Executive Project Assistant

$100,000 - $120,000 yearly
Job Category: Administrative
Position Type: Direct Hire / Permanent
Work Model: Hybrid
Job ID: 135471
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LaSalle Network has partnered with a growing distribution company in Schaumburg, IL that is seeking a dynamic and proactive Executive Project Assistant to serve as a pivotal support figure for their executive leadership. This individual will play a critical role in facilitating seamless operations across multiple locations and executive functions, ensuring that company objectives are met with precision and efficiency. The ideal candidate will possess a background in private equity or M&A, with a strong emphasis on project management and operational coordination.

Executive Project Assistant Responsibilities:

  • Act as a direct liaison to the CEO, providing comprehensive support and assistance as needed, while also extending support to other members of the C-suite
  • Coordinate complex scheduling and calendar management for executives, including travel arrangements and meeting logistics
  • Manage communication channels between executives and internal/external stakeholders, ensuring timely and efficient flow of information
  • Assist with the creation and refinement of internal processes and systems to streamline executive workflows and enhance organizational efficiency
  • Provide administrative support, including document preparation, data analysis and office management tasks
  • Plan and execute company events, meetings and off-site engagements, including board meetings
  • Act as a point of contact for ad hoc requests and projects, demonstrating flexibility and adaptability in a fast-paced environment

Executive Project Assistant Requirements:
  • 4+ years of experience in an administrative role supporting senior management, preferably in a private equity or M&A environment
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly PowerPoint and Excel, with the ability to manipulate data and create visually compelling presentations
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with a keen attention to detail
  • Proven ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines simultaneously, while maintaining a high level of accuracy and professionalism
  • Demonstrated experience in project management and process improvement initiatives
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information with discretion
  • Bilingual proficiency in Spanish is a plus
  • Willingness to travel and work flexible hours as needed to accommodate executive schedules and business needs

If you are a proactive, detail-oriented professional with a passion for supporting executive leadership and driving operational excellence, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity. Our client offers competitive compensation and benefits packages, as well as ample opportunities for professional growth and development.

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.