Monday, August 5, 2013
Executive Assistant- Washington, DC – Government Relations -- Ally Financial, Inc.
Job Description Executive Assistant- Washington, DC – Government Relations Responsibilities • Manage travel arrangements for the Ally Advocacy team. • Answer phones, schedule meetings, manage calendars, contacts, and activities. • File expense reports in an accurate manner and follow all directives of the company expense system. • Employ strong attention to detail and organizational skills to accurately track, process, and document lobbying activities. • Assist in raising internal awareness of lobbying policy by developing PowerPoint presentations and scheduling internal awareness events. • Provide support and project assistance to the Government Relations team. • Manage the efficient operations of the office including but not limited to handling external vendors, managing supplies and processing invoices. • Manage contracts and invoice payments for external government relations consultants. Skills & Experience Qualifications • Bachelor's degree and at least three years of experience supporting a high-level executive, preferably on Capitol Hill or in a government affairs environment. • Excellent written (including proofreading and editing) and oral communication skills. • Ability to think proactively, take initiative, and ask questions to complete projects. • Keen attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. • Ability to build rapport and provide assistance to external consultants as well as internal staff. • Strong interpersonal skills: articulate, confident and able to express oneself in a concise and effective manner. • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality and use discretion in communication with both internal and external clients. • Demonstrated proficiency in computer technology including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook required. Outlook Calendar proficiency required. Ability to quickly learn software and internal programs required to complete tasks. Company Description Ally Financial Inc.is a leading automotive financial services company powered by a top direct banking franchise. Ally's automotive services business offers a full suite of financing products and services, including new and used vehicle inventory and consumer financing, leasing, inventory insurance, commercial loans and vehicle remarketing services. Ally Bank, the company's direct banking subsidiary, offers an array of deposit products, including certificates of deposit, savings accounts, money market accounts, IRA deposit products and interest checking. Ally's Commercial Finance unit provides financing to middle-market companies across a broad range of industries Working at Ally is Rewarding! Ally's compensation program offers market-competitive base pay and above-market bonus pay potential based on achieving personal and company goals. Plus, we have a flexible paid-time-off program and emphasis on work-life balance. Ally Offers Competitive Benefits: • 401K Matching and Company Contributions • Paid Time Off (Roll-over up to 150%) • Variable Pay (bonuses) • Tuition Reimbursement • Comprehensive Health Insurance Coverage • Vendor Partnership Discount Program • Charitable Gift Contribution Matching • Adoption Assistance Additional Information Posted: Jul 25 2013 Type: Full-time Experience: Mid-Senior level Functions: Other Industries: Financial Services Job ID: 6586455 Apply at http://www.ally.com/about/careers/