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The Executive Assistant (EA) plays a key role in delivering an exceptional professional experience for our association by effectively managing the day-to-day operations of the CEO’s office. The EA works closely with the CEO, anticipating her business needs, and delivering results based upon her expectations and standards.
Do you have experience tracking, monitoring, and guiding the progress of executive-level projects, action items, and strategies to ensure they remain on course? If you are a “take charge” kind of person, you will use your skills to steer the CEO and project leaders to meet their critical deadlines. Having a knack for anticipating others’ needs and delivering work product based upon expectations and standards is a critical skill for this position.
Our EA takes the lead on providing many deliverables to the Board of Governors, such as preparing board books thrice yearly, planning and organizing new Board Member orientation, updates to the leadership manual, managing speaking engagements at state land title association meetings, and providing personalized schedules and travel information for all major ALTA meetings.
The EA in this role must relish managing an active calendar of appointments and the associated logistics, be adept at arranging complex and detailed travel plans, meticulous at preparing presentations and correspondence, attentive with expense reports, analytic when processing email and snail mail, and systematic with the handling of physical and electronic files.
An assertive, organized, self-starter will find success in this position. We seek employees who remain calm and effective under pressure, and who can empathize with our members and teammates in the pursuit of the best possible results. The individual we’re looking for acts with grace in stressful situations, listens and communicates well, acknowledges and learns from their mistakes, and exhibits high self- and situational awareness. Helping a CEO deliver exceptional results daily is no small task, but the satisfaction at the end of a productive day is its own kind of reward.

About the American Land Title Association
The American Land Title Association (ALTA) is the national trade association and voice of the title insurance and settlement services industry. ALTA members search, review, and insure land titles to protect home buyers and mortgage lenders who invest in real estate.
ALTA is headquartered in Washington, DC’s Golden Triangle district, blocks away from the Dupont Circle, Farragut North, and Farragut West Metro stations.

Employee Benefits Overview
Job satisfaction is sweetened by the extraordinary benefits ALTA provides to its employees. The package includes single and family options for healthcare, vision, and dental, plus life, short- and long-term disability insurances for our employee. Eligibility to participate in the 401k program begins after 6 months, where ALTA matches a percentage of an employee’s contribution up to a maximum of 4%. A profit-sharing plan rounds out the financial benefits, and a $50 monthly phone credit is the cherry on the top.
ALTA is pleased to provide its employees with time to relax and rejuvenate with 24 days of Paid Time Off and 2 personal days annually, plus 10 paid holidays per year, complimentary access to the on-site gym, and quarterly staff outings. We offer professional development opportunities and paid membership in the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE).
We offer a modern office stocked with refreshments in a great location in the Golden Triangle Business District, close to 3 Metro stations. With a promote-from-within culture, employees are encouraged to develop their professional skill-set with ALTA. Here you can make an impact by connecting people, helping an industry that protects your property rights, and contribute to developing better informed consumers. You have a future here. Come and grow with us!

Preferred Qualifications
Minimum of 5 years’ experience managing the day-to-day schedule and professional activities of a senior executive
Intermediate or higher competency in using Microsoft Office, particularly Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint, and other business software and machines
Extensive experience in project management and interacting with executive leadership
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, using tact and diplomacy in a busy environment

Essentials for Success
Hold a high standard of accountability to one’s self, the CEO, and the association
Confidentiality and discretion are a key requirement
Exemplary time management and organization skills with the flexibility to adapt to dynamic schedules and priorities
Ability to work independently, multi-task, prioritize, and meet deadlines
Thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment
Confident self-starter, detail-oriented, and have a creative approach to problem solving

To Apply
A completed application consists of a detailed letter of introduction, your current resume, and 3 business references. In your letter please indicate how you learned of this position, and answer this question, “What is the best customer service experience you’ve ever had, and what made it so great?” (Hint: there’s no right or wrong answer, just a chance to let your personality shine!). Email your package to jobs@alta.org. Include Executive Assistant in the subject line. Please review all application instructions before applying. No phone calls please. The American Land Title Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

• Location: District Of Columbia

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