Executive Administrative Assistant

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POST DATE 8/19/2016
END DATE 10/28/2016

Forest City Realty Trust Cleveland, OH

Cleveland, OH
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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.



Founded in 1920 as a lumber dealer, the company now focuses on commercial and residential real estate development in metropolitan areas across the US. Its commercial group develops and manages 100 retail and office properties, hotels, life science buildings, and nearly 20 regional malls in about 15 states.

The residential group owns and manages some 120 upscale and middle-market apartments, condominiums, senior citizen, and military housing units. Forest City also owns some 10,500 acres of land, some held for sale and some held for future development.

Company Size:
1,001-5,000 Employees
Real Estate
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50 Public Square, Suite 13
Cleveland, OH 02451
Cleveland, OH 44113

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