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Executive Assistant

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

We are looking for an Executive Assistant to support three VP's within Enterprise Reliability, Digital Workplace and & Identity Access Management.

What’s the role?


You will be responsible for ensuring the Vice President's are successfully positioned to carry out their day to day activities and are represented to others who need to engage with them in a professional manner. You will need to possess strong attention to detail while managing multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced, high energy environment.


  • Exercises a high level of confidentiality, tact and diplomacy to support the department/area 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.

  • Performs a variety of office maintenance and administrative functions; manages schedules and business travel, maintains supplies, prepares invoices and monitors expenses/budgets, takes minutes, etc.

  • Identifies efficiencies in processes and procedures.

  • Coordinates department meetings/town halls/committee meetings and events; prepares agenda, materials, etc.

  • Prepares and provides information needed; prepares reports, collects and analyzes information, prepares presentations, etc.

  • Assists in the employee experience by coordinating employee events, team communication, and onboarding/orientation to the department.

  • Works on or may lead projects as requested.

  • May provide work direction to other administrative or temporary staff.

  • Maintains strict confidentiality in handling materials and sensitive information.

Bring your best! What this role needs:

  • 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.

Beyond base salary, NM offers the following benefits; pension, 401k, comprehensive medical, dental, and vision, FREE lunch, annual bonus opportunity, and much more!  

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

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We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law.


We’re excited about the potential people bring to Northwestern Mutual. You can grow your career here while enjoying first-class perks, benefits, and commitment to diversity and inclusion.