Administrative Assistant

Austin, TX, United States

This role will be responsible for supporting GLG’s Compliance team in a variety of ways, including: time and calendar management, meeting preparation, assistance with special projects and more.  A successful candidate is highly-detail oriented, proactive, and able to manage multiple priorities at once.  This role requires a high level of professionalism, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to work calmly under pressure.
 

Specific responsibilities include (but are not limited to): 

  • Scheduling and managing heavy calendar activity: tracking, and confirming both internal and external meetings
  • Arranging domestic and international travel arrangements and managing expense reports
  • Interacting with internal and external clients and colleagues in a highly professional manner
  • Maintaining superior organization of highly confidential business and personal paperwork
  • Review and prepare miscellaneous reports and documents as required; prepare background documents as necessary for meetings
  • Provide general office support, including file maintenance and resolving day-to- day operational problems
  • Manage distribution of internal communications
  • Other duties as assigned

 

An ideal candidate will meet the following criteria: 

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, but 2+ years of experience will substitute for education
  • Proficient in MS Office specifically: Outlook, Word, Excel
  • Must be extremely well organized and detail oriented
  • Must be reliable, consistent and punctual with a high level of professionalism
  • Ability to use good judgment and maintain confidentiality as needed
  • Proactive, self-motivated and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently, or as a team member, while maintaining focus and productivity
  • Exceptional and diplomatic communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to handle any responsibility calmly while under pressure

About GLG / Gerson Lehrman Group

GLG is the world’s leading platform for on-demand professional learning. Businesses rely on GLG to learn from 600,000+ member-experts; clients look to address complex strategic challenges and make better business decisions within a rigorous compliance framework. Headquartered in New York City, GLG’s 1,500+ employees work from offices in 12 countries. Visit www.GLG.it.

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