Executive Assistant

| Chicago

Purpose:

You’ll partner closely with our executives, providing proactive and strong operational support. You will need to be able to handle a wide range of administrative support tasks and juggle diverse responsibilities. This role will support up to three Officers on our executive team.

Key Responsibilities: 

• Heavy calendar management - manage meetings, travel, out of office, important company meetings, and special events.
• Plan events for company leaders including creation and distribution of notices, agendas, and meeting materials, as well as arrange details and coordinating logistics, etc.
• Prepare and edit correspondence, communications and other team and company-wide messages; make independent decisions regarding level of priority and delegate when appropriate.
• Monitoring, responding to and distributing individual and group communications.
• Prepare and track expense reports.
• Develop and assist with preparation of presentation materials.
• High level of discretion and maturity.
• Assist with special projects and events as needed

Competencies:

• Self-starter: can take even the smallest project and run with it to successful completion
• Learns fast: Able to quickly learn to navigate current and new systems, processes and procedures
• Desire to be busy and work in a fast-paced environment
• Attention to detail is your thing! You got the skills to meticulously and diligently prepare and review emails, schedules, expense reports, meeting materials, etc. and ensure accuracy.
• Organized? It’s your middle name.
• Professionalism – Professional appearance and presentation. Able to handle highest level of confidential information.
• Team spirit, work well within a small, high-performing team.
• Accountability to take full ownership for everything you do.
• Computer Skills – Proficient in Microsoft Office. Excellent formatting skills required. Must be comfortable and capable performing internet research and identifying reliable sources of material, as well as learning new software and skills.

Education & Experience:

• Education: College degree preferred with college coursework or related experience in business, accounting, or finance preferred, but not required.
• Experience: Three to five years of related experience. Project management or event planning experience encouraged, but not required.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages

Location

We get to mix it up! PC has offices in Addison and in downtown Chicago.

What are Pampered Chef Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Happy Hours

Additional Perks + Benefits

Each and every coworker makes a difference every day by asking tough questions, finding the answers, and then making it happen—our entrepreneurial employees are the key to our success! Pampered Chef is big enough to implement cutting-edge technology, and small enough for all ideas to be heard and challenged.
We are a learning focused environment—we want you to learn from us, and we expect to learn from you and what you’re passionate about! We even provide training and development for added brainpower.

We collaborate every day in a high-tech space with writable walls, open collaboration zones, quiet “I need to contemplate” zones, and fun zones with ping pong, basketball, and bags, of course. No boring cubicle farms here!

We are concerned about your physical and financial well-being and offer BC/BS PPO or HMO health plans, dental, disability, matched 401K, life insurance, on-site fitness center, comfy chairs, on-site cafeteria, and dry cleaning valet service.

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