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Title:  Executive Assistant (temporary contract)

Job ID:  22094
Country:  Switzerland
City:  Geneva
Professional area:  Administration
Contract type:  Temporary
Professional level:  Experienced

JTI is a leading international tobacco company with operations in more than 120 countries. We’re the global owner of world-renowned brands such as Winston, the number two cigarette brand in the world, and Camel (outside the US). Our global brands also include Mevius, LD and Natural American Spirit, and we manufacture the internationally recognized Logic e-cigarette brand and Ploom Tech, a major brand in the heated tobacco category. 
Headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, we employ over 40’000 people across the globe. We were recently awarded Global Top Employer for the fourth consecutive year with regional Top Employer Certification in Europe #1, Asia #1, North America #1, Africa #2 and Middle East #3. This is recognition of our outstanding talent strategy, energizing culture and commitment to learning and development. Our Geneva HQ is Equal Salary Certified. 
We are a member of the Japan Tobacco Group of Companies. For more information visit  

About the Position


WWDF (Worldwide Duty Free) General Management is looking for an experienced, reliable and task-oriented assistant who will be responsible for providing administrative support and assistance to the Vice President for fixed terms (7 months). You will also support the members of the Executive Committee with business related tasks on an adhoc basis. This is a great opportunity to join a truly international and multicultural team in the recognized Number One Top Employer company.  



Key Responsibilities


  • Perform administrative tasks (prepare presentations, correspondence, calendars, documents, charts; compose memos, letters, etc.) on behalf of the VP and other Executive Committee members.
  • Coordinate meetings, conference, seminar and worldwide travel arrangements.
  • Organize meetings to meet organizer/participants requirements. Attend and take minutes/notes on monthly Executive meetings as required.
  • Ensure proper communication between the WWDF and JTI Management through efficient management of mail, telephone, and verbal communications.
  • Act as a partner to the VP and other Executive Committee members at all times and be aware of business environment and needs.
  • Undertake Special Projects as requested by the Management.



Experience & Skills


  • Minimum of 5+ years of executive secretarial/administrative experience reporting directly to senior management in a multifunctional and multicultural work environment.
  • Strong organizational, project management and problem-solving skills with multi-tasking abilities.
  • Fluency in English and French - written and verbal.
  • Skilful handling of Microsoft Office (Window, Powerpoint, Excel, etc.)                                                                              



Who we are looking for


  • Highly self-motivated and capable of managing work load and prioritizing tasks in a fast-paced corporate environment.
  • Able to work under pressure in a friendly and professional manner.
  • Proactive problem-solver who can propose solutions beyond issues.
  • Fast learner who can make bring seamless transition and meet expectations.

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