Executive Assistant

Amazon.com Services, Inc.
 Arlington, VA


Executive Assistant, Recruiting Engine

The Amazon Recruiting Engine is looking for an exceptionally driven, fast-moving, resourceful, and proactive Executive Assistant to help support this high visibility, innovative organization.

The right candidate will have a strong sense of ownership, bias for action, and be able to work accurately when under pressure to meet tight deadlines. You will be responsible for a wide range of activities including management of fast-changing and complex executive calendars, tracking key deliverables visible at the senior-most levels of the company, and helping to prioritize the work of internally and externally facing leaders. Other activities may include managing large-scale events including global keynote summits. You will be entrusted to a wide range of unsupervised decisions affecting a large number of people in and outside of the company.

You need to be someone who wants to build a deep and trusting, long-term partnerships with leaders across Amazon. A successful candidate will also possess the ability to operate independently, and react with appropriate urgency to situations that require a quick turnaround.

Basic Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

· 5+ years of experience assisting at the executive level

· Comfortable partnering with Executive Assistants supporting peer leaders across the Recruiting Engine team

· High judgment and decision making in ambiguous environment

· Strong proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Word, and Excel

· Demonstrated track record of problem solving and very strong analytical skill capability

· Excellent communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills

· High levels of integrity and discretion

· Grace under pressure, sound judgment and flexibility in balancing competing priorities

Preffered Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:

· Bachelor’s Degree

· Ability to prioritize and handle multiple assignments in a fast-paced environment while maintaining commitment to deadlines

· Superior planning, time management and organizational skills

· Positive, proactive, and able to have fun at work and help others do the same.

· Integrity and discretion in handling confidential information and in dealing with professionals inside and outside the company.

· Experience designing mechanisms to maximize efficiencies and improve communication clarity