Executive Assistant

The Company

Summit Leadership Partners is a fast-growing leadership and organization performance consulting firm founded by former business executives from several very successful companies. We advise boards, CEO’s, investors, and business leaders on strategy execution and value creation through leadership and organization performance. Our team works directly with Boards and Investors to assess and develop leaders and their organizations to scale the business, delivering on growth, earnings, and valuation goals. We partner with Chief Executive Officers and their teams to build high performing capabilities in leaders, executive teams, and the organization.

Our consulting team includes seasoned experts in strategy, assessment, leadership development, coaching, strategic talent management, and organization development. The founding leadership team includes top human capital executives with extensive best in class experiences and networks.

We are located in Charlotte, Nashville, Austin, Dallas, New York, Denver, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. Our tagline is simply stated: We provide actionable insight to deliver peak organization performance.

Why join Summit Leadership Partners?

At Summit, we are 100% employee owned. Therefore, we control our future and how we operate. Summit is a high growth company that has doubled in size annually since its inception. We pride ourselves in accomplishing fulfilling work with freedom, fun and flexibility. Our team does work which matters both for growing businesses and the lives of people.

Our company values are client centricity, agility, collaboration, humility, work-life integration, and continuous development… and we live by these daily.

Here are a few benefits our consultants receive when they join our team:

– Lots of support and opportunities for training and certifications.
– Career growth with a fast-growing company.
– Coaching and development from seasoned Summit team members.
– Flexible working environment – work from our Charlotte office and home.
– Life/ Work Balance.
– Informal but fast paced work environment.  No suit and ties!
– Entrepreneurial environment that encourages everyone to contribute, innovate and have a voice towards our future.  We also like to have fun!
– Competitive base salary, bonus, benefits, retirement, and equity.

Role Description

We are currently recruiting for a new and exciting opportunity to our firm as the Executive Assistant. This role will provide administrative, office management, and consultant project support.  We are looking for someone who can manage all administrative support while also be open to new responsibilities and projects as we continue to grow.  Our ideal candidate is one who is ready for a challenge, interested in growing with the organization, willing to think outside of the box, and will thrive in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment.

Initially, the person will manage mostly business-related tasks for consultant client delivery such as client management and reports, while juggling office management responsibilities.  In addition, the incumbent will be asked to prepare reports, presentations and lead various projects involving research and analysis.  The individual in this role must have a strong understanding of the entire MS Office Suite, as well as exceptional skills in MS Excel and PowerPoint.

Given Summit’s entrepreneurial and dynamic work environment; flexibility, exceptional organization skills, and teamwork are critical.  General accountabilities will include the following:

– Organization of assigned consultants’ business activities to include but not limited to scheduling, client meetings, reports, etc.
– Regular interaction with clients, vendors, employees, and other key stakeholders.
– Assist with creating excel reports, analyses, and PowerPoint presentations.
– Some lite research on the market, competition, trends, and areas as requested.
– Provide general administrative support for the executive team.
– Help prepare our team for important meetings, speaking engagements, and major events.
– Manage the Charlotte office in areas such as supplies, organization, filing, greeting guests /vendors (only on occasion), and making our office a fun, inclusive and open environment.
– Support Operations Director with advanced excel reporting, analyses, and charts.
– Maintain the strictest confidentiality on all matters.

 

Qualifications:

– In-depth understanding of entire MS Office suite – must have excellent excel and power point skills.
– Successful experience working in a fast growing, dynamic business environment.
– Bachelor’s degree in business administration, finance or another related field required
– Highly organized with ability to prioritize in an entrepreneurial culture.
– A proactive approach to problem-solving, continuous improvement, and decision-making.
– Professional verbal and written communications skill – must help us delight our clients!
– Highly confidential and professional on all sensitive matters.
– Ability to learn, expand scope in the future, and scale as the company grows.

 

Success Attributes

– Excellent verbal and written communications.
– Very organized and detail oriented.
– Ability to calmly and professionally multitask and manage competing priorities.
– Accountable and self-directed – unafraid to take ownership.
– Team player and easy to work with. Must have fun at work.
– Highly curious and enjoys learnings new areas.
– Exceptional MS suite capabilities.

 

Learn more about our approach at Summit Leadership Partners in some of our 2021 and 2020 publications in CEOWorld Magazine, Bloomberg, Consulting Magazine, Forbes, and Fast Company.

 

Location: Charlotte Metro

To apply, please send your resume to resume@summitleadership.com.

Learn more about our approach at Summit Leadership Partners in some of our 2021 and 2020 publications in CEOWorld Magazine, Bloomberg, Consulting Magazine, Forbes, and Fast Company.