Executive Assistant

Company Name:
Red Hat
At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing technologies that solve business problems. We're a billion dollar S&P 500 company offering solutions from Linux to middleware, storage to cloud, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services.
Our Westford office is seeking an Executive Assistant to support the senior vice president of the application platform products group and the vice president of the OpenShift organization. In this role, you will manage and run the executives' office and facilitate all aspects of business, as well as serve as the main point of contact between the executives, employees, business associates, and customers. You'll manage the day-to-day office responsibilities, including calendar management, coordinating complex travel arrangements and related expense reports, approving group expense reports, receiving and approving purchase requisitions, ordering supplies, maintaining office supply storage rooms for both office buildings, ordering equipment for new hires, scheduling conference rooms, and handling catering orders for customer meetings. As an Executive Assistant, you will also assist the executives with direct reports and prepare presentation materials for senior-level meetings.
Perform functions that maximize the use of the executives' time and minimize interruptions, from lunch arrangements to coordinating large business workshops
Maintain an in-depth knowledge of company operations, policies, and procedures
Handle details of a highly confidential and critical nature
Collect and prepare information for use in discussions and meetings of executive staff and outside individuals
Make high-level contacts of a sensitive nature inside and outside the company
Perform routine administrative and logistical duties like answering calls and correspondence, filing, copying, faxing, etc.
6+ years of experience providing professional support to senior-level executives for a global organization
Ability to resourcefully obtain solutions and results while exercising independent judgment and decision making, and operating within the scope of assigned authority
Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a high attention to detail
Excellent organizational and planning skills, with an ability to anticipate executives' needs and determine the best use of their time
University degree is preferred
Ability to work well within a team as well as independently, while maintaining a high level of confidentiality
Red Hat is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We review applications for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, military status or veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law.

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