Executive Assistant II

New York, New York

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Zurich is currently hiring an Executive Assistant II to join the Investment Management team! As an Executive Assistant, you will be providing personal assistance and support for the Head of Alternative Investments and CEO of Zurich Alternative Asset Management, LLC. You will be supporting the day-to-day activities of the CEO of Zurich Alternative Asset Management, LLC and building trusting relationships, while contributing to the realization of the strategic objectives in the designated area. The preferred location will be in the New York, NY office.

An Executive Assistant is responsible for a variety of tasks:

  • Under general supervision, ability to independently perform tasks and administrative work for the CEO of Zurich Alternative Asset Management, LLC.

  • Organizes and prioritizes own assignments to ensure timely and accurate completion of work.

  • Collaborates with teammates to ensure accurate and proactive approach to Senior Management needs.

  • Handles and coordinates calendar management, domestic and international travel, and expense reporting.

  • Runs multiple month end reports and distributes to appropriate team levels.

  • Greets and directs internal and external customers to the appropriate person(s). Handles internal customer and employee inquiries. May refer more complex inquiries and/or complaints to appropriate personnel.

  • Answers and screens phone calls and responds to simple e-mails for Senior Management.

  • Composes routine and non-routine correspondences from brief notes, oral or written instructions. Receives incoming mails and forwards to appropriate personnel to handle.

  • Controls, coordinates, and maintains CEO of Zurich Alternative Asset Management, LLC, schedules and coordinates meetings, appointments, and other activities. Does follow-up work as needed.

  • Maintains supplies, coordinates travel logistics using various procurement tools.

  • Prepares expense reports and handles payments for expense items.

  • Supporting presentations and organization of projects, along with administrative support of projects.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 5 or more years of experience in the Administrative area


  • Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 3 or more years of experience in the Administrative area

  • Experience planning, organizing, and scheduling work

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Detail oriented

  • Ability to prioritize

  • Ability to multi-task

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Project management skills

  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills

  • Knowledge of company operations and organizational procedures

  • Administrative experience in a multi-tasked, high-paced, confidential environment

  • Knowledge and/or enjoyment in world travel and world affairs

  • Ability to be self-sufficient and self-reliant as needed in the position

  • Ability to work across multiple time zones domestically and internationally

Compensation for roles at Zurich varies depending on a wide array of factors including but not limited to the specific office location, role, skill set, and level of experience. The hourly range provided is a nationwide market range and has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location where the position may be filled. As required by local law, Zurich provides in good faith a reasonable range of compensation for roles. Compensation may exceed the hourly rate listed based on the evaluation of skillset and experience. For additional information about our Total Rewards, click here. Other rewards may include short term incentive bonuses and merit increases. The starting hourly range for this position based on the following locations is: $29.71 - $48.70.

As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to any COVID-related health and safety protocols in place at that time (https://www.zurichna.com/careers/faq).

A future with Zurich. What can go right when you apply at Zurich?

Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, Zurich North America has over 150 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. Today, Zurich North America is a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. We serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology, and we insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, we strive to provide ongoing career development opportunities, and we foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. Be a part of the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our colleagues, our customers and the communities we serve. Zurich maintains a comprehensive employee benefits package for employees as well as eligible dependents and competitive compensation. Please click here to learn more.

As a global company, Zurich recognizes the diversity of our workforce as an asset. We recruit talented people from a variety of backgrounds with unique perspectives that are truly welcome here. Taken together, diversity and inclusion bring us closer to our common goal: exceeding our customers' expectations. Zurich does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. EOE disability/vet

Zurich does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Any unsolicited resume will become the property of Zurich American Insurance. If you are a preferred vendor, please use our Recruiting Agency Portal for resume submission.

Location(s): AM - New York, AM - Schaumburg
Remote Working: Hybrid
Schedule: Full Time
Employment Sponsorship Offered: No

Linkedin Recruiter Tag: #LI-MM1

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