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Executive Assistant

Cisco Systems Inc.
San Jose, CA 95113
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What You'll Do

You will be deeply proactive with a professional and empathic demeanor in all interactions; possess excellent interpersonal skills with all levels of staff, executives, customers, vendors; and good judgment.

Responsibilities include:

  • Calendar Management: You will lead a VP's calendar by prioritizing schedules and meetings. For example, may decide who gets on principal's calendar, what meetings are attended, and who can attend instead.
  • Event Speaking Engagement Coordination: Lead a running list of VPs engagements and works closely with communications team to ensure content needs are understood and set in motion so VP is prepared for each engagement.
  • Meeting Planning and organizations: Assists VP in planning and organizing meetings by taking responsibility for crafting the agenda, location, meeting technology based upon participant needs, and all other meeting logistics. May further prepare meeting briefing documents by taking and disseminating notes and formulating post meeting action item list.
  • Travel Briefing Preparation: Build travel packs for international trips as well as large domestic events. This work includes combining all event information in addition to coordinated logistics of travel and also customer/team asks.
  • Correspondence/Approvals: Supports VP by acting as proxy for communications and approvals as authorized. Answers general questions as necessary and refers (filters) routine matters to appropriate parties and follows up to ensure proper disposition. Takes initiative to resolve issues within specified policies and guidelines, and provides mentoring to administrative community members on problem solving. Determines when executive action is required and supplies a recommendation where appropriate.
  • Travel: Responsible for making travel itineraries for VP. Carefully considers and decides the optimum travel arrangements and itinerary for calendared meetings while leading Cisco expenses.
  • Special Projects: Provides analytical support to assist executive on special projects. Researches issues, analyzes problems, compiles data, and prepares reports.
  • Large Corporate Events: You will prepare and brief itinerary as well as accompany VP for large Corporate Events, where EA's are demonstrated for executive support.
  • Confidentiality: You will deal professionally with sensitive and confidential matters and materials.

Who you'll work with

Youll work with the Corporate Functions HR and Crisis, Civility, and Executive Case management team a team made up of HR Partners, Managers, and Consultants, Employee Relations Case Managers, and Learning and Development Consultants.

Who you are

You have experience providing support at the VP level. You take initiative, can handle a full desk with ease and thrive in a busy environment.

Our minimum requirements for this role:

  • 8+ years experience in administrative environment. A minimum of 4 years of experience supporting a Principal who was at the VP level.
  • Excellent track record of performance.
  • Experience in planning meetings and coordinating travel.
  • Expert level knowledge of Windows desktop computer applications: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

Why Cisco

At Cisco, each person brings their unique talents to work as a team and make a difference.

Yes, our technology changes the way the world works, lives, plays and learns, but our edge comes from our people.

  • We connect everything people, process, data and things and we use those connections to change our world for the better.
  • We innovate everywhere - From launching a new era of networking that adapts, learns and protects, to building Cisco Services that accelerate businesses and business results. Our technology powers entertainment, retail, healthcare, education and more from Smart Cities to your everyday devices.
  • We benefit everyone - We do all of this while striving for a culture that empowers every person to be the difference, at work and in our communities.

Colorful hair? Dont care. Tattoos? Show off your ink. Like polka dots? Thats cool. Pop culture geek? Many of us are. Be you, with us! #WeAreCisco


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Posted: 2019-07-05 Expires: 2019-11-14

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