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Executive Assistant at Korn Ferry

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Part-Time
Location: Los Angeles, California

Job Description:

About Us

At Korn Ferry, we grasp every opportunity to surprise others and ourselves by going beyond expectations to deliver a bit extra. We call it exceeding potential. To inspire and excite people, teams, even entire organizations. To bring companies' strategies to life. To unite boardrooms and workforces. To unlock potential, realize ambitions, and change lives. Together, we are smarter. Together we are stronger. Together, we are more than.

Korn Ferry is a global organizational consulting firm. We help clients synchronize strategy and talent to drive superior performance. We work with organizations to design their structures, roles, and responsibilities. We help them hire the right people to bring their strategy to life. And we advise them on how to reward, develop, and motivate their people.

Our 7,500 colleagues serve clients in more than 50 countries. We offer five core solutions.

  • Organizational Strategy

  • Assessment and Succession

  • Talent Acquisition

  • Leadership Development

  • Rewards and Benefits

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The Role

The Executive Assistant provides high-level support to designated senior leaders within Korn Ferry Advisory.

Key Accountabilities

  • Maintain daily schedules including internal meetings, conference calls involving multiple time zones, setting video conferences, and client meetings

  • Coordinate travel schedules, both domestic and international, preparing a detailed itinerary prior to departure

  • Prepare and submit bi-monthly accurate expense reports for leaders and reconcile statements. Prepare and save bi-monthly timesheets in SAP for leaders, showing utilization time allocated to each engagement.

  • Update business development database and prepare reports for review.

  • Serve as a central point of contact for administrative inquiries.

  • Draft PowerPoint presentations and other business documents.

  • Represent the organization and leaders to internal and external parties as required.

  • Assist with other duties such as file maintenance, photocopying, scanning, mailings, trouble shooting, and meeting planning.

  • Handle calls for the senior leaders, working with other support staff to ensure phone coverage during breaks and other periods of absence.

  • Support other colleagues when possible, providing timely answers to requests.

  • Assist with office management duties as needed.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Skills & Experience

  • Relevant bachelor’s degree highly preferred. Equivalent qualifications accepted.

  • Minimum of five years of relevant work experience as an executive assistant supporting senior leaders in a business environment required, ideally in a professional services firm.

  • Demonstrated track record of sound judgment and professionalism with the ability to work with senior level executives across multiple business lines and regions.

  • High degree of interpersonal and professional savvy across varying levels of internal management, staff, clients, and associates.

  • High level of business acumen; able to make timely decisions and drive to action.

  • Strong analytical skills and ability to translate to operational processes.

  • Must be able to work independently with little supervision, be detail-oriented, flexible in terms of hours/responsibilities, and able to organize and prioritize multiple deadlines.

  • Excellent organizational capabilities, with high degree of prioritization.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; customer service focused with excellent phone etiquette.

  • Excellent PowerPoint skills with proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite.

  • Client management/service experience highly preferred.

  • Experience in the talent management field a plus.


Korn Ferry is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minority/Female/Disability/ Veteran. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.