Executive Assistant - Global Enterprise Segment West Sales

  • Location:
    San Jose, California, US
  • Additional Location(s)
    Pleasanton, CA or San Francisco, CA
  • Area of Interest
    Administrative and Business Support
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
  • Job Id

What You'll Do

You are an Executive Administrative Professional that will provide support for the Vice President of Global Enterprise Segment (GES) West Sales. 

  • You will be very enthusiastic with a professional and approachable demeanor in all interactions; possess wonderful interpersonal skills with all levels of staff, executives, customers, vendors.
  • You will handle the responsibility of the VP's Calendar Management, travel brief preparation and arrangements, Meeting/Event planning and organization, expense tracking and submission.
  • You will provide analytical support to assist executive on special projects. Researching issues, analyzing problems, compiling data, and preparing reports.
  • You will take care of Correspondence/Approvals: Supports VP by acting as a proxy for communications and approvals as authorized. Answers general questions as necessary and refers (filters) routine matters to appropriate parties and follow up to ensure proper disposition.
  • You will exercise sound judgment and discretion, maintain a high level of integrity and remain calm under pressure.
  • Confidentiality: you will deal professionally with sensitive and confidential matters and materials.
  • You take a lot of initiative

Who You'll Work With

One Winning Team Engagement - Effectively facilitating initiatives with multi-functional teams and strategically engaging multi-functional resources to achieve goals. Excellent Customer Relationships Building inside and outside of Cisco. Focusing on the long-term success of US Enterprise and Cisco through consistently striving to improve and reinvent yourself.

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.

  • You will be incredibly proactive and resourceful, think ahead and solve without a lot of direction
  • You have the ability to navigate web and email at high competency knowledge.
  • You have advanced desktop calendar management program.
  • You generally resolve own methods and procedures on new assignments, consulting with supervisor as appropriate.
  • You know how to mentor new Executive Administrative Assistants and other administrators. You will participate in a cross-functional EA network. Provide back-up support in absence of other EA's.
  • You use considerable independent judgment and initiative to resolve issues and make recommendations, deciding when and if executive action is required and often supply a recommendation where appropriate.
  • You have technical knowledge of desktop applications.
  • Teamwork - you champion Improvements. Doing more with less, pursue problems, make decisions, and demonstrate leadership.

Our minimum requirements for this role:

  • 8+ years’ experience in the administrative environment. A minimum of 4 years of experience supporting a principal at the VP level.
  • You have an extraordinary track record of performance.
  • You will have experience in planning meetings and coordinating travel.
  • You have advanced level knowledge of Windows desktop computer applications: Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • You have confirmed performance in a customer-facing, service-oriented role.

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.

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