Executive Assistant in Petaluma, CA at Nelson

Date Posted: 2/18/2021

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Job Description

Job Number: 2155263

Executive Assistant

Petaluma, CA

Temp- Maternity coverage (6mo)

Prefers: 5 days in the office but might consider 3 days in the office and 2 days remote.

Pay: $70K

Job Summary: This is a high visibility position requiring a bright, motivated, organized, effective communicator. He/she will need to be able to manage multiple, detail-rich projects simultaneously and work with a variety of internal and external personnel. He/she will need to be able to communicate clearly in both verbal and written formats. This person will assist with, or take ownership of certain administrative tasks, events and projects. A significant amount of time is spent maintaining the executive's calendar and bi-weekly department meetings. This person works directly with the Executive Vice President, Corporate Resources, EA team and all Petaluma staff.


• 3 + years' experience as an administrative or executive assistant

• Experience with scheduling in outlook

• Excel at multitasking

• Thrive in a fast paced environment

• Strong communication and interpersonal skills

• Confident and independent

• Strong Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint experience

• Familiar and strong with using and learning new technology platforms

• Quick learner

• Team player

• Effectively work under pressure

• Flexibility and adaptability

• Honesty and integrity

• Strong planning and organization skills


  • Coordinate and maintain a very busy and ever changing appointment calendar.
  • Coordinate meetings and events with external and internal personnel.
  • Maintain specific confidential personnel and contract files.
• Keep Liz on point with his meetings and schedule in general

• Triage requests and meeting needs from all parties that work with Liz

• Prepare and manage meeting agendas, certain presentations and documents.

  • Clerical functions such as photocopying, filing, faxing, dictation, scanning, etc.
  • Monitor email for Executive Vice President
• Assist the Executive Vice President and staff with a variety of tasks and special projects as assigned

• Understand John's strengths, weaknesses and how he likes things handled to keep things going smoothly

• Keep strict confidentiality of all matters

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Very organized
  • Ability to work with a wide variety of constituencies simultaneously
  • Excellent oral and written skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines

Technical Knowledge:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

About Nelson:

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