Executive Assistant

Description

Amazon Web Services is seeking a self-motivated individual with good judgment, an eye for accuracy, professional integrity, and an exceptional ability to attend to details and get things done! This role will support Directors within the Partner Program group. The successful candidate will demonstrate a proven track record for taking initiative and working independently to deliver results that exceed expectations. This fast-paced, customer-facing team requires someone who looks around corners to plan ahead and who serves as a firm and steady anchor to ensure that the team remains focused. A sense of humor is a must!

The most successful candidate will have strong written and verbal communication skills, possess the ability to complete complex tasks and projects quickly with little to no guidance, react with appropriate urgency to situations that require a quick turnaround, and take effective action without needing to know the big picture. This role will work closely with other Executive Assistants within the organization.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Management of complex calendars and scheduling
  • Track and help drive completion of key deliverables and follow up on outstanding items
  • Organize, execute, and assist with team activities (staff meeting agendas, all-hands meetings, off-sites, and team social events)
  • Act as a liaison for manager's direct reports
  • Work closely with the leadership team, recruiting and other Executive Assistants to provide support to the organization
  • Willingness to travel occasionally for offsites or trainings
  • Management of team space, including moves and reconfigurations
  • Manage domestic and international travel
  • Have fun at work and help others do the same

Basic Qualifications

  • 5+ years experience assisting at the Executive level in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite (specifically Outlook, Word, Excel, SharePoint, Visio and PowerPoint)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent planning, time management and problem-solving skills
  • Highly motivated, organized and able to work effectively with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work in a highly ambiguous environment
  • Positive, proactive and able to consistently exercise great judgment
  • Ability to handle administrative details independently, while keeping team members adequately informed
  • Ability to prioritize and react with appropriate levels of urgency to multiple situations, requests and events that require quick response or turnaround
  • High level of integrity and discretion in handling confidential information and dealing with professionals inside and outside the company
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, and team-oriented philosophy

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Basic Qualifications

Basic Qualifications

  • 5+ years experience assisting at the Executive level in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite (specifically Outlook, Word, Excel, SharePoint, Visio and PowerPoint)

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent planning, time management and problem-solving skills
  • Highly motivated, organized and able to work effectively with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work in a highly ambiguous environment
  • Positive, proactive and able to consistently exercise great judgment
  • Ability to handle administrative details independently, while keeping team members adequately informed
  • Ability to prioritize and react with appropriate levels of urgency to multiple situations, requests and events that require quick response or turnaround
  • High level of integrity and discretion in handling confidential information and dealing with professionals inside and outside the company
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, and team-oriented philosophy

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