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Executive Assistant, Life Accident & Health

Company: Zurich
Location: Schaumburg
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Zurich is currently hiring an Executive Assistant II to join the Life Accident & Health team! The Executive Assistant will support the Head of Life Accident & Health in scheduling, travel planning, departmental event coordination, and streamlining administrative processes. This role will include frequent communication and interaction with senior-level personnel, Directors, and external collaborators and contacts to assist with departmental objectives. Zurich is open to hiring at their Headquarters in Schaumburg, IL. This position is a hybrid model that supports a blend of in office and remote work from the Schaumburg, IL area. An Executive Assistant II is responsible for a variety of tasks: Under general supervision, performs moderate and confidential administrative work for Senior Management. Organizes and prioritizes own assignments to ensure timely and accurate completion of work. Greets and directs internal and external customers to the appropriate person(s). Handles internal customer and employee inquiries. May refer more complex inquiries and/or complaints to appropriate personnel. Answers and screens phone calls and responds to simple e-mails for Senior Management. Composes routine and non-routine correspondences from brief notes, oral or written instructions. Receives incoming mails and forwards to appropriate personnel to handle. Controls, coordinates, and maintains Senior Management, schedules and coordinates meetings, appointments, and other activities. Does follow-up work as needed. Maintains supplies, coordinates travel logistics using the ARIBA procurement tool. Prepares expense reports and handles payments for expense items. Collaborates with teammates to ensure accurate and proactive approach to Senior Management needs. Runs multiple month end reports and distributes to appropriate team levels. Basic Qualifications: High School Diploma or Equivalent and 5 or more years of experience in the Administrative area OR Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 3 or more years of experience required in the Administrative area AND Experience planning, organizing, and scheduling work Preferred Qualifications: Detail oriented Ability to prioritize Ability to multi-task Strong verbal and written communication skills Project management skills Advanced Microsoft Office skills Knowledge of company operations, and organizational procedures Administrative experience in a multi-tasked, high-paced, confidential environment As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to any COVID-related health and safety protocols in place at that time ( A future with Zurich. What can go right when you apply at Zurich? Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, Zurich North America has over 150 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. Today, Zurich North America is a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. We serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology, and we insure 90% of the Fortune 500. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, we strive to provide ongoing career development opportunities, and we foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. Be a part of the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our colleagues, our customers and the communities we serve. Zurich maintains a comprehensive employee benefits package for employees as well as eligible dependents and competitive compensation. Please click here to learn more. As a global company, Zurich recognizes the diversity of our workforce as an asset. We recruit talented people from a variety of backgrounds with unique perspectives that are truly welcome here. Taken together, diversity and inclusion bring us closer to our common goal: exceeding our customers' expectations. Zurich does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. EOE disability/vet Zurich does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Any unsolicited resume will become the property of Zurich American Insurance. If you are a preferred vendor, please use our Recruiting Agency Portal for resume submission. Location(s): AM - SchaumburgRemote Working: HybridSchedule: Full Time Linkedin Recruiter Tag: #LI-MM1 #LI-HYBRID PDN-993351d9-557c-48bc-9f66-237d8a1a2cc3

Keywords: Zurich, Schaumburg , Executive Assistant, Life Accident & Health, Healthcare , Schaumburg, Illinois

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