Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary $18,000.00 - $30,000.00 unpaid work
  • San Jose


What You Will Do
Responsibilities include:
Calendar Management: Manage VP's calendar by prioritizing schedules and meetings. For example, you will decide who gets on principal's calendar, what meetings are attended, and who can attend instead.
Meeting Planning and organizations: Assists VP in planning and organizing meetings by taking responsibility for crafting the agenda, location, meeting technology based on participant needs, and all other meeting logistics. May further prepare meeting briefing documents by taking and disseminating notes and formulating post-meeting action item list.
Correspondence/Approvals: Supports VP by acting as a proxy for communications and approvals as authorized. Answers general questions as necessary and refers (filters) routine matters to appropriate parties and follows up to ensure proper disposition. Takes initiative to resolve issues within specified policies and guidelines, and provides mentoring to administrative community members on problem-solving. Figures out when executive action is required and supplies a recommendation where appropriate.
Travel: Responsible for making travel itineraries for VP. Carefully considers and decides the optimum travel arrangements and itinerary for calendared meetings while managing Cisco expenses. Works diligently to go the extra mile, working with the airlines direct to accommodate Global Services benefits for upgrades whenever they are available.
Special Projects: Provides analytical support to assist executive on special projects. Researches issues, analyze problems, compiles data, and prepares reports.
Large Corporate Events: Prepare and brief itinerary as well as accompany VP for large Corporate Events such as GSX, where EA's are used for executive support.
Confidentiality: You will deal professionally with sensitive and confidential matters and materials.
Who You'll Work With
The Data Center Networking Group (DCN) builds and delivers Cisco’s impressive portfolio of data center products and software that empower our customers to succeed in today’s software-driven, multi-cloud world. This portfolio includes ASIC and hardware design, the full Nexus line of switches, and Cisco’s Intent-Based Networking software solutions, including Cisco ACI, Cisco Tetration, and the Cisco Network Assurance Engine. Our engineering teams are located across the world, primarily in San Jose, India, and China.
Who You Are
You have experience providing support at the VP level. You take initiative, can handle a full desk with ease, and thrive in a busy environment.
Our minimum requirements for this role:
8+ years’ experience in the administrative environment. A minimum of 4 years of experience supporting a Principal who was at the VP level.
Outstanding track record of performance.
Experience in planning meetings and coordinating travel.
Expert level knowledge of Windows desktop computer applications: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
Collaborative and excellent teamwork.
Cisco experience preferred
Why Cisco
At Cisco, each person brings their unique talents to work as a team and make a difference.
Yes, our technology changes the way the world works, lives, plays and learns, but our edge comes from our people.
We connect everything – people, process, data and things – and we use those connections to change our world for the better.
We innovate everywhere - From launching a new era of networking that adapts, learns and protects, to building Cisco Services that accelerate businesses and business results. Our technology powers entertainment, retail, healthcare, education and more – from Smart Cities to your everyday devices.
We benefit everyone - We do all of this while striving for a culture that empowers every person to be the difference, at work and in our communities.

About the company

At Cisco, transforming the way people work, live, play and learn also includes being a great place to work. For 17 years, we’ve been named a Fortune 100 Best Place to Work, one of a handful of companies included on the list since its inception. And, we are among 25 companies acknowledged as a world’s best multinational workplace.

We’re proud of this recognition because it means, at Cisco, you will enjoy working flexibly, using our own market-leading collaboration technology to drive innovation; taking advantage of numerous health and wellness resources; pursuing exciting career opportunities, and participating in programs to help your local communities or fulfill philanthropic interests. And, you’ll be doing all of this while being part of a global team that is making a positive difference in the world.

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