Role: Executive Assistant, USA - New York

Position Profile: Executive Assistant, USA – New York



Sheffield Haworth is a global talent consulting firm advising customers on people and transformational change. Our solutions span Executive Search, Consulting Solutions, Talent Advisory and Leadership Development across the Financial Services, Business & Professional Services and Digital & Technology sectors. Established in London in 1993, Sheffield Haworth has undergone significant growth and expansion, now employing over 140 professionals in 12 global offices throughout the Americas, Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific regions, with a client list that includes a substantial number of leading global organisations.

At Sheffield Haworth we believe in providing an equal and inclusive working environment for all our employees.  As a challenger consultancy around people and change, we actively encourage diversity of thought and we embrace and respect different cultures and backgrounds.  This encourages diverse perspectives and different ways of doing things which reflects the needs of our customers and allows our business to evolve to be more agile and adaptable to different markets.


Overview of the Role

We are seeking an energetic, polished and well-spoken Executive Assistant to support our Head of Americas, and the Global Banking team. The ideal candidate will be highly flexible with experience in multi-tasking on many levels, and managing multiple projects with changing priorities. As our teams are all global, the ideal candidate will have experience working with global colleagues.


Key Responsibilities

  • Provide ongoing support in all aspects of the executive search process.
  • Produce documents including, but not limited to, marketing presentations, search reports, candidate CVs, research papers/white papers and internal reports.
  • Manage and maintain a heavy, ever-changing calendar.
  • Coordinate travel, both international and domestic.
  • Plan, execute and finalize internal projects according to strict deadlines.
  • Management of Candidate database and reporting fro Global Banking
  • Confidential handling of corporate material on behalf of the Head of Americas.
  • Work with fellow support teammates answering switchboard calls, greeting and directing guests and maintaining the professional appearance of the


Skills & Qualifications

  • 2-4 years of administrative experience, preferably in executive search/recruiting, HR, financial services or professional services.
  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Able to handle information in a confidential and discreet manner.
  • Have a team player mentality along with a positive attitude.
  • Well organized with a calm, unflappable temperament.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.


Salary and Benefits

  • Salary dependent on skill/experience, plus annual discretionary bonuses.
  • Generous paid time off – start at 3 weeks vacation annually, rising to 4 weeks after 2 years of service.
  • Competitive benefits package, including medical, vision, dental, life insurance, pre-tax transit & parking, FSA health and dependent care options, 401k plan w/matching contributions.



If you are looking for your next step, meet the above requirements and are looking to join a growing, fast-paced organisation with successful career prospects, internal training programmes and competitive package offerings, please forward your CV to with a covering letter using the following subject ‘EA – New York’.

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