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Office Manager & Executive Assistant

Des Plaines, Illinois

Contract/Temp to Hire

$40.00 - $55.00 per Hour


Office & Executive Support Coordinator position in Des Plaines, IL



Lee Hecht Harrison is looking for an experience Executive Support & Office Management professional to enhance the efficiency of an Executive team while managing the office at a brand-new location for an industrial equipment supplier. If you’re interested in the opportunity to build out an office space, this role is for you!




  • Compensation Range: $40.00 – $55.00 Per Hour (Depending on Experience & Technical Skillet)


  • Employment Type: Contract-to-Hire


  • Hours: Monday – Friday; 8:00am – 5:00pm; (Full-Time; Must be Willing to Work After Hours When Needed)


  • Worksite: Hybrid (4 Days On-Site / 1 Day Work-from-Home)


  • Dress Code: Business Professional


  • Report To: Executive Leadership Team; CFO


  • Benefits & Perks:



    • LHH Recruitment Solutions has benefit offerings for Associates that include Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, Additional Voluntary Benefits, EAP Program, Commuter Benefits, and a 401k plan. Our program provides employees the flexibility to choose the type of coverage that meets their individual needs. Available paid leave may include Paid Sick Leave, where required by law; any other paid leave required by Federal, State, or local law; and Holiday pay upon meeting eligibility criteria.


    • Permanent Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k + 4.5% Match, 3 Weeks PTO, 10 Holidays, 2 Floating Holidays, 3 Personal Days, 5-7% Bonus, etc.



Responsibilities:



  • Supporting up to 12 Executives with a focus on direct support to 3-4 C-Level professionals – handling calendar management, complex travel arrangements, and correspondence creation.


  • Developing presentation materials (PowerPoints, Memos) for Board Meetings, Town Halls, Executive Conferences; organizing meetings by booking conference rooms, arranging catering, etc.


  • Managing the office by acting as a liaison between leadership and building management, establishing new vendors for IT, office equipment, kitchen equipment, etc.


  • Spearheading the new office build out by partnering with leadership and construction teams to design & execute a vision that takes worker productivity & happiness into account.


Requirements:



  • 5-7 years of experience in an Office Manager / Executive Assistant role (Ideally having done both positions concurrently for a large organization)


  • Must be a polished, self-sufficient professional with an ability to run projects without direction and can provide value to an Executive Team that has little time to guide the role.


  • Experience with office management (vendor relationships, front & back-office coordination, IT set up, office buildouts) & executive support (calendar management, expense reporting, travel booking)


  • Must be highly proficient with business software & technical systems (Microsoft Office, PowerBI/Tableau, with advanced proficiency in PowerPoint & Excel – Pivot Tables, V-Look Ups)



A Criminal Background Check & Drug Screening are Administered Upon Offer of Employment



If you or someone you know would be interested in this Executive Support & Office Management job in Des Plaines, IL, or would like to see other available opportunities:


Click “apply” or visit our website at www.lhh.com

Pay Details: $40.00 to $55.00 per hour Search managed by: John McClafferty

Benefit offerings available for our associates include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, additional voluntary benefits, EAP program, commuter benefits and a 401K plan. Our benefit offerings provide employees the flexibility to choose the type of coverage that meets their individual needs. In addition, our associates may be eligible for paid leave including Paid Sick Leave or any other paid leave required by Federal, State, or local law, as well as Holiday pay where applicable.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled


To read our Candidate Privacy Information Statement, which explains how we will use your information, please navigate to https://www.lhh.com/us/en/candidate-privacy


The Company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records subject to federal contractor requirements and/or security clearance requirements.

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Office Manager & Executive Assistant

LHH

31 days ago

$40.00 - $55.00 per Hour

Contract/Temp to Hire

Des Plaines, Illinois


Office & Executive Support Coordinator position in Des Plaines, IL



Lee Hecht Harrison is looking for an experience Executive Support & Office Management professional to enhance the efficiency of an Executive team while managing the office at a brand-new location for an industrial equipment supplier. If you’re interested in the opportunity to build out an office space, this role is for you!




  • Compensation Range: $40.00 – $55.00 Per Hour (Depending on Experience & Technical Skillet)


  • Employment Type: Contract-to-Hire


  • Hours: Monday – Friday; 8:00am – 5:00pm; (Full-Time; Must be Willing to Work After Hours When Needed)


  • Worksite: Hybrid (4 Days On-Site / 1 Day Work-from-Home)


  • Dress Code: Business Professional


  • Report To: Executive Leadership Team; CFO


  • Benefits & Perks:



    • LHH Recruitment Solutions has benefit offerings for Associates that include Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, Additional Voluntary Benefits, EAP Program, Commuter Benefits, and a 401k plan. Our program provides employees the flexibility to choose the type of coverage that meets their individual needs. Available paid leave may include Paid Sick Leave, where required by law; any other paid leave required by Federal, State, or local law; and Holiday pay upon meeting eligibility criteria.


    • Permanent Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k + 4.5% Match, 3 Weeks PTO, 10 Holidays, 2 Floating Holidays, 3 Personal Days, 5-7% Bonus, etc.



Responsibilities:



  • Supporting up to 12 Executives with a focus on direct support to 3-4 C-Level professionals – handling calendar management, complex travel arrangements, and correspondence creation.


  • Developing presentation materials (PowerPoints, Memos) for Board Meetings, Town Halls, Executive Conferences; organizing meetings by booking conference rooms, arranging catering, etc.


  • Managing the office by acting as a liaison between leadership and building management, establishing new vendors for IT, office equipment, kitchen equipment, etc.


  • Spearheading the new office build out by partnering with leadership and construction teams to design & execute a vision that takes worker productivity & happiness into account.


Requirements:



  • 5-7 years of experience in an Office Manager / Executive Assistant role (Ideally having done both positions concurrently for a large organization)


  • Must be a polished, self-sufficient professional with an ability to run projects without direction and can provide value to an Executive Team that has little time to guide the role.


  • Experience with office management (vendor relationships, front & back-office coordination, IT set up, office buildouts) & executive support (calendar management, expense reporting, travel booking)


  • Must be highly proficient with business software & technical systems (Microsoft Office, PowerBI/Tableau, with advanced proficiency in PowerPoint & Excel – Pivot Tables, V-Look Ups)



A Criminal Background Check & Drug Screening are Administered Upon Offer of Employment



If you or someone you know would be interested in this Executive Support & Office Management job in Des Plaines, IL, or would like to see other available opportunities:


Click “apply” or visit our website at www.lhh.com

Pay Details: $40.00 to $55.00 per hour Search managed by: John McClafferty

Benefit offerings available for our associates include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, additional voluntary benefits, EAP program, commuter benefits and a 401K plan. Our benefit offerings provide employees the flexibility to choose the type of coverage that meets their individual needs. In addition, our associates may be eligible for paid leave including Paid Sick Leave or any other paid leave required by Federal, State, or local law, as well as Holiday pay where applicable.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled


To read our Candidate Privacy Information Statement, which explains how we will use your information, please navigate to https://www.lhh.com/us/en/candidate-privacy


The Company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records subject to federal contractor requirements and/or security clearance requirements.

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