Administrative Assistant

| Austin
Amherst is hiring for an Administrative Assistant to provide administrative and operational support to the Senior Executive Assistant to the CEO and President. This role will report to the Senior Executive Assistant and be responsible for the administrative and operation support to the CEO of Amherst and President of Amherst Residential. The Administrative Assistant will be tasked with supporting a demanding calendar, travel management, scheduling meetings, expense reports and other duties assigned by the Senior Executive Assistant.
 
Responsibilities:  
  • Provide daily administrative support to the Senior Executive Assistant to the CEO and President
  • Work with the Senior Executive Assistant on daily operation support duties for Executives
  • Manage and maintain complex calendars and coordinate appointments, meetings, conference calls and special events 
  • Effectively coordinate domestic and international travel arrangements for business and personal purposes
  • Manage Executives travel documentation including air and transportation itineraries, visas, passports, global entry and security measures as needed
  • Expense management - keep track of invoices and processing of expense claims and related record-keeping
  • Provide rotating reception relief during lunch hour, morning and afternoon breaks. May also include coverage for short-term absences of staff due to illness or vacation
  • Maintain and facilitate communication with senior firm leaders and external clients
  • Maintain confidential business and personal matters
 
Experience and skills:  
  • 2-5 years of administrative support experience in a ultra-fast paced environment
  • Positive and proactive multitasker with a strong sense of urgency and a “get things done” attitude
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Strong organizational and problem solving skills with the ability to recognize and appropriately handle highly sensitive and confidential material and information 
  • Experience with a CRM tool, and the Concur Travel and Expense system experience.
  • Technically strong with advanced Microsoft Office skills: Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint 
  • Professional demeanor and presentation
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule and overtime as needed 
  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree highly preferred
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Location

5001 Plaza on the Lake, Austin, TX 78746

An Insider's view of Amherst

What are some social events your company does?

Amherst is always participating in exciting events. From Dell Match Play to SXSW, Amherst engages in a variety of local events. We also host smaller events for employees such as summer BBQ's and happy hours. Nothing tops our holiday party, a true family celebration!

Nicole Giannetta

VP Corporate Affairs

What makes someone successful on your team?

Our team juggles many different deadlines, so being able to stay organized is key! It’s also helpful to be very detail oriented and comfortable in a fast paced environment, but most importantly, you need to have a solid sense of humor and to be able to laugh at yourself (and us).

Jordan Perras

Investor Services

What are Amherst Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Parking
Fitness Subsidies

Additional Perks + Benefits

Competitive compensation and bonus program. Flexible PTO. Health, vision, dental and long term disability coverage. Paid maternity/paternity leave. Attractive office space. Training certifications assistance. Daily catered lunch and stocked kitchens. Monthly birthday celebrations. Casual work environment with regular team-building outings. Breakfast Taco Thursday.

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