Executive Assistant to the CEO

$100,000 - $120,000 yearly
Job Category: Administrative
Position Type: Direct Hire / Permanent
Work Model: Hybrid
Location: Lake Forest, Illinois
Job ID: 138765
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LaSalle Network has partnered with a leading consumer goods manufacturing company in Lake Forest, IL, seeking an exceptional Executive Assistant to the CEO with a unique blend of skills in personal assistance, household management and business support. This role goes beyond traditional executive assistance to include managing personal tasks, overseeing household operations and contributing to business growth initiatives for the CEO. The ideal candidate will be a strategic partner who can anticipate needs, prioritize tasks and drive efficiency in both professional and personal domains.

Executive Assistant to the CEO Responsibilities:
  • Provide comprehensive administrative support to our executives, including scheduling, calendar management and travel arrangements for both business and personal activities
  • Manage email correspondence, filtering and directing messages to ensure timely responses and effective communication
  • Serve as a liaison for outside board and philanthropic responsibilities, including planning events, liaising with external partners
  • Coordinate family schedules and activities, including vacations, appointments and events
  • Oversee household operations, including scheduling regular maintenance, managing household staff and organizing events such as fundraisers and gatherings
  • Act as a communication liaison, assisting with writing and drafting internal and external content, emails and other communications
  • Project support for business initiatives related to business development, operations and strategy

Executive Assistant to the CEO Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree strongly preferred
  • 3+ years of proven experience as an executive assistant, personal assistant or household manager, with a track record of managing diverse responsibilities
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks effectively and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities, with a keen attention to detail and discretion
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and other relevant software
  • Ability to work independently and remotely, with occasional in-person meetings as needed in the office or in the home near Lake Forest
  • Reliable transportation to complete errands
  • A proactive and strategic mindset, with a willingness to take initiative and drive continuous improvement

This is an excellent opportunity for an EA with strong personal support experience, looking to grow with a CEO and their business!

Thank you,

Katie Binswanger
Associate Principal
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.