Burson Marsteller Client Staff Assistant/Administrative Assistant in United States

Around the world, the people who make up Burson-Marsteller are committed to helping our clients – whether companies, organizations or governments – succeed in Being More. Our commitment is driven by our belief that the most successful organizations are guided by a clear sense of purpose – a distinct and powerful world view that shapes their business, guides their actions and ultimately determines their reputation and success.

Burson-Marsteller was one of the original innovative leaders in strategic, integrated approaches to communications, a force for change in public relations, marketing and other ways to reach key audiences. We have remained a leader ever since. Today this leadership is stronger than ever, as integrated communications continues to define what we mean by Burson-Marsteller, Being More. The power, speed and methods of communications are changing fast. But the core principles of integrated strategic communications and implementation on which Harold Burson and Bill Marsteller founded our firm more than 60 years ago have not changed. Burson-Marsteller, Being More means being more confident in our ability to communicate with more people, in more places, with bigger ideas, through constantly changing communications channels and with more impact.

Client Staff Assistant/Administrative Assistant, World Wide Headquarters, New York.

We are looking to identify a team member to join the Bank of America global account management team to support internal account team operations and administrative needs. This role requires someone who thrives in a fast-paced environment; delivers high-quality, detail-oriented work and can prioritize amidst constant change; and displays professionalism and creative problem solving when interfacing with a diverse set of stakeholders including: a large and geographically dispersed team, senior management and partner agencies. Responsibilities include:

  • Supporting logistics, scheduling and outcome tracking for team events, meetings and communications held internally as well as with partner agencies.
  • Infrastructure management including content database access, team roster updates, on-site logistics support and general requirements for the team’s smooth operation internally and with key partner agencies.
  • Manage calendar, travel, schedule and logistics for Global Client Leader
  • Expense report and time submission
  • Digital organization of correspondence
  • Proofing/editing of Word and PowerPoint documents

Required

  • 1-3 years of previous experience in roles leading to or in an executive assistant position.​​​

  • Proficiency in office computer programs including the MS Office Suite.

  • Strong research, writing, proofreading and editing skills.

  • Proactive and detail-oriented.

  • Professional and pleasant interpersonal communications skills.

  • Ability to handle high-priority and pressure situations.

  • Ability to work with a virtual team. Client team is spread across the US and globally

  • Bachelor’s Degree.

  • Positive attitude and receptive to feedback.

  • Knowledge of or interest in Technology.

Preferred

  • Previous experience in a public relations agency.

  • Interest in public relations and understanding of media landscape.

What we offer

You will find a collegiate and collaborative environment at Burson-Marsteller. We fill our offices with diverse and talented individuals who are happy to come to work each day and are driven to deliver innovative solutions to our celebrated client roster. We offer an unmatched depth and breadth of capabilities and industry strengths, matched by cutting edge tools to include our unique evidenced based communications approach. By leading the industry in thought and innovation, we create value for our shareholders and exciting new growth opportunities for our people and our company. Care to join us?

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About Burson-Marsteller

Burson-Marsteller, established in 1953, is a leading global public relations and communications firm. It provides clients with strategic thinking and program execution across a full range of public relations, public affairs, reputation and crisis management, advertising and digital strategies. The firm’s seamless worldwide network consists of 73 offices and 85 affiliate offices, together operating in more than 110 countries across six continents. Burson-Marsteller is a part of Young & Rubicam Group, and a subsidiary of WPP (NASDAQ: WPPGY), the world’s leading communications services network. For more information, please visit bm.com .

Location: US - New York