Administrative Assistant, Platform

(Menlo Park, CA)

Facebook’s mission is to give people the power to share, and make the world more open and connected. Through our growing family of apps and services, we’re building a different kind of company that helps billions of people around the world connect and share what matters most to them. Whether we’re creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to make the world more open and accessible. Connecting the world takes every one of us—and we’re just getting started.

Facebook is seeking an experienced Administrative Assistant to support 2-3 Directors on the Platform Engineering team. This position is full-time and located in our Menlo Park, CA office.


  • Coordinate internal and external meetings for multiple Directors
  • Manage hectic and complex calendars
  • Partner with local admin team to assist with events, off sites, space planning, vacation coverage, and other general office duties
  • Assist teams with swag branding, design, and distribution
  • Coordinate space planning and moves in partnership with Facilities team
  • Assist with the new hire on-boarding
  • Prepare expense reports and purchase requisitions
  • Coordinate both domestic and international travel arrangements
  • Build cross-functional relationships between departments
  • Plan happy hours, lunches, and team events/off sites regularly
  • Assist admins and managers in MPK with Seattle related requests when needed
  • Take on project management tasks as needed

Minimum Qualifications

  • 5+ years of calendar management and expense report management
  • 5+ years of recent, full-time administrative experience (recent is within last 3-5 years)
  • 5+ years of experience coordinating travel logistics on behalf of 1 or more Directors
  • Computer skills and knowledge in Outlook
  • Experience planning events
  • Experience with space planning
  • BA/BS required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with engineering teams

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