Executive Assistant to VP, Corporate Development, Cisco Investments

  • Location:
    San Jose, California, US
  • Area of Interest
    Administrative and Business Support
  • Job Type
    Professional
  • Technology Interest
    *None
  • Job Id
    1210833
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Executive Assistant to VP, Corporate Development, Cisco Investments

What You'll Do
You will be extremely proactive with a professional and approachable demeanor in all interactions; possess exceptional communication skills with all levels of staff, executives, customers, vendors; and sound judgment. 

Responsibilities include:
• Calendar Management: Manages VP's calendar by prioritizing schedules and meetings.

Event Speaking Engagement Coordination: Manages VP, speaking engagements in making sure VP is prepared for each engagement.
• Meeting Planning and organizations: Assists VP in planning and organizing meetings by taking responsibility for assembling the agenda, location, meeting technology based upon participant needs, and all other meeting logistics. May further prepare meeting briefing documents by taking and disseminating notes and formulating post meeting action item list.
-Travel Briefing Preparation: Create travel packs for international trips as well as large domestic events such as Cisco Live, etc. This work includes combining all event information in addition to coordinated logistics of travel and also customer/team asks. 
• 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 follows up to ensure proper disposition. Takes initiative to resolve problems within specified policies and guidelines, and provides mentoring to administrative community members on problem-solving. Determines when executive action is required and supplies a recommendation where appropriate.
• Travel: Responsible for making travel arrangements for VP. Carefully considers and decides the optimum travel arrangements and itinerary for calendared meetings while managing Cisco expenses. Works diligently to go the extra mile, working with the airlines direct to accommodate Global Services benefits for upgrades whenever they are available.
• Confidentiality: Candidate will deal professionally with sensitive and confidential matters and materials.


Who You'll Work With

Corporate Development, Acquisitions, and Investments is actively seeking an intelligent, energetic Executive Business Partner with a can-do attitude to support the Vice President of Corporate Development and Investments. Professionalism, excellent communication skills are a must as you will be the point of contact with clients and management worldwide.You will work closely with the dynamic Corp Dev leadership team to meet deadlines on all investments and acquisitions. The Executive Assistant position offers daily exposure to our executive team, trailblazers in the investment and acquisition market and thought leaders in the tech space. This position is key to driving revenue as you enable seamless operations and serve as a critical communication link for the finance and legal teams.


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. 

Our minimum requirements for this role:
• 8+ years’ experience in an administrative environment. A minimum of 4 years of experience supporting a Principal who was at the VP level.
• Outstanding track record of performance.
• Experience in planning meetings and coordinating travel.
• Expert level knowledge of Windows desktop computer applications: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

Why Cisco
We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking bold risks to shape the technologies that give us smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals. And we do it in style with unique personalities who aren’t afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns. 

We are thought leaders, tech geeks, pop culture aficionados, and we even have a few purple haired rock stars. We celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation. We are dreamers and we are doers. 

We Are Cisco. 

 

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