Executive Assistant III - Sr

US-VA-Chantilly
Job ID
2017-1905
Category
General Admin Support

Overview

Buchanan & Edwards is a data analytics, next-gen IT services firm supporting critical missions of US Federal government national security, intelligence and civilian customers. Our passion is embodied in our tagline “Moving the future Forward”.  What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Buchanan & Edwards, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Our commitment to excellence stems from our core values of Passion, Customer Commitment, Innovation and curiosity, Corporate Citizenship and Responsibility and People Focus.

 

Buchanan & Edwards is currently seeking an Executive Assistant to join our team in our Chantilly office to primarily support our president & CEO.  The successful candidate will perform a variety of administrative functions in a fast-paced environment. This is an excellent opportunity to provide high- quality administrative and clerical assistance to top- level executives.

Clearance

None

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinate daily calendars
  • Plan appointments, meetings and events
  • Manage phone calls and e-mails
  • Compose memos and write correspondence/meeting minutes
  • Make executive travel arrangements
  • Liaison with the Board of Directors, arrange all meetings, travel and responsible for all general correspondence.
  • Coordinate and track efforts for critical projects for both internal and external parties
  • Coordinate annual strategic planning off-site and maintain the project plan associated with the company’s strategic plan
  • Liaison with the facility staff for the Chantilly, VA office

Qualifications

  • High school diploma is required, Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience preferred.
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in a professional environment.
  • Proven work experience as an Executive Assistant. Experience working in a Government Contracting firm preferred.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong interpersonal skills surrounding customer relations and supporting others are required.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent time-management and organizational skills.
  • This position requires flexibility in order to respond to various tasks and changing demands.
  • The successful candidate will possess a positive attitude, strong work ethic, strong sense of professionalism, as well as the ability to take initiative.
  • Due to the critical nature of this position, information is treated as highly confidential and, therefore, a strong sense of discretion is required.

 

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Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. is dedicated to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion. We are committed to crafting a workplace that endorses creativity and innovation, and promotes engagement through open communication, acceptance of new people and ideas, and a supportive team dynamic. Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EOE Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled. Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. is an E-Verify employer.

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