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Executive Assistant, AWS HR

Executive Assistant, AWS HR

Job ID 
558489
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
10/13/2017
Company 
Amazon Web Services, Inc.
Position Category 
Administrative Support
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is seeking an exceptionally talented, customer service obsessed, resourceful and self-motivated Executive Assistant to support the Director of HR for AWS and the Director, AWS HR Operations.

This role demands a strong sense of urgency and the ability to work independently on assignments with sound judgment. The right candidate will have a strong sense of ownership and bias for action, be customer-service oriented and have the ability to meet tight deadlines. Having great organization skills and the ability to switch gears at a moment’s notice will ensure success. A high level of integrity and discretion in handling confidential information and professionalism in dealing with senior professionals inside and outside the company is imperative.

Responsibilities (including but not limited to):
  • Management of complex calendar and scheduling requirements.
  • Tracking and helping drive completion of key deliverables and follow up on outstanding items.
  • Schedule cost effective air/hotel/ground transportation.
  • Create detailed travel itineraries (including smooth transitions between time zones).
  • Complete and file expense reports; utilizing both domestic and international currencies.
  • Drive team activities (including staff meeting agendas and notes, org-wide meetings, social outings, supply ordering, and other key logistics).
  • Identify and coordinate most productive and cost effective method for meetings including in person, on-site, off-site, audio conferences (international, stateside and local) and video conferences.
  • Close collaboration with departmental EA peers.
  • Responsible for space planning activities within the team.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal direction.
  • Project/program management: Support annual operational planning process, business planning, and performance review cycles
  • Serve as a business partner ensuring strategic, proactive and thoughtful support of the business cycle.
Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.

Basic Qualifications

Basic Qualifications
  • 5+ years executive administrative experience in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications
  • Strong ownership, communication and partnering skills.
  • Ability to work in an ambiguous environment; self-motivated.
  • Ability to complete a high volume of tasks with minimal direction.
  • Bachelor’s degree.