Executive Assistant

Munich Re America
Princeton , United States

Executive Assistant

This role is open to the following locations:  Princeton, NJ or Philadelphia, PA


We’re adding to our diverse team of experts and are looking to hire those who are committed to building a culture that enables the creation of innovative solutions for our business units and clients. 

The Insurance Operations:
Munich Re US has launched a new insurance operation described as Munich Re Specialty Insurance that will unite the strengths and expertise of Munich Re’s specialty commercial teams in North America under a new management structure.  This will allow for the development of an overarching sales strategy through which the specialty risk appetite and product offerings can be profitably optimized and expanded.  
As a member of Munich Re's US operations, we offer the financial strength and stability that comes with being part of the world's preeminent insurance and reinsurance brand. Our risk experts work together to assemble the right mix of products and services to help our clients stay competitive – from traditional reinsurance coverages, to niche and specialty reinsurance and insurance products.

The Opportunity:

Future focused and always one step ahead.

Munich Re Specialty Group North America (MRSI) is seeking enthusiastic and talented individuals to join us as we grow. We are seeking a full-time Executive Administrative Assistant to join our Princeton or Philadelphia office; with some travel to both.

The responsibility of the Munich Re Specialty Insurance Executive Assistant is to provide high level administrative support and perform assignments for executive level management and their teams to include our Head of Claims executive. The Executive Assistant will perform functions that are, at times, of a sensitive nature and require professional discretion and independent judgement.  This position requires detailed knowledge of organization operations, organizational procedures and personnel. The Executive Assistant will be responsible for making independent decisions regarding planning, organizing, scheduling work assignments, and other administrative tasks and functions. In addition, tracking and maintaining expenses and invoice processing. May lead or oversee special projects as assigned.

This position will apply communication, project management, reporting, and planning skills while working in close collaboration with the staff, executive and administrative teams to achieve objectives of the business units. The job requires extensive cross-functional interaction and expertise with a range of roles to ensure that a variety of tasks are accomplished. The position offers a unique opportunity for personal and professional development.

  • Provide executive administrative support to assigned MRSI executives as well as their teams, as needed

  • Perform a wide variety of functions independently, exercising confidential discretion and sound judgment

  • Plan and orchestrate work to ensure the executives’ priorities are met, organizational goals are achieved, and best practices are upheld

  • Coordinate complex scheduling and calendar management

  • Attend team meetings on a weekly, monthly or quarterly basis, as appropriate, helping to capture meeting minutes and/or deliverables and action items

  • Schedule, arrange and oversee end-to-end logistics for large group/divisional meetings for both internal and external attendees

  • Prepare and/or edit communications on behalf of Executive or team, as requested

  • Assist in the preparation of and attend large internal and external meetings, coordinate staff and client meetings, and other meetings and/or conference calls ensuring all logistics and materials are complete

  • Source, negotiate, and work with external vendors for to coordinate services, rental space agreements, merchandise and/or supply ordering, including assist with new vendor setup and processing invoices for payment, as required

  • Coordinate Domestic and International travel arrangements including travel material preparation

  • Create, and submit monthly expense reports for executive using Concur 

  • Prepare spreadsheets, email communications, documentation, agendas, presentations and reports, as requested

  • Organize and maintain files, correspondence, records and other documents

  • Create an maintain updates for business unit organizational charts

  • Distribution list creation and management

  • Assist with oversight on critical staffing access workflows

  • Take on special projects from conception to completion

  • Other administrative tasks and projects as assigned/needed.

  • Provide backup support office manager and to other department administrators as needed.

  • Collaborate with other business units across the company including Accounting, Facilities, IT, HR, Travel and Security departments of Munich Re of America

*Qualifications :



  • Preferred 7+ years’ experience in administrative support capacity, to include support of C-Suite Executive level.

  • Strong ability to organize, adapt and perform multiple tasks in a fast-paced and growing environment.

  • Excellent time management skills with an ability to meet competing demands and deadlines.

  • Ability to work independently and as a positive team player

  • Information gathering and information monitoring skills

  • Problem analysis and problem solving skills

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skill (both written and oral)

  • Maintains professionalism in any setting where there are clients, prospects, or colleagues as expected by all ambassadors of the organization.

  • High proficiency in Microsoft Power Point, Excel, Outlook, Office, Teams, and Project Management to create professional documents, reports and presentations.

  • Attention to detail along with the ability to coordinate and work collaboratively with colleagues.

  • Ability to work with all levels of management

  • Excellent prioritization and organizational skills

  • Commitment to excellence - perform duties at the highest level possible on a consistent basis.

  • Experienced in Concur ; specifically processing expenses

  • Advance Level in Outlook Calendar management; scheduling

  • Document preparation skills/experience

  • Experience with meeting prep, attendance and follow-up (create agenda, format presentation, capture action items)

  • Proficient in VISIO with org chart creation

  • Experience/understanding with company mergers & acquisitions a plus


At Munich Re US, we see Diversity and Inclusion as a solution to the challenges and opportunities all around us. Our goal is to foster an inclusive culture and build a workforce that reflects the customers we serve and the communities in which we live and work. We strive to provide a workplace where all of our colleagues feel respected, valued and empowered to achieve their very best every day. We recruit and develop talent with a focus on providing our customers the most innovative products and services.   

We are an equal opportunity employer. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.