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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.


Provides administrative support typically to the Chief Technology Officer.  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.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs a variety of office and administrative functions; manages schedules and business travel, maintains supplies, helps prepare meeting agenda, takes minutes, etc.
  • Identifies efficiencies in processes and procedures.
  • Coordinates department meetings/town halls/committee meetings and events; prepares agenda, materials, etc.
  • Maintains high level of organizational awareness and has the ability to network across the company and within the EA community.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills while leading and participating in activities supporting the Executive Team.
  • Prepares and provides information needed; prepares internal 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 effectively across the administrative assistant community, contributing to a sense of team, works on or may lead projects as requested.
  • May provide work direction to other administrative or temporary staff.
  • Other department specific duties as assigned.
  • Maintains strict confidentiality in handling materials and sensitive information.


  • 5+  years of administrative assistant experience.
  • Associates degree or specialized training or equivalent experience; college degree preferred.
  • Highly proficient in MS Office (Word, Powerpoint, Excel, Outlook, etc), Slack, Zoom, and day to day tools at advanced levels.
  • 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.
  • Ability to operate with discretion and maintain confidentiality with sensitive information is a must – prior experience operating in a similar way is required.

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