Monsanto Executive Assistant in St. Louis, Missouri

Position Overview:We are looking for an awesome Executive Assistant to perform hands on high-level administrative support for two of our executives who are based in St. Louis. Our ideal candidate is a proactive people-person. Extraordinary attention to detail is a must. This is a highly visible role requiring both the experience and maturity to effectively execute across all levels within the organization. Creativity and energy are encouraged. Come join us today!

What You Will Do:

  • Act as the first point of contact for executive. Decide what inquiries, meetings, and requests are priorities, what is/isn’t worth the executive's time, and what can be delegated to other team members, etc.

  • Heavy calendar management. EA will ensure schedule runs smoothly and time is being used in the most efficient way possible. Some personal calendaring expected.

  • Light email correspondence on behalf of the executive.

  • Meeting coordination (e.g. webex, Google Hangout/video conference).

  • Complete expense reports and monthly credit card reporting for executive and department heads.

  • Own projects from start to finish and all the details in between.

  • Point of contact for administrative support to San Francisco office and Engineering department across offices.

  • Offsite Planning, Conference Room and Meeting Management, Travel and Expense Administration.

  • Vendor management and point of contact for Engineering procurement requests.

Cover letter: To fast track your application, let us know in your cover letter why this job and/or our company is of particular interest to you. We look forward to speaking with you!

Basic Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent experience.

  • 3+ years of professional work experience with a history of delivering high quality results under pressure.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • People love to come talk to you! You feel completely comfortable interacting with people through all parts of the organization, while maintaining a high degree of professionalism and confidentiality. Ability to motivate and inspire.

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with experience succeeding in a fast paced environment.

  • High integrity, ethical, with ability to act with discretion in sensitive matters.

  • A can-do "make it happen" attitude: you are comfortable making decisions with little supervision or direction. Jack/Jill of all trades. You would never say “That’s not my job!”.

  • Ability to learn quickly and apply knowledge to improving systems and processes to help the organization work more efficiently.

  • Excellent creative thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills. Ability to work well independently and in a team environment while staying self-motivated and flexible.

  • Sense of humor and ability to have fun, a must!

What We Offer: Our teams are composed of industry experts, top scientists, and talented engineers. The environment is extremely engaging and fast-paced, with dozens of specialties coming together to provide the best possible products and experiences for our customers.

We provide competitive salaries and some of the best perks in the industry, including:

  • Superb medical, dental, vision, life, disability benefits, and a 401k matching program

  • A stocked kitchen with a large assortment of snacks & drinks to get you through the day

  • Encouragement to get out of the office and into the field with agents and farmers to see first-hand how our products are being used

  • We take part and offer various workshops, conferences, meet-up groups, tech-talks, and hackathons to encourage participation and growth in both community involvement and career development

We also hinge our cultural DNA on these five values:

  • Inspire one another

  • Innovate in all we do

  • Leave a mark on the world

  • Find the possible in the impossible

  • Be direct and transparent

Learn more about our team and our mission:The Climate Corporation - The Technology Behind Making A Difference or visit part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, The Climate Corporation is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at #LI-AS1

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