Executive Assistant

  • Remote Address, Columbia, MD, United States
  • Full-time

Company Description

Dentsu is a modern marketing solutions company. Our mission is to help clients navigate, progress and thrive in a world of change. Businesses rely on our integrated network of agencies and specialized practices to champion meaningful progress through creative, media, commerce, data and technology. Part of Dentsu Group, our global network comprises 66,000 diverse people in 143 countries, who are dedicated to teaming for growth and good. Some of our award-winning agencies include 360i, Carat, dentsumcgarrybowen, DEG, dentsuX, iProspect and Merkle. Follow us on Twitter @DentsuUSA and visit dentsu.com/us.

We are champions for meaningful progress and we strive to be a force for good—for our people, for our clients, for the industry and for our society. We keep our people at the center, creating space for growth, understanding and learning so they can thrive. We embed diversity, in our mindset, in our solutions and in our teams to empower an inclusive, equitable and culturally fluent environment. Building this culture within our teams makes us better collaborators with each other and with our clients, driving better outcomes for all.

Job Description

The purpose of this role is to provide high-level administrative support to a member(s) of the dentsu global/regional executive team

  •  Provides and often leads a full range of highly confidential/administrative support, exercising sensitivity, tact and diplomacy
  • Acts as first point of contact for all queries – screen, redirect and action all incoming matters, following up where required
  • Prepares complex correspondence, reports, presentations, agenda, minutes, etc. using business software applications
  • Receives and directs incoming calls (if applicable), visitors (if applicable), mail and e-mail, prioritizing communications as appropriate
  • Responsible for maintaining files, records, calendars and diaries; typically arranges business travel, coordinates meeting arrangements and tracks expenses
  • Participates in the development and implementation of administrative standards, policies and practices

Qualifications

The ideal candidate for this position must:

  • Have previous administrative experience (5+ years)
  • Have well-developed organizational and time management skills
  • Be capable of proactively prioritizing responsibilities and exhibiting leadership skills
  • Have the ability to work independently with minimal supervision; highly motivated
  • Have the ability to multi-task proactively in a fast-paced environment
  • Have excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Have intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Have intermediate knowledge of Concur
  • Be a team player and participate on a virtual admin team

Additional Information

Employees from diverse or underrepresented backgrounds encouraged to apply.
Dentsu (the "Company") is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee of the Company, on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage or citizenship, disability, marital status, veteran or military status, genetic information, or any other legally-recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the terms of the Americans with Disabilities Act and/or certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done that will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing an undue hardship on the Company. Please contact [email protected] if you need assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process or to request or discuss an accommodation in connection with a job at the Company to which you are applying.#LI-DL1

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