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Executive Assistant to the Chief Marketing Officer 

About the Organization 2ND ADVENTURE GROUP (2AG) - Brownells, Crow Shooting Supply,, Big Springs

At 2nd Adventure Group, we Empower the Spirit of Independence and Adventure. Our passion is connecting gunsmiths, firearm enthusiasts, collectors, hunters, competitors, and protectors with products that outfit and enhance their spirit of independence and adventure.

2AG brands are aligned to empower people to be inspired, educated, and outfitted for a lifetime of enjoying outdoor experiences and adventures. We believe the spirit of independence and adventure is a mindset - in the office, on the range, in the field or with your family. It is the foundation - and reason - for everything we do. Our companies include:

• BROWNELLS - the preeminent all-things-firearms company in the world. Founded in 1939 in Montezuma, IA, Brownells' storied history of connecting firearm and firearm accessory manufacturers with freedom-loving customers is unrivaled.
• CROW SHOOTING SUPPLY - our national wholesale distributor of firearms, ammunition reloading components and shooting accessories. We proudly serve retail gun shops, major sporting goods stores, gun clubs, shooting ranges and government agencies.
• AR15.COM - the world's largest online firearm community, proud to be the gathering place for firearm enthusiasts of all types.
• BIG SPRINGS SHOOTING COMPLEX - our premier shooting/hunting facility for law enforcement agencies, shooting clubs/camps, youth groups, private citizens, and 2AG EMPLOYEES!

• R.I.C.H. (Respect, Integrity, Courage, Honesty)
• Power of the Platform (collectively leveraging our unique brands)
• Purpose Driven Performance
• Relentless Creativity & Innovation

Put simply, our adventure is fun! If working in a fast-paced, hobby-based business where growth and exploring new frontiers every day excites you, then WE WANT YOU!  
Division Brownells  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  

Adventure Summary

We are seeking an experienced and detail-oriented Executive Assistant to support our Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). The successful candidate will possess strong communication, organizational, and leadership skills and have a passion for excellence. In this role, you will be responsible for managing complex schedules, coordinating meetings and travel arrangements, and providing strategic support to ensure the CMO's vision and goals are achieved. If you are a self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced environment and can manage multiple priorities, we encourage you to apply!


Benefits You Will Enjoy

  • Competitive Salary
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Health, Dental, and Vision packages to fit your needs
  • Additional voluntary supplemental insurance plans
  • Fully vested 401(k) company match
  • Tuition Assistance Program
  • Career Pathing Program
  • Generous employee discount
  • Full range access at our Big Springs Shooting Complex
  • Opportunity to work alongside people who are passionate about adventure and the outdoors!


What You Will Do

Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manage all facets of the CMO's schedule, including commitments to internal and external organizations/stakeholders; help ensure the CMO is at the right place, at the right time, prepared with meeting purpose and agenda
  • Serve as a proxy for the CMO, attending meetings or events on their behalf, effectively representing their interests, and summarizing key outcomes, decisions, and actions to ensure efficient communication and follow-up action planning while maintaining their awareness and engagement
  • Responsible for scheduling meetings, setting agendas, preparing meeting materials, coordinating technology requirements for all participants, and scheduling follow-up meetings or calls as appropriate
  • Take initiative to continually update processes and systems, and implement new strategies to benefit the CMO; work independently, make decisions, and be a creative problem solver – not afraid to try new solutions
  • Manage all travel details to ensure efficiency and contingency planning; remain "on call" during travel to assist with last-minute changes
  • Manage key resources and projects
  • Understand and demonstrate behaviors that reflect the organization's culture and values to all internal and external contacts
  • Apply an understanding of the organization's formal structure, policies, regulations, products/services, and strategies to accomplish work tasks efficiently
  • Reinforce values and brand of the CMO's high standards of ethical behaviors, acting with honesty and integrity, and through diplomatic and respectful communications
  • Maintain an understanding and act in ways that are consistent with the core values of the organization
  • Present image and behavior that quickly gain the respect and goodwill of others
  • Build and sustain positive professional relationships that are helpful in the pursuit of achieving goals
  • Gain the trust of all stakeholders by being honest, ethical, and accountable
  • Demonstrate follow-through on all commitments
  • Keep sensitive information confidential


What You Will Need

Education & Experience

  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent required
  • Ideally 10+ years of executive-level administrative experience
  • AA or BA/BS degree preferred, but not required
  • Experience with Trello (or other project management systems) preferred


Knowledge & Skills

  • Highly proficient in meeting coordination and Microsoft Office suite tools, including instant messaging
  • Ability to think creatively and calmly as schedules and priorities change quickly and/or unexpectedly
  • Ability to understand the CMO's vision, enabling an effective strategic partnership
  • Ability to listen and understand the needs and expectations of others, with the ability to express oneself effectively, both written and verbally
  • Strong, well-rounded leadership skills
  • Excellent organizational skills


Physical Demands

Sedentary work. Sedentary work involves lifting no more than 10 pounds at a time and occasionally lifting or carrying articles like docket files, ledgers, and small tools. Although a sedentary job is defined as one which involves sitting, a certain amount of walking and standing is often necessary in carrying out job duties. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required occasionally, and other sedentary criteria are met.

Physical Hazards – Health and Safety Concerns

  • General office environments
  • Ergonomics


Where You’ll Be Located

Grinnell, Iowa


Live Your Adventure!

Brownells is a subsidiary of 2nd Adventure Group. At 2nd Adventure Group, our mission is to provide a platform to connect people with their passions. Our brands are aligned to empower people to be inspired, educated, and outfitted for a lifetime of enjoying and sharing the spirit of adventure. Our sister companies include: Crow Shooting Supply, Sinclair International,, and Big Springs Shooting Complex.

DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. In addition, the employer may consider whether the individual applying for or holding the position is qualified. There are two steps involved in this determination. The first concerns whether the applicant or current employee satisfies the prerequisites for the position. The second step involves whether or not the person can perform the essential functions with or without reasonable accommodation.

EOE Statement Brownells, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, creed, color, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic or status protected by law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

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