Executive Assistant Staffing & Recruitment
C-Suite Assistants was established in NYC fifteen years ago to answer the needs of our financial services clients. From this home base, our Executive Assistant staffing business has steadily grown. The demand for NYC Executive Assistant jobs is greatly influenced by the many type of industries concentrated in the city of New York, home to the famous Wall Street. Financial Services dominates as the largest industry in NYC with over eight of the largest security firms located in NYC. There are also hundreds of banks, both domestic and international, along with private equity, hedge funds and asset management firms. In addition to Finance, New York is also home to many Major Fortune 500 and 1000 companies in such industries as:
As our reputation as the best staffing agency for Executive Assistant jobs in NYC has grown, in addition to recruiting for Executive Assistant positions in NYC, we also have extended our EA recruiting services to employers in most major cities that are centers of commerce nationwide. We even recruit Executive Assistants in Toronto, Canada!
Proven Success in Staffing Executive Assistant Positions in NYC
C-Suite Assistants has been staffing executive assistant jobs in NYC since our start in 2003. We’ve successfully placed candidates in EA positions for a variety of companies. Below are some examples of our success in staffing executive assistant positions in NYC and the greater New York area.
Executive Assistant to CEO and Founding Partner, NYC
The CEO and Founding Partner of a private investment firm in mid-town Manhattan needed an Executive Assistant position in NYC filled with someone who was all about business and had flawless attention to process and procedures. The role required working one-on-one with the CEO, performing traditional administrative duties such as extensive travel arrangements, daily calendars, CRM system management, assisting with personal projects, billing of clients and expense reporting. C-Suite Assistants completed the search successfully, finding the perfect candidate with former military experience, strong organizational and logistical skills and professional chemistry with the CEO.
Executive Assistant to Senior Managing Director, NYC
The incoming Senior Managing Director of a large and prestigious global investment management firm in midtown Manhattan had an executive assistant job opening supporting the Head of Legal and Tax Policy. This was a high exposure position in the executive offices where polish, attention to detail, a proactive attitude and organizational skills were key.
Executive Assistant to the Co-Heads of Business Development, NYC
The two busy co-heads of Business Development of a private growing $22B Asset Management firm in New York City required an Executive Assistant to support them in their active pursuit of bringing in new institutional investors. They needed an experienced EA to manage their busy calendars and frequent travel (both domestic and international), as well as to be the ground control when they were frequently out of the office. The role also demanded flawless attention to detail, meeting preparation and ability to work long hours when required.
Executive Assistant to Chief Communications Officer, Westchester
The CCO, voice to the public of a Fortune 500 telecommunications company headquartered in White Plains, required a senior administrative professional to support her. The successful candidate was a polished, experienced EA with corporate background and knowledge of Public Relations and Communications. She understood tight deadlines, was able to handle intense, stressful situations, be the “right arm” to the boss, and deal with Analysts and Corporate PR. She also possessed excellent PowerPoint and calendar skills.
Executive Assistant to the Vice Chairman, Fairfield
The Vice Chairman of a Greenwich based Hedge Fund required a mature Executive Assistant to manage both the daily administration of his business affairs, and also assist him with his personal life: managing a second home in the Hamptons, family vacations and personal investments. The successful candidate had experience in a similar hybrid EA/Personal Assistant role and had worked for some very high-profile Wall Street bosses. The two personalities of the Vice Chairman and the EA were a perfect professional match.
Executive Assistant to Director, Hartford
A top Fortune 500 technology company headquartered in Hartford, and the largest employer in CT, needed an Executive Assistant position filled to support the Director of a global supply management chain across all of the company’s business units. The position required at least seven years of prior corporate administrative experience, of which four years were supporting a senior executive. The successful candidate needed to be able to work independently and make decisions with minimal direction, and, most critically, be able to prioritize multiple assignments in a fast-paced environment with attention to detail, a calm demeanor and a “can do attitude.”
Our Success in Staffing Executive Assistant Jobs Extends Beyond NYC
While based in NYC, C-Suite Assistants has also successfully filled many executive assistant positions in cities across the country. Below are some examples of executive assistant jobs in a variety of industries where we placed the perfect candidate.
Executive Assistant to CEO, Boston
The headquarters of a Fortune 500 Pharmaceutical company was relocating to Boston, due to a merger. The CEO who was relocating was losing his Executive Assistant who had been with him for many years and could not move due to family reasons. The challenge was to find a replacement, an experienced C- level EA with prior pharmaceutical experience.
Executive to Founding Partner and Chief Executive Officer, Washington D.C.
The Founding Partner and CEO of a start-up financial restructuring business, with a new office opening near the White House, was seeking a strong, mature self starter, to help open the office and establish administrative practices for the firm. The successful candidate was an experienced C-level administrator with exceptional Microsoft Office skills, with the ability to work in a challenging and fast-paced environment from her prior C-level position at a large Greenwich, CT Hedge Fund.
Assistant to SVP Human Resources, San Francisco
The Senior Vice President of Human Resources of a high-profile Fortune 100 technology business in San Francisco needed an administrative partner to support her. The Human Resources function at this major corporation was highly regarded and the person filling this executive assistant position was to be groomed as the top administrative partner to the Head of Human Resources. The successful candidate had 7-10 years of experience, was deep into her career and had the right skill set and confidence to take on the role.
Executive Assistant to CEO and Co-Founder, Houston
The CEO and Co-Founder of a private equity firm in Houston, required an EA to help him manage all day-to-day administrative matters. The executive assistant position called for an exceptionally bright person, preferably from a financial services or energy/oil background, with prior C-level support experience, to take charge and always be looking for ways to do things better and make things happen. They liked our candidates so much they hired us to find a Personal Assistant for the wife of the CEO.
Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer, Chicago
A Chicago based CEO, a high-profile Hedge Fund Manager, needed to fill a senior Executive Assistant job with someone who would be comfortable sitting in the middle of a busy trading floor with the composure and organizational skills to act as the key liaison between the executives and the employees of the hedge fund. They also needed someone who could host visits from high-profile clients with professionalism and discretion. In addition to traditional administrative responsibilities such as calendar management and coordinating domestic and international travel, this EA also needed the skills to interact with accounting and finance teams within the Family Office.
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