Senior Administrative Assistant, Research
New York , New York
October 22, 2017
Job Description



Nuveen is the investment management arm of TIAA. It is one of the largest global asset managers with specialist knowledge across a wide array of asset classes, including fixed income, equities and alternatives.  Nuveen is driven not only by the independent investment processes across the firm, but also the insights, risk management, analytics and other tools and resources a truly world-class platform provides. As a global asset manager, our mission is to work in partnership with our clients to create outcome-focused solutions to help them secure their financial future.  For more information about the firm please visit our website at


TH Real Estate is one of the largest real estate investment managers in the world with $104 billion in AUM. Managing a suite of nearly 80 funds and mandates spanning both debt and equity across diverse geographies, sectors, investment styles and vehicle types, we provide access to every aspect of real estate investing. With offices in 18 cities throughout the US, Europe and Asia-Pacific, over 450 professionals and 60 years of investing experience, the platform offers impressive local expertise coupled with a sophisticated global perspective.
Our investment, asset management and corporate strategies grow from a deep understanding of the structural trends that we believe will shape the future of real estate and responsible investing beyond market cycles. This ‘Tomorrow’s World’ approach sits at the core of our investment process and business operations, informing our long-term view of real estate investments for the enduring benefit of both clients and society. Please visit for more information.



The senior administrative assistant is responsible for assisting the US research team at TH Real Estate. The assistant would be an integral part of the US research team. In addition to assisting the team with regular administrative duties, the assistant will also be expected to attend the team’s weekly meetings and will be expected to help the team create presentations for clients and prospective clients. The role requires someone who is proactive in a keeping a team of people well organized.




  • Handle all travel requests from the US research team, including but not limited to booking air travel, train travel, and hotels
  • Being proactive in ensuring the research team is well organized such as helping manage calendars, booking conference rooms, and keeping the team organized with respect to due dates for client and prospective client presentations
  • Helps the research team create powerpoint presentations for clients, prospective clients, and conferences
  • Setting up meetings internally and with external parties and being able to manage this across the globe in various time zones
  • Answer ad-hoc requests from either the research team or the business in general to pull data from third party data vendors
  • Update and keep track of the research website
  • Works with human resources and talent acquisitions to ensure the new hire on-boarding process goes smoothly
  • Attend weekly meetings with the research team in order to help us manage calendar, work flow, etc.
  • Helps research with ad-hoc tasks and requests 



  • 10+ years of administrative assistant experience to senior executives
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to use excel and powerpoint
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proactive attitude with the ability to work independently and problem solve
  • Strong time management and prioritization skills 

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