JPMorgan Chase Asset & Wealth Mangement, Market Strategy - Executive Administrative Assistant in New York, New York

The Firm

JPMorgan Funds, part of JP Morgan Asset Management, is one of the nation's fastest-growing mutual fund managers. At JP Morgan Funds, we provide expertise across an exceptionally broad range of asset classes, from traditional cash management, equity and fixed income investments to real estate and other alternative asset classes. Benefiting from a long and well-established heritage, JP Morgan Asset Management conducts research and serves clients worldwide, including brokers and financial intermediaries, employee benefit plans, endowment and foundations, insurance companies and sovereign governments.

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The Team

The Global Market Insights Strategy Team runs an industry-leading program providing financial advisors and their clients with insights on the economic environment and investment strategy worldwide. These insights are delivered via the industry-leading Guide to the Markets publications, speeches, conference calls, and media appearances of a global team of strategists and analysts. Over the past dozen years, Market Insights has been a key factor in powering the growth of JPMorgan Asset Management.

The Role

The Executive Assistant will work closely with the Chief Global Strategist and report to the Director of Business Strategy. The candidate will be part of the U.S. Market Insights team which is based in New York and comprised of five strategists, four analysts, and the Director of Business Strategy. The candidate must have the initiative to assume responsibility for tasks outlined below, and the skills to execute these tasks independently, with attention to quality and detail. Duties will require initiative, sound decision-making, independent judgment, and ability to come up with new ideas to improve our operations. The overall goal of the role is to help manage the day to day operations of our team.

The Person

We need someone who appreciates the importance of this role and how it can help our organization thrive. They need, above all, to have a very positive and energetic attitude to the job, constantly looking for ways to help us do our jobs efficiently. They need to be detail oriented, realizing that seemingly minor mistakes can have very serious business consequences. They need to be reliable and dependable, allowing the team to trust them to do their job flawlessly and thus freeing the strategists to focus on areas where they can be most effective.

Responsibilities

  • Provide administrative support for the Chief Global Strategist including travel, calendar management, meeting rooms, expense management, and employee onboarding and off-boarding

  • Provide support to the Director of Business Strategy including management of a small conference call series, monthly communications to the salesforce, and other special projects.

  • Organize travel and speaking engagements to optimize the US strategists’ time and costs

  • Track the US strategists activity in speaking engagements, media, and calls

  • Lead and represent the team in the corporation’s Business Resiliency activities

  • Provide administrative support to the team including expense management, team off sites, meeting room management, distribution lists, and ad hoc projects

  • Boost team morale by coordinating team activates including occasional lunches to celebrate birthdays and career milestones

  • Respond in a timely fashion to requests from clients and the sales force

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred

  • Strong background in Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Excel, Word)

  • Understanding of global organizational structure

  • Solid organizational skills to manage and execute projects

  • Willingness to learn new things and ability to grasp new concepts quickly

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.

  • Self-starter and must be a team player

  • Knowledge of financial markets and global economics a plus

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JPMorgan Chase is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer Disability/Veteran.