Executive Assistant

American Express - New York, NY

Why American Express?

There’s a difference between having a job and making a difference.

American Express has been making a difference in people’s lives for over 160 years, backing them in moments big and small, granting access, tools, and resources to take on their biggest challenges and reap the greatest rewards.

We’ve also made a difference in the lives of our people, providing a culture of learning and collaboration, and helping them with what they need to succeed and thrive. We have their backs as they grow their skills, conquer new challenges, or even take time to spend with their family or community. And when they’re ready to take on a new career path, we’re right there with them, giving them the guidance and momentum into the best future they envision.

Because we believe that the best way to back our customers is to back our people.

The powerful backing of American Express.
Don’t make a difference without it.
Don’t live life without it.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the team as an Executive Assistant to the VP of demand Generation & providing administrative support to the leader of the organization. We’re looking for a proactive, organized and structured colleague who will play a key role in managing the Vice President’s office and an active role in developing our team culture and employee engagement.Schedules appointments, gives information to callers, takes dictation, and otherwise relieves officials of clerical work and minor administrative and business detail. Requires a high school diploma with at least 5 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of complicated tasks. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.

Experience in an executive assistant capacity to senior leadership in a fast-paced environment for large global companies highly preferred; American Express knowledge/experience is a plus
Anticipates and coordinates executive's point-to-point travel needs, as well as team travel needs when appropriate
Strong sense of integrity with ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with discretion
Success with managing a complex calendar with an understanding of business priorities to offer alternatives and make trade-offs
Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational and training workshops
Adapts working style to best support the changing needs of executives
Proven team player with the ability to work seamlessly across band levels and functions
Positive attitude, solution-oriented demeanor, and reliable
Strong MS Office experience in PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Outlook.
Knowledge of Concur for travel and expenses and Ariba for office supplies and computer peripherals; HR systems knowledge is a plus
Employment eligibility to work with American Express in the U.S. is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for this position.

ReqID: 19009092
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Jun 24, 2019, 10:34:25 AM