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Brookfield Properties Sr Administrative Assistant in Chicago, Illinois


Brookfield Chicago - 350 N Orleans Street, Suite 300


At Brookfield Properties, we believe retail should be anything but typical. It’s why we’re integrating shopping, dining, entertainment, and more to reimagine retail experiences everywhere. Because for us, retail isn’t just about managing properties or redeveloping malls. It’s about creating inspiring spaces that draw consumers in. It’s about helping our tenants build their brand in a big way. It’s about contributing to our communities. And, more than anything, it’s about bringing people together.

If you’re ready to be a part of our team, we encourage you to apply.

Job Description

Brookfield Properties has an immediate need for a Senior Administrative Assistant to join the Development team at the corporate office in Chicago, IL. The Senior Administrative Assistant provides administrative support and facilitates overall communications for the department/office. The position performs standard, advanced and confidential secretarial duties requiring broad experience, skill and knowledge of organization policies and practices, acting as a resource in the areas of training, troubleshooting and project coordination. This person is responsible for the construction or creation of communication and/or presentation pieces, either through formal direction from management or individual initiative. This individual provides traditional administrative reports in the area of word processing, travel arrangements, meeting schedules. The Senior Administrative Assistant receives moderate supervision, maintains good communication and organizational skills, exhibits accuracy when working with details, and maintains proper liaisons between department heads, managers, employees and vendors. Overall, we seek qualities that display our company’s core values which are Humility, Attitude, Do the Right Thing, Together and Own it. Responsibilities:

  • Assists in daily business of managers, which includes general office work, answering phones, word processing, sorting and distributing mail.

  • Coordinates the efficient operation of the department/office by maintaining general and confidential files, ordering supplies, maintaining manuals and performing all other relevant duties.

  • Serves as the backup system administrator for our PMWeb project management system and requires proficiency in operating web-based software.

  • Prepares correspondence, memorandums and reports.

  • May independently prepare routine correspondence.

  • Researches, prepares and edits reports and presentations

  • Resolves routine and complex issues

  • Schedules and coordinates meetings, appointments and travel arrangements

  • Orders office supplies

  • Other duties as assigned


  • High School Diploma or GED required

  • Bachelor's degree preferred

  • 5 years secretarial/administrative experience

  • Knowledge of company policies and procedures

  • Strong organizational and time management skills

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Excellent PC, Excel and MSWord

We are proud to create a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are grateful for your interest in this position, however, only candidates selected for pre-screening will be contacted.

At Brookfield Properties, our success starts with our people. People like you. We develop, operate, and manage more than 800 properties and 350 million square feet of real estate across the globe. It’s a feat that wouldn’t be possible without our team, a diverse group of creative visionaries and innovative experts who are relentless in pursuit of one goal: to ensure our buildings don’t simply meet the needs of our tenants, residents, and communities — but exceed them, every day.