Executive Assistant

Blizzard Entertainment - Irvine, CA (30+ days ago)4.1


Blizzard Entertainment has been rated by Fortune as one of the "Best Places to Work" for several years running. We are a community of 4,000 global employees who are passionate about not only gaming but entertainment and the technology that drives our user's experience.

Blizzard Entertainment is looking for an experienced, motivated, and highly organized professional to function as an executive assistant supporting a few key senior leaders within our Commercial Organization. This position requires a critical thinker with an eye for detail and the ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate will be ready to provide service at a moment’s notice, stay cool under pressure and can handle multiple projects fluidly. Relationship building and schedule management will be a priority and excellent communication skills are a must. Previous experience in the gaming industry is a plus.

Responsibilities

Manage and stay out in front of multiple busy calendars and balance appropriately
Be prepared to manage competing priorities and complex tasks with minimal direction
Make complex international & domestic travel arrangements, including passport & visa procurement, often with little notice
Assist with executive email inboxes to help respond, prioritize, and coordinate
Prepare summaries of information for distribution
Assist in the development of presentational materials using PowerPoint and other tools
Plan and organize meetings, calls, team events with an emphasis on details
Act as a liaison with internal departments as well as represent the department, its leadership team and their needs with internal stakeholders
Work collaboratively and manage relationships with external vendors
Strong coordination with administrators across the enterprise
Self-starting personality with the ability to remain composed while effectively handling multiple projects simultaneously
General office duties, including screening and answering calls, reconciling expense reports and budgets, routing contracts and invoices for payment, filing, correspondence, etc.
Handle other duties as needed
Requirements

5+ consecutive years of experience in an administrative or executive assistant role supporting a senior executive
Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Strong critical thinking skills
Impeccable organizational and time-management abilities
Self-starting personality with the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
Exceptional attention to detail as well as ability to see the big picture
Ability to act with discretion when handling confidential matters
Confident and approachable demeanor
Possess a strong commitment to quality
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
Pluses

Experience in the entertainment or gaming industry
Experience working on an international scale
A passion for gaming and in particular Blizzard games
Required Application Materials

Resume
Cover letter that includes why you are interested in working at Blizzard, why you enjoy being a professional administrator
Blizzard Entertainment is a global company committed to growing our employees along with the business. We offer generous benefits and perks with an eye on providing true work / life balance. We’ve worked hard to foster an intensely collaborative and creative environment, a diverse and inclusive employee culture, and training and opportunity for professional growth. Our people are everything. Our core values are real, and our mission has never changed. We are dedicated to creating the most epic entertainment experiences…ever. Join us!