The Role: Executive Assistant
Location: Palo Alto, CA
About this opportunity
A World-Changing Company
At Palantir, we’re passionate about building software that solves problems. We partner with the most important institutions in the world to transform how they use data and technology. Our software has been used to stop terrorist attacks, discover new medicines, gain an edge in global financial markets, and more. If these types of projects excite you, we'd love for you to join us.
Executive Assistants do more than just support our leaders; we are the living, breathing backbone of many busy people at Palantir. We build strong relationships with those we support, and can anticipate their needs without being asked. Our real passion for supporting and helping others make us invaluable resources at Palantir, and we are very proud of the support we provide.
As an Executive Assistant for the Office of the CEO, you will be responsible for handling a variety of professional and personal assistance responsibilities, such as managing expenses, travel, and calendaring. You are very organized and thrive off of enabling the people you support to be as productive and impactful as possible. You maintain incredible accuracy and agility when completing any given task and are committed to seeing every project through to its completion. Communication is one of your greatest strengths and you excel at constructing order out of chaos.
In this role, you will:
Provide executive-level administrative support, including working with highly confidential information.
Book travel arrangements (domestic and international), including personal travel.
Handle complex calendars on an ongoing basis and prioritize commitments to maximize time and productivity.
Compose and prepare correspondence; sort and organize incoming emails in real-time.
Proactively build professional relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
What We Value
Ability to think quickly on your feet, anticipate needs, and execute autonomously.
Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and have a high sense of urgency.
Extreme attention to detail.
High level of professionalism, confidentiality, and discretion in both internal and external interactions.
Ability to work a varied schedule based on the needs of the people or team you support. Some nights/weekends will be required, as well as travel up to 30% of the time to Palantir’s domestic and international offices.
At least five years of support or personal assisting experience, preferably in a fast-paced environment.
Excellent computer skills, proficiency with Microsoft products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
Experience with scheduling complex international and domestic travel itineraries.
Familiarity with travel booking and expense reporting via Concur.
Palantir is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. Palantir is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and mental disabilities. Please see the United States Department of Labor's EEO poster and EEO poster supplement for additional information.