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Executive Administrative Assistant

Executive Administrative Assistant

Job ID 
Administrative - Administrative Support

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Aerojet Rocketdyne is an innovative company delivering solutions that create value for its customers in the aerospace and defense markets. The company is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader that provides propulsion and energetics to the space, missile defense and strategic systems, tactical systems and armaments areas, in support of domestic and international markets. Additional information about Aerojet Rocketdyne can be obtained by visiting our websites at and


We are seeking an Administrative Support Professional to support our Redmond, WA facility.


This current opening may be filled at this level as posted or at one level higher.


Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

Under limited supervision, performs a variety of executive administrative support duties that are complex in nature and where judgment and initiative are required in resolving problems and making recommendations.


70% - Provides direct support to corporate executives, to include a wide variety of administrative and clerical functions. Responsible for the administration of calendars, meeting coordination, appointment scheduling, telephone coverage, travel planning, preparation of correspondence, expense reporting/reimbursement. Prepares sensitive or complex documents and forms; creates detailed graphics presentations, charts and spreadsheets. Plans and organizes work and develops procedures to meet requirements. Developing knowledge of the practices and procedures of the Company is essential. 


10% - Provides receptionist duties as required when visitors are scheduled. May be more than 10% at times.


10% - Performs non-routine assignments including responding to inquiries, solving problems and locating and summarizing information.


5% - Prepares and maintains sensitive and confidential files and records.


5% - Prepares, types and proofreads reports and memos.


Secondary Job Functions: Reviews and answers inquiries related to the above organization and determines action required. Provides information about company and organization policies. Provides visitors with administrative interface and support.  


High school diploma (or equivalent) preferred and at least 5 years of directly related experience (three years of which must have been at the executive support level), or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of this position.


US Citizenship required.  Must also be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.



Additional Requirements:

  • Requires a thorough knowledge of modern office equipment, practices and procedures; complete proficiency in Windows and MS Office.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to understand and interpret pertinent policies and procedures in a clear and accurate manner.
  • Ability to handle the demands of various personality types while maintaining a professional and positive demeanor.

Work Environment/Physical Requirements:

Employees in these positions must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit and to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 15 pounds; may require minimal walking, climbing, stooping, crouching, and/or bending; and vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. May require the ability to travel by air or auto. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.


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