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Executive Assistant

Are you looking for a company that inspires passion, courage, and creativity? Do you want to be part of the team shaping the future of global commerce? Do you want to shape how millions of people buy, sell, connect, and share around the world? If you’re passionate about joining a purpose driven community that is dedicated to creating an ambitious and expansive workplace, join eBay – a company you can be proud to be a part of.

In this role you will support our VP of Engineering & Product for Search. This is a strategic role reporting directly to our Search VP and has a strong focus on the goals of the Search leadership team to prioritize and maximize efficiency for the whole organization. This person will be professional, approachable, upbeat, and a go-to person who is a positive reflection of our VP’s brand. He/She/They will also interact with other members of eBay’s Executive Leadership Team and their staff. The Executive Assistant will also partner closely with our Search Chief of Staff and act as a core member of the Search team.


  • This position requires the individual to exercise judgment and initiative, practice a high degree of flexibility, operate effectively in a fast-moving environment and multi-task to get the job done

  • Calendar management for internal and external meetings–using insight, decision-making, and prioritization skills with regards to managing action items

  • Prepare and manage confidential material. Being privy to such critical information there is a need to maintain good practice with integrity and subtlety

  • Planning/project management skills to coordinate employee/client events

  • Manage and reconcile expense reports and purchase requisition submissions

  • Provide back-up support for additional members of the administrative team

  • Interact appropriately and skillfully with senior executives within and outside the company, as well as customers, vendors and visitors

  • Resolve time critical issues with a high degree of precision and exhibit strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills

  • Anticipate the needs of the executive’s team

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years of executive administrative experience

  • Outstanding planning and organizational skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Ability to prioritize, adhere to critical timelines and multi-task

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

  • Excellent communication skills: ability to prioritize, take direction, and work independently on projects.

  • Ability to learn new technology, processes, and change directions quickly

  • Effective in a constantly evolving environment

  • Desire and ability to positively influence the culture of the department and the company.

  • Have a genuine interest in the business and want to understand how we function, why we function, who our clients are, and what our industry is about.

  • Ability to create and maintain effective relationships

  • Professionalism, attention to detail, and integrity

  • Extremely organized with exceptional follow through


Benefits are an essential part of your total compensation for the work you do every day. Whether you’re single, in a growing family, or nearing retirement, eBay offers a variety of comprehensive and competitive benefit programs to meet your needs. Including maternal & paternal leave, paid sabbatical, and plans to help ensure your financial security today and in the years ahead because we know feeling financially secure during your working years and through retirement is important.

Here at eBay, we love creating opportunities for others by connecting people from widely a diverse group of backgrounds, perspectives, and geographies. So, being diverse and inclusive isn’t just something we strive for, it is who we are, and part of what we do each and every single day. We want to ensure that as an employee, you feel eBay is a place where, no matter who you are, you feel safe, included, and that you have the opportunity to bring your unique self to work. To learn about eBay’s Diversity & Inclusion click here:

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 [email protected]  We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.

For more information see:  EEO is the Law Poster and EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

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