Executive Assistant

Sales San Jose, California


Description

Position: Executive Assistant

Location: San Jose, HQ

For over 10 years, Zscaler has been disrupting and transforming the security industry. Our 100% purpose built cloud platform delivers the entire gateway security stack as a service through 150 global data centers to securely connect users to their applications, regardless of device, location, or network in over 185 countries protecting over 3,500 companies and 100 Million threats detected a day. 

We work in a fast paced, dynamic and make it happen culture. Our people are some of the brightest and passionate in the industry that thrive on being the first to solve problems.  We are always looking to hire highly passionate, collaborative and humble people that want to make a difference.  

Overview:

Fresh off of an IPO 1.5 years ago, Zscaler has just signaled to the market that it is time to accelerate revenue generation by hiring a new President Go-to-Market and Chief Revenue Officer.  We are in need of an experienced Executive Assistant to function as a chief of staff and masterful problem-solver for this individual as we scale the company to $1B+ in Revenue.  The ideal candidate with have exceptional communication skills, discerning prioritization abilities, and possess keen resourcefulness in bridging cross-functional relationships across the larger Zscaler ecosystem and partner communities.  The ideal person will be able to maintain that critical balance between confidentiality and transparency while exercising independent thinking to help scale an organization globally, in a fast paced environment.

Our Ideal Candidate Will:

  • Leverage work history outside of Exec Admin work to help streamline communications and support of executive level leaders and their interactions.
  • Fully manage and own the experience and feel of global events, projects, and customer/partner interactions to optimize engagement and efficiency of the CRO office.
  • Collaborates with colleagues to create presentations for departmental needs (e.g., internal and external presentations by team members).  Collaborates with department leadership to create and execute engaging department meetings, including town halls and leadership meetings.
  • Manages event budget and ensures that events are executed on time and within budget.  Identifies and coordinates use of internal space for meetings or works with outside services providers to identify and contract third-party meeting space.
  • Collaborates with colleagues to create presentations for departmental needs (e.g., internal and external presentations by team members).  Collaborates with department leadership to create and execute engaging department meetings, including town halls and leadership meetings.
  • Manages event budget and ensures that events are executed on time and within budget.  Identifies and coordinates use of internal space for meetings or works with outside services providers to identify and contract third-party meeting space.
  • Manage a highly complex calendar for the VP/GM, Americas and Regional Sales leadership and communicate on behalf of senior executives. Will be handling highly confidential and time sensitive material.
  • Coordinate cross-functional and global meetings and domestic/international travel arrangements. Responsible for all meeting logistics including room reservations, catering, audio-visual equipment, etc.
  • Maintain team communication schedules and systems, answer phones, process purchase orders. Represent the Executive and Directors in a professional manner dealing with high level customers, clients, and other Zscaler Executives on a regular basis.

Qualifications/Your Background:

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred or equivalent experience.
  • 8+ years of administrative support experience in a fast-paced environment, with 3 years of Exec/Senior Management support.
  • Project management skills, including tracking and reporting skills.
  • Able to work effectively with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Web conferencing and willingness to learn other tools and systems used within Zscaler.
  • Must be self-directed, motivated, highly accountable, flexible, well-organized and detail-oriented.
  • Professional demeanor and ability to communicate and interface effectively with other functions and all levels of the organization.
  • Outstanding English verbal and written communication skills.
  • Solid comfort level in dealing with high profile clientele.
  • Exceptional ability to effectively prioritize competing demands.

Why Zscaler?

People who excel at Zscaler are smart, motivated and share our values. Ask yourself: Do you want to team with the best talent in the industry? Do you want to work on disruptive technology? Do you thrive in a fluid work environment? Do you appreciate a company culture that enables individual and group success and celebrates achievement? If you said yes, we’d love to talk to you about joining our award-winning team.

Learn more at zscaler.com or follow us on Twitter @zscaler. Additional information about Zscaler (NASDAQ : ZS ) is available at http://www.zscaler.com.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.


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