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Executive Assistant to the VP, Alexa Devices & Developer Technologies

Company:, Inc.
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:


Job summary

The Amazon Alexa organization is seeking an exceptionally driven, fast-moving, and resourceful Executive Assistant to support our VP of Alexa Devices & Developer Technologies. 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. The right candidate will have a strong sense of ownership, bias for action, and be able to work accurately when under pressure to meet tight deadlines. You will be responsible for a wide range of activities including management of a fast-changing & complex executive calendar, and tracking key deliverables. Other activities will include building and mentoring our team of EAs. You will be part of a very fast-paced team, entrusted to a wide range of unsupervised decisions affecting the prioritization, importance, and speed of our business.

The ideal candidate will have experience in technology organizations, are passionate about serving their clients, have excellent problem-solving abilities, and are able to influence without authority across all levels of the organizational hierarchy.

Key job responsibilities

* Play a leadership role with the administrative support team
* Work with other assistants throughout the org and across the rest of the company
* Manage complex calendar and scheduling requirements
* Proactively coordinate and engage with leadership in planning and organizing events, activities, and calendars
* Planning executive Domestic and International Travel
* Track and help drive completion of key deliverables and following up on outstanding items
* Keep a continuous improvement mindset and proactively identify opportunities for improvement in executive productivity and communications and the overall organization's effectiveness and health


* 8+ years of experience assisting at the executive level
* Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Word, and Excel
* Experience with managing and developing a team of EAs
* Composed under pressure, sound judgment, and flexibility in balancing competing priorities
* Superior planning, time management, and organizational skills
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Integrity and discretion in handling confidential information and in dealing with professionals inside and outside the company
* Detail orientation and experience balancing multiple tasks and deadlines
* High judgment and decision making in an ambiguous environment
* Ability to interact with internal and external stakeholders at executive level


* Bachelor's Degree
* Experience supporting executives in a technical organization
* Professional polish and ability to demonstrate grace and composure under pressure
* Positive, proactive, and able to have fun at work and help others do the same; Great sense of humor is a bonus.
* Experience designing processes and mechanisms to maximize efficiencies and improve communication clarity

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

Keywords:, Inc., Sunnyvale , Executive Assistant to the VP, Alexa Devices & Developer Technologies, Executive , Sunnyvale, California

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