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Executive Assistant

  Austin
Position Title: Executive Assistant
Location: Austin

Position Title: Executive Assistant  

Location: Austin, TX 

Your role 

The ideal candidate will be experienced in handling a wide range of administrative and executive support related tasks and will be able to work independently with little or no supervision. This person must be exceedingly well organized and flexible. The ability to interact with staff (at all levels) in a fast paced environment, sometimes under pressure, remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful and efficient, with a high level of professionalism and confidentiality is crucial to this role. Expert level written and verbal communication skills, strong decision making ability and attention to detail are equally important. 

What you’ll do 

The Executive Assistant will: 

  • Be responsible for heavy calendar management, requiring interaction with both internal and external leaders and assistants to coordinate a variety of complex executive meetings.
  • Answer calls/emails and direct to appropriate party promptly and efficiently.
  • Route incoming correspondence to appropriate parties. 
  • Assist with preparation of presentation materials.
  • Review and summarize miscellaneous reports and documents. 
  • Prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously and follow through on issues in a timely manner.
  • Plan extensive international and domestic travel arrangements, prepare expense reports.
  • Monitor and respond to internal and external inquiries and requests.  Handle extremely confidential information and exercise superior judgment, tact, diplomacy and discretion on all matters. 
  • Manage and coordinate logistics for meetings, conferences, executive and Board related events, and other company functions. 
  • Ability to work collaboratively and in a team atmosphere. 

What you’ll need

  • Minimum of five years senior level administrative experience supporting “C” level executive(s).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong computer and organizational skills, superior attention to detail and follow through, and a talent for multi-tasking.  Strong knowledge of MS Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook 
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced and customer-oriented environment and have the ability to switch gears quickly.
  •  Ability to work independently in a fast paced, high-intensity environment. 
  • Ability to work with all levels of personnel. 
  • Possess poise and self-confidence. 
  • Negotiate and/or influence others to gain support for the company's needs as they change

A bit about us

Digital Realty brings companies and data together by delivering the full spectrum of data center, colocation and interconnection solutions. PlatformDIGITAL®, the company’s global data center platform, provides customers with a secure data meeting place and a proven Pervasive Datacenter Architecture (PDx®) solution methodology for powering innovation and efficiently managing Data Gravity challenges. Digital Realty gives its customers access to the connected data communities that matter to them with a global data center footprint of 300+ facilities in 50+ metros across 25+ countries on six continents.

To learn more about Digital Realty, please visit digitalrealty.com or follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

A bit about our Digital

Sales

Our Sales team is at the sharp end of our business, securing new customers from network and cloud service providers through to all kinds of major global and regional enterprises and local businesses. We help identify the objectives of our customers and enable them to succeed by combining our strategic knowledge of the industry, technical knowledge of our global data center platform, PlatformDIGITAL®, with our ability to develop strong partnerships. 

What we can offer you

Our rapidly evolving business sector offers the opportunity to be part of a courageous and passionate team who work together to understand and meet the changing needs of our global customers. 

Join us and you’ll be part of a supportive and inclusive environment where you can bring your whole self to work. As part of our team, you’ll get to work with people from different business areas, challenge the way we do things and put your ideas into action. We’ll also give you plenty of development opportunities so you can build a rewarding and successful career with us. 

Our Compensation Philosophy

Digital Realty offers its employees a highly competitive compensation package, excellent benefits, and an environment that recognizes and rewards your contributions. Central to our compensation philosophy is rewarding our employees for achieving the values and objectives aligned to the company's overall goals and values.

This is an exciting time to join our business so apply now and make your mark on our future.

Notes:

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Digital Realty is an equal opportunity employer, EOE/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or other status protected by law or Company policy.

Digital Realty is a publicly traded company (NYSE: DLR) with investment grade ratings from all three major ratings agencies.

Please do not forward unsolicited resumes to any employee of Digital Realty and its subsidiaries. Digital Realty is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited referrals.