Executive Assistant | hybrid | permanent or temporary opportunity


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The Company. A financial firm specializing in direct investments into various business sectors. The company engages in active management and strategic involvement with portfolio companies to enhance their performance and value.

The Role. The purpose of this varied role is to enhance the effectiveness of your manager and ensure the smooth running of key company and board meetings. You will interact with external stakeholders and be vital through proactive planning and execution. Your responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:
  • Manage a complex schedule and travel itineraries for meetings, calls, workshops, video conferences, and events
  • You support to prioritize and integrate all business activities.
  • Prepare meeting documentation and presentations; follow up on action items.
  • Prioritize and channel communication and take appropriate action to meet all deadlines.
  • Interface with high-profile internal and external contacts and maintain cross-office collaboration.
  • Support any ad hoc tasks to meet business requirements, as assigned, e.g., help prepare conference presentations.
  • Establish good working relationships with the support team and external stakeholders.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Commercial degree coupled with several years of experience, ideally in the financial services industry.
  • Native proficiency in German and proficiency in English.
  • Confident user of MS Office, including PowerPoint and virtual collaboration tools.
  • Excellent communication skills in German and English (writing, editing, and presentation).
  • Work experience in a fast-paced role requiring a high level of accuracy.

Person Specification

  • As our ideal candidate, you are confident and articulate, with a terrific work ethic and a get-it-done attitude.
  • You take ownership — a confident self-starter who contributes ideas and contributes to the team's success.
  • You combine ambition with a desire to completely nail the basics before progressing - you are logical in your approach and detailed and thorough when you execute.
  • You are personable with positive energy and a collaborative attitude; you work independently and form close partnerships with team members and external stakeholders.
  • You combine high-level organizational skills with the ability to think ahead.
  • You prioritize the workload and can work under pressure - flexible, with a smart approach to work and a good dose of pragmatism.
  • You grasp things quickly with a holistic view.

This is a great opportunity for applicants interested in combining high-quality assistance with event management responsibilities at an excellent company. Our client has been awarded the Great Place to Work® certificate for their commitment to attracting the best employees. We would like to hear from assistants who have worked in finance/private equity. If this challenge attracts you, please send your CV and references/diploma to  [email protected]
Your email should reference «executiveassistant-ZG»Barnickel & Fellows  |  Talstrasse 58  |  8001 Zürich  |  +41 44 243 86 68