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Executive Assistant

1 Year

The position of Executive Assistant has become available since March 6, 2024 and will be closed on May 23, 2024. You can negotiate your salary with the employer based on the company's approach to employee recognition and appreciation. If you're looking for a job that offers more flexibility and work-life balance, full time work might be a good fit for you. Although the job is situated in California, it is a remote position that allows you to work from anywhere that suits you. To be considered for this job, you must have a minimum of 12 months of experience working in the same field.

About Us Sophos is a worldwide leader and innovator of advanced cybersecurity solutions, including Managed Detection and Response (MDR) and incident response services and a broad portfolio of endpoint, network, email, and cloud security technologies that help organizations defeat cyberattacks. As one of the largest pure-play cybersecurity providers, Sophos defends more than 500,000 organizations and more than 100 million users globally from active adversaries, ransomware, phishing, malware, and more. Sophos’ services and products connect through its cloud-based Sophos Central management console and are powered by Sophos X-Ops, the company’s cross-domain threat intelligence unit. Sophos X-Ops intelligence optimizes the entire Sophos Adaptive Cybersecurity Ecosystem, which includes a centralized data lake that leverages a rich set of open APIs available to customers, partners, developers, and other cybersecurity and information technology vendors. Sophos provides cybersecurity-as-a-service to organizations needing fully managed, turnkey security solutions. Customers can also manage their cybersecurity directly with Sophos’ security operations platform or use a hybrid approach by supplementing their in-house teams with Sophos’ services, including threat hunting and remediation. Sophos sells through reseller partners and managed service providers (MSPs) worldwide. Sophos is headquartered in Oxford, U.K. More information is available at
Role Summary
Sophos is seeking a dynamic and experienced Executive Assistant to primarily provide comprehensive support to our Chief Development Officer (CDO) while also assisting other Senior Vice Presidents (SVP) and Vice Presidents (VP) on the team. The ideal candidate will possess exceptional organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. As an Executive Assistant at Sophos, you will play a critical role in facilitating the efficient operation of our executive team by managing schedules, coordinating meetings, planning events, and handling administrative tasks with professionalism and discretion.
What You Will Do
    • Manage complex calendars and schedules for multiple executives, including arranging meetings, appointments, and travel itineraries.
    • Coordinate and schedule internal and external meetings, conference calls, and video conferences, ensuring all necessary resources are in place.
    • Prepare and distribute agendas, presentations, and other materials for meetings, taking minutes and following up on action items as needed.
    • Act as a liaison between executives and internal/external stakeholders, managing communications and responding to inquiries on their behalf.
    • Anticipate the needs of executives and proactively handle administrative tasks, such as expense reporting, document preparation, and file management.
    • Assist in special projects and initiatives as assigned, collaborating with other members of the administrative team and cross-functional departments.
    • Maintain confidentiality and discretion when handling sensitive information and confidential matters.
What You Will Bring
    • Proven experience as an executive assistant or similar role, supporting C-suite executives in a corporate environment. Previous experience supporting Engineering teams preferred.
    • Excellent organizational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines effectively.
    • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to interact professionally with individuals at all levels of the organization.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and other relevant software applications.
    • High level of discretionand integrity when handling confidential information.
    • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and as part of a team in a collaborative environment.
    • Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and work hours as needed.
Applicants in Colorado, California, Washington, and New York City may email [email protected] for the up-to-date salary ranges for the position. #LI-Remote #LI-KK1 #B2

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Ready to Join Us?
At Sophos, we believe in the power of diverse perspectives to fuel innovation. Research shows that candidates sometimes hesitate to apply if they don't check every box in a job description. We challenge that notion. Your unique experiences and skills might be exactly what we need to enhance our team. Don't let a checklist hold you back – we encourage you to apply.
What's Great About Sophos?
  • Sophos operates a remote-first working model, making remote work the primary option for most employees. However, some roles may necessitate a hybrid approach. Please refer to the location details in our job postings for further information.
  • Our people – we innovate and create, all of which are accompanied by a great sense of fun and team spirit
  • Employee-led diversity and inclusion networks that build community and provide education and advocacy
  • Annual charity and fundraising initiatives and volunteer days for employees to support local communities
  • Global employee sustainability initiatives to reduce our environmental footprint
  • Global fitness and trivia competitions to keep our bodies and minds sharp
  • Global wellbeing days for employees to relax and recharge
  • Monthly wellbeing webinars and training to support employee health and wellbeing

Our Commitment To You
We’re proud of the diverse and inclusive environment we have at Sophos, and we’re committed to ensuring equality of opportunity. We believe that diversity, combined with excellence, builds a better Sophos, so we encourage applicants who can contribute to the diversity of our team. All applicants will be treated in a fair and equal manner and in accordance with the law regardless of gender, sex, gender reassignment, marital status, race, religion or belief, color, age, military veteran status, disability, pregnancy, maternity or sexual orientation. We want to give you every opportunity to show us your best self, so if there are any adjustments we could make to the recruitment and selection process to support you, please let us know.
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