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Job ID :
92958
Location :
Northbrook, IL US
Level :
Experienced Professional
Job Category :
Administrative & Support Services
Description :

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Think that working in the insurance field can’t be exciting, rewarding and challenging? Think again. You’ll help us reinvent protection and retirement to improve customers’ lives. We’ll help you make an impact with our training and mentoring offerings. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to expand and apply your skills in ways you never thought possible. And you’ll have fun doing it. Join a company of individuals with hopes, plans and passions, all using and developing our talents for good, at work and in life.


Job Description

Allstate Insurance’s Human Resource - Vice President of Executive Talent Strategies is seeking an experienced Executive Administrative Assistant to provide additional support in this fast-paced environment.  In addition, this position will support the Vice President of Total Compensation (currently an open role) As an Executive Administrative Assistant, you will provide administrative support for a wide range of business tasks.  The ideal candidate will be highly organized with excellent communication skills.   

 

The following are key responsibilities for the role:

 

  • Create, format, type, edit, proof, and finalize reports and presentations with great attention to detail using extensive experience with Microsoft Excel, Word (including Mail Merger) and PowerPoint.
  • Coordinate and maintain appointment schedules and calendar. Proactively take responsibility for calendar management utilizing good judgment and initiative.
  • Open, sort, review and organize incoming/outgoing mail and correspondence. Independently draft/compose routine letters and general correspondence (including e-mail) from verbal direction or from knowledge of processes and procedures.
  • Work on a variety of special projects as needed with multi-tasking as necessary. Ability to take initiative, use good judgment, understand deadlines and carry multiple projects through to completion with an ability to work independently under general direction, prioritize work and ask for further clarification when necessary.
  • Prepare complex and confidential letters, technical memorandums and reports for professional and managerial staff review and action.
  • Support Executive Development and Succession team under Vice President of Executive Talent Strategies helping with administrative tasks on as needed basis. .
  • Works autonomously to manage projects and maintain communication with interested parties.
  • Provides complex screening, fielding, prioritizing of inbound communications via telephone, mail, and e-mail to resolve critical issues in a timely manner.
  • Coordinate arrangements for internal/external meetings, conference calls; compile and disseminate materials for meetings and calls as required.
  • Prepare and schedule activities such as travel arrangements, internal and external business meetings, client or third-party appointments, conferences and general office events, including scheduling of conference room use and catering needs.
  • Monitoring expenses for the office with a responsibility to budget adherence; review and coordinate approval of all expenses including processing accounts payable invoices.

Job Qualifications

  • Prefer 7-10 years of prior experience supporting a large team or executive
  • Advanced command of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent written, verbal and listening communication skills using pleasant interpersonal skills
  • High level of accuracy, attention to detail and ability to proof one's own work as well as the work of others
  • Able to assess work load and re-prioritize as needed, handling multiple task under tight deadlines
  • Maintains an advanced degree of confidentiality and sense of urgency
  • Ability to work under pressure as well as the ability to deal with interruptions and other unexpected events and make necessary adjustments
  • Ability to interact with all levels of management and staff
  • Knowledge of various company departments and functions


The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

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As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that’s just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you’ll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.

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