Executive Assistant, Consumer – NEW YORK

JONESWORKS, a full-service marketing, public relations, and brand consultancy agency, is seeking a driven, creative, and highly-organized Executive Assistant to work in our New York office.

The Executive Assistant will report directly into the head of our Consumer + Lifestyle Division. Ideal candidates will have a dedication to excellence and very strong work ethic, as well as top notch organizational and time management skills. Most importantly, candidates will help the Executive be prepared, organized, and ready for anything.

Role & Responsibilities 

  • Provide administrative and creative support to the Executive
  • Impeccable calendar and phone management skills, including setting (and re-setting) meetings, tracking meetings to-be-set, keeping a phone sheet, rolling calls, preparing itineraries, and ultimately keeping the Executive prepared, on time, and on schedule
  • An ability to interact professionally with producers, talent, agents, executives, other assistants, and various business connections
  • Outstanding organization capabilities and the ability to prioritize and multi-task numerous projects while staying very detail oriented.
  • Detailed note taker with an ability to write up agendas, meeting recaps, and draft professional emails
  • Researching events and background information on potential buyers
  • Demonstrable experience working with Dropbox, Google Docs/Sheets, Microsoft Office, Mac, and Outlook
  • Identifying problems early on and addressing them proactively
  • Handling special projects and additional responsibilities as requested
  • Assisting across the consumer desk inclusive of media monitoring, overseeing meeting/call materials and agendas, managing conferences and awards, and other ad-hoc requests as needed
  • A love of public relations – this is an assistant job, but we are an all-hands-on-deck kind of company, and you will be encouraged to contribute to the creative process

Qualifications

  • At least one year of assistant experience at a public relations agency, production company, talent agency, management company, or entertainment-adjacent company
  • BA or BS in Public Relations, Communications, Marketing, or related field
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills and demonstrated ability to communicate efficiently and effectively
  • Extremely organized, detail-oriented, and able to execute multiple projects simultaneously in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment
  • Proven ability to work well under pressure and meets deadlines without sacrificing quality

Benefits:

Jonesworks offers medical, dental, vision and 401(K), generous Paid Time Off packages, Summer Fridays, Extended PTO for December/January holiday, bonus incentives and other perks!

***We are 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.***

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