Executive Assistant

Media Temple - Greater Los Angeles Area

Posted 732 days ago
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Job description

(mt) Media Temple is searching for an Executive Assistant to provide superior administrative support for a C-level Executive. This individual must be poised and professional, must have stable prior work experience supporting high-level executive(s), and must be trusted to handle sensitive confidential information with absolute discretion. For consideration, you’ll prove you are a critical thinker with high professional standards and excellent attention to details, that you are an energetic self-starter who can thrive with little supervision, and that you have a “Can Do” service-based work ethic that drives you to consistently meet or exceed high expectations in a challenging, variable-paced office environment.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • A four-year college degree.
  • Minimum of 5 years of executive assistant experience with at least 3 years serving as the “right arm” for a senior-level executive.
  • Expertise in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Mac, iPhone, iPad.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Manage complex calendar. Proactively identify and resolve scheduling conflicts, prioritize meetings to ensure efficient use and preferred allocation of Executive’s time.
  • Proficient in PowerPoint, Keynote and Word.
  • Exceptional grammar and email skills.
  • Coordinate complex, frequently changing domestic and international travel arrangements, including itineraries and agendas, directions, transportation and lodging.
  • Maintain an accurate, up-to-date contact database.
  • Directly handle email and phone communications on behalf of the Executive when appropriate. Screening calls of a sensitive nature in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Handle personal tasks for the Executive, including but not limited to: personal travel, personal errands and special projects.
  • Greet and receive visitors.
  • Provide administrative support to other members of the professional staff as needed.
  • Perform various administrative duties.
  • Prepare expense reports.
  • Organize and maintain both digital and paper file systems.

In order for the Executive Assistant to be successful in this position, he or she must exhibit the following:

  • Be a self-starter with a strong work ethic and dependable.
  • Display excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Highly organized, excellent attention to detail and compulsive at project follow-through.
  • Flexible, multitasking, able to handle a wide variety of tasks.
  • Ability to work independently and anticipate needs.

About this company

Media Temple

From its inception in 1998, (mt) Media Temple has been on a mission to help people and businesses succeed online. Over 125,000 customers in 100 countries now rely on Media Temple's simple tools for domain registration, web hosting, business applications, virtual servers, and other cloud services to power more than 1.5 million websites. We take pride in offering a premium service at a competitive price, along with exemplary 24/7 customer support. Our customers range from everyday people to top bloggers, creative professionals, and small businesses, as well as large enterprises like Starbucks, Adidas, Samsung, and Toyota. With 200 dedicated, U.S.-based employees, Media Temple has been repeatedly recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in North America—and one of the best places to work. Find us anytime on the web at http://mediatemple.com or on Twitter @MediaTemple.

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