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Delta Air Lines, Inc. Administrative Assistant to Senior Vice President in WASHINGTON, District Of Columbia

Administrative Assistant to Senior Vice President

United States, District of Columbia, Washington

Government Affairs


Ref #: 15520

LinkedIn Tag: #LI-JM1

How you'll help us Keep Climbing (overview & key responsibilities)

Delta Air Lines is looking for an Administrative Assistant to support our WAS based Government Affairs team.

Summary of responsibilities (not comprehensive of all tasks):

  • Organizing and coordinating office operations and procedures

  • Managing complex schedule(s), anticipating needs, resolving issues, and interacting positively with colleagues across various lines of business

  • Greeting visitors of all levels and resolving issues

  • Building strong rapport and relationships with administrative support peers, leadership, and support staff across the organization to increase effectiveness and solve problems smoothly

  • Exercising extensive calendar management for Senior Vice President with multiple leaders and resolving aggressive scheduling demands

  • Anticipating business needs and priorities, using strong interpersonal skills, planning and problem solving

  • Scheduling and managing small- and large-scale events and meetings, and thinking ahead on needs and timelines

  • Coordinating details of event planning and logistics including meetings, A/V conferencing set-up, conference rooms, presentation and materials preparation, agenda and speaker tracking, venue layouts, etc.

  • Acting as a guide and information source on procedures, processes, and practices

  • Assisting with documents and plans using MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) including drafting and/or proofreading

  • Completing and reconciling receipts and expense reports in a high quality and timely way

  • Gathering, compiling, and reporting information relevant to leader's area of responsibility

  • Ordering office supplies, coordinating facilities requirements, and preparing certain reports

  • Organizing domestic and international travel arrangements which includes flight reservations, hotels, etc.

  • Handling confidential personal and business information effectively

  • Keeping tabs and ensures timely completion of a high volume of daily events and requests

  • Actively contributing to a positive group atmosphere

  • Suggesting and creating organizing systems

  • Practices safety-conscious behaviors in all operational processes and procedures

What you need to succeed (minimum qualifications)

  • Ability to juggle multiple responsibilities simultaneously.

  • Ideal candidate should be highly organized.

  • Prioritize tasks appropriately to include managing events, meetings and conference calls.

  • Proficient in various applications/websites such as DBMS, Sharepoint, Smartsheet, SkyHub, Microsoft Outlook and Deltanet (Ariba, Concur, myBizHero)

  • This position will be responsible for the support, management and execution of various corporate sponsored efforts and initiatives.

  • Must be a self-starter and have ability to work both independently and within a team environment.

  • Communicate effectively with personnel at all levels, both written and verbal.

  • Where permitted by applicable law, must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire to be considered for U.S.-based job, if not currently employed by Delta Air Lines, Inc.

What will give you a competitive edge (preferred qualifications)

  • Prefer experience managing facilities and ordering supplies.

  • Ability to provide attention to detail, be organized, methodical and able to maintain strict confidentiality.

  • Will have to interface at all leadership levels within and outside of the organization.

  • Detail-oriented

  • Ability to adapt to a constantly changing environment and priorities

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