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Executive Assistant

Seattle, WA
Hansell Tierney is one of the premier staffing and recruiting companies in the Pacific Northwest.  Launched in 2001, we are a woman-owned business that serves and staffs Northwest organizations by doing things the right way, not just the easiest way.  Hansell Tierney partners with candidates and clients to match the best candidates with interesting local opportunities.  We navigate every relationship with the highest level of discretion and service while holding ourselves accountable to our promises.  Our business thrives on our deep understanding of the job market and our ability to skillfully tailor our recruitment process to meet our clients’ unique needs.

Hansell Tierney is currently assisting out client, a rapidly growing SAAS company, with their search for an Executive Assistant to support members of the Executive Leadership team.

Duration - Permanent/FTE
Location - Seattle, WA (Local candidates only, please)
Work sponsorship is not available at this time

JOB SUMMARY:
We are searching for an exceptional Executive Assistant to partner our client's dynamic leadership team as they expand globally through hyper-growth. If you thrive in fast-paced environments, are a chronic problem solver, love to collaborate with super smart people and are passionate about finding order in what others see as chaos - read on! 

Responsibilities:
  • Manage daily calendars and executive travel - solving complex scheduling situations in a collaborative and team-oriented manner
  • Communicate directly and on behalf of the Executive Leadership to both internal and external VIP stakeholders including customers, executive staff, and company-wide communications.
  • Orchestrate meetings, events, and activities into an executive leadership team rhythm that aligns with most critical business priorities. 
  • Execute special projects and orchestrate events, effectively partnering with cross-functional teams and managing deadline pressures while providing proactive updates
  • Act as an effective barometer for incoming issues to determine levels of urgency and the appropriate courses of action in collaboration with other EA's and executive staff
  • Prioritize conflicting needs while handling matters expeditiously with proactive follow-through
  • Build strong relationships to establish and maintain credibility, trust, and confidence with executive staff and peers
Requirements
  • 3+ years experience as an Executive Assistant with experience supporting executive leadership (C-Suite, VP's, etc.)
  • EA experience in a high-growth start-up environment
  • Proven problem-solving ability in highly collaborative environments
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to influence outcomes while handling confidential and sensitive situations with discretion and grace
  • Exceptional organizational aptitude and detail orientation
  • Proficiency in productivity tech stack to include MS Office, G-Suite, teleconferencing applications, expense management, and HR/Recruiting systems
  • BA / BS degree or equivalent experience
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