Executive Assistant to CEO

The Jeffcoat Firm
Full Time
Columbia, SC 29201 (Downtown area)
$20 - $28 an hour
Posted Today
Job description

ur fast-paced Personal Injury Law Firm in Columbia, SC, is growing, and we are looking to hire an experienced, high-caliber, full-time Executive Assistant.

The Jeffcoat Firm is committed to helping everyday people in crisis, and CEO Michael Jeffcoat’s mission is to provide unmatched legal services to people in South Carolina. The employees of The Jeffcoat Firm are ambitious, resilient, self-starters with a passion for taking excellent care of clients and each other.

The Executive Assistant role will have a primary responsibility of supporting and reporting to Mr. Jeffcoat, while also providing support to the Leadership Team. An ideal Executive Assistant candidate will ensure compliance, efficiency and excellent time management. We are looking for someone who is not easily upset, who can take direction and constructive, fair criticism, and who understands the goal to improve processes and ease for the visionary of our firm.

Have you worked with very busy people before and know what it takes to keep their priorities at the forefront? Are you comfortable with protecting the time of an executive?

As Mr. Jeffcoat’s Executive Assistant, you will:

Manage commitments as well as administrative and office support to ensure the executive priorities are met

Be detail oriented in areas where the CEO is not

Anticipate needs based on known priorities

Manage the CEO’s inbox and email correspondence

Take charge of additional duties as assigned

Your Expectations:

· Immediately:

Maintain confidentiality and professionalism, exercising discretion when dealing with sensitive and high-level client and business matters

Have a thick skin and an ability to put feelings aside to accomplish tasks

Be a welcome part of a lively office environment with teammates who genuinely care for one another

· Within 30 days:

Relish being the barrier between the CEO and the rest of the company

Manage professional and personal calendaring for the CEO, including agendas, mail, email, calls, travel arrangements, client management, and other company logistics

Manage Meeting Cadence

Organize events and meetings, internally and offsite

You won’t:

· Use phrases like, “That’s not my job,”, “I don’t know” or “That’s Unreasonable”

· Take urgency or emphasis personally

· Use social media at your desk or be distracted by outside forces during working hours

· Be passive or unwilling to accept responsibility

· Wait for instructions or feel uncomfortable taking initiative

· Pick up dry cleaning or fetch coffee

You possess:

  • Experience in an administrative role reporting directly to upper management in an office environment
  • Superb written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong time-management skills
  • Enthusiasm for organizing and the coordination of multiple projects at once
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Flexibility and a willingness to problem solve

Pay: $20.00 - $25.00 an hour. Salary renegotiation after 3 months tenure pending establishment of key performance indicators.


401K, 401K matching, dental insurance, disability insurance, health insurance, life insurance, paid time off, parental leave, retirement plan, vision insurance


Monday – Thursday: 8:30AM—5:30PM, Friday: 8:30AM - 4PM

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $20.00 - $28.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Columbia, SC 29201: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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