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17 - Administrative Assistant 4 in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 5/3/2019

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Job Description

Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 277 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in person. Through a combination of technological innovation and strategic partnerships, PayPal creates better ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. Available in more than 200 markets around the world, the PayPal platform, including Braintree, Venmo and Xoom enables consumers and merchants to receive money in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies.

We are looking for the glue, the captain, the master multi-tasker with excellent communications skills and an upbeat attitude. 

This role entails supporting West coast leadership (4 Directors+) within Credit Product and Technology with calendar, travel, event management, contracts, and expenses.  Additionally, the team is 300+ strong and the role includes supporting the team members and improving employee engagement.

To be successful, you should be professional, polite and attentive while also being accurate.  You should be able to assist the leadership and team by providing professional assistance and generally being a helpful and positive presence in the workplace.  You should always be prepared and responsive, willing to meet each challenge directly.  You must be comfortable with computers and excel in both verbal and written communication.  Most importantly, you should have a genuine desire to meet the needs of others. 

Key attributes:

  • A “can-do” attitude that focuses on getting the job done well
  • Strong ability to prioritize & multi-task
  • Proven ability to independently, exercise sound judgment, and take initiative
  • Ability to operate effectively in a fast-paced environment with little supervision
  • Capable of building strong relationships with other individuals and teams in order to accomplish tasks and achieve goals
  • Outstanding planning and organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail
  • A very high degree of flexibility and adaptability
  • Ability to operate effectively in a fast moving environment
  • Ability to confidently interface with executive-level contacts inside and outside the company
  • Handle highly confidential information appropriately
  • Handle special projects as they arise


  • Associate’s degree in a related field and/or prior relevant work experience
  • Basic computer skills (Email, Calendar, Online collaboration tools like Slack, Sharepoint, OneDrive)
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills with organizational awareness and sensitivity
  • Strong personal values, i.e., personal integrity and acting in good faith
  • Able to exercise good judgment and be a collaborative team player
  • Must be agile and flexible with strong organizational and prioritization skills
  • Desire to be proactive and create a positive experience for others

We're a purpose-driven company whose beliefs are the foundation for how we conduct business every day. We hold ourselves to our One Team Behaviors which demand that we hold the highest ethical standards, to empower an open and diverse workplace, and strive to treat everyone who is touched by our business with dignity and respect. Our employees challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. We want to break down barriers to financial empowerment. Join us as we change the way the world defines financial freedom.

PayPal provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.