Microsoft Corporation Business Administrator in Redmond, Washington

We are looking for a high-performing, action oriented and organized executive assistant. The primary function of the role is to support the General Manager (GM) of the Startup + Partner Experience team. We need an assistant who can manage a complex calendar and maintain highest level of integrity and business professionalism and deal with highly sensitive data with absolute confidentiality. Ability to work/support manager when remote (travelling) is also required.


  • Primary responsibilities include (not inclusive of all possible responsibilities):

  • Calendar Management for GM including internal and external speaking engagements

  • Arrange domestic and international travel

  • Ensuring awareness and compliance with administrative operations policies and procedures

  • Partner with support staff across the organization to ensure consistent experiences

  • Plan and lead catering, venue selection, and logistics for internal events, off sites, All Hands meetings, and celebration events

  • Maintain relevant security groups and distribution lists

  • Order office supplies and equipment for team and new hires

  • Headcount management

  • Space management

  • Expense reporting – interim approve

  • Other projects as requested by executive

  • Some travel (10%) may be required.


  • Minimum of 4+ years of relevant, administrative, work experience.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft productivity software, including Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, OneNote, Skype meetings and SharePoint is preferred.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft tools, such as HeadTrax, ICIMS, MSS, MSExpense2 and MyOrder.

  • Excellent organizational, customer service and strong written and verbal communication skills required

  • Familiarity with Microsoft business processes and experience working in Microsoft required.

  • Demonstrated skill of shifting approach in response to the demands of a changing situation

  • Ability to prioritize multiple projects and problem-solving skills and following through on issues in a timely manner

  • BS/BA degree preferred (not required).

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.

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