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Executive Assistant to high-profile CEO

EA Search is pleased to be supporting a publicly listed and global real estate firm, based in New York, leading the search for an Executive Assistant to support the CEO.

This is a 1:1 and traditional EA role, in which the successful applicant will be responsible for supporting the CEO with phone, diary, inbox, and travel management – as well as providing the associated support in regards to the administration of the executive office.

The CEO is a high-profile individual; a renowned real estate developer with an exemplary reputation, actively leading a company of over 4,000 employees for the past 30 years.

Any applicants must be operating at the highest level and are ideally supporting the CEO of a publicly listed organization or a highly prestigious firm within the financial services markets.


  • Onsite – 5 days a week (Midtown, NYC)

Compensation & Benefits:

  • $200,000 to $250,000
  • Discretionary Bonus
  • Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Disability Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
  • 401K Matched


  • Managing multiple schedules/calendars across multiple time zones
  • Coordinating with internal team and external clients and investors
  • Inbox and phone support for the CEO, working with various other assistants within the organization.
  • Coordinating various calls, meetings, and events.
  • Managing all travel arrangements, including anticipatory action to avoid issues/delays.
  • Supporting with weekly reporting, and associated administration of the executive office.
  • Ad-hoc duties/projects as required

What we’re looking for:

  • An Executive Assistant with extensive experience in a 1:1 role, supporting the CEO of a publicly listed or highly prestigious financial services organization.
  • Someone who is happy with a traditional Executive Assistant role, and who operates at an exceptional level with the core responsibilities of the role.
  • Incredibly strong work ethic and someone who enjoys working in a busy and demanding environment.
  • The ability to act proactively and anticipate the needs of the CEO.

Overall, this is a fantastic opportunity to support an incredibly impressive and well-known CEO; playing a vital role in ensuring they’re as efficient as possible and are always in the right place, at the right time.

If you feel this role is of interest, please apply today and a representative from EA Search will be in touch should you be a good fit for the role.

Due to the number of applications anticipated, if you do not hear from us within 2 weeks of submitting your application, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

**EA Search is acting as an employment agency following official instructions from our client*

At a glance

  • Location: New York City, NY, United States
  • Job type: Permanent / Full Time
  • Job sector: Executive & Office Support
  • Salary: $200,000 to $250,000
  • Published: February 1, 2024

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