Executive Assistant

Job function:
Administration & Support
Job type:
Perm Full Time
Chicago, USA
Competitive Market Salary

About the role

We're looking for an EA to join our team in North America. As part of our Support function, your key responsibilities will include:

  • Own project management duties and function as day-to-day contact across several client engagements
  • Ensure proper and timely escalation of project risk or potential for missed delivery deadlines
  • Take thorough notes on all internal and client conversations, capturing action items and next steps
  • Provide high level administrative support to team
  • Act as the data and information owner for team’s strategy work
  • Utilizing client materials and insights from internal interviews and deducing where MediaLink clients fit within the marketing landscape
  • Ensure engagement team has appropriate context and visibility into the marketplace issues and opportunities
  • Assist in conducting diligence, competitive benchmarking, and industry trend analyses on a variety of media, marketing, advertising, entertainment, and technology related topics
  • Synthesize and package findings into client-ready materials for deliverables


Your experience

  • 2-3 years’ experience in the Media, Advertising, Technology and/or Consulting space or in a related strategy role required
  • Ability to identify sponsorship opportunities for our clients
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to multi-task efficiently and effectively
  • Strong PowerPoint and Excel skills are essential
  • Experience in CRM platforms used internally, including Salesforce
  • Strong project management and organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; strong oral and written communication skills
  • Impeccable attention to detail
  • Limitless intellectual curiosity and general desire to learn
  • Ability to partner across the organization to deliver engagement objectives
  • Ability to work independently and as a collaborative team member


What we offer  

Our benefits package incorporates what we’re passionate about – unlocking your future, overall well-being and sustainability – whilst giving you control over your benefits.

  • 15 day of holiday per year and an extra day for each year of service up to 20 days
  • 401 – Saving Incentive plan
  • Flexible Spending accounts
  • Vision benefits
  • Summer Fridays - 09:00-1:00pm from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend
  • Great learning and development opportunities
  • Private Medical and Dental Insurance plans
  • Life Assurance and  Disability insurance
  • Option to opt into the Ascential Shares Scheme


Want more info?

Find out more on what our people say:

Ascential YouTube Channel


If we inspire you, why not join and inspire us?