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Senior Executive Assistant in Skokie, IL at Staffing Now

Date Posted: 5/8/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

STAFFING NOW is currently seeking a Senior Executive Assistant to provide C-Level support at an established nonprofit organization located in the Skokie area. This person will be responsible for assisting with a variety of administrative tasks including calendar management, travel arrangements, meeting arrangements, expense reporting and preparing confidential correspondence. The ideal candidate must have excellent communication, meeting technology and exhibit a collaborative approach to problem solving.

Responsibilities for the Senior Executive Assistant role include:

  • Schedule and coordinate meetings including preparing notes and minutes
  • Manage a complex and active calendar
  • Expense reporting
  • Composing and preparing correspondence that can be highly confidential
  • Arranging complex and detailed travel arrangements, itineraries and agendas
  • Serve as a "gatekeeper" for access to the executive team
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for the executive office
  • Assist with development of meeting agendas and materials for Board meetings
  • Provide project management assistant as needed
  • Provide back-up support to the front desk as needed


  • 5+ years working in an Administrative capacity
  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Excellent communication (oral and written) skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite
  • Ability to interact with staff of every level
  • Outstanding project management skills and high attention to detail

What's in it for you?

  • A high-level position that will put you in daily contact with key company decision makers
  • A teamwork environment with a strong work/life balance
  • The possibility of the position becoming permanent with full-time benefits, 401(k) and company provided life insurance

For more information, or for immediate consideration, please send your most recent resume to Staffing Manager Patreon Weeks,