Executive Assistant Grand Rapids,  MI
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Executive Assistant

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Executive Assistant
Grand Rapids,  MI 49503
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Founded in 1985, the Right Place is West Michigan’s regional economic development organization. The Right Place serves both current and prospective West Michigan companies, providing one-stop assistance for location, innovation and growth. During this long history, the organization has assisted existing and new companies to create over 40,000 new jobs and over $4 billion in new investments. We are looking for an organized and analytical Executive Assistant to assist the Vice President of Technical Services and the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center-West team.

Your responsibilities each day:

  • Provide administrative assistance to the MMTC staff.  Schedule meetings, respond to inquiries, and manage digital file and correspondence information.
  • Support councils and committees as assigned with prepared meeting agendas, communication in regards to each meeting, meeting coordination and prepared and distributed meeting minutes.
  • Assist with events coordination.  Schedule meetings, provide facility arrangements, and prepare and distribute information.
  • Coordinate and prepare monthly and quarterly reports on MMTC activity.
  • Support digital marketing activities.  Provide MMTC with related information to update The Right Place website.
  • Answer phones and provide reception duties for MMTC staff.

What you’ll need to succeed:

  • Associate’s Degree in Business Administration.
  • At least 5 years experience in a professional services office.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication abilities.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs, especially Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook.
  • Experience with social media and electronic marketing.  Specific software includes Mail Chimp, Constant Contact, Survey Monkey, and Salesforce.com.
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple assignments
  • Able to analyze and communicate information for continuous improvement

What we offer:

  • An opportunity to make a positive impact in the economic health in West Michigan.
  • The opportunity to collaborate with the best and brightest business minds.
  • An attractive compensation and benefits package including generous vacation, 401(K) retirement, health, and life insurance.


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