Executive Assistant to CEO Staffing
Executive Assistant to CEO Recruitment
The chief executive officer is by far the most important leader of any company, large or small. The success of a business depends on the CEO. This role calls for strategic insight, intelligence, swift execution, perseverance, inspiration and the ability to motivate and lead a team. An executive assistant to support the CEO requires a unique set of technical and soft skills, such as discretion, forward-thinking, flexibility, loyalty, dedication, poise, resilience and the ability to relate to people at every level. The executive assistant to the CEO is the right hand to the person who oversees all the key functions of a business.
The key to a successful relationship between a CEO and their executive assistant is professional compatibility and mutual respect. The successful pairing of the two is almost like arranging a professional marriage, which is why excellence in finding the right executive assistant to the CEO is paramount. C-Suite Assistants is the solution for your CEO assistant staffing needs. With our expertise in recruiting for this role and our fifteen-year track record serving a range of very demanding clients, we promise to work hard to find you the perfect match.
CEO Assistant Staffing: What We Look for
An executive assistant to a chief executive officer must be a top-performing administrative professional and must be totally committed to the success of the business. When looking for executive assistants to CEO staffing opportunities we look for candidates with prior relevant experience, who have worked one-on-one with a C-level executive before. We look for poise, intelligence, a natural ability to prioritize, and impeccable communication skills. Longevity in prior positions, discretion, and the ability to navigate issues with employees and clients throughout the business are also qualities we seek. Finally, we look for candidates who will have the right chemistry with the CEO, which is an intangible but critical ingredient for success.
Some Recent EA to CEO Searches Completed by C-Suite Assistants
Global Asset Management Firm CEO Looking for a Local Executive Assistant with All the Right Skills
A new CEO to a global asset management firm, relocating from London to New York, could not bring his trusted executive assistant of over nineteen years with him. He was a polished and sophisticated individual, with a more formal style than the prior CEO. He needed an executive assistant with international experience who could navigate their way in a large organization successfully, could work under the pressure of a major investment banking environment, could communicate with board members, politicians and financial industry leaders, and was also a “local” resident, familiar with New York restaurants and venues .
Co-Founder to a Firm Searching for Finance Savvy EA Who Was Also a Team Player
A co-founder of a growing global middle market lending business and hedge fund required a new executive assistant to support him. This executive assistant would support the CEO, but also work as part of a team, in tandem with the executive’s personal assistant and some junior administrative assistants. This role called for someone who was very process-oriented and thick-skinned, with a passion for perfection and 24/7 availability.
To see more of our recent placements, you can visit our Recent Hires page.
C-Suite Assistants – Excellence in CEO Assistant Staffing Since 2003
If you need assistance in recruiting an executive assistant to the CEO, please call us at 646-214-7475 or contact us here, and we would be delighted to tell you more about our services.
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