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Executive Assistant - Government and Community Relations

At Northwestern Mutual, we are strong, innovative and growing. We invest in our people. We care and make a positive difference.

Provides administrative support to the Vice President – Government and Community Relations and plays an integral role in the successful operation of the team.  Exercises a high level of confidentiality, tact and diplomacy to support the company’s government relations and philanthropic efforts with limited supervision.  Familiar with a variety of organization concepts, practices and procedures.  Ensures duties are completed accurately and delivered in a high quality and timely manner.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs a variety of administrative functions for the department head and other senior team members; manages schedules and business travel, maintains supplies, prepares invoices and monitors expenses/budgets, etc.
  • Identifies efficiencies in processes and procedures.
  • May play a role in, or provide back-up for, a variety of departmental processes, including the filing of political giving and lobbying reports, ticket distribution, and preparation of agendas and materials for the Public Policy Committee, Foundation Board and Political Action Committee Board.
  • Prepares and provides information needed; prepares reports, collects and analyzes information, prepares presentations, etc.
  • Works on or may lead projects as requested.
  • Other department specific duties as assigned.
  • Maintains strict confidentiality in handling materials and sensitive information.

Requirements:

  • Five or more years of administrative assistant experience.
  • Associates degree or specialized training or equivalent experience; college degree preferred.
  • Proficient in MS Office at advanced levels.
  • High degree of organization and planning skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to apply good judgment in making independent decisions and coordinating information.
  • Ability to handle and manage multiple priorities and adapt to rapidly changing needs and priorities.

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This job is not covered by the existing Collective Bargaining Agreement.

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