MassMutual Financial Group Executive Assistant in Springfield, Massachusetts

Since 1851, MassMutual’s commitment has always been to help people protect their families, support their communities, and help one another. This is why we want to inspire people to Live Mutual. We at MassMutual value diversity and inclusion. We’re people helping people.

A career with us means you will work alongside exceptional people and be empowered to reach your professional and personal goals. Our employees are the foundation of what makes MassMutual a strong, stable and ethical business. We seek and value unique and varied perspectives and experiences because we believe we are stronger when all voices are heard. We invite you to bring your bright, innovative ideas to MassMutual as we continue to help millions of Americans rely on each other.

Together, we’re stronger.

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Founded in 1851, MassMutual is committed to its purpose: We help people secure their future and protect the ones they love.

Ranked No. 76 in the annual FORTUNE® 500 ranking (FORTUNE® Magazine, 6/15/16), MassMutual continues its long history of financial strength. We invite you to bring your bright, innovative ideas to MassMutual as we continue to help millions of Americans achieve their financial goals. We continue to be recognized for our efforts to create a diverse and inclusive workplace! MassMutual is one of DiversityInc’s 2016 Top 50 Companies for Diversity and ranked a 2016 Top 10 Company for Executive Women by the National Association for Female Executives. In 2015, after more than 15 years of earning a place on the Working Mother Top 100 Best Companies list, MassMutual was inducted into the Working Mother Hall of Fame.

MassMutual also scored 100 percent on The Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index (CEI) to earn a spot on the CEI Best Places to Work List (2016). In addition, MassMutual has been recognized as a World’s Most Ethical Company by the Ethisphere Institute and 2016 Military Friendly Employer by Military Friendly. For more information, visit www.massmutual.com or find us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Google+ and Pinterest. MassMutual Financial Group is a marketing name for Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) and its affiliated companies and sales representatives.

POSITION SUMMARY

MassMutual Financial Advisors Technology team is looking for a highly motivated and experienced Executive Assistant.

This position will provide administrative support and program/project related support to one Vice President, an Assistant Vice President and several other managers, which include the staff within their departments. Assists in coordinating many facets of the planning, reporting, communicating and follow up items. Maintains calendar activity for management team and coordinate travel arrangements. Handles incoming telephone calls and responds to information requests. Coordinates meetings and conferences with both internal and external sources. Collects information from files or other sources for routine inquiries and reports; may analyze data and prepare regularly scheduled reports of data. Generates own correspondence; uses advanced versions of Word, PowerPoint, Excel and other software. Provide backup support to other administrative support professionals. 170 people within the org.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Calendar management: accept/decline, knows priority of meeting requests and makes decisions on behalf of leaders

  • Schedules meetings to include locating conference rooms, catering orders, ensure rooms are ready for meetings needs

  • Answers telephone(s) and take/relay messages as appropriate

  • Schedules travel arrangements and submits expense reports reporting requirements

  • Plans and schedules more complex events (coordinate attendees, offsite venue and external participant coordination, arrange equipment and catering needs as needed)

  • Prepares meeting agendas and takes minutes at meetings to circulates action items for follow-up

  • Composes and maintains reports and documents with little input required

  • Provides program/project-related support including: maintain project and resource plans; assist in coordinating project activity and maintaining action logs; assist in the development and distribution of status reporting information (including monthly reporting, project dashboards and integrated plans) and designing / maintaining various communications for project support

  • Proactively identifies communication needs across the business

  • Drafts correspondence on behalf of leader and/or department with little/some input

  • Responds to inquiries (both written and verbal) as needed

  • Prepares and submits invoices/expenses, reconcile and manage department purchase card

  • Monitors department budget, providing reports as needed

  • Submits service requests for equipment/system issues; submitting MAC requests as needed

  • Participates in ad hoc projects

  • Provides back up to Executive Liaison and training to other administrative support professionals as needed.

  • Creates presentations, spreadsheets, and templates with limited assistance

  • Participate in the on-boarding of new team members.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Proven multi-tasker

  • Proven ability to meet tight deadlines

  • Varied work experience

  • Strategic thinker

  • Able to see the “big picture”

  • Able to create simple and effective methodologies

  • Willingness to say “no”

  • Experience in organizing large group activities

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Microsoft Windows experience

  • JIRA user experience

  • Authorized to work in the US without sponsorship now or in the future.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Jr. PM

  • Project Coordination experience.

WINNING WAYS

Focus on the Customer : Know your customers well; add value with a sense of urgency.

Act with Integrity : Be trustworthy, adhere to high ethical standards and adhere to the letter and spirit of applicable laws, rules, regulations and company policies.

Value People : Lead people to success; appreciate diverse backgrounds, ideas and experiences.

Work Collaboratively: Partner with others to achieve results that leverage the right resources.

Achieve Results : Focus on winning; consistently exceed expectations, beat the competition.

MassMutual Financial Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Individual with Disability/Protected Veteran. We welcome all persons to apply.

Ranked No. 77 in the annual FORTUNE ® 500 Ranking (FORTUNE ® Magazine, June 2017) and recognized as a World’s Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere, MassMutual is guided by a single purpose: We help people secure their future and protect the ones they love. As a company owned by our policyowners, we are defined by mutuality and our vision to put customers first. It’s more than our company structure – it’s our way of life. We are a company of people protecting people. Our company exists because people are willing to share risk and resources, and rely on each other when it counts. At MassMutual, we Live Mutual.

CORE VALUES

Focus on the Customer: We understand our customers well and look for every opportunity to deliver an experience that is clear, easy, personal, human, empowering and trustworthy.

Act with Integrity: We deliver on our promises by being open, honest and humble and by adhering to the letter and spirit of applicable laws, rules, regulations and company policies.

Value People: We respect and learn from each other’s diverse backgrounds, experiences and ideas. We engage and develop people to their greatest potential.

Work Collaboratively: We work together to achieve results by actively listening, seeking, understanding and creating solutions as a unified team driving toward one company, one culture, one brand.

Achieve Results: We focus on winning by exceeding expectations and getting better – everyone, every day.

For more information, visit www.massmutual.com or find us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Google+, Instagram and Pinterest.

MassMutual is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Individual with Disability/Protected Veteran. We welcome all persons to apply.

At MassMutual, we’re fostering an inclusive and dynamic environment where our employees are valued for who they are and can build successful careers. For us, diversity and inclusion is more than a goal, it’s the only way forward.

• 100% rating on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index (2018)

• National Association for Female Executives Top Company for Executive Women (2017)

• DiversityInc Noteworthy Company (2017)

• Disability Equality Index® (DEI) Best Place to Work for Disability inclusion (2017)

• Working Mother Media 100 Best Company (2017)

• Military Friendly Employer (2018)