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Executive Assistant, AWS

Executive Assistant, AWS

Job ID 
528045
Location 
US-VA-Ballston
Posted Date 
4/25/2017
Company 
Amazon Web Services, Inc.
Position Category 
Administrative Support
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description


Amazon Web Services (AWS) is looking for an exceptionally bright, multitasking and self-motivated, senior Executive Assistant to support the AWS Worldwide Public Sector Sales Vice President.

This exciting role requires superior attention to detail, the ability to meet tight deadlines, great organizational skills, and the ability to juggle multiple critical requests. A high level of integrity and discretion in handling confidential information, and professionalism in dealing with senior professionals inside and outside the company is important. The successful candidate will 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 having to know the total picture.

You will work closely with the Vice President, the public sector leadership team, other Amazon groups, AWS partners, and customers. Responsibilities for this position include the proactive ownership of a busy executive calendar, ability to coordinate complex meetings and projects by working directly with key stakeholders, experience with compiling and organizing high volumes information, and a proven ability to plan-ahead and manage time effectively.

You should have demonstrated and well developed skills in the following areas:
• Proactively coordinate and engage with leadership in planning and organizing events, activities and calendars.
• Management of complex calendar and scheduling requirements
• Tracking and helping drive completion of key deliverables and following up on outstanding items
• Acting as a liaison for direct reports
• Driving key team activities (such as staff meeting agendas, all-hands meetings, supply ordering)
• Updating team organizational charts
• Managing group logistics
• Travel coordination
• Participate in planning of events
• Have fun at work and help others do the same
• This position will work with other assistants throughout the Public Sector team and across the rest of the company.

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation



Basic Qualifications

· 5+years of experience assisting at the executive level
· Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint and Visio

Preferred Qualifications

Excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong attention to detail, and exemplary organizational skills.
Ability to handle confidential information with discretion, and deal with professionals inside and outside the company
Ability to work in a highly ambiguous environment
Ability and experience to prioritize in a complex, and fast-paced environment.
Bachelor's degree
Public Sector experience
Information Technology experience