Does Following Up Make You Glow? [Seeking Executive Assistant/Project Manager]




To: Potential Candidate

Start Date: Monday, August 25th 2014

Application Deadline: Monday, August 18th 2014

RE: Seeking an Executive Assistant / Project Manager

About Career Outcomes Matter LLC (

Career Outcomes Matter LLC is a New York-based talent management consulting/career-coaching firm. Our mission is to provide firms with strategies and tools to support successful employee transitions, and help high-performers use their “superpowers” to propel career leaps.

Launched in 2011, we are looking for a detail-oriented executive assistant/project manager whose sole purpose in his or her professional life is to help decrease the time-to-market of product/service launches for the CEO of COM.

This arrangement is for 10 hours a week worth of work in exchange for a 45-minute career/business coaching session for each week worked. Side note: One standalone 45-minute coaching session is $295. This job is virtual for the most part.

Work will include, but is not limited to:
Helping the CEO of Career Outcomes Matter LLC directly to:

• Develop full scale project plans (blogs, social media strategy, email marketing, web updates)
• Organize and schedule CEO’s calendar based on project tasks etc.
• Constantly monitor and report on progress of all projects to all stakeholders
• Partner with CEO throughout execution of business building projects
• Implement and manage project changes and interventions to achieve project outputs
• Support CEO administratively throughout client engagements
• Complete other ad hoc assignments

Who is this right for?
• Someone who wants to build her own business or expedite its growth OR someone who wants to transition in his career and sees the value of learning from an expert
• Someone who wants to partner with an entrepreneur
• Someone whose closet is color-coded, hates typos, and enjoys providing elegant solutions
• Someone who knows how to squeeze the value out of resources in a limited resource firm
• Someone who wants to build highly marketable skills including building a digital fan-base
• Someone who wants to work remotely and loves Skype or other collaboration tools

Ideal candidates are:
• Able to organize chaos; are great at not letting any balls drop
• Exceptionally responsive (within 24 hours is fair); Persuasive in a sales-like way
• Strong communicators (both verbal and written), self-starters, sharp, and energetic
• Resourceful (able to find a way)
• Able to prioritize well-thought out ideas (i.e. not just addicted to brainstorming)

Pay – Barter arrangement – In exchange for your 10 hour workweek I am providing you a 45-minute coaching session for each week worked. Ideally, this can be a long-term partnership.

How to Apply
• Email a cover letter and resume by August 18th, 2014.
• FYI, I will request references if I reach out to you following my receipt of your marketing materials.
• PS: In your cover letter, please tell me why you want to partner with an entrepreneur and what you’d hope to learn in the process.

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Melissa Llarena

Melissa helps movers and shakers up to those in the corner office rediscover what makes them unique so that they can land their dream job in a forward-thinking company where their ideas are listened to, valued, and supported.

She brings insights from having worked in 16-business units (including Human Resources) in NY, Paris, and London. Additionally, in her former corporate career, she worked on billion-dollar brands for P&G and on IBM for Ogilvy & Mather. Later, as the founder and CEO of Career Outcomes Matter, Melissa created a 3-step “sellable strengths” process which has been the centerpiece of her clients' results.

Melissa applies this method consistently to support mid-level professionals up to the c-suite to get into Fortune Global 500 organizations and agencies. She studied Psychology at NYU and earned her MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.

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