Executive Assistant

Homewood, IL

Posted: 05/09/2024 Industry: Administrative & Office Services Job Number: LM5.9 Pay Rate: $95,000 Remote Friendly: On-Site Experience:

Job Description

Seeking a seasoned and meticulous Executive Assistant with expertise in Meetings and Events to join the team. The ideal candidate will possess a broad skill set, particularly excelling in Microsoft Office tools, coupled with stellar organizational skills. This role will be pivotal in aiding the Sales/Marketing team, as well as directly supporting the CEO. This individual will be someone proactive, adept at juggling administrative duties, event coordination, and hands-on tasks seamlessly.




Coordination & Approach

  • Arrange, organize, and oversee company meetings on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis.
  • Supervise the planning and execution of trade shows, events, and promotional activities.
  • Collaborate with internal teams to ensure smooth logistics and resource management for various events.
  • Take a proactive, hands-on approach to problem-solving and project execution.
  • Identify and tackle challenges preemptively to ensure smooth task completion.


Administrative & Technical

  • Provide administrative aid to the Sales and Marketing team and the CEO.
  • Handle tasks such as presentation preparation, document creation, and general administrative duties.
  • Display adaptability to changing priorities in a fast-paced setting.
  • Utilize advanced Microsoft Office skills to craft impactful presentations, reports, and documents.
  • Harness technological tools to streamline project management and administrative functions.



  • Manage point-of-sale inventory, ensuring accurate tracking, replenishment, and coordination with stakeholders.
  • Implement efficient inventory control methods to minimize discrepancies and optimize stock levels.



  • Demonstrate enthusiasm and passion for the role, fostering a positive, collaborative work atmosphere.
  • Stay flexible and open to diverse responsibilities to meet team and organizational needs.



  • Associate degree with 3+ years of experience or a bachelor’s degree with 2+ years’ experience in an Executive Assistant or similar capacity.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (PowerPoint, Excel, Word).
  • Prior experience in event planning and trade show coordination is a plus.
  • Strong organizational and multitasking aptitude.





Meet Your Recruiter

Lizzie McMurtrey

Current member of the CPS, Inc. Recruitment Team. I currently support Human Resources and Office Services related positions.

Current Specialties: All HR and Office Services related positions including VP of Human Resources, Chief Human Resources Officer, Diversity and Inclusion, Employee Relations, Recruiters, Sourcers, Talent Acquisition, Labor Relations, Training and Development, Human Resource Managers, and more. 

Experience:  Currently working on HR related positions, with a background in IT Recruitment and Digital Marketing Project Management. 

I'M IN THIS BUSINESS BECAUSE: I am passionate about relationship building, and helping place candidates in positions that excite them!

CLIENTS CAN COUNT ON ME BECAUSE: I pride myself on the quality of my work, and I care about their needs and requirements.

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