Special Projects Administrative Assistant

Date: Apr 24, 2019

Location: Philadelphia, PA, US

Company: Lincoln Financial





Alternate Locations: Philadelphia, PA (Pennsylvania)

Relocation assistance is not available for this opportunity.

Requisition #59271

About the Company

Lincoln Financial Group provides advice and solutions that help empower Americans to take charge of their financial lives with confidence and optimism. Today, more than 17 million customers trust our retirement, insurance and wealth protection expertise to help address their lifestyle, savings and income goals, as well as to guard against long-term care expenses. Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) and its affiliates. The company had $222 billion in assets under management as of March 31, 2015.


The Role


As a Special Projects  Administrative Assistant, you will be responsible for supporting the LFN Finance and Recruitment Teams.  In this role, you will anticipate the needs of the leaders you support while proactively planning travel and managing various arrangements, developing strategic presentations for the business and effectively identifying other areas you can provide further assistance. You will interact with all levels of the organization and may also interact with key internal and external stakeholders.



  • Delivers work independently, in accordance with established procedures and guidelines, in a timely manner and meets deadlines appropriately
  • Makes decisions, applying limited but increasing more discretion for matters of significance which affect the business as a whole or a significant part of it, in accordance with established procedures and guidelines
  • Applies expanded knowledge obtained from the role in increasingly more complex situations and continues to acquire more knowledge to apply
  • Provides a diverse range of knowledge and performs a diverse range of tasks/transactions related to common programs and services
  • Manages meeting coordination as well as all travel arrangements and expense reports
  • Plans and coordinates special events
  • Enters assigned expense reports into appropriate systems and processes invoices for prompt payment
  • Organizes and maintains the correspondence and records, following up on pending matters
  • Sorts, reviews and distributes mail
  • Orders supplies and coordinates routine maintenance and repairs to office equipment
  • Supports and promotes change management as well as departmental/enterprise initiatives
  • Partners with team to design a presentations in PowerPoint in order to highlight relevant business data and messages
  • Provides additional team support including new hire onboarding, team development activities, and other tasks as needed.



  • High School diploma/GED or minimum Associate’s Degree in lieu of required experience



  • 2-3 years of clerical and/or administrative support experience that directly aligns with the responsibilities for this position
  • Demonstrates excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work with others in a team environments
  • Demonstrates excellent organization skills with the ability to prioritize workload and multitask while maintaining strict attention to detail
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).  Extensive PowerPoint experience desired.
  • Demonstrates ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills with a collaborative style
  • Demonstrated solid relationship management skills with internal and/or external clients (e.g. management, peers, colleagues, customers, etc.)
  • A demonstrated track record of consistently meeting and/or exceeding performance expectations #LI-AY1



This position may be subject to Lincoln’s Political Contribution Policy.  An offer of employment may be contingent upon disclosing to Lincoln the details of certain political contributions. Lincoln may decline to extend an offer or terminate employment for this role if it determines political contributions made could have an adverse impact on Lincoln’s current or future business interests, misrepresentations were made, or for failure to fully disclose applicable political contributions and or fundraising activities.



Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

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