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Executive Assistant more...
Location:New York, NY
Company:Macmillan Learning
First posted:March 24, 2017

Macmillan Learning is a division of the family-owned Holtzbrinck group of companies and is one of the leading educational technology companies. Through deep partnership with the world's best researchers, educators, administrators, and developers, we facilitate teaching and learning opportunities that spark student engagement and improve outcomes. We provide educators with tailored solutions designed to inspire student curiosity and measure progress. Macmillan Learning is comprised of renowned brands including Bedford/St. Martins, W.H. Freeman, Worth Publishers, Sapling Learning, Late Nite Labs, Hayden-McNeil, and Dynamic Books. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. The successful candidate for this position will become an employee of Bedford Freeman & Worth Publishing Group, LLC, d/b/a Macmillan Learning.

Macmillan's team is seeking an individual who will be a key member of the Learning team, whose responsibilities will include: providing administrative, editorial, and media support to the Chief Learning Officer. This individual must possess excellent communication and organization skills.


  • Provide general administrative support including but not limited to travel arrangements, itineraries, expense reports, and correspondence, scheduling, and planning company meetings.
  • Prepare PowerPoint presentations and update excel spreadsheets under the direction of Executive Management
  • Arrange Executives email correspondence and other communications while replying in a prompt matter
  • Conduct various administrative tasks: filing, copying, scanning etc. Work with confidential and sensitive information in a professional manner
  • Employ an energetic and positive, can-do attitude while understanding the organizations values and ethics


  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft office (word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Exceptional organizational and interpersonal skills
  • High degree of professionalism and a thorough understanding of confidentiality; strong work ethic
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work collaboratively as well as with some autonomy
  • Bachelor's Degree + 2 years of experience preferred. 5+ years of executive admin experience in lieu of degree.

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