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Executive Assistant - Platform & Marketplaces

United States - Washington - Seattle


We work for the best travel company in the world! Our Platform & Marketplaces group is seeking an experienced, multi-faceted Executive Assistant to support a Sr. Vice President, and Vice President who lead our Technology teams. Our business is global, and our industry is rapidly changing, requiring our teams to be innovative and adapt quickly to a wide variety of business challenges.

You should be self-driven, work quickly, accurately, and have a passion for travel. You'll manage detailed calendars for both your executive and team, set travel itineraries (including international), meeting coordination, expensing and special events. Such support will require a high-level of discretion and will impact significant matters. In addition to this work, we are looking for someone who will be a strong partner to our executives and their teams.

The position requires a proactive approach along with strong organization and impeccable attention to details as well as the ability to see all the pieces of the puzzle to avoid possible complications. Aptitude to prioritize work-flow with limited supervision are essential. Flexibility, excellent problem-solving skills, and the ability to work well with all levels of internal management and staff are also required. Professionalism is critical across all levels of communication. There will be a wide range of other administrative tasks and ad hoc projects significant to the business such as special projects for the executives, coordination of special events, and facilitate catering orders when necessary.

What you’ll do:

  • Experience working with senior-level executives
  • Experience plus advanced skills in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook,), strong editing/proofreading skills
  • Exceptional verbal, written and organizational skills are required
  • A can-do attitude and the ability to prioritize a demanding workload while maintaining a sense of humor will also be important qualities to ensure success in this position
  • You will be working in a high-tech environment, as well as a real passion for online travel is all needed
  • The ability to be flexible and pivot priorities, when needed, is a plus
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills, along with tact, poise and excellent social skills
  • A desire to be dedicated as well as be discreet, multi-task, and work independently is mandatory.
  • Experience working with a team of admins including team coordination for events and meetings is a plus
  • A college degree or applicable work experience is preferred

Who you are:

  • You will report to the Sr Vice President in our Platform & Marketplaces organization.
  • You will manage complex, detailed calendars and scheduling logistics for the executive as well as team events, large meetings, and offsites
  • You will arrange and schedule domestic travel itineraries and related details
  • Support group events both on-and offsite
  • Handle planning, catering, logistics and coordination of group or team meetings
  • You will set-up logistics, video/voice meetings for All Hands, Town Hall and similar meetings
  • You will work in tandem with other global executive assistants on all related matters
  • Support the leadership teams large workshop requests
  • Other special projects, assigned

Why join us:

Expedia Group recognizes our success is dependent on the success of our people. We are the world's travel platform, made up of the most knowledgeable, passionate, and creative people in our business. Our brands recognize the power of travel to break down barriers and make people's lives better – that responsibility inspires us to be the place where exceptional people want to do their best work, and to provide them to tools to do so.

Whether you're applying to work in engineering or customer support, marketing or lodging supply, at Expedia Group we act as one team, working towards a common goal; to bring the world within reach. We relentlessly strive for better, but not at the cost of the customer. We act with humility and optimism, respecting ideas big and small. We value diversity and voices of all volumes. We are a global organization but keep our feet on the ground, so we can act fast and stay simple. Our teams also have the chance to give back on a local level and make a difference through our corporate social responsibility program, Expedia Cares.

Our family of travel brands includes: Brand Expedia®,®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Egencia®, trivago®, HomeAway®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Wotif®,®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Hotwire®, Classic Vacations®, Expedia®


Expedia is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce.   All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. This employer participates in E-Verify. The employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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Job Category
Administration Group

Job Function

United States - Washington - Seattle

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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