Randstad Executive Assistant in Washington, District Of Columbia

Executive Assistant


Washington, DC

Date Posted:

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Job Type:


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Randstad USA Administration

DescriptionPrincipal Duties & Responsibilities

Initiates, prepares, coordinates or follows up on administrative functions associated with executive?s area of responsibility; coordinates with division management to ensure prompt resolution of all inquiries or issues received; provides direction and advice; facilitates department initiatives and events with junior secretarial staff within the division

Organizes flow of work by reviewing correspondence and determining importance of such before distributing to executives or redirecting to the appropriate management team for feedback or response; answers questions and furnishes information to keep executive?s time free of minor detail work

Prepares a variety of complex, sensitive, or routine correspondence on own initiative from drafts or verbal instruction, such as memos, letters, articles, reports, proposals, charts, etc.; prepares and processes routine forms, documents, requisitions, purchase orders, transmittal forms, etc., following standard procedures, and responds to inquiries

Serves as a liaison between executives, managers, and visitors as required; reviews requests and schedules appointments; resolves problems requiring in-depth knowledge of company policies and procedures and projects in progress; receives, screens, and routes incoming telephone calls, places calls, receives visitors, arranges appointments, and maintains the executive calendar; coordinates travel arrangements and schedules meetings, prepares agendas and materials for presentations, and takes and prepares meeting minutes

Working hours: 8-5


Job Knowledge & Skills

Certified Professional Secretary (CPS) or Certified Administrative Professional (CAP) designation (preferred)

Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills to interact effectively and exercise discretion, judgment, and diplomacy when dealing with internal and external customers, and senior and executive management

Microsoft Excel-- Intermediate

Microsoft Word - Advanced

Microsoft PowerPoint - Basic

Microsoft Access - Basic

Microsoft Outlook - E-mail & Calendar

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