and Market Research
team is one of the largest Market Research
departments in the world and serves the company's core businesses. We are based at our HQ in Redmond
, WA. We are close to and in constant contact with our business partners and our work has global reach and impact. Our people are research professionals with a strong consultative approach who thrive on tackling significant business opportunities and influencing decision makers at all levels. They are intellectually curious, inquisitive, and analytical, have courage and conviction and are passionate about their work and about developing themselves, their careers and their profession.
We are looking for a seasoned, energetic Executive Assistant
to support/report-to the General Manager
of the Customer
and Market Research Team
looking for someone to partner with the leader to provide direct support and oversee the support for the approximate 95+ person organization. This position interacts with all levels within Microsoft
, and reaches outside to external research partners.
and maintain the General Manager's
calendar on a daily basis to ensure accurate scheduling and organization. Make
decisions on behalf of the GM to ensure meeting requests meet with time management priorities and performance objectives.
domestic and international travel scheduling end-to-end including the proactive anticipation of logistics and itineraries.
closely with the team business manager and direct reports to deliver Rhythm
of the Business
processes, including quarterly business reviews, leadership meetings, marketing staff meetings, All-Hands meetings, etc.
the headcount process for both teams covering approximately 95+ FTE
and (using PO and Headtrax
and help implement staff meetings, events and off sites; including agenda management, meeting logistics, and material preparation.
team morale events and/or broader division-wide events.
skills and experience include:
5+ years of high-level/executive administrative support within Microsoft
or equivalent experience preferred.
on working experience with MS products and tools including Outlook
, Manager Self Service
), MS Space
, My Order
customer service approach, self-directed, assertive, with a positive attitude
experience supporting an executive level manager while navigating in a fast-paced environment
planning, organizational and time management skills
attention to detail and follow-through
to remove barriers, execute appropriately, and get things done
track record of proactively managing a calendar
and adaptive in challenging situations
sound/good judgment, ability to handle confidential information appropriately
needs to successfully support customers and the business
driven with ability to handle ambiguous situations
collaboratively with admin teams, be a resource and a team player
An ideal candidate will also have the following attributes:
A desire to learn
An orientation towards team success
A positive can-do attitude
A sincere willingness to help out
to have fun and work hard
A passion for Microsoft
is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status.
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