Randstad Executive Assistant in Seattle, Washington

Executive Assistant

job details:

  • location:Seattle, WA

  • salary:$38 - $44 per hour

  • date posted:Thursday, February 14, 2019

  • experience:Experienced

  • job type:Temporary

  • industry:Administrative and Support Services

  • reference:S_731609

  • questions:tracy.lyons@randstadusa.com425/896-9761

job description

Executive Assistant

Are you looking to challenge yourself professionally? Do you love expertly managing calendars and event planning? Are you driven to support an individual in order to propel the business forward? Are you articulate, detail-oriented, highly organized, and calm under pressure?

Take a look at this contract Executive Assistant position to see if it's a match!


  • Support the CEO with day-to-day business operations

  • Extensive calendar management (protecting and prioritizing the CEO's time, knowing what items are urgent and what must wait)

  • Create and coordinate complex itineraries

  • Event coordination for onsite and offsite meetings (venue, catering, room setup, invites, preparing and distributing materials)

  • Draft and edit daily and meeting agendas

  • Prepare documents and materials for meetings

  • Serve as temporary Board Secretary for the Board of Trustees (ensure meetings are on schedule, take minutes, draft and get approval of meeting notes, upload to intranet)

  • Partner closely with other C-level executives to drive business goals and ensure deadlines are met

  • Provide daily reminders and updates to CEO of their agenda and assist with last minute arrangements


  • 5+ years of experience supporting C-Suite Level Executives

  • Experience supporting a Board of Directors and/or Board of Trustees

  • Experience working for a nonprofit or solid understanding of nonprofit business practices preferred

  • Must have event planning and calendar management experience

  • Attentive listener who knows what questions to ask to get the job done

  • Positive attitude, approachable, and confident

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Action and results-oriented with the ability to thrive even with ambiguity

  • Highly organized and able to prioritize conflicting requests

  • Communicate professionally and tactfully with all levels of the organization

  • Great respect for maintaining confidentiality and upholding business and ethical standards

  • Highly proficient in MS Office Suite

Location, Hours & Salary

  • Title: Contract Executive Assistant supporting the CEO

  • Location: Downtown Seattle, WA 98101

  • Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm, with occasional early morning/evening events

  • Hourly Wage: $38.00-$44.00 per hour, depending upon experience

  • Position Type: Temporary Contract. Expected to run through early October 2019 (approximately 7 months).

  • Start Date: No later than March 15th, 2019. Prefer sooner, if possible.

  • Industry: Nonprofit, Philanthropy

Think you are the right Executive Assistant to support this CEO? Apply online here or send your resume to: Tracy.Lyons@RandstadUSA.com

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