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Executive Assistant - Office Administrator

Date Posted: Jul 23, 2018

Location: Washington, DC, US, 20005

Company: MetLife

Job Location: United States : District of Columbia : Washington  


Role Value Proposition: 

MetLife Real Estate seeks an extremely resourceful Administrative Assistant to work for the Regional Director and staff of approximately 14 in Washington, DC.  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:  

• Perform all administrative duties with attention to detail and accuracy.
• Maintain calendars and schedule meetings for the 4 Directors in the office
• Meet and greet high-level clients and other visitors.
• Coordinate travel plans, hotels, and car service.
• Prepare travel & entertainment reimbursement reports for the 4 Directors
• Create and edit presentations, transaction memos, acquisition memos, business plans and spreadsheets.


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

• Handle/resolve escalated internal and external issues.
• Handle critical/confidential issues and information.
• Prepare office budgets, process accounts payable and manage external office vendor accounts.

• Accountable for staff attendance tracking and office supply inventory.
• Willing to work as part of a team and support other Administrative Assistants in this or other regions, as needed.
• Ability to fax documents, answer telephones and take detailed telephone messages.

• Create and maintain an accurate, organized and efficient filing system and filing room.

• Work as part of a team and support the Debt and Equity Teams with various tasks, as needed.




  • 2+ years of relevant experience required.
  • Highly PC proficient, including Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Detail oriented, dependable, discreet, proactive & highly organized.
  • Ability to interact professionally with all levels within the MetLife organization.



  • Self-Manages for Effective Performance – both independently and within a team.
  • Communicates Effectively.
  • Builds Relationships with internal and external clients.
  • Must be diplomatic, thorough, customer-service minded, detailed and professional.
  • Highly motivated, responsible and resourceful.
  • Strong negotiation and problem resolution skills.
  • Impeccable communication skills & phone etiquette.
  • Experience in Real Estate, Finance, and/or Legal Industry





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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 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 #: 96562 

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC