Western Union Executive Assistant (for VP & Chief Customer Officer) in San Francisco, California

Job Title: Executive Assistant (for VP & Chief Customer Officer)

Requisition #: 1901257

Does playing a critical role in protecting customers sound exciting to you? How about working for a global fin-tech company on an advanced team that is passionate about preventing money laundering and other illegal financial transactions?

We’re seeking an Executive Assistant (for VP & Chief CustomerOfficer), based at Western Union’s Digital Headquarters location in San Francisco,California (near AT&T Park). In this role, the executive assistant will be managing all meetings and events on behalf of the leader, executing on the leader’s expectations. The executive assistant will be proactively maintaining and coordinating calendars, taking initiative to schedule meetings/events, and influence others. Demonstrate strong communication skills, business acumen, and executive presence to enable leader and team success.

Sound interesting? Here are some specifics:

  • Effectively prepare for and organize all meetings and events by monitoring attendance, communicating the agenda/expectations, mitigating scheduling conflicts, reserving space to meet, and ensuring that the leader has all briefing materials

  • Ensure timely set up of all meetings and events (including catering,and technology set-up

  • Communicate in a professional manner, maintaining confidentiality atall times

  • Build business relationships within the department and among otherexecutive assistants to foster a positive community

  • Coordinate all travel & expense activities, while adhering tobudget, on behalf of the executive

  • Schedule travel in an effective and timely manner, ensuring the leaderhas the proper Visa’s, briefing materials, transportation, and lodging for allbusiness trips

  • Prepare and submit all travel & expenses reports, invoices,purchase orders, and donations in a timely and accurate manner

  • Proactively own miscellaneous travel, supply, and expense needs for theteam

  • Utilize standard business technology to effectively produce and editanalytics and documentation (MS Suite of products)

  • May assist line and staff managers in hiring and training newadministrative support personnel

  • Is responsible for the purchase of office equipment and supplies andcontrol inventories

  • May help plan company events, meetings and employee team buildingactivities or special projects

What you will need to succeed:

  • Experience of supporting senior executives in a large global organization.

  • Experience of handling travel & expense reports, invoices, purchaseorders, and donations

  • Comfortable in a fast-paced environment with multiple-tasks andprojects at hand

  • Self-directed and able to work without supervision

  • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite

  • Excellent time management and prioritization skills

What will make you stand out:

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration desired

  • Energetic and eager to tackle new projects and ideas

  • Able to concentrate on multiple problems/tasks at once

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive global pay and benefits

  • Diverse, global team with colleagues in over 50 countries

  • Unparalleled experience as part of one of the most advanced complianceteams in the world, with opportunities to build valuable skills and grow yourcareer

What it’s like here:

Western Union (WU) is a company on the move! We believe that when money moves, better things can happen. From small businesses and global corporations, to families near and far, or NGO’s in the most remote communities on Earth, WU helps people and business move money globally. We have a rich legacy of innovation and are continuing to develop new and more convenient ways for our customers to send and receive money through digital, mobile and retail channels. We have a combined digital and retail network that spans over 200 countries and territories. Some companies specialize in cash-based retail money transfer and others play only in digital. We are leaders in both!

Being on the Western Union team means being tenacious and goal-oriented. It means taking risks and quickly finding the path to success. It means having integrity and finding ways to make things work. It means thriving as part of a diverse, global team of over 10,000 people who are committed to moving money for better. It means being driven to win, and to do work that makes a difference… on a global stage. Sound like you? Apply now!

Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and success. Achieving our common vision depends on people with diverse backgrounds working together. Who knows; your unique point of view could be the key to our next groundbreaking idea. We’d love to explore that possibility!

Western Union is proud to be an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy or related medical conditions), national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status or another protected category.