Alera Group, Inc.

Executive Assistant

Job Locations US-IL-Deerfield
Shared Services
Regular Full-Time
Firm Name
Alera Group




Alera Group, Inc. is seeking an Executive Assistant to join their team.


Are you looking to be part of a company where you have exciting opportunities to learn, grow and make a positive impact?

Join a team where each employee is empowered to listen generously, speak straight, collaborate, and build each other up through mutual accountability and shared success?  


If that is what you’re looking for, this is your chance to be part of an amazing organization!


Alera Group was formed on January 1, 2017 and is one of the largest independent, national insurance and financial services firms in the U.S. with over $500 million in revenue.  Alera Group is a very entrepreneurial firm bounded together via a culture of collaboration which is reinforced by the practice of The Collaborative Way.  


Alera Group is looking for an established, proactive, and detail-oriented Executive Assistant to support several  senior level staff members. If you are a seasoned EA that values cultivating relationships across all levels and thrives on administrative tasks, this is your chance to join a growing organization! The position is based in the Deerfield, IL office.


Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • May direct the work of clerical employees in lower job classifications.
  • May assist in training newly hired clerks and administrative staff.


  • Provides executive support including, but not limited to, the following:
    • Manages calendars and high volume meeting requests
    • Arrange domestic travel plans and create detailed itineraries
    • Submit expense reports on behalf of the executive in a timely manner
  • Help produce presentations by compiling information, formatting, editing, and transmitting text, data, and graphics
  • Responding and following up on calls, emails and other inquiries on managers' behalf
  • Retrieves information as requested from records, email, minutes, and other related documents; prepares written summaries of data when needed
  • Continually identifies opportunities to streamline functional activities while enabling the Executive to focus on the strategic and business initiatives rather than function logistics
  • Able to troubleshoot technical difficulties in the office and during meetings to guarantee optimal working performance
  • Receives mail, documents, packages, and courier deliveries and delivers or distributes items
  • Responds to and resolves administrative inquiries and questions
  • Performs other related duties as assigned


  • At least five years of Executive Assistant experience preferred
  • High school diploma or equivalent required; Associate’s degree preferred
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office Suite required
  • Strong analytical skills and demonstrated ability to improve process and efficiency
  • Strong organizational, problem solving, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills

Equal Opportunity Employment

We're an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.


If you're a California resident, please read the California Consumer Privacy Act prior to applying.


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