BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of Executive Assistant experience or equivalent
  • Experience with travel coordination
  • Experience with reconciling expenses
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, specifically Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is looking for an Executive Assistant to support Directors across the Public Sector team. This exciting position requires high levels of integrity and discretion in handling confidential information and professionalism whilst dealing with senior professionals both inside and outside the company. The successful candidate will require high attention to detail, bias for action, detailed planning and strong organizational skills and will be comfortable supporting remote Director's in different time zones.
The successful candidate must be able to communicate well and be able to take swift, effective action whilst proactively solving complex problems with little or no guidance. The position requires the ability to work successfully within a team environment, build effective working relationships, maintain a comprehensive awareness of the organization and become the “go-to” person for support activities.
Key responsibilities include:
  • Work closely with the Directors, the public sector leadership team, other Amazon groups, AWS partners, and customers
  • Manage complex calendar and scheduling requirements across multiple time zones
  • Provide seamless support to senior leaders using prioritization of business activities
  • Travel coordination (both domestic and international)
  • Expense reporting
  • Track and help drive completion of key deliverables and follow up on outstanding item
  • Drive key team activities (such as staff meeting agendas, all hands meetings, supply ordering, and cyclical events such as annual planning sessions and performance reviews)
  • This position will work with other assistants throughout the Public Sector team and across the rest of the company
Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Demonstrated ability to earn trust and operate with sensitivity and tact concerning confidential matters
  • Experienced with and enjoys working with diverse teams and cultures
  • Positive, proactive, detail oriented, flexible, and driven to succeed
  • Ability to quickly learn organizational structures, team objectives and adopt Amazon values and vision
  • Ability to handle administrative details independently while exercising good judgment in keeping team members adequately informed
  • Understands and operates using a growth mindset
  • Demonstrated project management skills
  • Creative approach to problem solving and event planning
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion, and deal with professionals inside and outside the company
  • Has fun at work and helps others do the same
  • Ability to work in a highly ambiguous environment
  • Understands how to achieve set goals while building bridges across teams