Hiring: Executive Assistant | Chicago
AKPD is searching for a highly motivated and detail-oriented person to join our team as an Executive Assistant. This person will be responsible for ensuring an efficient and professional office environment that is responsive to client and staff needs. An ideal candidate would excel at multi-tasking while being able to demonstrate both judgment and discretion in an extremely fast-paced environment. Prior campaign and political experience highly preferred.
-Manage CEO’s calendar, anticipating needs while prioritizing and organizing all scheduling requests
-Prepare CEO for all meetings, speaking engagements and trips, drafting presentations and briefing materials as necessary
-Track and organize relevant campaign materials, including polling, news clips and research
-Serve as an advocate for the CEO in order to maximize his time on the road and in the office, adjusting travel logistics and schedule as necessary
-Track all expenses, working closely with finance and production departments to ensure timely billing
-Handle an array of administrative duties including but not limiting to: answering phones, greeting guests, processing mail, coordinating and overseeing events at the firm and managing day-to-day operations
-Manage office supplies inventory by checking stock inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing all orders
-College degree and interest in electing Democratic candidates
-Outstanding written communication and interpersonal skills
-Ability to operate under pressure
-Willingness to work non-traditional/campaign hours as needed
This position is based in Chicago, IL
Salary is commensurate with experience. Benefits include health, dental and 401K
Please email a copy of your resume, a cover letter and two references to email@example.com. Include “Executive Assistant” in the subject line. Position posted until filled. No phone calls please.