Executive Assistant role at Red Hat in Raleigh

Red Hat in Raleigh is hiring a Executive Assistant

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The Red Hat Global Tech Sales Sales team is looking for an Executive Assistant to support the Vice President of Global Technology Sales and GTM. In this role, you will serve as the main point of contact between executives, employees, business associates, customers and partners. You'll manage the day-to-day office agenda, including calendar management, coordinating complex travel arrangements and related expense reports. You’ll need to be highly organized with excellent interpersonal skills to help maximize the use of the executive’s time and minimize interruptions. You'll also need to be able to thrive in a fast-paced, ever changing, environment and demonstrate a passion for helping Red Hat achieve its goals.

What you will do

  • Provide full administrative support to the executives within this team.
  • Own calendar and schedule management, anticipating needs and proactively and effectively managing the executive's time while prioritizing customer and partner meetings.
  • Ensure that requests are responded to in a timely manner and use best judgment to assist and make decisions without supervision, when applicable.
  • Screen and manage phone and email inquiries and requests.
  • Plan all internal and external meetings for the organization. Manage the agenda, logistics, presentations, follow-up and any other associated action items.
  • Prepare and review expense reports in compliance with Red Hat’s travel and expense policies.
  • Coordinate travel arrangements through Egencia, managing complex itineraries and booking flights, hotels, ground transportation, etc.
  • Compose and edit presentations and documents for senior management, events and customer meetings.
  • Manage and maintain monthly expense reports through Concur.
  • Creation, management and reconciliation of purchase orders through the PO E Business Suites.
  • Maintain and create mailing lists as needed in Google Groups.
  • Build relationships with other executive assistants, globally, both internally and with customers and partners externally.
  • Manage and track key projects and deadlines and monitor deliverables on behalf of the executive, including the yearly performance reviews, quarterly bonus allocations, all-hands calls and meetings, sales kickoffs and partner conferences.
  • Maintain a deep knowledge of company operations, policies and procedures.
  • Use Salesforce.com (SFDC) to help the executive run reports.
  • Work cross-functionally in preparation for company meetings, organizational communications, etc.
  • Be proactive in anticipating the executive’s needs and solving challenges before they escalate.
  • Effectively manage the details of highly confidential and critical company projects.
  • Perform routine administrative and logistical duties.

What you will bring

  • 7+ years experience working as an executive assistant supporting global organizations
  • Proven ability to prioritize, handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a high attention to detail.
  • Solid work ethic and positive attitude; ability to work as part of a team.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and tasks with solid analytical skills.
  • Experience creating presentations; excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proven experience ensuring that the executive's calendar is properly managed to maximize effective use of their time, as well as allocate time to critical areas as needed.
  • Experience coordinating global calendars while working across multiple time zones.
  • Experience monitoring and tracking impending deadlines.
  • Proven ability to work independently and display ingenuity in anticipating and handling situations that may arise.

The hourly range for this position is $32.13 - $51.42. Actual offer will be based on your qualifications.

Pay Transparency

Red Hat determines compensation based on several factors including but not limited to job location, experience, applicable skills and training, external market value, and internal pay equity. Annual salary is one component of Red Hat’s compensation package. This position may also be eligible for bonus, commission, and/or equity. For positions with Remote-US locations, the actual salary range for the position may differ based on location but will be commensurate with job duties and relevant work experience.

About Red Hat

Red Hat is the world’s leading provider of enterprise open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to deliver high-performing Linux, cloud, container, and Kubernetes technologies. Spread across 40+ countries, our associates have the flexibility to choose the work environment that suits their needs from in-office to fully remote to office-flex. Red Hatters are encouraged to bring their best ideas, no matter their title or tenure. We're a leader in open source because of our open and inclusive environment. We hire creative, passionate people ready to contribute their ideas, help solve complex problems, and make an impact. Opportunities are open. Join us.


  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Flexible Spending Account - healthcare and dependent care
  • Health Savings Account - high deductible medical plan
  • Retirement 401(k) with employer match
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Paid parental leave plans for all new parents
  • Leave benefits including disability, paid family medical leave, and paid military leave
  • Additional benefits including employee stock purchase plan, family planning reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, transportation expense account, employee assistance program, and more!

Note: These benefits are only applicable to full time, permanent associates at Red Hat located in the United States.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Red Hat

Red Hat’s culture is built on the open source principles of transparency, collaboration, and inclusion, where the best ideas can come from anywhere and anyone. When this is realized, it empowers people from diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences to come together to share ideas, challenge the status quo, and drive innovation. Our aspiration is that everyone experiences this culture with equal opportunity and access, and that all voices are not only heard but also celebrated. We hope you will join our celebration, and we welcome and encourage applicants from all the beautiful dimensions of diversity that compose our global village.

Equal Opportunity Policy (EEO)

Red Hat is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We review applications for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, veteran status, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.