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Senior Executive Assistant

  • United States - Washington - Seattle

  • Administration

  • Full-Time Regular

  • 06/11/2024

  • ID # R-89141

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Senior Executive Assistant

We are excited to offer a remarkable opportunity for a Senior Executive Assistant to provide dedicated support to up to 6 executives within our esteemed Legal Team. The perfect candidate for this pivotal role will demonstrate exceptional judgement across diverse scenarios, coupled with exemplary written and verbal communication, administrative prowess, technical acumen, and meticulous organizational abilities. The capacity to deftly navigate multiple priorities is indispensable for success in this dynamic position.

The Senior Executive Assistant should thrive in high-pressure situations, adeptly managing a diverse array of tasks and confidential matters with utmost discretion. Exceptional communication skills are paramount, along with a passion for operating within a fast-paced, mission-oriented, results-focused environment. The ability to prioritize tasks independently is vital, underscoring the importance of flexibility, adept problem-solving abilities, and seamless collaboration with colleagues at all levels of the organization. Maintaining professionalism in all communications is imperative. Additionally, the role encompasses various administrative duties and ad hoc projects, requiring adaptability and resourcefulness.

In addition to this work, we are looking for someone who will be a strong partner to our executives and their teams.

What you'll do:

  • Provide comprehensive support services to SVP and VPs, ensuring outstanding communication, responsiveness, and execution

  • Provide sophisticated Outlook inbox, task, and calendar management. Prioritize inquiries and requests, troubleshoot conflicts with little guidance, make judgements and take actions to ensure smooth day-to-day engagements and effective communications with others

  • Work closely with each executive to keep them well informed of upcoming commitments and responsibilities. Anticipate needs in advance of meetings, conferences, etc. and follow up appropriately

  • Prepare and edit documents as needed, including correspondence, memos, notes, presentations, reports, forms, spreadsheets, slide decks, etc.

  • Ensure well organized and up-to-date travel logistics, expense reports, contact lists, vendor and invoice management, files/records, and other administrative needs

  • Assist in other related duties as needed

Who you are:

  • 8+ years executive support experience, including supporting senior executives

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to speak and write with professionalism and tact in a wide range of circumstances

  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office

  • Judgement to make appropriate, informed decisions regarding priorities, time, and communication. Able to maintain a high level of integrity and discretion in handling confidential information

  • High degree of professionalism in dealing with diverse groups of people, including Board members, senior executives, staff and community leaders

  • Demonstrated sensitivity to diversity, equity, and inclusion

  • Exceptional organizational skills, follow-through, and attention to detail

  • High initiative, productivity, and agility. Ability to complete a high volume of tasks and projects with limited guidance. Ability to switch gears and react with appropriate speed to situations and events that require quick response or turnaround

  • Technical proficiency to rapidly learn software and troubleshoot/solve technical problems

About Expedia Group

Expedia Group (NASDAQ: EXPE) powers travel for everyone, everywhere through our global platform. Driven by the core belief that travel is a force for good, we help people experience the world in new ways and build lasting connections. We provide industry-leading technology solutions to fuel partner growth and success, while facilitating memorable experiences for travelers. Expedia Group's family of brands includes: Brand Expedia®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Vrbo®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®, CarRentals.com™, and Expedia Cruises™.

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