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Executive Assistant

Company: Chicken Soup for the Soul
Location: Greenwich
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Chicken Soup for the Soul, LLC is looking for an exceptional Executive Assistant to support the Chief of Staff to the CEO as well as core business operations and strategic initiatives. Reporting to the Chief of Staff, this individual will work in close collaboration with the CEO, C-Suite executives and business stakeholders, as well as third parties.
In This Role You

  • Lead and / or support special projects and strategic opportunities, as needed
  • Serve as a thought partner to the CEO and COS
  • Strategize and prioritize scheduling of meetings to align with annual goals and priorities
  • Support business development needs including preparing presentations along with M&A administration and organization
  • Support the COS in board communications
  • Closely collaborate with the executive team on initiatives set as priorities by the CEO
  • Collaborate with the CEO's direct reports and senior management on pressing items
  • Assist with preparing materials for Board of Directors, All Hands, and 3rd party meetings, as needed; maintain core external-facing presentations / documents
  • Regularly monitor the Chief of Staff's email to identify action items and ensure follow through
  • Be expected to travel as needed with the CEO and attend all meetings (taking notes and tracking follow-ups) with the CEO when the COS is not present
  • Provided administrative support for scheduling, calendar management, travel, expense reports, contracts/agreements
  • Additional support as may be needed to support the office of the CEO
  • Answer the office lines and deliver messages to team members
  • Oversee mail and postal items (going to the post office daily, sorting / opening mail, scanning mail as necessary)
  • Oversee office supply needs including stocking shipping supplies and kitchen
    • College degree in Business Management or Finance recommended.
    • 1-2 years corporate experience working in business development, operations, and/or in an administrative capacity supporting senior leadership preferred.
      Our ideal candidate has/*
      • Strong executive presence and sound business judgment that guides recommendations, decision making, and actions
      • The ability to work seamlessly across all functions and levels within an organization in order to efficiently drive collaboration and results, while building trusted relationships
      • Strong critical thinking skills and analytical capability
      • Excellent communication skills, with experience presenting to executive leaders and 3rd parties in a professional setting
      • An ability to easily adapt to changing requests and initiatives
      • Exceptionally organized and detail-oriented
      • Innately confident, naturally polite and respectful

Keywords: Chicken Soup for the Soul, Greenwich , Executive Assistant, Other , Greenwich, Connecticut

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