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Executive Assistant

Date: Nov 18, 2020

Location: Greenwich, CT, US, 06831

Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently.

At XPO Logistics, we look for employees with a positive attitude, who take pride in their work and show dedication to their job. As an Executive Assistant, you will provide concierge-level support to key business leaders. You’ll also partner with other professionals across the enterprise to achieve strategic and business targets. In this important role, you’ll support senior leaders on our corporate team. Put your skills to work for us and we’ll give you the tools, resources and support to build a career you’re not only proud of, but one you’ll love.

 

Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and the opportunity to participate in a company incentive plan.

 

What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Manage the offices of the executives of a global function
  • Maintain accurate calendars with an understanding of prioritizing important deliverables
  • Participate in highly-confidential meetings and provide accurate transcription and documentation
  • Draft high-level presentations, communications and documents using Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Plan and arrange domestic and international travel itineraries and accommodations
  • Collaborate with other team members to organize various corporate events
  • Lead various engagement activities for the corporate organization

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work or military experience
  • 2 or more years of experience in an administrative or executive support role
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively multitask and meet deadlines
  • Typing speed of at least 80+ wpm (as typing is a critical skill for this position, we encourage you to review and practice your typing skills throughout your application process here: https://goo.gl/ZTP293)

It’d be great if you also have:

  • An eye for detail, meticulous grammar and tons of creativity
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality surrounding company materials and information
  • Highly-organized work style with excellent interpersonal skills
  • A "no job is too big or too small" attitude

Be part of something big.

 

XPO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team – energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make XPO a great place to work.

 

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.

 

XPO adheres to CDC, OSHA and state and local requirements regarding COVID safety. All employees and visitors are expected to comply with XPO policies which are in place to safeguard our employees and customers.

 

All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.


Nearest Major Market: Bridgeport
Nearest Secondary Market: Danbury