Sensata Technologies, Inc. Executive Assistant in Attleboro, Massachusetts
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The Executive Assistant provides executive support for three Executives. The Executive Assistant (EA) serves as the primary point of contact for internal and external constituencies on all matters pertaining to the Executives or C-level officers. The EA also serves as a liaison to the senior management teams; organizes and coordinates executive outreach and external relations efforts; and oversees special projects. The EA must be creative and enjoy working within an environment that is mission-driven, results-driven and community oriented. The ideal individual will have the ability to exercise good judgment in a variety of situations, with strong written and verbal communication, administrative, and organizational skills, and the ability to maintain a realistic balance among multiple priorities. The EA will have the ability to work independently on projects, from conception to completion, and must be able to work under pressure at times to handle a wide variety of activities and confidential matters with discretion.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Plans, coordinates and ensures the Executive’s schedule is followed and respected. Provides "gatekeeper" and "gateway" role, creating win-win situations for direct access to the Executive’s time and office
Works closely and effectively with the Executive to keep him / her well informed of upcoming commitments and responsibilities, following up appropriately. Acts as a "barometer," having a sense for the issues taking place in the environment and keeping the Executive updated
Manages an extremely active calendar of appointments; completes expense reports; composes and prepares correspondence that is sometimes confidential; arranges complex and detailed travel plans for domestic and international travel, itineraries, and agendas; and compiles documents, including visas and passports, when necessary for travel-related meetings
Provides leadership to build relationships crucial to the success of the organization and manages a variety of special projects for the Executive, some of which may have organizational impact
Provides a bridge for smooth communication between the Executive’s office, internal departments and external customers; demonstrating leadership to maintain credibility, trust and support with senior management staff
Researches, prioritizes, and follows up on incoming issues and concerns addressed to the Executive, including those of a sensitive or confidential nature. Determines appropriate course of action, referral, or response
Successfully completes critical aspects of deliverables with a hands-on approach, including drafting acknowledgement letters, personal correspondence, and other tasks that facilitate the Executive’s ability to effectively lead their organizations
Prioritizes conflicting needs; handles matters expeditiously, proactively, and follows-through on projects to successful completion, often with deadline pressures
Generates compelling and attractive presentations leveraging varied materials and resources
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS
8-10 years related experience; experience supporting Executive-level leaders preferred
Bachelor degree preferred; related certification and / or degree preferred
Excellent communication (oral and written) and organizational skills with a strong attention to detail
Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint; proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Adobe
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while managing competing priorities and maintaining absolute confidentiality in all aspects of performance
Strong multi-tasker who is self-motivated, proactive and possesses excellent time management skills
Reliable team player with ability to be flexible while working in a deadline-driven, ever-changing environment
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