Administrative Assistant - Communications

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States


Posted: Oct 16, 2018
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 114265684
Apple’s Communications Team is looking for an experienced Assistant to join their team. The successful candidate will be a collaborative team member with a friendly work style. Must be extraordinarily well-organized, able to effectively multi-task & prioritize, and take initiative.

Key Qualifications

  • Experience handling multiple complex calendars
  • Excellent organization skills, acute attention to detail, ability to juggle multiple tasks in a fast-paced, and time sensitive environment
  • Consistent track record of meeting deadlines and taking initiative to make confident decisions quickly and under pressure
  • Strategic thinking needed, able to understand the business and see the “big picture”
  • Must possess a “can-do” attitude for all situations
  • Concise written and verbal communication skills, with a professional demeanor
  • Demonstrates a proactive ability to anticipate needs and changes, then react efficiently with independent/sound judgment
  • Has a passion for learning new things, continuous improvement and sharing best practices
  • Direct experience dealing with sensitive and confidential information with integrity
  • Comfortable collaborating with all levels of the team
  • Extraordinary worth ethic, discreet and trustworthy
  • Must be confident to make complicated decisions on their own when needed and able to explain their reasoning
  • Ability to influence others; handle conflict appropriately, know when to delegate issues upward
  • Able to anticipate change and react efficiently & expeditiously, with a calm approach
  • Overall ability to understand and retain new information quickly
  • Well-rounded understanding of Purchase Orders, and financial budgeting
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective business partnerships


Provide full administrative support to team leadership Ability to manage cross-functional meetings with heavy calendaring Organize and maintain complex travel schedules, domestic and international Facilitate meetings in person, video conference, WebEx and teleconference Proactively manage team support, ranging from printer management, office supplies, AOU ordering, catering, resource calendars and more Quickly develop an understanding of the teams operations, culture, policies and procedures Partner with the team for planning & executing key Events on and off Campus Experienced in eApproval, extensive PO submissions and expense reports Work regularly within File-Maker to help maintain budgets Manage facilities and team needs in multiple different buildings Handle and maintain highly confidential and sensitive information Ability to excel working with complex and different personalities diplomatically Experience with on-boarding new employees Efficient in Apple hardware and software Knowledge of how to address IT matters quickly and easily Work with the broader administrative team, to be a leader in team morale

Education & Experience

BS degree preferred, or equivalent experience

Additional Requirements