Full Job Description
American Century Investments® is a leading global asset manager focused on delivering investment results and building long-term client relationships while supporting research that can improve human health and save lives. Founded in 1958, the firm’s 1,400 employees serve financial professionals, institutions, corporations and individual investors, offering a wide range of investment strategies across a variety of investment disciplines.
We are committed to providing institutional-quality, actively managed solutions with a performance-centered mindset. Our expertise spans global equity, global value equity, disciplined equity, multi-asset strategies, global fixed income, alternatives and ETFs.
Privately controlled and independent, we focus solely on investment management. This empowers us to align our decisions with client expectations and concentrate on their long-term money management needs.
Our culture of winning behaviors exemplifies our dedication to clients every single day. Delivering investment results enables us to distribute over 40% of our dividends—more than $1.6 billion since 2000—to the Stowers Institute for Medical Research, a 500-person, non-profit basic biomedical research organization with a controlling interest in American Century Investments. Our dividend payments provide ongoing financial support for the Institute’s work of uncovering the causes, treatments and prevention of life-threatening diseases, like cancer.
Headquartered in Kansas City, Mo., we also have offices located in New York; London; Hong Kong; Frankfurt; Sydney; Los Angeles; and Mountain View, Calif. (Silicon Valley).
For more information, please visit americancentury.com.
The primary responsibility of the Executive Assistant is to provide organizational and operational support to Senior leaders in the Information Technology organization. You must be able to handle sensitive and confidential information and have a passion for understanding the organization and business unit.
Strategic Partner, to leaders assigned, in order to: increase focus and engagement, establish process, improve clarity and speed, maximize reach and help to communicate and implement vision.
Actively support and/or facilitate special projects as necessary, including conducting research and creating presentation materials for industry related and community activities, as well as, cross-channel and inter-departmental projects.
Play an instrumental role in the coordination, planning, and design of internal department events including manager meetings, department meetings, and other special events. This includes the coordination of senior leader meetings, functions, and events. Responsible for crafting agendas, recording and distributing meeting minutes with decisions, outcomes, and action item requirements.
Prepare correspondence, memos, and other written communication for team members, vendors, internal business partners, for review and use by senior leaders.
Proactively maintain calendar’s, manage phone and schedules for those leaders assigned. Maintain strict confidentiality. Scheduling appointments, including establishing appointment priorities and gate keeping access. This also includes making travel arrangements, completing travel itineraries and expense reports.
Education & Experience
Bachelor’s or a 2-year degree in any related field or equivalent of combination of education + 5 years of Executive Assistant work experience.
Prior experience in a senior administration support role working with business leaders required.
Confirmed experience working in fast-paced environment with an ability to work quickly without compromising quality.
Strong proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite, including demonstrated, power-user skills in PowerPoint, Excel and SharePoint; and use of collaboration tools such as MS Teams.
Excellent verbal, written, communication and interpersonal skills.
Able to effectively prioritize and handle multiple tasks.
Typing skills of 50 wpm.
Internal candidates: 12 months employment in current position
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
American Century Investments believes all individuals are entitled to equal employment opportunity and advancement opportunities without regard to race, religious creed, color, sex, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age for individuals forty years of age and older, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, and any other basis protected by applicable federal, state and local laws. ACI does not discriminate or adopt any policy that discriminates against an individual or any group of individuals on any of these bases.
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