Sr. Specialist, Executive Assistant – Technology Practice at West Monroe

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At West Monroe, our people are our business. 

We pride ourselves on bringing a different mindset to consulting—and that takes a different approach: highly collaborative, flexible, and tenacious. 

Our people-first culture is core to our identity. It’s something we care about, and something we strive to enrich and preserve. No hierarchies. No siloes. No egos. Just smart ideas, unique perspectives, and the drive to make an impact for our clients.  

We also know that the best outcomes for both our people and our clients result from including diverse perspectives at the table. That’s why inclusion & diversity is one of our core values.  

Every day our clients rely on us to help them tackle their greatest challenges, by strategically deploying technology through a business-focused and industry-specific lens. We bring together both the right knowledge and the right approach, so that they can capitalize on opportunities and deliver real results. That takes the right team. And that’s where you come in. 

Ready to thrive in the next step on your career journey? 

West Monroe is looking an Executive Assistant with prior administrative experience to join our Chicago office. The Executive Assistant will provide administrative & operational support to the National Technology Practice Lead. This individual will perform advanced administrative duties as well as handle project assignments to support initiatives and strategic needs. This position requires a high level of confidentiality and discretion, the ability to manage relationships internally across the firm and externally, excellent time and project management skills, as well as mastery of logistics planning skills related to travel and calendaring.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage calendar for internal/external meetings
  • Planning and scheduling meetings including room reservations, invitations and accommodations, minutes preparation and distribution, and agenda development
  • Prepare all types of correspondence often acting independently, including letters, memorandums, agendas, reports; prepare additional documents as needed including composing, proofreading, formatting, and editing documents into client ready deliverables
  • Coordinating and confirming travel arrangements
  • Prepare and review expense reports and submit in Concur
  • Manage and submit time reporting in CRM (Salesforce)
  • Create ad-hoc reports
  • Create original Excel documents and PowerPoint presentations
  • Plan conferences, office events and retreats
  • Meal ordering for meetings
  • Other duties and projects as assigned

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience
  • Advanced knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects to meet deadlines with minimal supervision
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with ability and comfort level communicating with senior management
  • High energy, positive attitude, self-starter, and independent thinker
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills with high degree of EQ
  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Ability to work in the United States without limitation
  • A commitment to inclusion and diversity, and openness to new ideas and perspectives  

Ready to get started? Join our team and make an impact. 

 

To learn more about inclusion and diversity at West Monroe, visit www.wmp.com/inclusion.

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Location

311 W. Monroe Street, Chicago, IL 60606

An Insider's view of West Monroe

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

West Monroe's collaborative culture allows you to grow professionally by working across practices, industries and offices - all while creating value for the client.

Kirsten

Manager, Mergers & Acquisitions

What makes someone successful on your team?

If you refuse to shy away from a challenge and enjoy working with an intelligent group of people that genuinely care about those around them, your success will be imminent at West Monroe.

Adam

Manager, Technology

What are West Monroe Perks + Benefits

West Monroe Benefits Overview

Choosing where to build your career is an important decision. Should you choose to build it with West Monroe, we take that commitment seriously.

We believe that when people get the support they need to thrive, they care more, do more, and achieve more. In fact, that’s our whole business strategy. So we strive to provide a total rewards model that illustrates our commitment to our people and their growth, creating value today, tomorrow, and well into the future. We invest in you through an attractive package of rewards that promotes your health and well-being, your financial future, your development, and your satisfaction and enjoyment at work.

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Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
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401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
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Beer on Tap
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Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
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Recreational Clubs
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Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
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