Colony Northstar

  • Executive Assistant

    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Job Locations
    US-CA-Los Angeles
    Posted Date
    3 weeks ago(6/25/2018 5:45 PM)
    Acquisitions - US RE Debt/Equity
  • Overview

    Colony Capital, Inc. (NYSE: CLNY) is a leading global investment management firm that manages capital on behalf of its stockholders, as well as institutional and retail investors in private funds, non-traded and traded real estate investment trusts and registered investment companies. Colony Capital is headquartered in Los Angeles with over 400 employees in offices located across 19 cities in ten countries. 


    Colony Capital is seeking an experienced, detail-oriented, and fast-paced Executive Assistant to support our MD of Investments in Los Angeles.


    • Prepare high level correspondence, memos, policies and reports
    • Proofread and ensure accuracy, proper form, syntax, grammar and appearance of all typed materials
    • Photocopy correspondence, memos and reports
    • Initiate and receive telephone calls.  Screen calls by forwarding them or taking messages, as appropriate
    • Manage and maintain files and control lists to ensure efficient accessibility/usage and confidentiality
    • Prepare outgoing mail for distribution through various mailing systems (e.g., inter-office, Federal Express, US Post Office, certified mail, etc.)
    • Scan and file documents electronically
    • Interface with Investment Management, Portfolio Management, and Accounting teams
    • Work independently and within a team on special non-recurring and ongoing projects.
    • Handle sensitive and confidential information with the utmost discretion
    • Engage with business objectives and conduct research as needed
    • Compile Reports
    • Handle all Domestic and International Travel bookings for Executive
    • Organize team events, socials, offsite meetings, etc.
    • Provide backup support to other administrative staff as needed
    • Manage an often-changing daily calendar; coordinate agendas, and all arrangements for meetings including preparing documents and presentations


    • Business Degree with emphasis in finance or legal studies is preferred
    • Desire to thrive in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
    • A self-motivated individual, who is solution-oriented, can work independently with a strong initiative, and seamlessly handle multiple tasks/special projects within specified deadlines
    • Critical thinker who can exercise good judgment in identifying problems, discrepancies and concerns
    • High attention to detail an absolute must
    • Outstanding ability to learn new skills quickly
    • Ability to conduct research utilizing various resources, including sources out of state
    • Impeccable work ethic and initiative and willingness to follow instructions and learn new concepts
    • Excellent organizational skills
    • Proficient in Microsoft Suite with emphasis in Excel, Word and Outlook.
    • Superior communication and interpersonal skills (written and spoken), ability to communicate with various levels both internal and external 


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