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Executive Assistant

Amazon

London, United Kingdom

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Amazon EU Softlines is seeking an exceptionally bright, multitasking and motivated individual with a history of high performance to support our EU Shoes and EU Category Excellence Directors . Come be part of a multi-national team focused on growing Amazon’s European retail business.

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, be able take effective action without having to know the total picture, and efficiently and proactively solve difficult or complex problems that affect people within the department or other related groups. The role will work closely with other Executive Assistants and Administrative Assistants throughout the Consumer organization, and throughout the company. You should ideally have knowledge and experience of working with a global team across multiple time zones, languages and cultures. Candidates should demonstrate an understanding of business structure as well as the desire and aptitude for learning new concepts quickly.

This exciting role requires superior attention to detail, great organizational skills, the ability to meet tight deadlines, and 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. A good sense of humor is critical, as is the ability to be flexible, and to change direction at a moment’s notice. Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook tools is also required.

Main responsibilities include: complex calendar management, travel bookings, expense management, event planning, space management, as well as ad- hoc project management. This is a demanding but highly rewarding role, allowing you exposure to broad and diverse areas of the Amazon business and the opportunity to work with senior leadership teams on a multitude of exciting tasks. You will generally be responsible for organizing the Directors' agenda and ensuring optimum manager productivity, including ensuring successful follow up of action items, preparing documentation for meetings, assisting with PowerPoint presentations and a variety of other day to day administrative tasks. This can be a great career move for an experienced and ambitious Executive Assistant looking to grow and develop fast in an organization offering fantastic long-term career opportunities.
Basic Qualifications
· Experience supporting senior management in a fast-paced administrative capacity.
· You will ideally have supported a Director level manager in previous roles
· Positive outlook, proactive, very detail-oriented and driven to succeed.
· Ability to handle administrative details independently, while exercising good judgment in keeping team members adequately informed
· Proven ability to handle highly confidential information appropriately.
· Advanced MS Office knowledge (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
· Excellent written and verbal communication skills
· Fluent English language - both written and spoken

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· Experience supporting senior management in a fast-paced administrative capacity.
· You will ideally have supported a Director level manager in previous roles
· Positive outlook, proactive, very detail-oriented and driven to succeed.
· Ability to handle administrative details independently, while exercising good judgment in keeping team members adequately informed
· Proven ability to handle highly confidential information appropriately.
· Advanced MS Office knowledge (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
· Excellent written and verbal communication skills
· Fluent English language - both written and spoken

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· Exceptional written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
· Demonstrated ability to maintain comprehensive awareness of the organization and build effective working relationships
· Ability to work in a highly ambiguous environment.


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