Encore - Executive Assistant at Cigna in Bloomfield, Connecticut

Posted in General Business 5 days ago.

Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

This is an ENCORE position. You must be a retired former Cigna employee to be eligible for this role. This is a part time role.

The Executive Assistant will provide executive level administrative support Chief Communications Officer and team.


  • Perform diversified and confidential administrative duties for department head, utilizing broad and comprehensive experience, skill and knowledge of organization policies and practices.

  • Monitor inbox and suggest appropriate changes to schedule based on urgency / priority of requests

  • Screen telephone calls & visitors. Resolve routine and complex inquiries

  • Handle travel arrangements for VP and assist with several senior level direct reports, handle logistics for outside guests, and prepare and settle expense accounts. Ensure that all plans are managed seamlessly and coordinate related arrangements.

  • General administrative duties (e.g., taking detailed notes) and special projects with constantly moving priorities

  • Proactively manage scheduling/calendaring system and look for opportunities to enhance efficiencies. Make last minute calendaring decisions based on priority and business needs using sound judgment.

  • Schedule and organize meetings including webinars/Webex/Cigna Virtual Meeting system and conference calls to be hosted (i.e., booking training rooms, posting materials to Sharepoint, send pre-reads to participants.) as required.

  • Support with department management and town hall meeting process such as meeting coordination, distribution of materials, meeting invitations

  • Maintain and coordinate department distribution lists

  • Order equipment and supplies using the portal supply system

  • Manage department vendor payment activities, track and approve invoices, assume delegate responsibilities for travel and expense entry for department head using Concur.

  • Provide back-up support to peer executive assistants as needed.

Ideal candidates will offer:

  • Candidate should have a minimum of 5+ years of progressively responsible administrative and executive assistant experience.

  • Associate's degree in a related field highly preferred.

  • Positive and professional demeanor.

  • Represent department using excellent verbal and written communication skills. Can work independently and maintain confidential information.

  • Possess a strong sense of urgency and the ability to work in a very high-paced environment with the ability to manage multiple tasks.

  • Effective calendar management experience is critical- Outlook required.

  • Experience with supporting a virtual workforce.

  • Demonstrate flexibility to not only support department head, but also other team members as required.

About Cigna

Cigna Corporation exists to improve lives. We are a global health service company dedicated to improving the health, well-being and peace of mind of those we serve. Together, with colleagues around the world, we aspire to transform health services, making them more affordable and accessible to millions. Through our unmatched expertise, bold action, fresh ideas and an unwavering commitment to patient-centered care, we are a force of health services innovation. When you work with us, or one of our subsidiaries, you'll enjoy meaningful career experiences that enrich people's lives. What difference will you make?

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, age, disability, sex, childbirth (including pregnancy) or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital or familial status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by applicable equal employment opportunity laws.

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing the online application process, please email: SeeYourself@cigna.com for support. Do not email SeeYourself@cigna.com for an update on your application or to provide your resume as you will not receive a response.

Cigna has a tobacco-free policy and reserves the right not to hire tobacco/nicotine users in states where that is legally permissible. Candidates in such states who use tobacco/nicotine will not be considered for employment unless they enter a qualifying smoking cessation program prior to the start of their employment. These states include: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nebraska, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Vermont, and Washington State.

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