Career Opportunities - Executive Assistant to the President and CEO
Dairyland Power Cooperative seeks an Executive Assistant to the President and CEO. This person will Executive Assistant to the President and CEO: To serve as the primary point of contact for internal employees, external members, community and industry on all matters pertaining to the Office of the CEO. The ideal individual will have the ability to exercise good judgement in a variety of situations, with strong written and verbal communication, administrative and organizational skills, and the ability to maintain a realistic balance among multiple priorities. The Executive Assistant will have the ability to work independently on projects, from conception to completion, and must be able to work under pressure at times to handle a wide variety of activities and confidential matters with discretion.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree preferred. Minimum 5 years of experience supporting C-Level Executives. Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point), Adobe Acrobat, etc. Legal/Paralegal experience highly preferred. Will consider equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be willing to pursue and complete paralegal training within two years of accepting role if no prior experience. Must be willing to obtain Notary Public within the first 6 months of hire if not already obtained.
Skills and Abilities: • Excellent proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word. • Accurate typing at 35WPM. • Strong organizational skill that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail. • Very strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with stakeholders, including staff, board members, and external members. • Expert level written and verbal communication skills. • Demonstrated proactive approaches to problem-solving with strong decision-making capability. • Forward looking thinker, who actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions. • Highly resourceful team player, with the ability to also be extremely effective independently. • Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion, be adaptable to various competing demands, and demonstrate the highest level of customer service and response. • Demonstrated ability to achieve high performance goals and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment. • Projects positive and professional image for CEO and Board.
Licenses and Certifications: Valid Driver’s License. Paralegal certification/education preferred. Notary Public preferred.
Applications must also have a resume uploaded for consideration.
Dairyland Power Cooperative Human Resources P.O. Box 817 La Crosse, WI 54602-0817
Dairyland Power Cooperative is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
About Dairyland Power Cooperative
Dairyland is proud of its history as a pioneer in rural electrification. The generation and transmission cooperative formed in 1941, bringing light and power to the homes and farms in “America’s Dairyland.” Specifically serving rural communities and countryside, Dairyland continues to ease work conditions and improve quality of life for residents by delivering a safe, reliable supply of energy in its four-state service territory.