1+ months
2018-03-202018-04-21

Executive Assistant (Dayton, OH)

MetLife
Dayton, OH
**Job Location:** Dayton, Ohio







**Role Value Proposition:**







Reporting directly to the VP, Global Enabling Services, the Executive Assistant provides executive support in a one-on-one working relationship. The Executive Assistant serves as a liaison to senior management teams; organizes and coordinates executive outreach and external relations efforts. The ideal individual will have the ability to exercise good judgment in a variety of situations, with strong written and verbal communication, administrative, and organizational skills, and the ability to maintain a realistic balance among multiple priorities. The Executive Assistant will have the ability to work independently on projects, from conception to completion, and must be able to work under pressure at times to handle a wide variety of activities and confidential matters with discretion.







**Key Responsibilities:**







+ Completes a broad variety of administrative tasks for the VP including: managing an extremely active calendar of appointments; completing expense reports; composing and preparing correspondence that is sometimes confidential; arranging complex and detailed travel plans, itineraries, and agendas; and compiling documents for travel-related meetings. Coordinates company/site meetings, visits, Town Hall presentations and support visiting GCS senior leaders while on site.



+ Researches, prioritizes, and follows up on incoming issues and concerns addressed to the VP, including those of a sensitive or confidential nature. Determines appropriate course of action, referral, or response.



+ Provides a bridge for smooth communication between the VP's office and internal departments; demonstrating leadership to maintain credibility, trust and support with senior management staff.



+ Provides leadership to build relationships crucial to the success of the organization, and manages a variety of special projects for the VP, some of which may have organizational impact.



+ Prioritizes conflicting needs; handles matters expeditiously, proactively, and follows-through on projects to successful completion, often with deadline pressures. Successfully completes critical aspects of deliverables with a hands-on approach, including drafting acknowledgement letters, personal correspondence, and other tasks that facilitate the VP's ability to effectively lead the business.







**Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:**







Required:







+ HS Diploma or equivalent with a minimum 2 years of work experience in a corporate setting







+ Intermediate or greater level proficiency with: MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint; WebEx, VTC equipment. Strong computer and Internet research skills



+ Sensitivity to confidential matters and experience working in a fast-paced organization



+ Excellent verbal and written communication and grammatical skills. Must have a polished demeanor and ability to work with people at all levels of internal management and staff, outside clients and vendors



+ Ability to provide high quality, consistent services to the various leaders within the department and ability to manage multiple tasks / projects and deadlines simultaneously with meticulous attention to detail. Strong project management/coordination experience are necessary







Preferred:







+ Bachelors degree



+ 5+ years of work experience in a corporate setting







**Travel**







Negligible







**Business Category**







GCS - Global Enabling Services







**Number of Openings**







1







**At MetLife, were leading the global transformation of an industry weve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, were dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.**







MetLife is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.







MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.







**For immediate consideration, click the Apply Now button. You will be directed to complete an on-line profile. Upon completion, you will receive an automated confirmation email verifying you have successfully applied to the job.**

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