Executive Assistant

Job ID: 1029509 | Amazon.com Services LLC

DESCRIPTION

Amazon Web Services is seeking an exceptionally bright, multitasking, and self-motivated individual to support our AWS Serverless business. 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, as is a good sense of humor. 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.
This role supports the VP of the AWS Serverless organization and one Director and is responsible for coordinating activities both inside the Serverless team and in support of our collaboration with partner teams across AWS and with AWS executive leadership. Responsibilities of this position include the ability to perform in a leadership role within the AWS Serverless organization, plan ahead based on the annual rhythm of the business, and resolve ambiguous situations. Other key responsibilities include:
- Proactively coordinate and engage with leadership in planning and organizing events and activities
- 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 the extended leadership team
- Driving key team activities (such as staff meeting agendas, all-hands meetings, quarterly and annual planning meetings)
- Space planning, supply ordering, and maintaining team organizational charts
- Travel coordination
- Coordination with external customers and partners
- Have fun at work and help others do the same
- This position will work with other assistants throughout the Amazon Web Services (AWS) team and across the rest of the company.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

- 5+ years of prior experience assisting at the executive level
- Advanced Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint experience


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

- Ability to handle confidential information with discretion, and deal with professionals inside and outside the company
- Exceptional written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
- Ability to work in a highly ambiguous environment
- Bachelor’s degree
- Meets/exceeds Amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role

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