Executive Assistant/Scheduler to the Chairman

Washington, District of Columbia, United States


The Washington, DC office of BCW (Burson Cohn & Wolfe) is currently seeking an Executive Assistant/Scheduler. The person in this role will successfully partner with and provide a broad range of administrative support to the Chairman. The ideal candidate, through excellent communication skills, will interact with all levels of management, requiring discretion, confidentiality, and the ability to act promptly and follow through in response to requests. This position will include, but is not limited to, preparing correspondence, calendar and travel management, recording, tracking and responding to incoming correspondence and telephone calls, meeting coordination and conference/event arrangements.

The successful candidate will have at least 4 years of related experience in a corporate, government or political environment. Outstanding interpersonal skills and high attention to detail are necessary. This position requires excellent writing and grammatical skills along with and ability to effectively proofread and edit. Excellent organizational and time management skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment are needed to handle multiple tasks effectively. Initiative and willingness to take on responsibilities beyond the scope of job description, as needed, to ensure timely solution of problems. It is necessary for candidates to have the ability to prioritize the current agenda, and anticipate future responsibilities. Successful candidate will have a proactive and positive attitude. This position requires the ability to think creatively, plan strategically and counsel senior leadership.



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