END DATE October 28, 2016

Executive Administrative Assistant

Forest City Realty Trust - Cleveland, OH

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Job Description

Position Summary
Provides advanced, diversified and confidential administrative support. Performs duties using independent judgment and initiative to determine approaches or actions to take in non-routine situations. Interprets guidelines using policies and precedents. Handles a variety of situations involving clerical and/or administrative functions of the office or business unit without involving the executive. Thoroughly understands business and work cycles to prioritize work.

An undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university with a focus in general business; or in the absence of a degree, directly-related job experience in supporting executive-level personnel in a medium-sized organization, where a number of years working in such capacity demonstrates proven knowledge, and may offset the degree requirements.

In addition to the education outlined above, at least 8 years of progressively responsible experience in a senior administrative or executive administrative assistant role. Proven track record of independent judgment and decision-making when faced with matters of a confidential and/or non-routine nature; ability to anticipate needs based on extensive knowledge of the Company, department and/or business unit.

Other Skills
Requires a high level of integrity and ability to maintain confidentiality; must maintain close attention to detail. Ability to work well under pressure and prioritize multiple assignments and activities; excellent organizational skills. Ability to deal professionally and diplomatically with individuals at all levels both internally and externally, including members of senior management. Proven skills in the areas of decision-making and conflict resolution; ability to anticipate and be proactive rather than reactive. Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
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Forest City Realty Trust is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/Disability/Vets.