Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • New York City


Executive Assistant - Strategic Advisory - 90229235
Primary Location:US-New York-745 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY
Job Type:Permanent/Regular
Posting Range:5 Apr 2019 - Ongoing
Executive Assistant – Strategic Advisory
745 Seventh Ave, New York, NY
The Executive Assistant will provide strong professional and administrative support to the Group Head of Barclays Strategy (while in New York) and the NY Head of Strategic Advisory, working closely with primary administrative team in the UK.  All duties will be coordinated closely with primary EA based in the UK.  Priority coverage will be for Group Head with secondary responsibilities for the MD of Strategic Advisory in New York.
What will you be doing?
•Extensive diary management: scheduling appointments without reference and using judgment to prioritize internal and external meeting requests
•Monitor, progress and ensure all actions and paperwork are coordinated in preparation for meetings in line with deadlines
•Act as receptionist for a wide range of visitors, some high profile, conveying a professional image at all times
•Book all travel arrangements, accommodation, and currency, then prepare travel itineraries under own initiative
•Monitor all phone calls taking necessary action personally or diverting to other areas, referring to executives only on essential matters
•Identify/allocate meeting related emails with back-up papers, execute selected items following research and draft responses under the Group Head’s signature
•Respond to/resolve a wide range of queries, channeling to the appropriate area, and leaving the exec free to concentrate on the most important matters
•Collate both cash and company receipts, reconcile to diary activity, and prepare expense claim, if the statement has arrived during cover period
What we’re looking for:
•4+ years of administrative experience, or equivalent overall experience
•3+ years of demonstrated advanced MS Office skills, primarily in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
•High School diploma
Skills that will help you in the role:
•College degree preferred
•General knowledge of Company policies and procedures and the ability to apply that knowledge
•Must be able to be flexible to work hours as needed across multiple time zones depending on the work location of the executives being supported
Where will you be working?
The role will be based in Barclays’ U.S. headquarters at 745 Seventh Avenue in New York.  At Barclays, we offer you an engaging and challenging environment, giving you the opportunity to make the most of your unique set of skills. We also have an extensive range of learning and development initiatives designed to support you both personally and professionally.

About Barclays in the US
Barclays offers corporate and investment banking and credit card services in the U.S. Our 10,000 US colleagues are located in offices across the country, with headquarters in New York City. In 2017, Barclays announced plans to create a world-class campus in Whippany, New Jersey, for our Technology, Operations and Functional teams in the US. Other principal locations include Delaware, Nevada, Ohio and Maine.

Interested and want to know more about Barclays? Visit for more details.

Our Values
Everything we do is shaped by the five values of Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship. Our values inform the foundations of our relationships with customers and clients, but they also shape how we measure and reward the performance of our colleagues. Simply put, success is not just about what you achieve, but about how you achieve it.

Our Diversity
We aim to foster a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel confident in bringing their whole selves to work, feel included and their talents are nurtured, empowering them to contribute fully to our vision and goals.
It is the policy of Barclays to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.
Dynamic working gives everyone at Barclays the opportunity to integrate professional and personal lives, if you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with the hiring

About the company

Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for 48 million customers and clients worldwide.

We have over 325 years of history and expertise in banking. From our beginnings in Lombard Street, London through to the launch of the world’s first ATM and innovative mobile phone payments services, find out more about our achievements to date.

Barclays is a trading name of Barclays Bank PLC and its subsidiaries. Barclays Bank PLC is registered in England and is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Registered in England. Registered No. 1026167. Registered office: 1 Churchill Place, London E14 5HP.

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