Job Title:Executive Assistant - Business Development
Requisition Number:2019-017

Type of Position:Full Time
Education Required:High School/GED
Security Clearance Required:No
Workshift:Day
City:Rockville
State:MD
Posting Start Date:5/9/2019

Executive Assistant - Business Development

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Description/Job Summary

The Executive Assistant provides a wide variety of high-level administrative, coordination and project support for the Vice President, Marketing and Business Development.  The Executive Assistant must possess sophisticated skills in office management, office software and customer service. A working knowledge of the construction industry is a plus. Provides supplementary administrative support to the Marketing and Business Development Team. Responsibilities require the exercise of independent judgment, strong analytical skills, and professional demeanor in high-pressure situations. The Executive Assistant is highly visible, and must be able to engage effectively at all levels of the organization.

Responsibilities/Duties

Overall Administrative Support
  • Provides administrative support to the Vice President of Marketing and Business Development and supplementary support to the Marketing and Business Development Team.
  • Performs a professional gatekeeper function for the Vice President of Marketing and Business Development with respect to incoming telephone calls from a variety of external constituents.
  • Organizes meetings and schedule appointments for the Vice President of Marketing and Business Development, prepares agendas, handles lunch/catering orders, ensures that appropriate materials are available for meetings, and handles technology set-up for meetings.
  • Handles arrangements for travel (and prepares itineraries), conferences, internal/external meetings and other company events.
  • Registers staff for networking/professional development events and updates the networking calendar.
  • Reads, researches and appropriately routes correspondence; drafts letters and emails; analyzes information and initiates telecommunications.
  • Reviews and compiles information for department annual budget and quarterly forecasts.  
  • Prepares presentations as needed and updates corporate organization chart monthly.
  • Ensures the Marketing and Business Development Department operates efficiently from an administrative perspective.  Duties include, but are not limited to, onboarding and offboarding of staff, coordinating office support services, filing correspondence/other records, processing invoices and check requests, and ordering office supplies and other special order items.
  • Greets visitors and provides them with assistance and information as requested.
Business Development Administrative Support
  • Performs daily review of procurement websites for project leads. Updates CRM with lead information and project status updates
  • Checks project performance rating websites (CPARS/PPIRS) for updates
  • Maintains Work in Progress Report data regarding active projects (% completion, contacts, construction value, etc.). Maintains AIA Document. Obtains Project Manager data sheets upon the start of a new project.
  • Manages special projects and other related duties as assigned.

Required Experience

Must have a minimum of eight (8) years of administrative experience, with five (5) years in executive level support. Proficiency in Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook). 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills

Preferred Experience

Construction experience. 

Required Education

High school diploma or G.E.D. 
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