30OCT - Executive Assistant, METIS - Deadline: 24NOV


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 work for an exacting CEO and will be expected to have a professional, friendly manner on the phone and in person.  A sense of humor, flexibility and humility are valued as well.  

Job Responsibilities

The EA will schedule meetings/calls/conferences/speeches/travel and make travel reservations for a very busy, continuously on-the-go CEO.  All preparations for these events will be the responsibility of the EA. Such preparations could include speech outlines and talking points, subject research, analytic overviews, 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.  The CEO will occasionally ask her EA to research topics and draft opinion/editorial pieces for eventual publishing. Occasionally, the EA will be required to pitch in and assist Ms. Long personally as each of her growing businesses are small and demanding.   

Job Requirements

The EA must be responsible, well organized, efficient, responsive, and able to multi-task.  The EA must have a bachelor’s degree and at least five years of work experience, one of which should be as an EA.  

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.

Deadline: November 24, 2015