Executive Assistant - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (www.raytheon.com)


  full-time   employee

El Segundo
United States

Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) is seeking an Executive Assistant to provide administrative support to the Director of Global Trade.

The successful candidate is bright, eager, organized, efficient, and a people person. You are proactive and seek out opportunities to add value within your sphere of influence. You are an effective communicator who acts with a sense of urgency to accomplish your objectives. You honor your commitments, can be trusted to handle sensitive information in confidence, and you hold yourself and others accountable. You respect those around you and are committed to integrity and business ethics. You are also intellectually curious, collaborative, and proactive. You seek to understand how you fit into the Company’s mission and to deliver results each day. You use innovation and common sense to resolve a variety of complex organizational challenges.


  • Interface with senior company management
  • Answer calls and emails, handle copies, filing, mail, and document preparation.
  • Manage calendars to include scheduling meetings and coordinating with internal and external parties
  • Provide backup administrative support to the SAS Vice President of Legal
  • Ensure information flow to team members; status action items, work to deadlines
  • Coordinate domestic/international travel arrangements. Complete expense reports, security and export documents for domestic and international travel.
  • Handle communications including written correspondence, electronic, phone and in person
  • Manage and support various corporate processes
  • Input data into various company systems and applications, e.g., shared network drive, eRooms, etc.
  • Establish detailed knowledge of the SAS Office of General Counsel team members, locations, assigned positions; develop and maintain excellent working relationships and communication channels with other executive assistants and staff
  • Generate charts, tables, reports, correspondence, and other materials with speed and accuracy.
  • Manage office suppliers; prepare and submit Purchase Orders and check requests to supply chain and accounts payable
  • Handle meeting arrangements, including conference room reservations, call set-up, catering service, car service, and related responsibilities
  • Arrange off-hour business activities such as business dinners, outings, off-sites, and related team-building events
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Skills:

  • Six (6) or more years’ experience as an executive-level administrative assistant in a corporate environment or equivalent experience in a law firm
  • High proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, as well as e-mail, calendar functions, external tools (WebTE, Travel Online, etc.), and internet research
  • Experience managing travel arrangements (including changes during ongoing travel), expense statements, files, and standard office equipment
  • Ability to confidentially manage sensitive information
  • U.S. Citizenship Status is Required as this position will require the ability to Access US Only Data Systems.

Desired Skills:

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work with time constraints and adapt to changing situations
  • Ability to manage and prioritize large quantities of information
  • Highly Professional decorum, and positive attitude; willingness to learn and be innovative
  • Self-starter with initiative and independent judgment for assisting team members
  • Ability to stay organized and to manage multiple high priorities; strong attention to detail
  • Ability to develop procedures for consistent work performance

Required Education:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred

Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.