Executive Assistant

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POST DATE 9/9/2016
END DATE 11/24/2016

Boston Consulting Group Bethesda, MD

Bethesda, MD
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Full Time
Job Type
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


Company Information
The Boston Consulting Group (BCG). BCG is a global management consulting firm and the world s leading advisor on business strategy. We partner with clients from the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors in all regions to identify their highest value opportunities, address their most critical challenges, and transform their enterprises. BCG was founded in 1963 and is a privately owned firm with more than 7,000 employees across 81 offices in 45 countries. Integrity, respect for the individual, delivering value, and making an impact on society are just some of BCG's core values. BCG's commitment to both our clients' success and our own standards is what sets BCG apart as a world-class professional services organization. Join BCG - start your career at a company that is consistently ranked as the leader in its field, and is acknowledged as one of the best places to work.

Position Summary

Provide administrative support for the Partner, taking full responsibility for the maintenance of a demanding schedule. Represent BCG to all internal and external contacts in a manner consistent with BCG s value statement.

Job Responsibilities
Provide all administrative support for the Partner at a consistent and exceptional level including, but not limited to:

* Manage and maintain Partner calendar

* Coordinate point-to-point travel needs (car, flight, hotel, etc.) with Travel Department

* Develop working relationships with external clients and their assistants to facilitate the information flow and scheduling process

* Maintain and develop working relationships with various BCG support staff members to maintain information flow and scheduling process

* Organize and maintain filing system (both electronic and paper)

* Answer busy phone in a courteous and professional manner including client calls, lead calls and a wide variety of general administrative calls

* Prepare weekly timesheet and expense reports

* Type and prepare client proposals, letters, memoranda, correspondence and client invoices, etc.

* Provide production support including slide generation, graphics, proofreading, editing, copying and book binding

* Receive, screen, sort and prioritize all incoming mail and email; respond to inquiries as needed

* Provide general administrative support for any practice area, case team and committee needs

* Reasonable assistance with personal tasks to leverage time

* Maintain highest level of internal and external confidentiality

* Provide back-up production and administrative support to co-workers

* Preparation and logistics for in-house meetings

* Perform general office duties/assistance as needed, provide back-up reception coverage

Basic Job Requirements

* Bachelor s degree preferred

* 3-5 years administrative experience, preferably at a professional services firm

* Proficient computer skills: Windows 2000, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook

* Minimum typing speed: 50 wpm

* Excellent verbal and writing skills, especially proofreading

* Excellent interpersonal/communication skills

Key Competencies

* Strong service orientation

* maturity and flexibility to work both independently and in cooperation with others

* high level of self-motivation and initiative

* willingness to exercise good judgment and make decisions based on logic and common sense

* Excellent organizational skills

* ability to anticipate alternate solutions and be prepared with contingency plans as needed in a calm and efficient manner

* superior attention to detail and accuracy

* follow through/ownership of tasks to completion

* willingness to consistently check and double-check all aspects of Partner's full and fast-paced schedule (including schedule, travel, client meeting preparations and materials)

* Ability to multi-task and complete a variety of projects in a fast-paced environment

* Ability and willingness to work overtime on projects and tasks as required

Non-discrimination Statement
The Boston Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity / expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local law, where applicable. BCG is an E-Verify Employer. Click here for more information on E-Verify. VEVRAA Federal Contractor

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