Staffing Agency in Fairfield, CT
Recruiting Executive Assistants in Fairfield County
Southern Connecticut includes some of the wealthiest communities in the USA. The famous Gold Coast runs from Greenwich to Fairfield all along the Long Island Sound. This area has become a center for investment management firms, making it a great opportunity for a recruitment agency in Fairfield. Hedge funds, large and small, have set up shop here in the last couple of decades; greatly increasing the need for investment talent as well as for administrative talent. The area boasts natural beauty combined with proximity and easy access to New York City via public transportation. Lower state and property taxes have also encouraged hedge funds and their founders to make Fairfield their primary residence. Setting up a business close to home is a natural follow on to this.
An Administrative Staffing Agency in Fairfield
After New York, Connecticut is the second largest location in terms of assets under management according to Bruce McGuire, founder of the Connecticut Hedge Fund Association. These assets are managed by hedge fund managers who make enormous amounts of money. The average compensation of people who work at hedge funds is $760,000 per year. Top executives average over several million dollars in income per year, according to a study by the compensation consulting firm Johnson Associates.
A Fairfield Recruitment Agency That Understands the Needs of Hedge Funds
There are approximately 200 hedge funds in Connecticut, and our staffing agency in Fairfield County, CT, understands that every one of them needs:
- Office managers
- Executive assistants
- Administrative assistants
- Sales assistants
- Marketing assistants
- Operations assistants
- Event planning assistants
- Investor Relations assistants
- Database or CRM assistants
- RFP assistants
And, given their wealth and busy professional and family lives, these senior executives also require financial and personal assistants to help them manage their personal lives.
Recruiting for Professional Services Firms
Hedge funds and asset management firms also need to be supported by other industries. So, lawyers, accountants and private wealth bankers who service hedge funds and hedge fund executives also live and work in Fairfield County. These professionals are also highly compensated. As a recruitment agency in Fairfield, C-Suite Assistants has served this type of clientele since inception. We see heavy demand for a different type of administrative talent to serve these Fairfield County businesses and executives. Positions commonly requiring the services of a recruitment agency for this type of firm are:
- Legal Assistant
- Accounting Assistant
- Private Wealth Assistant
Why Use C-Suite Assistants as your Staffing Agency in Fairfield County, CT?
Because C-Suite Assistants originally began as a Recruitment Agency based in Larchmont in Westchester County, a county bordering Greenwich, CT and with an economy and demographics closely resembling Fairfield County, we have a deep understanding and appreciation for the skills and intangible characteristics required for administrative and operations support staff in Fairfield. We understand that Executive Assistants and other administrative assistants need to be:
- Discrete and able to keep information confidential
- Well Spoken
- Highly skilled in PowerPoint, Word and Excel
- Skilled in making travel arrangement and managing calendars
- Highly organized
- Professionally attired
Our Roots as a Recruitment Agency in Fairfield
Many of our recruiters grew up in Westchester and Fairfield Counties. Our deep roots in these communities provide networks which allow us to source the candidates you wouldn’t normally see. These candidates tend to be referrals from family, friends, educational or community organizations. Many of these candidates would also prefer to work and stay in these communities rather than commute into New York City.
For all these reasons, let C-Suite Assistant be your staffing agency in Fairfield County, CT. Give us a call at 646-214-7475 or contact us at [email protected] Also feel free to contact any of us directly at the email addresses listed in our profiles.
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