Job Openings

Executive Assistant

Job ID: BH415480

Category: Executive Assistant

Specialty: Administrative

Executive Assistant

Job Description:



This position is at the heart of everything the President of the College is involved in. Keeping the President’s Office organized and running smoothly, completing project-based work, administrative tasks, managing sensitive confidential information, and interfacing with employees and external parties is critical to success. 



  • Be the central contact between the President’s office and all constituents
  • Schedule and manage all commitments of the President
  • Support the Manager of Planning & Communication and the President by creating presentations and written materials and collaborate closely sharing information transparently
  • Provide materials for the President to review prior to scheduled meetings
  • Review incoming communications and provide any related materials as needed for the President to reply
  • Draft and send communications for the President as needed
  • Responsible for all aspects of presidential travel
  • Supervise, hire, and evaluate work-study students
  • Organize and maintain electronic and hard copy files for the Office of the President
  • Reconcile office expenses and purchasing cards for staff and that of the President
  • Manage and schedule meetings for the President and Chief of Staff
  • Make decisions regarding office procedures, priorities, and protocol
  • Escalate information that is time sensitive and relevant to The President
  • Maintain strict confidentiality with information supporting The President
  • Receive visitors, as well as screen and route telephone calls and emails
  • Work collaboratively with the Liaison to the Board of Trustees, Assistant to the President, and Associate Director of Communications to share information
  • Support Board of Trustee meetings
  • Occasional evening or weekend event work in support of the Office of the President


Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years’ experience supporting an executive
  • Supervisory experience would be helpful in this role
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills
  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • Attention to detail is crucial
  • Strong project management skills
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task while meeting deadlines
  • Experience working in a fast-paced setting
  • Proven ability to be professional, discrete, and diplomatic
  • Ability and/or experience working with a diverse population
  • Demonstrated editing and proofreading skills
  • Strong technical skills including:  fluency with Macs and Apple products, database management, Microsoft Office suite, Adobe Pro, Keynote, and Prezi

The Planet Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Type: Direct

Location: Boston, Massachusetts