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Our success and the success of our companies starts with talent. That is why Vista Equity Partners prides itself on hiring exceptional people who have the demonstrated potential to grow and develop within our investment teams, consulting practice, and our companies over the course of their career.

To do this, we match those interested in working at Vista with opportunities that reflect their strengths and talents. We strive to provide opportunities that allow our team members to pursue their passions both in and outside of the workplace, with ample opportunities for professional development. 

Vista is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive culture. Our highly motivated team features individuals with a wide range of skillsets and expertise required for the multitude of Vista roles across our investment, administration, operations, and portfolio company teams.

We are committed to continually strengthening the culture of excellence within our Vista family, and a key factor in that pursuit is our people. We are honored that you are considering Vista Equity Partners for your next career move, and we look forward to hearing from you.

It’s been a fabulous career – I’ve had the opportunity to have different roles in different software companies focused in different vertical markets…in each case the company has been an incredible success story.
–Bret Bolin, SourceNet Solution, Ventyx, P2 Energy Solutions, Misys, and Vista Equity Partners

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VISTA EQUITY PARTNERS

Vista Equity Partners employees identify investment opportunities and partner with management teams to create value across the software, data, and technology ecosystem
Vista Equity Partners offers roles for investment, operating, investor relations, and fund administration professionals interested in advancing their careers across all of our investment strategies

VISTA CONSULTING GROUP

Vista Consulting Group employees partner with our companies to offer subject matter expertise, best practices, and cross-portfolio collaboration
Vista Consulting Group offers opportunities from entry-level generalists to tenured executives across functions of sales, marketing, operations, finance, human resources, recruiting and training, product management and development, corporate development, and more

VISTA PORTFOLIO COMPANIES

Vista portfolio company employees deliver mission critical software, data, and technology solutions to hundreds of thousands of users around the world
Vista portfolio companies are seeking talent across all experience levels and functional expertise at numerous locations around the world, offering comprehensive training and development programs to employees looking to grow their skill set and advance their careers
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Executive Assistant

Experienced

Vista Equity Partners | Administration | Chicago, IL

Location: 2 Prudential Plaza, 180 North Stetson Ave, Suite 4000, Chicago, IL 60601

 

Company Overview

Vista Consulting Group is the operating and consulting partner of Vista Equity Partners (www.vistaequitypartners.com), a private equity firm that specializes in acquiring software, data, and tech-enabled companies. The VCG team works in conjunction with the Vista investment professionals and key portfolio company employees to help current and newly-acquired businesses strengthen their operations through the implementation of standardized, repeatable and proven processes and methodologies.

 

Position Summary

The Executive Assistant will be responsible for providing high-level, administrative support to several busy senior level executives in the Chicago office:  Including, but not limited to, managing their schedule, meetings and travel.  This position requires that you are highly organized, can juggle many tasks at once, are not easily overwhelmed, and are comfortable interfacing with all levels of internal management and staff as well as outside clients, vendors and candidates in a fast paced environment.  The Executive Assistant maintains and protects highly confidential corporate information, is the first point of contact in person and on calls for executives from internal departments and external clients, and works independently with minimal supervision or direction. 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage and coordinate schedule of meetings, events, and travel for executives supported and, when necessary, members of their team.  Ensure supported executives are prepared with all materials and information for meeting, events, and travel.
  • Compile materials for reports and/or presentations.
  • Generate reports in Excel and Power Point.
  • Prepare expense reports.
  • Set up appointments and manage executive calendars.

 

Skills & Requirements

  • Minimum 3 years’ proven experience supporting multiple senior level executives (VP level and above) within a private equity, investment banking, law firm or professional services organization.
  • Minimum overall 5 years’ experience in an Executive Assistant position within a fast-paced professional environment.
  • Strong attention to detail, follow-up and excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to treat sensitive/confidential information with appropriate discretion.
  • Strong sense of urgency, adaptability, flexibility and resourcefulness.
  • The ability to function professionally under pressure, while managing multiple concurrent projects and deadlines.
  • Proven competencies in software applications and programs, particularly Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word, Power Point, and Outlook.  Excellent word processing and file management skills.
  • Good working knowledge of office equipment and procedures including computers, photocopiers, printers, fax machines, mailing equipment, telephone systems, filing systems, etc.
  • Must possess personal tact, discretion and good judgment. Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Occasional afterhours work is necessary.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.