Executive Assistant to the CEO

San Jose, California Requisition Number R0040844

The Executive Assistant to eBay’s Chief Executive Officer will provide and manage strategic support, in a fast paced and growing company.   This Executive Assistant will have a strong focus on the goals of the eBay leadership team to prioritize and maximize efficiency.  This dynamic position requires the ability to anticipate needs, think critically, and offer solutions to problems with a high level of professionalism and confidentiality. 


  • Manage CEO’s internal and external calendars, using insight, decision making, and prioritization skills.  

  • Prepare and manage confidential information, maintaining good practice with integrity.

  • Plan and manage events such as offsites, site visits, and executive team events

  • Partner with Executive Admin colleagues on special projects, company-wide events and initiatives.  

  • Coordinate all travel arrangements and accommodations for the CEO, arranging complex and detailed domestic and international travel plans, itineraries and agendas.

  • Create and submit expense reports and compiling receipts for reimbursement.

  • Support the CEO in meetings, managing any action items that follow.

  • Partner closely with the Chief of Staff to maintain efficiency and effectiveness of the Office of the CEO

  • Serve as the primary point of contact for internal and external partners on all matters pertaining to the CEO, including those of a highly confidential, personal, or critical nature.

  • Partner with the Communications team to plan and execute key messages.


  • 12 + years of executive assistant experience, with at least 5 years c-suite level support. 

  • Exceptional verbal/written communication and project management skills, including an ability to communicate effectively at an executive level

  • Ability to prioritize and manage work and trade-offs against critical project timelines in a fast-paced environment

  • An eye for detail, is organized, and can manage multiple tasks simultaneously

  • Must demonstrate a sense of urgency and ownership to drive issues and tasks to completion.

  • Strong Technical skills: proficient in MS Office including Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

  • Ability to handle confidential information with subtlety and tact.

  • Extremely organized with exceptional follow through

  • Ability to create and maintain trusting effective relationships

  • Ability to work with multiple stakeholders at all levels

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eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status.  If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at talent@ebay.com.  We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.

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