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Executive Assistant

Slalom is a purpose-driven consulting firm that helps companies solve business problems and build for the future, with solutions spanning business advisory, customer experience, technology, and analytics. We partner with companies to push the boundaries of what’s possible—together.

Our vision is to create a thriving, inclusive and diverse global team where each person loves their work, loves working together, and is learning and growing every day. We value the uniqueness of every individual and want our people to bring their authentic selves to work.

 Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Seattle, WA, Slalom has organically grown over 8,500 employees. We have been named one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For every year since 2017 and are regularly recognized by our employees as a best place to work. You can find us in over 30 cities across the U.S., U.K., Canada, Australia and Japan.

We’re focused on:

  • Inclusion as a top priority. All of our employees should feel understood, included, connected, and safe.
  • Committing to a diverse workforce at all levels and taking a broad view of diversity that incorporates gender, race and ethnicity, background, geography, thinking, working styles, and more.

Who are we:

  • We like to have fun
  • We brainstorm
  • We support each other
  • We have a purpose
  • We smile A LOT

Who are you:

  • You have passion for people
  • You are collaborative and driven to do what is right
  • You are not afraid to be bring your authentic self to work
  • You embrace a continuous learner mentality with a commitment to honest introspection

Job Title: Executive Assistant

Slalom’s executive team is hiring an Executive Assistant to support our continued growth. This role will be responsible for providing top-notch executive support for our executives.

The individual in this role must understand business priorities, demonstrate the ability to proactively anticipate needs and drive improvements to build capacity for the Global Services Leadership Team. This role requires attention to detail, great organizational skills, the ability to meet tight deadlines, juggle multiple requests and show flexibility to change direction at a moment’s notice. A high level of integrity and discretion in handling confidential information as well as professionalism in dealing with senior executives inside and outside of the company is critical. The successful candidate will possess the skills to complete complex tasks and projects quickly with little to no guidance, react with appropriate urgency to situations requiring a quick turnaround, the ability to take effective action without knowing the complete picture, and efficiently and proactively solve difficult or complex problems that affect people within the department or other related groups.

On a typical day you will:

  • Provide seamless support to executives to set and support the business direction
  • Manage complex calendaring, scheduling, travel at the executive level
  • Organize team meetings and conferences
  • Build relationships with leadership teams across the company
  • Proactively anticipate needs of executive
  • Consistently better process for executive day-to-day
  • Anticipate challenges and plans accordingly ahead of need
  • Review and copyedit business documents, presentations and communications with a high-level of accuracy
  • Complete expense reports on a monthly basis
  • Manage internal communications, as necessary
  • Perform administrative/clerical tasks such as data entry, scheduling, arranging rooms, document organization, scanning and other project-based work, as needed
  • Serve as the Executive’s gatekeeper for phone inquiries
  • Greet clients & executive’s guests promptly
  • Manage employee recognition on behalf of executive
  • Manage Executive’s daily mail and packages
  • Keep the Executive’s office organized, stocked and clean
  • Research relevant or industry-specific data/information

You may be a candidate for this role if:

  • You are excited to get out of bed every day and see what you can tackle
  • You are a self-starter with a creative energy and passion for problem solving
  • You have a thorough understanding of providing top-notch customer service

You may be the right candidate for this role if you have checked off:

  • College Degree or relevant work experience
  • Minimum of 6 years executive administrative experience, preferably in a fast-past and challenging environment and/or for a C-level Executive
  • Excellent verbal and written skills to effectively communicate with all levels of the company
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint and open to learning advanced reporting tools

Vibe requirements: 

  • Approachable, easy to talk with and hospitable just like a favorite neighbor
  • Executes and delivers consistent results
  • Creative, able to take a request one step further, “think outside of the box”
  • Calm, poised and flexible under pressure
  • Exhibits an authentic, positive spirit that radiates sunshine
  • Sees no task as “too small” or “beneath” them; just rolls up their sleeves and gets the job done
  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrates a commitment to an inclusive workspace

Slalom is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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