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Administrative Assistant to Head of Wireless Lab

Company: InterDigital Communications
Location: Manhattan
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

About InterDigital InterDigital develops fundamental wireless technologies that are at the core of mobile devices, networks, and services worldwide. We solve many of the industry's most critical and complex technical challenges, providing solutions for more efficient broadband networks and a richer multimedia experience years ahead of market deployment. InterDigital has strategic relationships with many of the world's leading wireless companies. Founded in 1972, InterDigital is listed on NASDAQ and is included in the S SmallCap 600 Index.SummaryInterDigital is currently seeking an Administrative Assistant to support our Vice President, Head of Wireless Lab. The ideal candidate will have 10+ years of senior level administrative assistant experience working with multiple managers and/or similar background. Experience as an administrative assistant in a global technology company is a plus as well as familiarity in supporting leadership teams for a Research and Development function. General working knowledge and high proficiency in collaboration tools including MS Teams, Zoom and MS Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint is required. Availability to travel related to the leadership team activities.ResponsibilitiesPerforms advanced, diversified, and confidential administrative and related functions in support of the Head of Wireless Lab.Exercises high degree of independent judgment and decision making in performing assigned tasks and has considerable latitude and flexibility in prioritizing work and meeting deadlines.Works with other administrative professionals across the organization in coordinating meetings and other events. Experienced balancing multiple regions and time zones and international travel arrangements.Effectively interfaces with all levels of management, colleagues and outside contacts.Handles multiple projects at once, prepares expense reports, and prepares correspondence including letters, memos and reports.Manages daily appointment calendars and all travel arrangements on a regular basis.Creates PowerPoint presentations and Excel spreadsheets as needed.Screens telephone calls as requested, arranges conference calls/remote meetings, as well as handles some inter-company communications in lieu of the VP.Participate in technical meetings/workshops, take succinct notes, and write down action items, distribute them to the team and follow up to bring them to closure.Orders and maintains supplies and arranges for equipment maintenance.Other essential duties as assigned.QualificationsAssociates or Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience; 10+ years of administrative or related experience working with senior level management. Some project management experience is desired.Highly polished and professional.Proactive and extreme attention to detail.Ability to operate within a global environment.Ability to manage multiple priorities at once recognizing when to shift priorities.Ability to raise issues appropriately and to proactively bring forward solutions.Comfort with ambiguity.Strong communication skills both orally and in writing.Proficiency in MS Teams, Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Ability to create and/or consolidate power point slides for executive presentations.Location: New York, NY (primary) or Conshohocken, PA (secondary, and would require weekly travel to NYC)InterDigital is an equal employment opportunity employer. InterDigital will not engage in or tolerate unlawful discrimination with regard to any employment decision, policy or practice based on a person's sex, gender, pregnancy (including childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, military status, veteran status, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, compensation, benefits, training, assignments, evaluations, coaching, promotion, discipline, discharge and layoff.

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