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Executive Assistant- General Counsel Job

Location(s): MN - Minneapolis


Are you looking for an exciting job where you can put your skills, talents and education to work at a company you can feel proud to be a part of? Do you want a workplace that will challenge you and offer you opportunities to learn and grow?  A professional position at Xcel Energy could be just what you’re looking for.



We are hiring an Executive Assistant to support our EVP, General Counsel in downtown Minneapolis! The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of executive level administrative support or legal secretary experience.


Serves as a liaison in person, and by telephone between office and all other persons; screens and directs these contacts; coordinates mail; prepares correspondence and other communications; organizes and schedules officer's time and travel; plans and arranges meeting time, place and menu; handles correspondence including that of a confidential nature; handles special projects as assigned; prepares reports and presentations; sets up and maintains files.

Essential Responsibilities



  • Organizes executive's time, taking into consideration priorities, available time, and other variables. Proactively addresses scheduling conflicts; sets and maintains schedule of appointments and meetings. Keeps executive 'on schedule.' Makes all arrangements for travel/conferences.
  • Serves as liaison with direct reports, employees and vendors. Maintains confidential nature of communications.
  • Initiates, composes and prepares internal/external correspondence and/or presentations. Proficient in computer based skills including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, as well as other tools, including dictation. Relieves executive of details as necessary.
  • Responsible for daily office operations: opens, sorts, and distributes incoming mail; answers, screens, delegates, and handles incoming phone calls; maintains office efficiency and handles unforeseen situations.
  • Proactively communicates with executive, including e-mail and voice mail updates.
  • Understands and works to the concept of 'Customer First.' Handles external and internal customer interactions with this concept as a guiding principle.
  • Performs other related duties as directed by Executive.


Minimum Requirements


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • At least 3 years of secretarial experience required; 5 years of executive administrative support or legal secretary experience strongly preferred
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office preferred
  • Experience with complicated calendaring and scheduling travel preferred








As a leading combination electricity and natural gas energy company, Xcel Energy offers a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity and 1.9 million natural gas customers across eight Western and Midwestern states. At Xcel Energy, we strive to be the preferred and trusted provider of the energy our customers need. If you’re ready to be a part of something big, we invite you to join our team.


Posting Notes:  MN - Minneapolis || MN - Minneapolis || United States (US) || General Counsel || 80000:General Counsel || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

Requisition Number: 10982

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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