Executive Assistant

Location
New York
Posted
Jul 01, 2013
Closes
Jul 31, 2013
Contact
Ms. Terry Nesmith
Duration
Full Time
Scratch is looking for a motivated, dynamic and versatile Executive Assistant to support the Senior Vice President. You will be responsible for managing all aspects of the SVP’s calendar, including scheduling meetings, handling travel arrangements and settling expenses. Candidates should have a strong interest in business, media and culture.

DAY-TO-DAY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Provide administrative support for SVP – managing calendars; answering a high volume of emails and phone calls; handling extensive travel arrangements (domestic and international); scheduling in-house and off-site meetings; coordinating events; settling expenses
• Assist and work with others within the department/company on various projects, distributions and preparations for events or meetings, both internal and external
• Aid in category research as well as general industry and competitive research (e.g., surf web for company background/product information, search trade magazines/newspapers for appropriate articles/mining the competitive landscape)

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Minimum of 1 year experience
• Well-organized, detail-oriented, ability to prioritize and multi-task with great follow up skills
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills; strong interpersonal skills
• Ability to interact with individuals at all levels of an organization, particularly senior levels
• Ability to work in a fast-moving environment; flexible and adaptable to change
• Willingness to work long and/or irregular hours as job dictates
• Proficient use of Microsoft Office applications, especially Outlook and PowerPoint

Position is available on a full-time, freelance basis.