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Lockton is a global professional services firm with 6,500 Associates who advise clients on protecting their people, property and reputations. Lockton has grown to become the world's largest privately held, independent insurance broker by helping clients achieve their business objectives. To see the latest insights from Lockton's experts, check Lockton Market Update


A few reasons Associates love working at Lockton include:

  • Opportunities for growth and advancement, including paid training and professional development
  • 12-week paid parental leave
  • A huge emphasis on community involvement
  • Frequent athletic and wellness events
  • Incredibly generous rewards; US Associates receive a Rolex for their 10-year anniversary!
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Mission:
The Executive Assistant (EA)provides administrative support to multiple key executives in the Atlanta office as well as event planning and operations support, as needed, for the office. This role keeps the executive on their “A” game so that they are ready and organized for the day/week/month ahead. This includes planning travel, managing contacts and schedules, supporting events that help drive business or support the series, and managing expenses. In this role the EA will act independently using objective judgement to execute activities and initiatives on behalf of the executives with minimal guidance.

   

Key Outcomes:    

  • The executive is ready take the trip, go to the meeting feeling organized with the right information, communications and details handled.
  • The event goes off without a hitch and the smallest of details have been managed.
  • The executive feels supported and taken care of at a moment’s notice.
  • You have anticipated the needs and stayed in rhythms with the executive.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate executive communications, including taking calls, responding to emails and interfacing with clients.
  • Coordinate domestic and international travel
  • Prepare internal and external corporate documents for team members and industry partners.
  • Manage contacts and schedule internal and external appointments and conference calls.
  • Prepare and submit expense report-related activities, such as receipt collection and follow up, and corporate credit card billing reconciliation.
  • Coordinate corporate events such annual company meetings, charity events, client/prospect outings and fund-raising events including contract negotiation and budget management
  • Maintain an organized filing system of hard copy and electronic documents.
  • Periodic coverage for receptionist / front desk.
  • Uphold a strict level of confidentiality and careful handling of critically sensitive documents.
  • Develop and sustain a level of professionalism among staff and clientele.
           

Job Competencies:

  • Managing Work: Effectively managing one's time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently.
  • Initiating Action: Taking prompt action to accomplish work goals; taking action to achieve results beyond what is being required; being proactive.
  • Collaborating: Working cooperatively with others to help a team or work group achieve its goals.
  • Building Customer Loyalty: Meeting and exceeding (internal or external) expectations while cultivating relationships that secure commitment and trust.
  • Adaptability: Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment (e.g., people, processes, structure, or culture); adjusting effectively to change by exploring the benefits, trying new approaches, and collaborating with others to make the change successful.
  • Decision Making: Identifying and understanding problems and opportunities by gathering, analyzing, and interpreting quantitative and qualitative information; choosing the best course of action by establishing clear decision criteria, generating and evaluating alternatives, and making timely decisions; taking action that is consistent with available facts and constraints and optimizes probable consequences.
       

Cultural Competencies:    

  • We Live Service! Providing the best solutions for our clients is fundamental to our business. This client focus means we act with integrity and as a trusted advisor. We learn our clients’ business and build partnerships. We always put our clients’ interests first.
  • We run at Lockton Speed! We make decisions locally, with a sense of urgency. We are responsive to clients, our teams and our partners. Be quick, but don't hurry! This means get it done right the first time with efficiency, speed, and most importantly quality.
  • We make it happen! There is no bureaucracy. We are open to solving problems in new ways. We are free to do the work that we love, take risks, while making responsible professional decisions. We value independence, new ideas, and informed opinions.
  • We have a passion for our work. We have high expectations for our self and others. We are intensely competitive, and aggressively pursue the best solutions. We are intentional in how we work, and use drive and grit and move through challenges. We thrive on difficult challenges.
    It's Personal. Our relationships matter. We are in this together with our associates, clients, and communities. One team, where candid and straightforward interactions allow for proactive collaboration. We work through challenges, celebrate our successes, learn and grow.

Knowledge and Experience:  

  • College degree or minimum of 5+ years of experience as an Executive Assistant reporting directly to senior management.
  • Experience planning both small and larger scale events, including contract negotiation and vendor manager
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills, with an ability to become familiar with firm-specific programs and software.

Lockton Companies, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. As a privately held company, we offer a competitive compensation and benefits package reflecting our commitment to attracting and retaining great individuals. This includes health and dental coverage, which begins on your first day of work, 401(k) with match and immediate vesting, a competitive vacation plan and unrivaled career advancement opportunities.


Lockton is known throughout the insurance industry as an entrepreneurial, progressive and successful insurance broker. As a result of continued individual and group accomplishments, Lockton has a record of steady and substantial growth. If you are a committed professional with a passion for delivering unparalleled service, Lockton is interested in hearing from you.

No Agencies Please

Any Employment Agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume to this site does so with the understanding that the applicant's resume will become the property of Lockton Companies, Inc. Lockton Companies will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion and without any fee owed to the submitting Employment Agency, person or entity. Employment Agencies, who have fee Agreements with Lockton Companies must submit applicants to the designated Lockton Companies Employment Coordinator to be eligible for placement fees.

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