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Executive Assistant to EVP - Oldcastle Materials- Atlanta, GA

Location:  Atlanta, GA, US, 30338
Company:  Oldcastle Materials Inc



Job ID:  125720


Oldcastle Materials, Inc., a division of Oldcastle, is the leading vertically integrated supplier of aggregates, asphalt, ready mixed concrete, and construction and paving services in the United States and Canada.  Our operations span North America with 22,000 employees at more than 1,200 locations in 44 US States and 8 Canadian provinces.




Seeking a polished Executive Assistant to support our EVP of Development for Americas Materials, with exceptional communication and computer skills. Must have 10+ years’ experience working with executive organizing multiple priorities, calendars and projects. M&A experience a plus.  This is not an 8 to 5 job. This position may require work before 8am or after 5pm and checking email on weekends/after hours from time to time and requires a great deal of dedication. This position requires a great aptitude for solving problems and finding solutions. 


Key Attributes


  • Ability to handle and maintain confidential information.
  • Ability to think strategically.
  • Proactive.
  • Outstanding multi-tasking skills and proven ability to manage multiple projects and work well under time/other constraints.
  • Possesses a high degree of autonomy and judgment.
  • Works well in stressful or challenging situations.
  • Flexible and able to switch gears comfortably.
  • Above average organizational skills.  
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Thick skinned - ability to handle constructive criticism.
  • Experienced in dealing with all levels within an organization.  
  • Internationally and multi-culturally savvy.
  • Customer focused – internal and external.
  • Takes initiative/solution oriented/enjoys challenges.
  • Possesses a strong business sense and has an understanding of a large corporate structure.
  • Has worked for a company with 10,000+ employees, preferably publically held.
  • Embodies high ethical standards and core values.
  • Keeps a positive attitude.
  • Advanced ability in the MS Office Suite – Excel (strong emphasis), Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Internet. Visio a plus.


Key Responsibilities


  • Provide advanced, diverse and confidential administrative support to EVP and Development team.
  • Provide back-up support and assistance to EA to CEO.
  • Keeps EVP informed and follows up on all assignments in a timely, effective and efficient manner.
  • Heavy executive calendaring
  • Extensive travel planning – domestic (remote areas of the US as well as large cities) and international.
  • Prepare and edit presentations.
  • On and off-site meeting planning – including all logistics (catering, agenda, facilities, communications).
  • On and off-site site meeting support – able to travel up to 10% of time.
  • Miscellaneous ad-hoc reporting and projects.
  • Create/maintain organizational charts.
  • Coordinate, manage and attend offsite events and meetings.
  • Interacts with high level executive and administrative assistants across the organization.
  • Prepares monthly expense reports.
  • Assistance with personal matters may be required.
  • Go-to person at Corporate Headquarters for information and Executive office related issues.
  • Organizes and maintains filing system.
  • Supports other key executives as needed.


What Oldcastle Offers You


  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs


About Oldcastle


Oldcastle has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the Oldcastle family. Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


Oldcastle is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the Oldcastle family!


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