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Title:  Sales Executive Assistant


Vienna, VA, US, 22182

Requisition ID:  28225


Are you data-driven?  We at NetApp believe in the transformative power of data – to expand customer touchpoints, to foster greater innovation, and to optimize operations.  We are designed for simplicity, optimized to protect, created to embrace future opportunity, and open to enrich choice.  We are the data authority for hybrid cloud, and we are helping our customers realize the full potential of their data.


We’ve built a Data Fabric for a data-driven world – to simplify and integrate data management across the resources that are best for the business.  With the Data Fabric, our customers can harness the power of cloud data services, build cloud infrastructures, and modernize storage through data management.

Job Summary

As an Executive Assistant you provide administrative support for VP of Sales, and direct staff of Senior Directors and Directors. You provide a wide variety of support which may include research and data analysis tasks, preparation of reports and recommendations, and coordination between departments and outside parties. To be successful you will have strong interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations; analytical abilities to gather, organize, summarize and report information; and strict attention to detail in creating communications and presentations.

Essential Functions:
- Work closely with Executives and Directors on issues/projects of a highly confidential nature related to employee information, legal matters, and company information; maintain strict confidentiality.
- Coordinate and prepare materials including presentations for meetings both internal and external.
- Type and design general correspondences, memos, charts, tables, graphs, business plans, etc. Proofread copy for spelling, grammar, and layout, making appropriate changes.
- Arrange complex and detailed global travel plans and itineraries compile documents for travel-related meetings.
- Act as the project and logistic manager for annual executive offsite and Global department meetings.
- Screen incoming calls and correspondence and respond independently when possible.
- Schedule calls and meetings.
- Organize programs, events, meetings or conferences by arranging facilities and caterers, issuing information or invitations, coordinating presenters and controlling event budget.
- Assist with various research projects and/or special projects.

Job Requirements

- Strong written and verbal communication skills.
- Ability to work with employees of all levels within and outside the company as well as customers, vendors and visitors.
- Strict attention to detail in composing, typing and proofing materials, establishing priorities and meeting deadlines.
- Knowledge of secretarial, office administrative procedures, and knowledge of use and operation of standard office equipment.
- Solid Microsoft Office skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
- Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.

Responsibility and Interaction:
- The types of tasks this individual is responsible for are well defined and utilize and build understanding of standard principles and practices within a team environment.

- This individual interacts primarily with their direct manager and the technical team on assigned projects, and may communicate with employees in other functions as required.
- Regular and detailed direction is provided, as well as on-going review of activities and priorities.
- The ideal candidate will be an important contributor to team projects.



- 4 plus years of executive administrative assistance experience required
- An Administrative Arts or Technical Trade Degree, or related courses is preferred.


So get ready to tap into the data visionary within, and join us as we accelerate digital transformation and empower our customers to change the world with data!


If you ask a NetApp employee why they work here, the answer is inevitably the same: the people. At NetApp, our culture is at the heart of what we do. We place importance in trust, integrity, teamwork, and caring above all else. NetApp is a place where people are empowered to make a difference. Empowered to innovate. Empowered to collaborate. Empowered to help ourselves and others be data-driven and change the world. We take care of each other, our customers, our partners, and our communities simply because it’s the right thing to do.


We work hard but also recognize the importance of work-life balance for our employees because what’s important to them is important to us!  Recently we implemented Family First, which encourages employees to take paid time off to bond with a new child (through birth or adoption) or to care for a family member with a serious health condition.  Our volunteer time off program is best in class, offering employees 40 hours of paid time off per year to donate their time with their favorite organizations.  We provide comprehensive medical, dental, wellness and vision plans for you and your family.  We offer educational assistance, legal services, and access to discounts and fitness centers. We also offer financial savings programs to help you plan for your future.  


Join us and see what empowerment can do. 



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Nearest Major Market: Washington DC

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