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Executive Assistant

Date Posted: Aug 8, 2018

Location: Washington, DC, US, 20005

Company: MetLife

Job Location: United States : District of Columbia : Washington  


Role Value Proposition: 

Provide full-time administrative support to team of government relations professionals, 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
  • Coordinate multiple internal and external meetings involving senior leaders in the company and external resources, including contact with government offices (e.g. congressional offices, Executive Branch offices, and regulatory agencies) and external industry stakeholders (e.g. trade associations)
  • Manage travel arrangements and prepare expense reports involving currency conversion
  • Manage all office processes, including filing, cataloging business contacts, maintaining attendance records, etc.
  • Manage processing payments of departmental invoices
  • Organize, prioritize, and direct general incoming and outgoing information, requests, and queries (by email, fax, phone, and mail)
  • Provide telephone support, with the ability to direct calls to appropriate resources
  • Troubleshoot IT-related issues with Helpdesk and other internal resources
  • Organize electronic and soft copy documents and communication that may require confidential treatment
  • Provide clear verbal and written communications
  • Assist with production and coordination of meeting briefs, presentations, updates, and reports that may require confidential treatment
  • Assist with managing internal and external events (conferences, planning meetings, fundraisers, receptions, etc.)
  • Manage day-to-day miscellaneous activities
  • Assist with the general operations of the office


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • 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 customer-centricity skills
  • Superb inter-personal skills, demonstrating an ease with interacting professionally – at senior levels - within and across functional teams
  • Flexibility to move between competing priorities as needed/directed
  • Calendar/schedule management
  • Strong PC skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite: Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and SharePoint, and internet skills
  • Discretion in handling confidential materials/information



  • 4+ years of experience
  • Ability to work in fast paced environment
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office



  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience working in International company/agency
  • Knowledge of regulatory environment





Business Category

Global Government Relations


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 #: 97982 

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC