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Senior Executive Assistant

Hotel Brand: IHG Corporate
Location: United States, Georgia, Atlanta

Hotel: Corp Atlanta Ravinia (ATLR3)

Job number: R189044

About Us

Bringing True Hospitality to the world.

We want to welcome you to a world of bringing True Hospitality to everyone. When you join us at IHG®, you become part of our global family. A welcoming culture of warmth, honesty and a passion for providing True Hospitality.

We pride ourselves on letting your personality and passions shine, recognizing the individual contribution you make and supporting your ambition to learn and create your own career path. In making a difference to our guests and owners, colleagues and communities, every day is a chance to create great and unique experiences, in your own way.

With over 370,000 colleagues in nearly 100 countries sharing our values, there’s countless opportunities at your fingertips.

We’re growing; grow with us.

Your day to day

Job Summary 

Perform a variety of advanced administrative duties of a highly responsible and confidential nature for a senior level executive responsible for a major functional area or division in order to support department/division business operations. Use experience and knowledge of company and executive priorities to make decisions on daily activities, key meetings, schedule changes, etc. Ensure an efficient and productive environment for executive. Anticipate the needs of the assigned executive and proactively address and solve potential issues.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Organize, prioritize and expedite flow of work through assigned executive(s) office. Initiate follow-up 
actions, interpret and communicate executive’s instructions to other personnel, and perform high level 
administrative support duties for the executive as needed. 

Act as gatekeeper for executive to determine importance of telephone calls, personal visitors, and 
incoming mail. Adjust schedules, meetings and activities based on the executive’s daily priorities and 
activities which may change frequently. Anticipate potential conflicts in priorities and solve them 

May provide answers to immediate issues in the executive’s absence or contact the executive remotely 
to alert him/her of critical work situations. Provide guidance to individuals in executive’s reporting 
structure regarding division policies, procedures, practices, etc. in order to resolve problems or 
determine appropriate course of action.

May assist with developing/revising departmental procedures and policies, and may make recommendations for changes to existing procedures as needed. 

Research and compile data from a variety of sources. May analyze and summarize data to provide 
executive with relevant information and/or recommendations for management decision-making.

What we need from you

Perform special projects for the executive or functional area, which may include coordinating and 
organizing various activities with a variety of personnel and assuming responsibility for completion, tracking, daily decisions, and follow-up. Prepare periodic or special reports and/or presentation 
materials as directed, gathering and summarizing narrative and/or various data and documentation 
from a variety of sources; use spreadsheets, graphics, etc.; compile and format various presentation 
materials using various software (i.e., slides, overheads, etc.). Monitor and report on the 
progress/status of various highly visible or sensitive projects as needed or requested.

Education –
High School Diploma or equivalent combination of education and work-related experience

Experience –
Typically 6-10 years Executive Assistant experience and 5+ years supporting Senior Management or 
equivalent work-related experience

Technical Skills and Knowledge –
● Demonstrated excellent PC skills including software packages (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, and 
PowerPoint, E-mail, etc.). 
● Demonstrated effective oral and written communication skills for the purpose of conveying information 
to internal and external customers, or providing information via written reports or correspondence. Must 
be able to communicate professionally with senior managers and possess strong relationship 
management and customer service skills.
● Demonstrated thorough knowledge and understanding of the Company’s operational procedures in 
assigned functional area. 
● Demonstrated excellent organizational and time-management skills with ability to prioritize own work.
Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality of information. 
● Demonstrated ability to handle multiple assignments and projects accurately and with attention to 
detail. Demonstrated follow-through and ability to complete multiple ongoing projects on time and 
within specified budget.
● Demonstrated math skills for the purpose of maintaining budgets, reconciling invoices, or checking 
figures for accuracy.
● Demonstrated problem-solving skills for the purpose of maintaining the daily flow of office work, 
answering questions, and resolving issues.


What we offer

We’ll reward all your hard work with a great salary and benefits – including great room discount and superb training.

Join us and you’ll become part of the global IHG family – and like all families, all our individual team members share some winning characteristics. As a team, we work better together – we trust and support each other, we do the right thing and we welcome different perspectives. You need to show us you care, that you notice the little things that make a difference to guests as well as always looking for ways to improve - click here to find out more about us.

IHG is an equal opportunity employer: Minorities / Females / Disabled / Veterans

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