Wedgewood

Executive Assistant

US-CA-Redondo Beach
Business Unit
Wedgewood Corporate
# of Openings
1
Category
Administrative/Clerical
Job ID
2017-1731

Wedgewood is looking for a self-directed and accomplished Executive Assistant to support our Chief Operations Officer! Our company is a leading acquirer of distressed residential real estate, specializing in the purchase, rehab, and resale of single-family homes. Founded in 1985, we have since grown into a diversified, vertically integrated company, expanding our business footprint to also include non-performing notes, home warranty, lending, design, brokerage, property management, escrow, and more.

 

We’re looking for a strong partner for our COO, who will not only own his schedule, meetings, errands, and travel, but who will also provide project management support. Our ideal candidate is detail-oriented, takes pride in their work, and can effectively communicate with anyone from executives, to investors, to team members at all levels. This role isn’t just representing our COO, but acting as an extension of him, tackling research and presenting solutions for complex projects.

What you'll do

  • Act as an extension of our VP, a trusted member of our leadership team, and a representative of Wedgewood
  • Own and organize a complex calendar, ensuring that there are no double-bookings or mislabeled events, and working with internal and external stakeholders to schedule meetings
  • Ensuring our COO’s day runs smoothly, without missed appointments or unplanned logistical complications
  • Prioritize projects and meetings, acting as a gatekeeper to keep our COO’s day running efficiently
  • Run errands, coordinate travel accommodations, assist with bookkeeping, and make reservations
  • Act as liaison with other departments and outside agencies, including high-level executives as well as administrative team members
  • Handle confidential and non-routine information with discretion and professionalism
  • Proofread copy for spelling, grammar, and layout
  • Assist in research and prepare presentations as necessary
  • Manage or assist in ad-hoc projects, both independently and within a team

What you'll need

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5-8+ years’ experience providing support for high-level Executives
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Confidence working with high level executives, directors, and investors
  • Unflinching professionalism, tact, and discretion
  • Project management experience and a history of proactively solving problems
  • Organization, attention to detail, and a habit of anticipating needs, logistics, and obstacles
  • Strong skills in Quickbooks, as well as Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel

What's in it for you

Wedgewood offers our team members a competitive compensation, 401K, and traditional benefits like medical, dental, and vision.  We also have many additional perks:      

  • Company Sponsored Outings: Past events have included sporting events, happy hours, parking lot BBQs, bowling and bocce ball tournaments, office theme parties, and more.
  • Vacation Homes: Thirteen vacation properties for employees to utilize in various locations in California, Utah, Colorado, and Nevada.  
  • In-house Investment Programs: Participate in the growth and profitability of the company through our in-house investment programs. We also offer home ownership & loan programs.
  • Contribute to Your Community: Through our volunteer service, sustainable initiatives, charitable giving, and work with local universities, Wedgewood provides opportunities throughout the year for its employees to give back to the community for the greater good.

 

Wedgewood occupies 50,000 square feet in a state of the art headquarters in Redondo Beach, California and was named Company of the Year by the city in 2015. We also have multiple locations around the country. Wedgewood is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. We look forward to hearing from you!

 

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