up for new employees.
  • Participate in the planning and logistics for office outings and events; Coordinate various on-site and off-site meetings with internal and external parties.
  • Handle/resolve escalated internal and external issues.
  • Prepare office budgets, process accounts payable, manage external office vendor accounts, and maintain office supply inventory.
  • Ability to fax documents, answer telephones and take detailed telephone messages; Create and maintain an accurate, organized, and efficient filing system and filing room.
  • Support the Debt and Equity Teams with various tasks, system inputs and record maintenance.


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


  • 5+ years of relevant experience required.
    Self-Manages for Effective Performance – both independently and within a team.
  • Detail oriented, dependable, discreet, proactive & highly organized.
  • Builds Relationships with internal and external clients.
  • Must be diplomatic, thorough, customer-service minded, detailed and professional with strong negotiation and problem resolution skills.
  • Highly motivated, responsible, and resourceful.
  • Ability to interact professionally with all levels within the MetLife organization.
  • Impeccable communication skills & phone etiquette.


  • Highly PC proficient, including Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Experience in a large, corporate environment preferred.

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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, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, is one of the world’s leading financial services companies, providing insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management to help its individual and institutional customers navigate their changing world. Founded in 1868, MetLife has operations in more than 40 countries and holds leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.


We are one of the largest institutional investors in the U.S. with $642.4 billion of total assets under management as of March 31, 2021. We are ranked #46 on the Fortune 500 list for 2021. In 2020, we were named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the fifth year in a row. DJSI is a global index to track the leading sustainability-driven companies. We are proud to have been named to Fortune magazine’s 2021 list of the “World’s Most Admired Companies.”      


MetLife is committed to building a purpose-driven and inclusive culture that energizes our people. Our employees work every day to help build a more confident future for people around the world.


The wage range for applicants for this position is $58,700 to $78,300. This role is also eligible for annual short-term incentive compensation. MetLife offers a comprehensive benefits program, including healthcare benefits, life insurance, retirement benefits, parental leave, legal plan services and paid time off. All incentives and benefits are subject to the applicable plan terms.


We want to make it simple for all interested and qualified candidates to apply for employment opportunities with MetLife.  For further information about how to request a reasonable accommodation, please click on the Disability Accommodations link below.


MetLife is a proud Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer dedicated to attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at MetLife without regards to 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.


Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland