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Executive Assistant in New York at PayPal

Date Posted: 1/25/2020

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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 305 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.

Responsibilities of the Executive Assistant include, but are not limited to the following: • Organize, plan and coordinate meetings, travel, and events • Plan and coordinate complex documents and presentations. • Create executive level communications and presentations. • Provide support on special projects. Conduct, compile, and present research for projects. • Gather and disseminate key information in support of or on behalf of the executive. • Manage strategic calendars to implement operating rhythms for the organization and to proactively ensure proper preparation (e.g., operation reviews, corporate deadlines, quarterly functions). • Proactively develop and maintain agendas for key meetings.

  • Strong time management, process management and productivity skills. Expert calendar management and in blending business and personal needs.  Understands overall  department priorities, and aligns schedules and meetings appropriately
  • Intuitive gatekeeper and management of access to the right people and directing requests to the right area.
  • Self-starter and self-directed: understands the needs of the executive and proactively helps out and addresses gaps and opportunities. Ensures exec is prepared for upcoming appointments by gathering materials necessary for each meeting.
  • Consistently and proactively suggests and introduces new ways of working to improve effectiveness. 
  • Strong relationship builder.  Collaborative and respected at every level.  Effectively work with a diverse group of people.
  • Strong business writing skills.  Highly experienced with Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Experienced with highly confidential information. 
  • Articulate and a good communicator. Use independent judgment on responses and when to get more information.
  • Process oriented person who keeps structure and operating rhythms for effective meetings and time utilization of the executive.

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. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at