Executive Assistant

Are you a proactive, resourceful, friendly person? Do you like a fast-paced environment where each day is different from the next? Do you thrive at getting things done, even with frequent interruptions? Do you like to dive into the details and get things right? Then this position might be for you.

Sycamore is seeking an energetic executive assistant that desires to join a fast-growing investment manager.  This individual will support 1) 4 executives, including one of Sycamore’s co-founders; 2) the marketing and business development team; and 3) the Office Manager. This position is in our company headquarters in Dallas, Texas.

Sycamore’s executive assistant must thrive in a high demand work environment, juggling many projects, tasks, and deadlines. We are looking for a person who is a self-starter, someone who can handle any task without being heavily supervised, while also understanding the importance of working as a collaborative team. This individual will need to successfully interact and collaborate with a variety of people inside and outside the firm.

Sycamore Tree Capital Partners, L.P. is a value-oriented, active asset manager focused primarily on alternative credit, including bank loans, high yield credit, structured products, stressed, distressed and special situations investing.  The firm is committed to building and maintaining a strong culture that embodies the following key principles: client-focus, excellence, trust, integrity, humility, and teamwork. Sycamore Tree also understands the importance of investing in its people and helping them to achieve their career goals.

Responsibilities:

    ·  Provide administrative support to four executives

              o  Travel and entertainment reservations and scheduling

              o  Calendar management

              o  Expense reporting, reconciliation, and reimbursement

    ·  Provide general support to the marketing and business development team

              o  Salesforce.com management

              o  Coordinate business development invoice payments

              o  Assist in marketing and investor relations activities

    ·  Support the Office Manager

              o  Manage guest services

              o  Assist the Office Manager in a variety of activities: event planning, invoice review and payment, office supplies, property management, etc.

    ·  Work with the Executive Assistant and Office Manager coordinating meetings and travel plans across departments / individuals

Qualifications:

    ·  4-year undergraduate degree a must unless there is extensive experience supporting executives or multiple departments

    ·  A minimum of 3 years of administrative experience

    ·  CRM experience is a plus, especially Salesforce.com experience

    ·  Work experience in the finance or legal sectors is a plus

    ·  A high level of proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite of products

Compensation & Benefits:

Sycamore Tree offers a competitive base salary plus a discretionary bonus based on defined performance criteria, encouraging alignment of interests among the firm’s clients/investors.  We also provide an attractive employee benefits package.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.