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Executive Assistant to CEO

Executive Assistant to CEO

Hollister Staffing & The Hollister Institute are looking for an exceptional Executive Assistant (EA), or as we view it, an “Expert in Action”! We are looking for someone to keep our organization pumping and to be an integral part of our team. Supporting our CEO, this role will play a vital part in sustaining and enhancing our success as a company now in its 30th year. Hollister is much more than a staffing agency. We are partners, volunteers, mentors, and leaders. Our team is energized and driven to create successful, ever-stronger relationships with non-profit, government and business communities and the people that seek to work with them. Repeatedly recognized as a “Best Place to Work,” a “Top 100 Women-Led Business,” and one of Boston’s largest placement firms, we hope our record speaks for itself. Hollister is seeking outstanding individuals, who like working in a collaborative environment, getting the job done right, and empowering others.

Some of What You’ll Do:

  • Anticipate the executive's needs and be proactive about achieving them
  • Oversee and coordinate highly-detailed and complex calendar, meeting itineraries, conference calls, navigate frequent travel logistics for CEO and (at times) for immediate family members
  • Partner with Hollister Institute team to coordinate and oversee pre/post event logistics
  • Act as an extension of CEO and manage multiple social media channels (primarily Twitter and LinkedIn) from strategic planning and timing to post and engagement
  • Support and manage various personal and ad hoc items (up to and at times including items for immediate family members)
  • Provide organized and flexible administrative support to CEO with follow-up on actions/deliverables
  • Apply thoughtful leadership and creative ideas in administrative areas
  • Create exceptional communications in written, verbal, and electronic formats so as to be understood clearly by internal and external stakeholders
  • Key liaison for internal and external stakeholders (clients)
  • Responsible for follow-up from meetings and managing action items
  • Manage Executive’s inbox and draft/create correspondence including emails, letters, memos, and cards
  • Own executive’s expense reports - partner closely with Accounting and Finance
  • Partner closely with internal teams
  • Understand and be able to speak to our values and services offered
  • Other duties as required

Some of What You Must Bring to the Role:

  • Minimum of two years of experience as an Executive Assistant and/or Personal Assistant
  • Consistent communicator, dependable follow up and thorough planner
  • Excellent writing skills with proven ability to edit and make changes in grammar, punctuation or spelling as needed on all correspondences
  • Ability to handle stressful, and extremely fast-moving situations
  • Unquestionable personal code of confidentiality, ethics, integrity, diversity, and trust
  • Able to successfully navigate within varying degrees of ambiguity in a fast-paced environment
  • Proven mastery of Office applications including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, iPhone and ability to learn new apps/programs and resolve technical issues
  • Ability to solve problems, take initiative, anticipate CEO’s needs
  • Prioritize conflicting needs; handles matters expeditiously, proactively, and follows-through to successful completion, often with deadline pressure
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as part of a team

As an employee of Hollister Staffing, in addition to the perks of working with an amazing team, having tremendous growth opportunities ahead of you, you will also be offered a competitive salary, a great benefits package which includes medical and dental coverage, 401(k), vacation personal time off, bi-weekly meditation sessions, leadership development and community involvement.

For immediate consideration please contact and state “Hollister Careers - Executive Assistant” as the email subject line.


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