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Executive Assistant, General Counsel Office

First Data Omaha, NE

Job Description



First Data is a global leader in commerce-enabling technology solutions, serving more than six million business locations and 4,000 financial institutions in 118 countries around the world. Our 23,000 owner-associates are dedicated to helping companies, from start-ups to the world's largest corporations, conduct commerce every day by securing and processing more than 2,300 transactions per second and $1.9 trillion per year. First Data is committed to staying at the forefront of our industry, and we are innovating a wide range of next-generation commerce technology solutions to help our clients better detect fraud, gain insights into consumer spending patterns and build customer loyalty. There are many exciting opportunities for talented individuals who would like to join our team and play a meaningful role in helping us shape the future of global commerce.

First Data's Shared Services organization, which includes the Human Resources, Finance, Legal, Marketing, Communications, Finance, Strategy, Compliance, Legal, Security, Sourcing, and Properties functions, supports our mission to drive our clients' success with industry-leading solutions, consultative advice and service. The Shared Services teams align with our customer-facing teams in a model that drives consistency, yet also provides the flexibility needed to meet unit-specific goals. Our Shared Services employees bring the domain expertise that helps First Data retain and grow our base of owner-associates, drive profitable growth, navigate complex channel partnerships, and build First Data's brand equity.

Job Responsibilities

  • Supports General Counsel Office
  • Performs advanced, diversified and confidential secretarial and administrative duties, i.e. prepare correspondence/reports, screen calls, maintain appointment calendars, set up meetings and travel itineraries, arrange conference calls, etc. 
  • Organizes and expedites flow of work through executives office. 
  • Generally, provides support to multiple SVPs, VPs and other department personnel 
  • Work requires use of initiative and independent judgment with frequent access to confidential and highly complex information. 
  • Knowledgeable of organizational procedures and corporate policy, and is often called upon to interpret and communicate senior managements intent to other managers. 
  • May be accountable to manage/reduce resources and office expenses. Works under minimal supervision. 
  • Provide word processing and other administrative support for various types of complex legal documents 
  • Handle electronic filing, database support, matter management in multiple types of technical tools o Manage office inventory and supplies 
  • Provide event planning and conference support


Job Requirements

  • Typically 6+ years of broad administrative experience supporting a high level manager or senior executive required. 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required.


  • Working with Microsoft Office
  • Office Administration
  • Word Processing Software
  • Spreadsheet Software
  • Calendaring
  • HR: Policies, Standards & Procedures
  • Employee Relations
  • Confidential Investigations

First Data is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled/LGBT)
First Data provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity/expression), disability, veteran status and military status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related medical conditions, or any other factor that may be protected by law.


Job Details

Date Posted March 14, 2018
Date Closes April 17, 2018
Requisition 2293481
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00