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Executive Assistant to SVP

First Data New York, NY

Job Description



About First Data First Data (NYSE: FDC) is a global leader in commerce-enabling technology, serving approximately six million business locations and 4,000 financial institutions in more than 100 countries around the world. The company's 22,000 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 3,000 transactions per second and $2.4 trillion per year. To learn more about First Data, visit FirstData.com.

Position Description Overview


This position provides complete administrative support for the Senior Vice President for First Data. As the first point of contact for all communication to the SVP's office this person will be responsible for providing high level professional support and act as the ambassador for the SVP. This person will act as a liaison between the SVP and other constituencies, both internal and external and will often need to achieve actionable results through others with the ability to build strong and sustainable relationships and the capability to interact within all levels of the organization.


Job Responsibilities

  • Oversee heavy calendar management, requiring interaction with both internal and external executives and assistants to coordinate a variety of complex executive meetings
  • Manage meeting schedules, agendas, preparations and presentations including Management Committee presentations, Staff Meetings, etc.
  • Responsible for scheduling global travel arrangements
  • Manage all incoming communications on behalf of the SVP
  • Prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously, and follow through on issues in a timely manner
  • Manage expense reports and other administrative duties
  • Maintain confidentiality with the utmost professionalism
  • Exercise independent judgment to make administrative decisions and take action in the executives absence
  • Incumbent will maintain a positive, professional attitude and may train employees on procedures and office equipment, and serve as administrative liaison with others within and outside the company



Job Requirements

  • Previous experience in an senior-level administrative role to include C level at a Fortune 500 company
  • Ability to problem solve and think on feet
  • Strong professional demeanor with customer focus
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • 10 years previous experience in administrative role
  • Proven ability to maintain confidentiality and high level of integrity
  • Strong interpersonal skills to interact with all levels of personnel, developing relationships proactively
  • Strong organizational skills with keen eye for detail
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and changing priorities while maintaining high degree of accuracy
  • Ability to manage multiple deadlines



  • Working with Microsoft Office
  • Office Administration
  • Word Processing Software
  • Spreadsheet Software
  • Calendaring

Location: NYC - Manhattan


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 November 7, 2018
Date Closes December 11, 2018
Requisition 2448430
Located In New york, NY
SOC Category 00-0000.00