Legg Mason

  • Executive Assistant

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Req. #
    2018-3126
    Division
    QS Investors
    Position Type
    Regular
  • Position Overview

    QS Investors, a quantitative asset management firm, is looking for an Executive Assistant. As a critical member of a small and highly integrated Executive Team, the individual will be responsible for assisting the President and management team but is not limited to, travel arrangements, high profile meetings, and expense reports. This individual will work closely with top management for QS and other affiliates so discretion is a key factor.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Heavy calendaring and conference room scheduling
    • Working with other affiliates to schedule meetings
    • Planning travel and creating itineraries
    • Screening phone calls and managing emails
    • Processing expense reports for the Management Team
    • Liaison with other departments for collaborative meetings.
    • Backup to other administrative assistants as well as reception.

    Qualifications:

    • At least 2-5 years’ experience as an Executive Assistant
    • Strong Communication skills (via phone, email and in-person)
    • Excellent organizational skills with ability to prioritize work
    • Knowledgeable in MS Office.
    • Familiarity with online calendars
    • Exhibiting discretion and confidentiality with sensitive information
    • Works well under pressure with a pleasant demeanor
    • Detail oriented, flexible and able to multitask
    • Self-starter who can work independently
    • Extended hours required to meet deadlines

    Company Overview

    Driving certainty through a deeper understanding of investments and human dynamics.

     

    QS Investors is a quantitative asset management firm that was formed in 1999. We became an independent investment advisor in 2010 and became a wholly-owned, independently-managed affiliate of Legg Mason in 2014. We offer investment expertise supported by the resources of one of the world's leading asset managers. As multi-asset specialists, we leverage Legg Mason’s global platform by tapping the strengths of each Legg Mason affiliate. As of June 30, 2018 we manage $20 billion in assets for both institutional and individual investors.

     

    Our select team of mathematicians, engineers, scientists, finance and investment experts create multi-asset and multi-factor equity solutions that are designed to elevate the certainty of the outcomes we provide.

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