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29OCT - Executive Assistant - METIS Solutions - Deadline: 24NOV

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Organization Description:

METIS is a Woman-Owned Small Business founded by some of the senior-most leaders in strategic solutions and planning in the defense, homeland defense, intelligence and commercial arenas.  METIS provides strategy and policy support, intelligence and operations support, program management, and international business development services to U.S. government and commercial clients around the globe.  Our Senior Leaders, Subject Matter Experts, and Operational Specialists have direct, on-the-ground expertise in planning and executing the most critical missions our country and business sectors have faced – with current operations ongoing in the Middle East, South Asia, Afghanistan, Latin America, and Europe.

Location - Arlington/Alexandria, VA

Job Description:

The Executive Assistant (EA) to the Metis Solutions CEO will be expected to fulfill a variety of duties that change from day-to-day.  The EA will schedule meetings/calls/conferences/speeches/travel and make travel reservations for a very busy, continuously on-the-go CEO.  The EA will be responsible for refreshments for meetings, booking conference rooms, keeping other participants informed, and creating travel binders that include not only flight/hotel reservations, but also an agenda, biographies, reading materials, meeting materials, etc.  Additionally, the CEO will likely call on the EA to research domestic and foreign policy topics and draft speech outlines and talking points, analytic overviews, and opinion/editorial pieces for eventual publishing.    ​Occasionally, the EA will be required to pitch in and assist the CEO personally as each of her growing businesses are small and demanding. 

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • At least five years of work experience, one of which should be as an EA
  • Strong writing skills
  • Responsible, well organized, efficient, responsive, and able to multi-task
  • Professional, friendly manner on the phone and in person
  • Excellent professional judgment
  • A sense of humor, flexibility and humility are valued as well
  • Mid-level Arabic language knowledge is a major plus

How to Apply:

Applicants should submit a professional resume, cover letter, and writing sample of no more than three pages to Alison.saab@metisolutions.com.

Deadline24 November 2015