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General Assembly // accelerated learning programs & education
 
New York City    Posted: Thursday, December 24, 2020
 
   
 
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Who We Are

Since 2011, General Assembly has transformed tens of thousands of careers through pioneering, experiential education in todays most in-demand skills. As featured in The Economist, Wired, & The New York Times, GA offers training in web development, data, design, business, & more, both online & at campuses around the world. Our global professional community boasts 40,000 full- & part-time alumni & counting. In addition to fostering career growth for individuals, GA helps employers cultivate top tech talent & spur innovation by transforming their teams through strategic learning. More than 21,000 employees at elite companies worldwide have honed their digital fluency with our corporate training programs. GA has also been recognized as one of Deloittes Technology Fast 500, & Fast Company has dubbed us leaders in World-Changing Ideas as well as the #1 Most Innovative Company in Education.

The Role

Were looking for a thoughtful, collaborative individual to provide support to our Executive leadership team members. In this role, the Executive Assistant will work closely with & report to the Deputy Chief of Staff. The ideal candidate has a service-first mindset for the Executives they support, external Clients & Board members, & internal staff. Through strong business acumen & communication, the  Executive Assistant will serve as a partner to their Executives, critically prioritizing the tasks which will allow the Executive to achieve their best & win back time in their day. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Complex calendar management for C-Level executives
  • Facilitate meetings, including scheduling, agenda-setting, preparation of materials, & occasional note-taking
  • Organize external events, travel, & itineraries, liaising with external partners as needed 
  • Correctly communicate information, anticipating needs, & connecting dots for the executive team
  • Execute monthly expense reports
  • Provide event support, order catering/ liaise on-site as needed
  • Assists the Deputy Chief of Staff on larger projects

Qualifications

  • Passionate about helping executives perform at their best
  • Detail-oriented with exceptional organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills (both written & verbal), & can tailor their communication to different audiences, including Executives, Clients, & internal staff 
  • Impeccable time-management with demonstrated ability to multitask & prioritize
  • Proficient with Google Suite, Microsoft Office, Slack, & Zoom
  • Professional mindset & the utmost discretion
  • Ability to work independently & as part of a team
  • Thrive in a dynamic & fast-paced environment

Competencies:

  • Instills trust - Gaining the confidence & trust of others through honesty, integrity, & authenticity
  • Communicates effectively - Developing & delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of different audiences unique needs
  • Shows resilience - Rebounding from setbacks & adversity when facing difficult situations
  • Manages ambiguity- Operating effectively, even when things are not certain, or the way forward is not clear
  • Balances stakeholders - Anticipating & balancing the needs of multiple stakeholders
  • Action-oriented- Taking on new opportunities & tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, & enthusiasm
 
 
 
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