Executive Assistant to CEO

$200,000+ yearly
Job Category: Administrative
Position Type: Direct Hire / Permanent
Work Model: In Office
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Job ID: 133406
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LaSalle Network is pleased to be working with a leading operational growth investment firm that specializes in non-control and control investments in high-growth companies across various developmental stages. Our client is seeking a highly skilled Executive Assistant to directly support the Founder/CEO in a dynamic and fast-paced environment. This role is pivotal within their organization and requires someone who can handle administrative and personal responsibilities with precision and professionalism. 
Executive Assistant Responsibilities: 

  • Maintain the CEO's calendar with accuracy and thoughtfulness 

  • Coordinate substantial meeting/call requests, considering the CEO’s shifting priorities 

  • Ensure the CEO is well-prepared for meetings, possesses relevant materials and adheres to the schedule 

  • Organize complex activities such as meetings, conference calls, event appearances and travel itineraries 

  • Manage private travel arrangements, including familiarity with FBOs and plane coordination 

  • Collaborate with various teams to align CEO schedules and travel requirements 

  • Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication reflective of the CEO and firm’s values 

  • Deliver a high degree of professional maturity, focus and values alignment in interactions with the CEO and internal/external stakeholders 

  • Exhibit gracious hosting skills reflective of the CEO and firm’s values 

  • Effectively handle multiple deadlines and competing priorities 

  • Be assertive with senior management to ensure team adherence to deadlines 

  • Anticipate the CEO’s needs throughout the day and remain ahead of developing issues 

  • Demonstrate problem-solving skills through teamwork and collaboration 

  • Be the first line of support to the CEO, maintaining availability 24/7 

  • Demonstrate flexibility with a dynamic schedule and appropriate response times after office hours and on weekends 


Executive Assistant Requirements: 

  • 10+ years of experience supporting senior level executives 

  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills 

  • Expertise in private travel booking, including national and international destinations 

  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail and ability to work under pressure 

  • Maintain strict confidentiality and discretion with sensitive information 

  • Exceptional professionalism and ability to work collaboratively in a team environment 

  • Strong relationship-building skills with the ability to represent the CEO and the firm effectively 

  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities and work across all levels of the organization 


If you are a seasoned Executive Assistant with a track record of supporting senior-level executives and thrive in a high-paced environment, please apply today!  
Thank you, 
Allison Sachnoff 
Senior Project Manager 
LaSalle Network 



LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.