Executive Assistant

  • Account Service

Fiona Hutton & Associates is looking for a highly-driven Executive Assistant to join our Los Angeles-based agency. This position is ideal for an administrative professional with experience working in a fast-paced office environment.

About Us

Recognized as one of the nation’s top independent communications firms, FHA specializes in advocacy, public affairs, crisis management, digital communications, media relations and stakeholder engagement. FHA consistently earns high marks in annual national rankings of public relations agencies, including 6th for U.S. public affairs firms by PR Week.

Our driving philosophy is to promote strong ideas and strategies, to be relentless in our implementation, to drive for the highest quality product and ultimately win for our clients.

Our culture embraces passion and competition —attributes we look for when growing our team.

Job Description

The Executive Assistant is responsible for providing the firm’s president and senior management team with administrative and client support. Candidate must be able to work independently, quickly adapt to situations and take initiative in a fast-paced environment. They must exercise discretion, judgment and tact while interacting with clients, elected officials, external executives, assistants, consultants, vendors and all levels of staff. This role is responsible for making sure not only executive needs are met, but also ensuring functionality of the entire office. We’re looking for a forward thinker who shares ideas, brings suggestions to the table and who wants to be part of the FHA team.

Primary Responsibilities

Executive Support

  • Perform high-level administrative support for company president and senior staff members
  • Manage president and senior management’s shifting calendars, organize conference calls, meetings and occasional travel
  • Prep for client meetings, track priorities and client deliverables
  • Exercise confidentiality, discretion and good judgment while coordinating daily matters for president and senior management team
  • Execute personal matters as requested

General Office

  • Serve as the office’s front desk receptionist, answer phones, take messages and direct calls efficiently and professionally
  • Responsible for the general functionality of the office; provide office-wide scheduling assistance and ensure the cleanliness and organization of shared spaces
  • Keep office stocked with supplies and food/beverage essentials
  • Develop and plan office retreats, team building and company meetings/events
  • Serve as point person between staff and I.T. vendor
  • Provide ad hoc support on client teams
  • Participate in company onboarding for new employees and coordinate FHA’s internship program

Qualifications

  • 1 to 3 years of experience in an office administrative role preferred
  • Experience managing an executive calendar preferred
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail and coordinate multiple activities simultaneously
  • Ideal candidate is confident, articulate and a strong communicator
  • Must have a high level of organizational, problem solving and time management skills

This full-time position will be in the company’s Los Angeles office. Position will offer a competitive salary and benefits package. Please submit cover letter and resume to hrapoza@fionahuttonassoc.com.