Required: 4-year college degree, a minimum of 3 years of professional experience in a related role, must be based in Columbus, OH

 

COMPANY OVERVIEW

Orange Barrel Media creates and operates iconic urban media displays that advertisers ask for by name in 17 of the top markets in the U.S. Our commitment to innovation has differentiated OBM as a leader in the Out-of-Home industry and driven the development of our subsidiary, IKE Smart City, a company that is blazing the way in smart city initiatives with our interactive digital kiosk, IKE. We are widely known as a place where people are inspired to achieve success, genuinely like each other, and have endless opportunities to grow. We value our associates and have created an environment of inclusion, respect, and fun. We hire and reward top-notch talent who contribute to our unique culture and shared vision. OBM and IKE Smart City are experiencing momentous growth, almost tripling in size over the past two years, and we start and end each day excited about the work we do together and the new challenges ahead. Learn more at www.ikesmartcity.com and www.orangebarrelmedia.com.

 

POSITION OVERVIEW

OBM is seeking an energetic and organized Executive Assistant to support our CEO, Pete Scantland. This is an important role that will work closely with Pete to further his ability to focus on the company’s continued growth and success. If you thrive in a fast-paced environment, can communicate clearly and confidently, have excellent judgment, and can pivot quickly, we’d like to hear from you. Flexibility is a must as our culture drives collaboration and values an enthusiastic “can do” attitude.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Build an effective partnership with Pete by understanding:
    • His expectations and goals
    • What you will handle versus what he will handle
    • What decisions you can make autonomously
    • How you should prioritize based on his objectives
    • Communication preferences, style, and cadence
  • Contribute to the company’s success
    • Learn our business, mission, and vision and apply that to your daily work
    • Build effective relationships that facilitate collaboration and action
    • Understand the yearly Strategic Planning process and keep us accountable for staying on track
  • Maximize Pete’s time
    • Take primary ownership of his calendar
    • Provide him with a weekly schedule and adjust, as needed
    • Organize his email and other correspondence
    • Assist with internal and external communications on his behalf
    • Complete and submit his expense reports
    • Handle travel logistics
    • Field requests and facilitate timely decisions and follow-ups
    • Make recommendations to drive efficiency
  • Manage challenges and roadblocks
    • Anticipate the what-ifs and prepare a plan B
    • Engage in collaborative problem solving
    • Clearly define the issue and recommend next steps
  • Assist with special projects
    • Art and community initiatives
    • Social media
    • Other, as needed
  • Improve all-staff communications and engagement
    • Strategies and tools
    • Regular cadence and coordination
    • Calendar of events
    • Associate recognition

ABOUT YOU

  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Energetic and driven to succeed
  • Concise and direct communication style
  • Collaborative and enjoys teamwork
  • Multitasker with excellent attention to detail
  • Able to turn ideas into action
  • Proven verbal and written communication skills
  • Calm under pressure
  • Creative ideator and problem-solver
  • Demonstrates exceptional judgment and decision-making
  • Proactive and responsive
  • Active listener who can quickly synthesize information
  • Adaptable and able to “read the room”
  • Can confidently interact with senior executives
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat
  • Experience with Photoshop and InDesign a plus
  • Background in Out-of-Home media a plus

OBM is an equal opportunity employer and provides competitive salary/incentive compensation and benefits, 401k match, and expense account.

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