Junior Executive Assistant

$30 - $40 hourly

Job Category:Administrative

Position Type:Direct Hire / Permanent

Work Model:Hybrid

Location:Chicago, Illinois  [Hybrid]

Job ID:128652

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Job Description

LaSalle Network is managing the search for a Junior Executive Assistant with a fast-growing startup company in downtown Chicago. In this role, you would be directly responsible for supporting executives, and will have full exposure to employees at all levels within the company. The Junior Executive Assistant is a key contributor to the growth and operations of our client and will be rewarded with additional responsibility, career stability and growth. This role is perfect for someone looking for an entrepreneurial environment, and a fantastic opportunity to develop a long-lasting career!   

Junior Executive Assistant Responsibilities: 

  • Supervise front office reception area  
  • Provide direct administrative support to top executives, specifically the owner  
  • Manage calendars, book travel and schedule appointments  
  • Maintain inventory of kitchen and office supplies and order new supplies as needed 
  • Greet guests and clients with a warm and welcoming attitude 
  • Treat clients with professionalism and personal attention over the phone and in person 
  • Prepare office and conference rooms for meetings  
  • Screen and prioritize phone calls and e-mails  
  • Prepare, compile and organize presentation materials and marketing resources for clients 
  • Utilize Microsoft Office programs to assist with the efficiency and organization of the firm 

Junior Executive Assistant Requirements: 
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited 4-year institution required 
  • Strong level of proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) 
  • Exceptional organization and ability to work in a fast paced environment 
  • 2+ years of administrative experience in a professional office setting  
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills  
  • Must be able to interface with high-profile clients and consistently exude a pleasant, polished and professional image  
  • Ability to complete projects with little direction or hand-holding  
  • Ability to switch gears and frequently reprioritize, as well as be a very flexible person 
  • Must demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and a strong customer service acumen 
  • Must be proactive in anticipating executives’ needs and must consistently demonstrate a strong sense of urgency 
  • Required to interact effectively and efficiently with all levels of employees  

Thank you,
Annie Molitor
Recruiter, Admin & Executive Assistant Practice Group 
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.