Executive Assistant

Location: Austin, Texas, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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What you do at AMD changes everything 
 

At AMD, we push the boundaries of what is possible.  We believe in changing the world for the better by driving innovation in high-performance computing, graphics, and visualization technologies – building blocks for gaming, immersive platforms, and the data center. 
 

Developing great technology takes more than talent: it takes amazing people who understand collaboration, respect, and who will go the “extra mile” to achieve unthinkable results.  It takes people who have the passion and desire to disrupt the status quo, push boundaries, deliver innovation, and change the world.   If you have this type of passion, we invite you to take a look at the opportunities available to come join our team.
 

Executive Assistant

The Role:

We are searching for an experienced Executive Assistant who is highly organized and thrives in a fast-paced and constantly evolving business environment. In this role, you will partner with other executive assistants and various levels of executives across AMD as well as external partners, assisting our Senior Vice President in handling day-to-day priorities. The environment is fast-paced, dynamic, and collaborative.

 

The Person:

The ideal candidate will have significant experience navigating a complex C-Suite environment and comfortable interacting with employees of all levels. To be successful, you will need strong organizational and multi-tasking skills, a high level of confidentiality, and the ability to gather and analyze data making decisions independently. Being proactive and anticipating the needs of the executive is essential as you prioritize time, schedules, inquiries, and information.  

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ownership of the agenda for the extended staff meeting – ensure all topics are aligned with the team
  • Participating in key executive meetings, taking action items, and following up
  • Own the executive calendar; coordinate across C-suite execs, partners, and team members to drive effective collaboration for the executive.
  • Arrange executive’s domestic and international travel schedule, reservations, etc. Ensure “on the road” time is productive and efficient.
  • Coordinate and drive to completion of Strategic Offsites and large group meetings.
  • Propose and follow through on ideas to improve organizational morale//employee welfare (events, giveaways, awards)
  • Own the executive’s partner relationships and drive regular networking interaction between the executive and AMD partners
  • Maintain inventory of departmental supplies and computing resources; coordinate necessary equipment or facilities repairs or changes
  • Support the department’s financial processes, including budgets, contracts, purchase orders, payments, vendor relations, etc.
  • Create PowerPoint presentations for executive staff

 

Preferred Experience:

  • Prior experience supporting a corporate executive in a fast-paced environment
  • Prior experience managing complexities of global travel
  • Requires ability to work with various levels of management and employees to exchange information and take appropriate action.
  • Must balance multiple tasks.
  • Must be able to anticipate the needs of the VP and not wait to be given instructions.
  • Must have good organizational and interpersonal skills and be able to work independently as well as part of a team.

 

Academic credentials:

  • High school graduate and completion of business/secretarial school or equivalent experience required.
  • 4-year degree preferred

 

Location:

Austin, TX

 

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Requisition Number: 147901 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: General Management
  

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