• Executive Assistant

    Job Locations US-NC-Durham
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    Category (Portal Searching)
  • Job Description


    Executive Assistant – SVP, Global Sales and Marketing



    We are seeking a high performing, self-motivated Executive Assistant to support our SVP, Global Sales and Marketing.  In this role, you will deliver a high level of service and support across the GSM leadership team while exercising judgment, diplomacy and discretion in handling sensitive and confidential information.  You will professionally engage with all levels of Cree employees, customers, and important stakeholders on a global scale. 


    What you will do:

    This position provides full administrative support of the SVP, Global Sales and Marketing.  Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    • Managing scheduling and time prioritization, often balancing competing priorities. This includes working across function leaders and other departments to prioritize meetings and activities
    • Interface with all levels of staff, management, customers, consultants, agencies and other services partners.  Provide a high level of responsiveness and service
    • Manage and coordinate logistics, preparation and communication with strategic events, such as product launches, customer presentations, industry conferences, etc.
    • Assist in the preparation of corporate marketing presentations and content packaging
    • Efficiently execute all administrative tasks including, but not limited to; document preparation, employee correspondence, purchase order and invoice processing, expense reporting and documentation compliance, record maintenance, filing and copying
    • Ongoing operational process improvement for related responsibilities
    • Coordinating all aspects of onsite and offsite meetings, including communications, logistics, supporting technology and equipment, catering and hospitality, and other applicable activities
    • Domestic and international travel coordination
    • Apply technical expertise with Microsoft Office applications to streamline workflow and output



    What you need:

    • Poise, professionalism and a strong business acumen
    • Extensive experience supporting senior level executives 
    • Extensive experience creating, editing and maintaining sensitive documents and presentations
    • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills 
    • Impeccable integrity and judgment with a demonstrated ability to balance relationship building with maintaining confidences, earning respect and trust.  
    • Exceptional interpersonal skills
    • Ability to work well under pressure, handle multiple interruptions and adjust priorities throughout the day
    • Ability to prioritize, plan, organize and manage details in a fast-paced environment
    • Ability to grasp complex tasks and carry out directions independently
    • Proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications including Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint
    • Flexible and adaptable with a good, personable yet professional sense of humor


    Since our beginning 30 years ago, we have introduced innovative and disruptive solutions that enable a more efficient, productive and safer world. We continue our leadership in developing market-leading lighting-class LEDs, lighting products and semiconductor products for power and radio frequency (RF) applications. We believe in unlocking the power and potential of technology, enabling the world to do more with less. We aim to transform the way people experience light and are also leading the innovation of Power/RF products that move us toward a more energy efficient future.

    Be part of our future and have a direct impact while working for an organization that provides a place to work alongside brilliant people, a competitive total rewards package, and a problem solving culture. We invite you to submit an application if you feel we would be a good fit.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



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